Abidjan vs Birmingham - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Birmingham
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1627
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$4068
🏠 One person rent
$380
$941
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$1695
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$382
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$152
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$2753
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
32
96
😀 Quality of life
36
94
🏙️ Population
4.98M
1.14M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 47% less expensive than in Birmingham. Cities ranked 5869th and 2385th ($860 vs $1627) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 47th in Ivory Coast and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 1.7 months in Birmingham. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Birmingham ranked 3rd in the United Kingdom, while ranked 7742nd and 26th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Birmingham
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$10.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$44.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$6.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$4.93
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$3.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$823
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$715
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$1995
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1244
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$173
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$270
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$31.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
2.91%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$7536
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$4264
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$2.9
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$66.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$13.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$7.18
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$6.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$9.27
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.29
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$2.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.88
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$2.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$2.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$13.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$9.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$4.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$3.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$26.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$122
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$12.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$78.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$85.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$1114
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$17083

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$600
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$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
4.7 km or 2.9 mi Smethwick
$1492
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$1494
11 km or 6.6 mi Halesowen
$1501
12 km or 7.2 mi Solihull
$1464
12 km or 7.6 mi Walsall
$1464
14 km or 8.7 mi Dudley
$1368
14 km or 8.7 mi Aldridge
$1494
15 km or 9.6 mi Willenhall
$1492
17 km or 10 mi Stourbridge
$1326
19 km or 12 mi Wolverhampton
$1477
19 km or 12 mi Bromsgrove
$1498
20 km or 12 mi Redditch
$1484
22 km or 14 mi Tamworth
$1503
25 km or 15 mi Cannock
$1497
26 km or 16 mi Kidderminster
$1493
27 km or 17 mi Coventry
$1521
30 km or 19 mi Nuneaton
$1240
31 km or 19 mi Warwick
$1465
32 km or 20 mi Leamington Spa
$1627
35 km or 22 mi Stratford-upon-Avon
$1778
37 km or 23 mi Hinckley
$1503
39 km or 24 mi Worcester
$1562
39 km or 24 mi Stafford
$1290
40 km or 25 mi Burton upon Trent
$1482
43 km or 27 mi Telford
$1254
45 km or 28 mi Rugby
$1604
55 km or 34 mi Leicester
$1421
57 km or 35 mi Derby
$1359
57 km or 35 mi Loughborough
$1497
60 km or 37 mi Banbury
$1558
61 km or 38 mi Stoke-on-Trent
$1251
63 km or 39 mi Shrewsbury
$1272
63 km or 39 mi Newcastle-under-Lyme
$1314
66 km or 41 mi Cheltenham
$1469
66 km or 41 mi Market Harborough
$1493
70 km or 44 mi Leek
$1497
72 km or 45 mi Gloucester
$1346
73 km or 45 mi Hereford
$1331
73 km or 46 mi Nottingham
$1401
73 km or 46 mi Northampton
$1529