Cost of living in Togo

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Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,000 Franc
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 5,000 Franc
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 500 Franc
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 100 Franc
12 eggs, large 600 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes -
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 400 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 4,000 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 6,000 Franc
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 20,000 Franc
2 liters of Coca-Cola -
Bread for 2 people for 1 day -
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 200,000 Franc
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 20,000 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 90,000 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 80,000 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio -
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 5,000 Franc
40” flat screen TV 70,000 Franc
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 20,000 Franc
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 4,000 Franc
Hourly rate for cleaning help 2,000 Franc
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 80,000 Franc
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 80,000 Franc
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 50,000 Franc
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 10,000 Franc
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new -
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 200 Franc
Monthly ticket public transport 20,000 Franc
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) -
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 40,000 Franc
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) -
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) -
4 rolls of toilet paper -
Tube of toothpaste 1,050 Franc
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city -
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub -
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 -
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city -
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 200,000 Franc
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 50 Franc
1 month of gym membership in business district 30,000 Franc
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes -

Map of Cost of Living in Togo


This map shows only the top cities in Togo. We also have on this page a 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.

List of all cities available in Togo

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