Abidjan vs Bamako - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Bamako
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$549
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1347
🏠 One person rent
$380
$242
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$441
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$190
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$63.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$337
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
32
21
😀 Quality of life
36
26
🏙️ Population
4.98M
2.01M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 57% more expensive than in Bamako. Cities ranked 5869th and 7930th ($860 vs $549) 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 0.1 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 7742nd and 8821st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Bamako

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Abidjan Bamako
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$2.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$4.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.66
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$238
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$156
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$514
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$313
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$34.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$53.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$35.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
11.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$1468
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$819
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$16.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$6.17
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$6.24
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$4.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$6.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$0.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$7.43
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$2.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$3.07
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$2.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$23.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$4.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$20.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$4.18
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$29.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$59.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$110
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$3745

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Cities near Abidjan

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 Bamako

Distance City Cost of living
52 km or 32 mi Koulikoro
$485
116 km or 72 mi Banamba
$486
147 km or 92 mi Bougouni
$487
207 km or 129 mi Segou
$487
237 km or 147 mi Markala
$486
289 km or 180 mi Kankan
$860
293 km or 182 mi Sikasso
$495
435 km or 270 mi Bobo-Dioulasso
$671
438 km or 272 mi Korhogo
$778
448 km or 278 mi Nouna
$592
492 km or 305 mi Dedougou
$593
510 km or 317 mi Gueckedou
$862
512 km or 318 mi Mamou
$856
552 km or 343 mi Nzerekore
$867
566 km or 352 mi Yekepa
$483
593 km or 368 mi Sanniquellie
$483
612 km or 381 mi Koudougou
$566
613 km or 381 mi Ouahigouya
$593
634 km or 394 mi Kenema
$763
640 km or 398 mi Bouake
$805
652 km or 405 mi Forecariah
$834
663 km or 412 mi Bo
$770
664 km or 412 mi Leo
$592
702 km or 436 mi Ouagadougou
$701
713 km or 443 mi Yamoussoukro
$975
714 km or 444 mi Boffa
$833
715 km or 444 mi Conakry
$983
726 km or 451 mi Bafata
$557
728 km or 452 mi Kakata
$483
736 km or 458 mi Freetown
$739
754 km or 469 mi Kolda
$903
759 km or 471 mi Gagnoa
$775
761 km or 473 mi Manga
$593
769 km or 478 mi Monrovia
$525
810 km or 504 mi Divo
$772
822 km or 511 mi Abengourou
$766
831 km or 516 mi Bissau
$631
854 km or 530 mi Agboville
$767
856 km or 532 mi Greenville
$483
858 km or 533 mi Tamale
$508