Abidjan vs Beirut - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Beirut
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1409
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$3439
🏠 One person rent
$380
$738
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$1453
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$400
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$105
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$497
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
32
74
😀 Quality of life
36
62
🏙️ Population
4.98M
361K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 39% less expensive than in Beirut. Cities ranked 5869th and 2924th ($860 vs $1409) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ivory Coast and Lebanon, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Lebanon comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.4 months in Beirut. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Beirut ranked 1st in Lebanon, while ranked 7742nd and 4870th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Beirut
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$10
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$59.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$5.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$3.01
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$3.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$2.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$868
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$437
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$1550
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1055
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$156
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$240
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$58.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
8.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$3549
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$1572
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$2.61
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$79.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$15.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$2.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$4.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$15.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$6.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$3.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$3.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.83
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.74
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$2.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$6.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$3.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$6.04
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$4.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$2.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$46
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$9.96
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$22.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$58.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$83.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$139
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$413
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$5154

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.2 mi Jounieh
$1187
37 km or 23 mi Zahle
$1189
38 km or 23 mi Sidon
$806
68 km or 42 mi Tripoli
$926
75 km or 46 mi Tyre
$1679
76 km or 47 mi Kiryat Shmona
$1571
83 km or 52 mi Damascus
$647
99 km or 62 mi Ma'alot-Tarshiha
$1647
102 km or 64 mi Safed
$1641
106 km or 66 mi Nahariya
$1643
112 km or 69 mi Karmiel
$1669
114 km or 71 mi Acre
$1281
115 km or 72 mi Sakhnin
$1646
116 km or 72 mi Arraba
$1648
119 km or 74 mi Tamra
$1648
122 km or 76 mi Tiberias
$1601
123 km or 77 mi Kiryat Motzkin
$1593
124 km or 77 mi Kiryat Yam
$1644
124 km or 77 mi Kiryat Bialik
$1666
124 km or 77 mi Shefa-'Amr
$1645
127 km or 79 mi Kiryat Ata
$1341
130 km or 81 mi Haifa
$1568
131 km or 82 mi Nof HaGalil
$1649
132 km or 82 mi Nesher
$1505
133 km or 83 mi Nazareth
$1372
137 km or 85 mi Migdal HaEmek
$1648
142 km or 88 mi Yokneam Illit
$1586
144 km or 89 mi Afula
$1145
145 km or 90 mi Homs
$467
151 km or 94 mi Irbid
$582
155 km or 97 mi Zikhron Ya'akov
$1633
156 km or 97 mi Umm al-Fahm
$1641
165 km or 103 mi Pardes Hanna-Karkur
$1734
169 km or 105 mi Baqa-Jatt
$1650
169 km or 105 mi Hadera
$1548
179 km or 111 mi Hama
$481
183 km or 114 mi Jerash
$572
183 km or 114 mi Netanya
$1764
184 km or 114 mi Latakia
$395
186 km or 116 mi Tayibe
$1642