Cost of living in Lomé, Togo

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 7,758 Franc
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 3,000 Franc
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 2,423 Franc
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,055 Franc
12 eggs, large 1,143 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 561 Franc
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 3,705 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1,467 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1,654 Franc
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 685 Franc
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 2,492 Franc
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1,000 Franc
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 323 Franc
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 314,289 Franc
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 113,397 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 69,465 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 217,345 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 104,310 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 24,014 Franc
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 35,000 Franc
40” flat screen TV 400,000 Franc
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 87,500 Franc
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 1,250 Franc
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 47,500 Franc
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 12,650 Franc
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 70,000 Franc
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 30,000 Franc
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 30,596,400 Franc
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 609 Franc
Monthly ticket public transport 32,615 Franc
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 9,945 Franc
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) -
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 5,000 Franc
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 10,000 Franc
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 2,000 Franc
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2,150 Franc
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2,400 Franc
4 rolls of toilet paper 1,085 Franc
Tube of toothpaste 1,226 Franc
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 2,500 Franc
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 6,250 Franc
2 tickets to the movies 6,000 Franc
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 23,373 Franc
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 10,000 Franc
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 1,217 Franc
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 615 Franc
iPad Air 2, 64GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 58 Franc
1 month of gym membership in business district 35,000 Franc
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 2,595 Franc
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: September 26, 2017.

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