Abidjan vs Bern - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Bern
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$2267
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$5868
🏠 One person rent
$380
$1153
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$1952
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$776
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$111
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$5862
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
32
78
😀 Quality of life
36
92
🏙️ Population
4.98M
134K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 62% less expensive than in Bern. Cities ranked 5869th and 273rd ($860 vs $2267) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 43rd in Ivory Coast and Switzerland, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Switzerland comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 2.6 months in Bern. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Bern ranked 5th in Switzerland, while ranked 7742nd and 54th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Bern

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Abidjan Bern
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$22.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$86.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$15.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$6.86
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$5.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$4.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$1247
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$891
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$2115
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1576
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$141
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$218
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$50.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
1.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$9996
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$6285
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$4.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$84.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$40.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$2.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$2.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$7.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$23.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$24.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$42.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$4.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$3.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.43
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$4.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$2.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$2.25
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.86
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$2.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$2.22
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$9.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$4.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$3.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$3.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$72.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$20.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$131
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$34.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$109
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$127
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$2267
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$29362

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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 Bern

Distance City Cost of living
3.5 km or 2.2 mi Koniz
$2419
25 km or 16 mi Thun
$2466
26 km or 16 mi Biel/Bienne
$2118
28 km or 17 mi Fribourg
$1917
40 km or 25 mi Neuchatel
$2053
43 km or 27 mi Interlaken
$2507
48 km or 30 mi Bulle
$2412
50 km or 31 mi La Chaux-de-Fonds
$2334
64 km or 40 mi Kriens
$2478
64 km or 40 mi Yverdon-les-Bains
$2037
66 km or 41 mi Lucerne
$2419
66 km or 41 mi Emmen
$2413
67 km or 42 mi Aarau
$2267
67 km or 42 mi Allschwil
$2408
69 km or 43 mi Basel
$2456
70 km or 44 mi Montreux
$2644
71 km or 44 mi Saint-Louis
$1148
72 km or 45 mi Riehen
$2310
73 km or 45 mi Rheinfelden
$1219
73 km or 45 mi Weil am Rhein
$1214
76 km or 47 mi Lorrach
$1217
77 km or 48 mi Lausanne
$2495
80 km or 50 mi Sion
$2400
80 km or 50 mi Renens
$2418
85 km or 53 mi Zug
$2864
86 km or 54 mi Baar
$2533
87 km or 54 mi Baden
$2696
88 km or 55 mi Wettingen
$2414
88 km or 55 mi Dietikon
$2456
88 km or 55 mi Belfort
$1263
89 km or 56 mi Mulhouse
$1111
92 km or 57 mi Altstetten
$2409
94 km or 58 mi Horgen
$2413
95 km or 59 mi Waldshut-Tiengen
$1214
95 km or 59 mi Zurich
$2888
98 km or 61 mi Wadenswil
$2347
102 km or 63 mi Dubendorf
$2465
104 km or 65 mi Bulach
$2414
106 km or 66 mi Uster
$2417
109 km or 68 mi Rapperswil-Jona
$2407