Prices in Abidjan vs Brussels - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanBrussels
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$1530
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$3679
🏠 One person rent
$458
$845
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$1382
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$481
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$79.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$2733
🏙️ Population
4.98M
177k

The cost of living in Abidjan is 32% less expensive than in Brussels. Cities ranked 5299th and 2280th ($1043 vs $1530) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Ivory Coast and Belgium, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Belgium comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 1.8 months in Brussels. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Brussels ranked 3rd in Belgium, while ranked 9007th and 221st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Brussels

AbidjanBrussels
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$58.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$4.72
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$3.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$2.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$839
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$675
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$1400
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$1143
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$94.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$146
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$42.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
1.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$3834
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$3003
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$2.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$55.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$23.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$1.64
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$1.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$3.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$13.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$2.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$2.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$2.56
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$9.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$7.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$4.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$2.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$29.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$33.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$21
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$94.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$91.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$847
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$20178

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$657
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$839
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$840
157 km or 98 miDivo
$841
166 km or 103 miAbengourou
$842
215 km or 134 miYamoussoukro
$1096
229 km or 142 miGagnoa
$839
255 km or 158 miSekondi-Takoradi
$664
276 km or 172 miObuasi
$634
284 km or 176 miBouake
$986
306 km or 190 miKumasi
$597
425 km or 264 miKoforidua
$672
426 km or 265 miAccra
$856
444 km or 276 miAshaiman
$457
445 km or 277 miTema
$875
491 km or 305 miKorhogo
$879
517 km or 321 miHo
$632
537 km or 334 miHohoe
$656
544 km or 338 miKpalime
$602
556 km or 345 miGreenville
$491
557 km or 346 miYekepa
$490
564 km or 350 miSanniquellie
$492
572 km or 356 miTamale
$496
587 km or 365 miLome
$650
593 km or 369 miNzerekore
$557
619 km or 385 miAtakpame
$601
651 km or 404 miBobo-Dioulasso
$799
659 km or 410 miSotouboua
$601
675 km or 419 miLeo
$768
689 km or 428 miSikasso
$503
696 km or 433 miAbomey
$586
699 km or 434 miSokode
$601
712 km or 442 miKakata
$494
722 km or 449 miCotonou
$674
742 km or 461 miKara
$571
746 km or 463 miPorto-Novo
$619
758 km or 471 miMonrovia
$533
764 km or 475 miGueckedou
$619
775 km or 482 miManga
$766
776 km or 482 miBougouni
$492

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DistanceCityCost of living
3.2 km or 2 miSchaerbeek
$1430
3.3 km or 2.1 miSaint-Gilles
$1290
4 km or 2.5 miAnderlecht
$1431
4.2 km or 2.6 miForest
$1477
4.5 km or 2.8 miWoluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1372
6.2 km or 3.8 miWatermael-Boitsfort
$1669
7.3 km or 4.6 miDilbeek
$1376
10 km or 6.3 miSint-Pieters-Leeuw
$1397
10 km or 6.4 miVilvoorde
$1384
11 km or 6.8 miTervuren
$1400
15 km or 9 miOverijse
$1453
15 km or 9.1 miWaterloo
$1527
15 km or 9.1 miHalle
$1426
17 km or 11 miZemst
$1394
19 km or 12 miBraine-l'Alleud
$1486
19 km or 12 miRixensart
$1429
21 km or 13 miMechelen
$1564
21 km or 13 miTubize
$1397
23 km or 14 miOttignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
$1424
23 km or 14 miWavre
$1388
23 km or 15 miHerent
$1396
24 km or 15 miNinove
$1424
24 km or 15 miAalst
$1525
25 km or 15 miLeuven
$1503
26 km or 16 miDendermonde
$1471
28 km or 17 miNivelles
$1421
31 km or 20 miBraine-le-Comte
$1425
35 km or 22 miLier
$1422
35 km or 22 miGeraardsbergen
$1259
36 km or 23 miHeist-op-den-Berg
$1486
37 km or 23 miMortsel
$1618
37 km or 23 miAarschot
$1599
37 km or 23 miSoignies
$1427
38 km or 23 miZottegem
$1424
38 km or 24 miLokeren
$1409
38 km or 24 miSint-Niklaas
$1503
40 km or 25 miGembloux
$1369
40 km or 25 miBeveren
$1384
41 km or 26 miTienen
$1367
41 km or 26 miAntwerp
$1471