Cost of living in Gabon

Summary of cost of living in Gabon

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 3,685,789 Franc
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 2,504,832 Franc
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 10,810 Franc
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 7,962 Franc
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 5,000 Franc
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,259 Franc
12 eggs, large 2,160 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1,337 Franc
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 3,944 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2,297 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1,923 Franc
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1,061 Franc
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 4,061 Franc
2 liters of coca-cola 2,300 Franc
Bread for 2 people for 1 day -
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 2,488,620 Franc
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,726,590 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 79,191 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 300,000 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 36,428 Franc
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 50,000 Franc
40” flat screen tv 500,000 Franc
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 70,575 Franc
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 4,027 Franc
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
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) 27,393 Franc
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 60,000 Franc
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 51,227 Franc
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 14,000,000 Franc
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 580 Franc
Monthly ticket public transport 30,000 Franc
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,900 Franc
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 3,500 Franc
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 17,286 Franc
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 1,250 Franc
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5,000 Franc
4 rolls of toilet paper 1,000 Franc
Tube of toothpaste 2,000 Franc
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 15,000 Franc
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 34,051 Franc
2 tickets to the movies 10,000 Franc
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 30,000 Franc
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 15,000 Franc
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 8,000 Franc
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4,000 Franc
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 600 Franc
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 140,933 Franc
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 120 Franc
1 month of gym membership in business district 25,000 Franc
1 package of marlboro cigarettes -

Map of Cost of Living in Gabon


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