Prices in Abidjan vs Asmara - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanAsmara
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$532
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1297
🏠 One person rent
$458
$232
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$422
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$199
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$46.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$290
🏙️ Population
4.98M
963k

The cost of living in Abidjan is 96% more expensive than in Asmara. Cities ranked 5299th and 7453rd ($1043 vs $532) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Eritrea, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Eritrea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.5 months in Asmara. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Asmara ranked 1st in Eritrea, while ranked 9007th and 8943rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Asmara

AbidjanAsmara
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$3.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$17.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$4.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.86
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$1.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$216
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$141
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$458
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$292
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$40.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$61.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$35.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
12.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1186
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$596
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$15.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$5.92
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.87
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$6.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$6.03
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$2.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$3.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$24.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$4.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$14.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$3.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$33.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$62.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$100
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$3293

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36 km or 22 miGrand-Bassam
$657
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$839
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$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 Asmara

DistanceCityCost of living
51 km or 32 miMendefera
$493
63 km or 39 miMassawa
$493
71 km or 44 miKeren
$495
214 km or 133 miMekelle
$512
270 km or 168 miKassala
$610
342 km or 212 miGondar
$484
407 km or 253 miEl-Gadarif
$627
437 km or 272 miAl Hudaydah
$518
448 km or 279 miBahir Dar
$518
473 km or 294 miDessie
$501
490 km or 304 miZabid
$493
498 km or 310 miAbha
$793
509 km or 316 miPort Sudan
$633
513 km or 319 miBareq
$740
548 km or 340 miSa'dah
$493
567 km or 352 miSanaa
$573
580 km or 361 miSayyan
$494
583 km or 362 miTaiz
$521
585 km or 363 miIbb
$503
589 km or 366 miAtbara
$614
596 km or 370 miDhamar
$495
600 km or 373 miDikhil
$504
602 km or 374 miObock
$503
606 km or 376 miNajran
$736
618 km or 384 miDjibouti
$532
620 km or 385 miAli Sabieh
$502
633 km or 393 miAd-Damazin
$615
649 km or 403 miBisha
$742
674 km or 419 miKhartoum North
$652
684 km or 425 miMecca
$797
685 km or 426 miKhartoum
$762
691 km or 429 miJeddah
$943
693 km or 430 miOmdurman
$728
701 km or 436 miAddis Ababa
$803
715 km or 444 miDire Dawa
$463
715 km or 444 miKosti
$635
717 km or 446 miAden
$518
755 km or 469 miHarar
$471
758 km or 471 miBorama
$485
788 km or 489 miJijiga
$526