Cost of living in Dakar, Senegal

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WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 597 prices entered by 36 different people.
Latest price update: December 18, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district 6,909 Franc
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 6,564 Franc
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 6,045 Franc
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,026 Franc
12 eggs, large 1,792 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2,477 Franc
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 8,000 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1,585 Franc
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 977 Franc
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 735 Franc
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 7,727 Franc
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1,582 Franc
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 484 Franc
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 890,909 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 117,500 Franc
Internet 8MB (1 month) 31,546 Franc
40” flat screen TV 535,000 Franc
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 77,000 Franc
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 6,799 Franc
Hourly rate for cleaning help 1,794 Franc
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 50,000 Franc
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29,889 Franc
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 58,571 Franc
1 pair of leather business shoes 61,667 Franc
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 16,000,000 Franc
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 860 Franc
Monthly ticket public transport 91,167 Franc
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 5,540 Franc
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 4,759 Franc
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 3,520 Franc
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2,541 Franc
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2,999 Franc
4 rolls of toilet paper 1,749 Franc
Tube of toothpaste 1,310 Franc
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 10,909 Franc
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 14,818 Franc
2 tickets to the movies 16,333 Franc
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 33,750 Franc
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert 38,818 Franc
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 6,091 Franc
Capuccino in expat area of the city 2,027 Franc
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,336 Franc
iPod nano 16GB 102,500 Franc
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 100 Franc
1 month of gym membership in business district 52,000 Franc
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes 587 Franc

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