Prices in Abidjan vs Bamako - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanBamako
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$555
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1371
🏠 One person rent
$458
$241
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$446
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$202
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$57.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$317
🏙️ Population
4.98M
2.01M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 88% more expensive than in Bamako. Cities ranked 5299th and 7319th ($1043 vs $555) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Mali, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Mali comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.6 months in Bamako. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Bamako ranked 1st in Mali, while ranked 9007th and 8424th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Bamako

AbidjanBamako
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$3.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$17.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$4.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.88
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$1.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$235
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$150
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$497
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$314
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$39.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$60.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$34.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
12.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1494
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$742
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$15.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$5.64
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$7.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$4.32
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$6.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$0.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$8.54
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$2.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$3.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$25.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$4.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$3.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$34.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$63.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$118
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$3955

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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 Bamako

DistanceCityCost of living
52 km or 32 miKoulikoro
$493
116 km or 72 miBanamba
$493
147 km or 92 miBougouni
$492
207 km or 129 miSegou
$496
237 km or 147 miMarkala
$493
289 km or 180 miKankan
$616
293 km or 182 miSikasso
$503
435 km or 270 miBobo-Dioulasso
$799
438 km or 272 miKorhogo
$879
448 km or 278 miNouna
$766
492 km or 305 miDedougou
$767
510 km or 317 miGueckedou
$619
512 km or 318 miMamou
$602
552 km or 343 miNzerekore
$557
566 km or 352 miYekepa
$490
593 km or 368 miSanniquellie
$492
612 km or 381 miKoudougou
$699
613 km or 381 miOuahigouya
$768
634 km or 394 miKenema
$655
640 km or 398 miBouake
$986
652 km or 405 miForecariah
$600
663 km or 412 miBo
$659
664 km or 412 miLeo
$768
702 km or 436 miOuagadougou
$823
713 km or 443 miYamoussoukro
$1096
714 km or 444 miBoffa
$600
715 km or 444 miConakry
$764
726 km or 451 miBafata
$406
728 km or 452 miKakata
$494
736 km or 458 miFreetown
$777
754 km or 469 miKolda
$1067
759 km or 471 miGagnoa
$839
761 km or 473 miManga
$766
769 km or 478 miMonrovia
$533
810 km or 504 miDivo
$841
822 km or 511 miAbengourou
$842
831 km or 516 miBissau
$424
854 km or 530 miAgboville
$840
856 km or 532 miGreenville
$491
858 km or 533 miTamale
$496