Cost of living in Equatorial Guinea

Summary of cost of living in Equatorial Guinea

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 2,612,439 Franc
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 1,133,454 Franc
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 15,000 Franc
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 10,000 Franc
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 2,500 Franc
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,600 Franc
12 eggs, large 1,314 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2,355 Franc
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 6,000 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3,428 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2,572 Franc
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 644 Franc
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 7,289 Franc
2 liters of coca-cola 1,500 Franc
Bread for 2 people for 1 day -
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 708,036 Franc
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 600,000 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 200,000 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 600,000 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 400,000 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 100,000 Franc
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 100,000 Franc
40” flat screen tv 600,000 Franc
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 150,000 Franc
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 6,000 Franc
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7,000 Franc
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 60,000 Franc
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 30,689 Franc
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 80,000 Franc
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 120,000 Franc
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 9,000,000 Franc
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 480 Franc
Monthly ticket public transport -
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 3,000 Franc
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 4,000 Franc
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 4,000 Franc
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2,767 Franc
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2,500 Franc
4 rolls of toilet paper 1,114 Franc
Tube of toothpaste 1,800 Franc
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 5,000 Franc
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 17,138 Franc
2 tickets to the movies -
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 37,171 Franc
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 6,145 Franc
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 2,000 Franc
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 861 Franc
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 700,000 Franc
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 100 Franc
1 month of gym membership in business district 60,000 Franc
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 1,000 Franc

Map of Cost of Living in Equatorial Guinea


This map shows only the top cities in Equatorial Guinea. We also have on this page a list of all the cities available in Expatistan:
List of all the cities available in Expatistan

The color of each marker corresponds with the cost of living in the city red markers show more expensive cities green ones show cheaper cities
Moving the mouse on top of a city will show its name and the Cost of Living Index of that city.

What is the Cost of Living Index? To calculate each city's Price Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

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