Abidjan vs Bangui - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Bangui
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$519
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1255
🏠 One person rent
$380
$230
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$414
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$187
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$50
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$295
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
32
7
😀 Quality of life
36
9
🏙️ Population
4.98M
889K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 66% more expensive than in Bangui. Cities ranked 5869th and 8210th ($860 vs $519) 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 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.6 months in Bangui. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Bangui ranked 1st in the Central African Republic, while ranked 7742nd and 9274th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Bangui

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Abidjan Bangui
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$2.83
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$17.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$4.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$220
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$459
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$290
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$35.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$53.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$36.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
12.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$1077
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$600
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
$6.46
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$5.65
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$5.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$6.87
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$2.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$3.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$2.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$22.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$3.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$19.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$3.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$27.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$58.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$87.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$2811

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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

Cities near Bangui

Distance City Cost of living
183 km or 114 mi Gemena
$856
308 km or 192 mi Berberati
$481
449 km or 279 mi Bria
$481
480 km or 298 mi Mbandaka
$906
496 km or 308 mi Bumba
$853
532 km or 330 mi Sarh
$485
641 km or 398 mi Ngaoundere
$426
745 km or 463 mi Bongor
$483
783 km or 487 mi Yaounde
$723
790 km or 491 mi Garoua
$459
833 km or 518 mi Maroua
$453
837 km or 520 mi Gamboma
$499
852 km or 529 mi Kisangani
$923
878 km or 545 mi Mubi
$729
911 km or 566 mi Bafoussam
$488
943 km or 586 mi N'Djamena
$525
946 km or 588 mi Bamenda
$387
983 km or 611 mi Douala
$549
1011 km or 628 mi Kumba
$451
1018 km or 632 mi Bata
$988
1020 km or 634 mi Isiro
$866
1021 km or 634 mi Maiduguri
$555
1027 km or 638 mi Brazzaville
$560
1033 km or 642 mi Kinshasa
$1085
1035 km or 643 mi Buea
$346
1037 km or 644 mi Limbe
$370
1046 km or 650 mi Kikwit
$865
1058 km or 657 mi Kinkala
$499
1081 km or 672 mi Abeche
$484
1088 km or 676 mi Malabo
$715
1093 km or 679 mi Yambio
$492
1095 km or 680 mi Bol
$483
1095 km or 681 mi Damaturu
$725
1100 km or 683 mi Madingou
$500
1101 km or 684 mi Nyala
$597
1104 km or 686 mi Libreville
$612
1105 km or 687 mi Wau
$500
1116 km or 693 mi Kayes
$500
1136 km or 706 mi Calabar
$655
1146 km or 712 mi Mbanza-Ngungu
$853