Cost of living in Praia, Cape Verde

Summary of cost of living in Praia

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 254,261 Escudo
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 106,415 Escudo
  • 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.

List of prices in Praia
Current as of Jun 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 615 Escudo
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 455 Escudo
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 288 Escudo
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 101 Escudo
12 eggs, large 227 Escudo
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 152 Escudo
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 400 Escudo
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 229 Escudo
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 158 Escudo
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 122 Escudo
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 876 Escudo
2 liters of coca-cola 193 Escudo
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 70 Escudo
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 69,775 Escudo
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 49,973 Escudo
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 18,376 Escudo
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 51,643 Escudo
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 38,072 Escudo
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 6,632 Escudo
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 3,143 Escudo
40” flat screen tv 69,471 Escudo
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 14,669 Escudo
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 1,230 Escudo
Hourly rate for cleaning help 500 Escudo
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 4,073 Escudo
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 4,344 Escudo
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 7,190 Escudo
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 6,482 Escudo
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 2,169,580 Escudo
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 161 Escudo
Monthly ticket public transport 2,563 Escudo
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 250 Escudo
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 7,500 Escudo
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 2,500 Escudo
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 498 Escudo
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 385 Escudo
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 890 Escudo
4 rolls of toilet paper 108 Escudo
Tube of toothpaste 154 Escudo
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 321 Escudo
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 3,422 Escudo
2 tickets to the movies 793 Escudo
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 3,000 Escudo
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 3,951 Escudo
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 400 Escudo
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 221 Escudo
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 159 Escudo
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 50,000 Escudo
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 20 Escudo
1 month of gym membership in business district 3,476 Escudo
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 286 Escudo
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 106 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: June 30, 2022

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