Prices and Exchange Rates in Freetown
Updated 23 March 2009
   
Rice (cup) Le 600, 700, 800, 1,000, 1,500
Rice (half bag) Le 65,000
Rice (bag) Le 125,000
   
Palm Oil (pint) Le 1,000
Palm Oil (five gallons) Le 55,000
Groundnut Oil (2-1/2 gallons) Le 45,000
Groundnut Oil (five gallons) Le 86,000
Groundnut Oil (two gallons) Le 44,000
Groundnut Oil (one gallon) Le 25,000, 32,000
Groundnut Oil (pint) Le 1,000, 2,000
Sugar (full bag) Le 105,000
Sugar (small bag) Le 55,000
Sugar (cup) Le 600, 700, 1,000, 2000, 3000
   
Fuel (petrol, diesel, kerosene) Le 12,500
   
Local taxi or poda-poda Le 700
Ferry (Lungi-Freetown) Le 2,000; First Class Le 5,000
Hovercraft (Lungi-Freetown) Adult $60; Child $40.
UTAir Helicopter (Lungi-Freetown) $70
Pelican Water Taxi (Lungi-Freetown) $40
   
Cement (bag) Le 33,000
   
School fees - JSS Le 60,000 (Le 20,000 per term)
School fees - SSS Le 75,000 (Le 25,000 per term)
   
Exchange rate - US dollar +/- Le 3,150 / $1.00
Local Tax Le 5,000