Abidjan vs Addis Ababa - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Addis Ababa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$831
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$2345
🏠 One person rent
$380
$483
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$1123
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$241
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$52.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$202
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
32
30
😀 Quality of life
36
43
🏙️ Population
4.98M
3.04M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 3% more expensive than in Addis Ababa. Cities ranked 5869th and 5976th ($860 vs $831) 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 0.1 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 7742nd and 6708th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Addis Ababa

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Abidjan Addis Ababa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$6.28
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$30.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$4.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.76
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$0.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$429
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$206
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$1727
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$617
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$95.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$148
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$137
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
16.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$1426
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$963
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$11.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$4.66
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.74
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$8.48
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$8.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$8.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$3.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.85
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$0.73
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$6.64
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$3.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$1.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$2.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.27
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$53.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$3.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$12.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$2.29
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$24
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$70.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$83.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$26873

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Distance City Cost of living
36 km or 22 mi Grand-Bassam
$600
39 km or 24 mi Dabou
$761
70 km or 43 mi Agboville
$767
157 km or 98 mi Divo
$772
166 km or 103 mi Abengourou
$766
215 km or 134 mi Yamoussoukro
$975
229 km or 142 mi Gagnoa
$775
255 km or 158 mi Sekondi-Takoradi
$536
276 km or 172 mi Obuasi
$571
284 km or 176 mi Bouake
$805
306 km or 190 mi Kumasi
$555
425 km or 264 mi Koforidua
$462
426 km or 265 mi Accra
$671
444 km or 276 mi Ashaiman
$485
445 km or 277 mi Tema
$524
491 km or 305 mi Korhogo
$778
517 km or 321 mi Ho
$446
537 km or 334 mi Hohoe
$538
544 km or 338 mi Kpalime
$568
556 km or 345 mi Greenville
$483
557 km or 346 mi Yekepa
$483
564 km or 350 mi Sanniquellie
$483
572 km or 356 mi Tamale
$508
587 km or 365 mi Lome
$607
593 km or 369 mi Nzerekore
$867
619 km or 385 mi Atakpame
$568
651 km or 404 mi Bobo-Dioulasso
$671
659 km or 410 mi Sotouboua
$567
675 km or 419 mi Leo
$592
689 km or 428 mi Sikasso
$495
696 km or 433 mi Abomey
$560
699 km or 434 mi Sokode
$574
712 km or 442 mi Kakata
$483
722 km or 449 mi Cotonou
$681
742 km or 461 mi Kara
$569
746 km or 463 mi Porto-Novo
$593
758 km or 471 mi Monrovia
$525
764 km or 475 mi Gueckedou
$862
775 km or 482 mi Manga
$593
776 km or 482 mi Bougouni
$487

Cities near Addis Ababa

Distance City Cost of living
222 km or 138 mi Awasa
$659
254 km or 158 mi Dessie
$606
258 km or 161 mi Jimma
$603
320 km or 199 mi Bahir Dar
$556
349 km or 217 mi Dire Dawa
$553
374 km or 232 mi Harar
$539
421 km or 261 mi Gondar
$565
447 km or 278 mi Jijiga
$601
460 km or 286 mi Dikhil
$522
495 km or 308 mi Ali Sabieh
$523
498 km or 309 mi Borama
$592
502 km or 312 mi Mekelle
$613
561 km or 348 mi Djibouti City
$552
568 km or 353 mi Ad-Damazin
$576
587 km or 365 mi Hargeisa
$788
595 km or 370 mi Obock
$524
651 km or 405 mi Mendefera
$482
666 km or 414 mi El-Gadarif
$589
701 km or 436 mi Asmara
$522
735 km or 457 mi Massawa
$484
752 km or 467 mi Keren
$484
758 km or 471 mi Kassala
$600
761 km or 473 mi Zabid
$484
767 km or 476 mi Taiz
$512
780 km or 485 mi Malakal
$493
789 km or 490 mi Al Hudaydah
$510
805 km or 500 mi Aden
$509
806 km or 501 mi Kosti
$597
807 km or 502 mi Ibb
$502
851 km or 529 mi Bor
$506
853 km or 530 mi Baidoa
$561
870 km or 541 mi Dhamar
$490
914 km or 568 mi Sayyan
$485
914 km or 568 mi Juba
$514
920 km or 572 mi Sanaa
$562
989 km or 615 mi Khartoum North
$617
995 km or 618 mi Khartoum
$744
995 km or 618 mi Gulu
$433
1005 km or 625 mi Meru
$422
1006 km or 625 mi Omdurman
$584