Abidjan vs Alexandria - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Alexandria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$408
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1065
🏠 One person rent
$380
$136
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$274
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$174
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$34.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$206
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
36 km
🎓 Higher education
32
48
😀 Quality of life
36
54
🏙️ Population
4.98M
4.87M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 111% more expensive than in Alexandria. Cities ranked 5869th and 8752nd ($860 vs $408) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Ivory Coast and Egypt, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Egypt comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.5 months in Alexandria. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Alexandria ranked 3rd in Egypt, while ranked 7742nd and 5930th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Alexandria

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Abidjan Alexandria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$5.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$16
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$4.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$2.41
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$171
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$93.6
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$398
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$198
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$15.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$23.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$11.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
12.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$856
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$317
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$7.59
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$2.44
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.44
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.53
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$3.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$4.44
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$9.37
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$0.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$0.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$0.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$7.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$2.21
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$1.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$1.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$0.95
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$0.67
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$24.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$4.24
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$9.05
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$2.35
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$37.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$105
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$94.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$2959

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Kafr El Dawwar
$365
55 km or 34 mi Damanhur
$348
113 km or 70 mi Tanta
$341
122 km or 76 mi El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
126 km or 78 mi Shibin El Kom
$354
141 km or 87 mi Mansoura
$377
146 km or 91 mi Benha
$340
167 km or 104 mi Zagazig
$367
174 km or 108 mi Shubra El Kheima
$380
179 km or 111 mi Cairo
$473
181 km or 113 mi Giza
$413
182 km or 113 mi Damietta
$371
203 km or 126 mi Helwan
$374
225 km or 140 mi Port Said
$471
229 km or 142 mi Faiyum
$366
234 km or 146 mi Ismailia
$324
262 km or 163 mi Beni Suef
$263
286 km or 177 mi Suez
$316
356 km or 221 mi Minya
$364
432 km or 268 mi Gaza
$671
444 km or 276 mi Netivot
$1650
444 km or 276 mi Ashkelon
$1599
446 km or 277 mi Sderot
$1648
447 km or 278 mi Ofakim
$1642
454 km or 282 mi Ashdod
$1655
460 km or 286 mi Rahat
$1653
461 km or 287 mi Paphos
$1023
462 km or 287 mi Kiryat Malakhi
$1652
463 km or 287 mi Asyut
$395
463 km or 288 mi Yavne
$1646
463 km or 288 mi Kiryat Gat
$1611
464 km or 288 mi Beersheba
$1541
467 km or 290 mi Bat Yam
$1873
468 km or 291 mi Holon
$1770
470 km or 292 mi Ness Ziona
$1645
470 km or 292 mi Rehovot
$1739
470 km or 292 mi Rishon LeZion
$1760
473 km or 294 mi Tel Aviv
$2256
473 km or 294 mi Givatayim
$2015
474 km or 295 mi Ramat Gan
$2080