Cost of living in Freetown, Sierra Leone

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 76,699 Leone
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 34,680 Leone
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 38,645 Leone
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 16,317 Leone
12 eggs, large 12,000 Leone
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 33,063 Leone
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 31,644 Leone
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 24,714 Leone
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 33,020 Leone
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 7,742 Leone
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 54,745 Leone
2 liters of Coca-Cola 17,390 Leone
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 5,470 Leone
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 10,047,400 Leone
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 6,993,460 Leone
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,425,490 Leone
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 5,942,990 Leone
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 4,338,030 Leone
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 778,396 Leone
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 645,484 Leone
40” flat screen TV 1,633,330 Leone
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 400,000 Leone
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 10,000 Leone
Hourly rate for cleaning help 4,688 Leone
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 89,773 Leone
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 72,373 Leone
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 314,935 Leone
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 350,000 Leone
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new -
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5,265 Leone
Monthly ticket public transport 152,816 Leone
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 12,466 Leone
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 15,500 Leone
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 10,000 Leone
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 60,000 Leone
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 30,000 Leone
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 22,808 Leone
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 15,500 Leone
4 rolls of toilet paper 14,627 Leone
Tube of toothpaste 10,000 Leone
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 28,689 Leone
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 117,861 Leone
2 tickets to the movies 10,000 Leone
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 279,457 Leone
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 39,181 Leone
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 19,120 Leone
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 11,666 Leone
iPad Air 2, 64GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1,314 Leone
1 month of gym membership in business district 439,081 Leone
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 24,080 Leone
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 113 prices entered by 19 different people.
Latest price update: September 24, 2017.

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