Prices in Abidjan vs Bangui - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanBangui
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$745
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1853
🏠 One person rent
$458
$280
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$562
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$342
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$64.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$271
🏙️ Population
4.98M
734k

The cost of living in Abidjan is 40% more expensive than in Bangui. Cities ranked 5299th and 6068th ($1043 vs $745) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and the Central African Republic, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs the Central African Republic comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.4 months in Bangui. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Bangui ranked 1st in the Central African Republic, while ranked 9007th and 9289th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Bangui

AbidjanBangui
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$10.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$15.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$5.64
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$2.42
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$4.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$1.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$215
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$415
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$414
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$40.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$62.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$85.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
12.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1102
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$550
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$34.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$6.01
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$1.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$3.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$6.91
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$10.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$4.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$2.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$3.43
🧅 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
$3.47
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$16.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$2.59
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.48
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$2.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$24.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$4.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$25.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$3.73
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$33.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$61.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$90.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$3058

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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 Bangui

DistanceCityCost of living
183 km or 114 miGemena
$595
308 km or 192 miBerberati
$675
449 km or 279 miBria
$686
480 km or 298 miMbandaka
$581
496 km or 308 miBumba
$587
532 km or 330 miSarh
$497
641 km or 398 miNgaoundere
$497
745 km or 463 miBongor
$493
783 km or 487 miYaounde
$770
790 km or 491 miGaroua
$479
833 km or 518 miMaroua
$558
837 km or 520 miGamboma
$500
852 km or 529 miKisangani
$641
878 km or 545 miMubi
$630
911 km or 566 miBafoussam
$571
943 km or 586 miN'Djamena
$535
946 km or 588 miBamenda
$543
983 km or 611 miDouala
$593
1011 km or 628 miKumba
$560
1018 km or 632 miBata
$1134
1020 km or 634 miIsiro
$591
1021 km or 634 miMaiduguri
$564
1027 km or 638 miBrazzaville
$559
1033 km or 642 miKinshasa
$798
1035 km or 643 miBuea
$546
1037 km or 644 miLimbe
$521
1046 km or 650 miKikwit
$629
1058 km or 657 miKinkala
$499
1081 km or 672 miAbeche
$492
1088 km or 676 miMalabo
$1254
1093 km or 679 miYambio
$496
1095 km or 680 miBol
$492
1095 km or 681 miDamaturu
$635
1100 km or 683 miMadingou
$498
1101 km or 684 miNyala
$620
1104 km or 686 miLibreville
$566
1105 km or 687 miWau
$496
1116 km or 693 miKayes
$500
1136 km or 706 miCalabar
$655
1146 km or 712 miMbanza-Ngungu
$595