Abidjan vs Bissau - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Bissau
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$631
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1441
🏠 One person rent
$380
$315
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$518
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$199
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$41.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$1002
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
32
4
😀 Quality of life
36
28
🏙️ Population
4.98M
492K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 36% more expensive than in Bissau. Cities ranked 5869th and 7275th ($860 vs $631) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Guinea-Bissau, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Guinea-Bissau comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 1.6 months in Bissau. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Bissau ranked 1st in Guinea-Bissau, while ranked 7742nd and 8746th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Bissau

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Abidjan Bissau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$4.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$18.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$3.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.27
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$2.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$356
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$220
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$408
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$438
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$33.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$51.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$34.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
12.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$1545
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$1316
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$6.57
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.55
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$5.64
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$2.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$5.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.18
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$2.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$6.27
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$1.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$3.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$2.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$51.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$1.57
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$4.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$84.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$77.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$86.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$2680

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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 Bissau

Distance City Cost of living
108 km or 67 mi Bafata
$557
109 km or 68 mi Ziguinchor
$916
135 km or 84 mi Kolda
$903
194 km or 120 mi Brikama
$437
204 km or 127 mi Lamin
$358
207 km or 128 mi Banjul
$450
254 km or 158 mi Boffa
$833
259 km or 161 mi Kaolack
$930
287 km or 179 mi Fatick
$921
333 km or 207 mi Conakry
$983
355 km or 221 mi Thies
$871
357 km or 222 mi Forecariah
$834
366 km or 227 mi Rufisque
$921
378 km or 235 mi Dakar
$1047
417 km or 259 mi Mamou
$856
423 km or 263 mi Louga
$921
456 km or 283 mi Freetown
$739
474 km or 295 mi Saint-Louis
$853
518 km or 322 mi Rosso
$691
605 km or 376 mi Bo
$770
655 km or 407 mi Kenema
$763
693 km or 430 mi Nouakchott
$741
701 km or 436 mi Gueckedou
$862
706 km or 439 mi Kankan
$860
811 km or 504 mi Monrovia
$525
826 km or 513 mi Kakata
$483
831 km or 516 mi Bamako
$549
872 km or 542 mi Nzerekore
$867
879 km or 546 mi Koulikoro
$485
885 km or 550 mi Bougouni
$487
903 km or 561 mi Banamba
$486
906 km or 563 mi Sanniquellie
$483
908 km or 564 mi Yekepa
$483
921 km or 572 mi Praia
$683
944 km or 586 mi Assomada
$656
1027 km or 638 mi Segou
$487
1048 km or 651 mi Greenville
$483
1052 km or 654 mi Markala
$486
1083 km or 673 mi Sikasso
$495
1121 km or 697 mi Korhogo
$778