Prices in Abidjan vs Addis Ababa - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanAddis Ababa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$803
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$2091
🏠 One person rent
$458
$430
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$790
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$247
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$69.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$191
🏙️ Population
4.98M
3.04M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 30% more expensive than in Addis Ababa. Cities ranked 5299th and 5878th ($1043 vs $803) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Ethiopia, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Ethiopia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.2 months in Addis Ababa. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Addis Ababa ranked 1st in Ethiopia, while ranked 9007th and 8086th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Addis Ababa

AbidjanAddis Ababa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$3.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$24.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$4.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$0.94
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$0.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$249
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$1069
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$488
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$86.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$54
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
16.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1333
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$877
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$11.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$8.33
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.61
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$10
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$9.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$3.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$0.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$7.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$4.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$2.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$3.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.85
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$45.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$2.73
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$2.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$25.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$75.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$132
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$25781

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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 Addis Ababa

DistanceCityCost of living
222 km or 138 miAwasa
$390
254 km or 158 miDessie
$501
258 km or 161 miJimma
$448
320 km or 199 miBahir Dar
$518
349 km or 217 miDire Dawa
$463
374 km or 232 miHarar
$471
421 km or 261 miGondar
$484
447 km or 278 miJijiga
$526
460 km or 286 miDikhil
$504
495 km or 308 miAli Sabieh
$502
498 km or 309 miBorama
$485
502 km or 312 miMekelle
$512
561 km or 348 miDjibouti
$532
568 km or 353 miAd-Damazin
$615
587 km or 365 miHargeisa
$720
595 km or 370 miObock
$503
651 km or 405 miMendefera
$493
666 km or 414 miEl-Gadarif
$627
701 km or 436 miAsmara
$532
735 km or 457 miMassawa
$493
752 km or 467 miKeren
$495
758 km or 471 miKassala
$610
761 km or 473 miZabid
$493
767 km or 476 miTaiz
$521
780 km or 485 miMalakal
$496
789 km or 490 miAl Hudaydah
$518
805 km or 500 miAden
$518
806 km or 501 miKosti
$635
807 km or 502 miIbb
$503
851 km or 529 miBor
$510
853 km or 530 miBaidoa
$555
870 km or 541 miDhamar
$495
914 km or 568 miSayyan
$494
914 km or 568 miJuba
$512
920 km or 572 miSanaa
$573
989 km or 615 miKhartoum North
$652
995 km or 618 miKhartoum
$762
995 km or 618 miGulu
$553
1005 km or 625 miMeru
$498
1006 km or 625 miOmdurman
$728