Prices in Abidjan vs Accra - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanAccra
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$856
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$2169
🏠 One person rent
$458
$414
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$881
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$282
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$99.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$322
🏙️ Population
4.98M
2.29M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 22% more expensive than in Accra. Cities ranked 5299th and 5773rd ($1043 vs $856) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ivory Coast and Ghana, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Ghana comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.4 months in Accra. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Accra ranked 1st in Ghana, while ranked 9007th and 6318th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Accra

AbidjanAccra
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$4.61
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$6.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.22
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$2.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$639
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$250
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$1510
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$584
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$45.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$71
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$41.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
27.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1720
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$1313
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$33.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$9.16
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$7.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$5.55
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$3.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$2.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$2.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.65
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.68
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$7.31
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$2.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$3.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$45.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$6.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$2.88
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$25.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$39.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$176
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$5676

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Cities near Abidjan

DistanceCityCost of living
36 km or 22 miGrand-Bassam
$657
39 km or 24 miDabou
$839
70 km or 43 miAgboville
$840
157 km or 98 miDivo
$841
166 km or 103 miAbengourou
$842
215 km or 134 miYamoussoukro
$1096
229 km or 142 miGagnoa
$839
255 km or 158 miSekondi-Takoradi
$664
276 km or 172 miObuasi
$634
284 km or 176 miBouake
$986
306 km or 190 miKumasi
$597
425 km or 264 miKoforidua
$672
426 km or 265 miAccra
$856
444 km or 276 miAshaiman
$457
445 km or 277 miTema
$875
491 km or 305 miKorhogo
$879
517 km or 321 miHo
$632
537 km or 334 miHohoe
$656
544 km or 338 miKpalime
$602
556 km or 345 miGreenville
$491
557 km or 346 miYekepa
$490
564 km or 350 miSanniquellie
$492
572 km or 356 miTamale
$496
587 km or 365 miLome
$650
593 km or 369 miNzerekore
$557
619 km or 385 miAtakpame
$601
651 km or 404 miBobo-Dioulasso
$799
659 km or 410 miSotouboua
$601
675 km or 419 miLeo
$768
689 km or 428 miSikasso
$503
696 km or 433 miAbomey
$586
699 km or 434 miSokode
$601
712 km or 442 miKakata
$494
722 km or 449 miCotonou
$674
742 km or 461 miKara
$571
746 km or 463 miPorto-Novo
$619
758 km or 471 miMonrovia
$533
764 km or 475 miGueckedou
$619
775 km or 482 miManga
$766
776 km or 482 miBougouni
$492

Cities near Accra

DistanceCityCost of living
20 km or 12 miAshaiman
$457
20 km or 12 miTema
$875
56 km or 35 miKoforidua
$672
134 km or 83 miHo
$632
167 km or 104 miLome
$650
171 km or 106 miKpalime
$602
178 km or 111 miObuasi
$634
187 km or 116 miHohoe
$656
191 km or 119 miSekondi-Takoradi
$664
198 km or 123 miKumasi
$597
258 km or 161 miAtakpame
$601
298 km or 185 miAbomey
$586
300 km or 187 miCotonou
$674
325 km or 202 miPorto-Novo
$619
354 km or 220 miSotouboua
$601
387 km or 240 miAbengourou
$842
395 km or 246 miGrand-Bassam
$657
400 km or 249 miSave
$587
403 km or 250 miSokode
$601
408 km or 253 miLagos
$1036
426 km or 265 miAbidjan
$1043
427 km or 265 miAbeokuta
$648
429 km or 267 miTamale
$496
447 km or 278 miAgboville
$840
464 km or 288 miKara
$571
465 km or 289 miDabou
$839
495 km or 308 miIbadan
$932
518 km or 322 miOyo
$706
565 km or 351 miIfe
$628
573 km or 356 miDivo
$841
577 km or 359 miOsogbo
$544
579 km or 359 miYamoussoukro
$1096
583 km or 362 miBouake
$986
614 km or 381 miIlorin
$739
622 km or 387 miAkure
$648
637 km or 396 miAdo Ekiti
$695
638 km or 397 miGagnoa
$839
646 km or 402 miLeo
$768
646 km or 402 miBenin
$858
657 km or 408 miWarri
$617