Abidjan vs Brussels - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Brussels
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1474
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$3671
🏠 One person rent
$380
$822
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$1436
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$451
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$77.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$2622
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
32
97
😀 Quality of life
36
88
🏙️ Population
4.98M
185K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 42% less expensive than in Brussels. Cities ranked 5869th and 2799th ($860 vs $1474) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Belgium, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Belgium comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 1.8 months in Brussels. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Brussels ranked 1st in Belgium, while ranked 7742nd and 145th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Brussels

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Abidjan Brussels
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$12.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$57.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$9.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$4.52
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$3.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$2.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$787
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$643
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$1353
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1202
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$100
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$154
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$50.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
1.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$4104
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$3441
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$2.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$51.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$21.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.81
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$3.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$9.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$2.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.27
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$2.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$8.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$2.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$7.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$3.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$2.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$33.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$12.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$37.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$22.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$82.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$87.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$837
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$22949

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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 Brussels

Distance City Cost of living
3.2 km or 2 mi Schaerbeek
$1310
3.3 km or 2.1 mi Saint-Gilles
$1239
4 km or 2.5 mi Anderlecht
$1310
4.2 km or 2.6 mi Forest
$1261
4.5 km or 2.8 mi Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1303
6.2 km or 3.8 mi Watermael-Boitsfort
$1430
7.3 km or 4.6 mi Dilbeek
$1305
10 km or 6.3 mi Sint-Pieters-Leeuw
$1392
10 km or 6.4 mi Vilvoorde
$1173
11 km or 6.8 mi Tervuren
$1339
15 km or 9 mi Overijse
$1293
15 km or 9.1 mi Waterloo
$1259
15 km or 9.1 mi Halle
$1306
17 km or 11 mi Zemst
$1279
19 km or 12 mi Braine-l'Alleud
$1456
19 km or 12 mi Rixensart
$1305
21 km or 13 mi Mechelen
$1373
21 km or 13 mi Tubize
$1303
23 km or 14 mi Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
$1305
23 km or 14 mi Wavre
$1302
23 km or 15 mi Herent
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Ninove
$1306
24 km or 15 mi Aalst
$1432
25 km or 15 mi Leuven
$1450
26 km or 16 mi Dendermonde
$1327
28 km or 17 mi Nivelles
$1300
31 km or 20 mi Braine-le-Comte
$1306
35 km or 22 mi Lier
$1302
35 km or 22 mi Geraardsbergen
$1174
36 km or 23 mi Heist-op-den-Berg
$1305
37 km or 23 mi Mortsel
$1424
37 km or 23 mi Aarschot
$1281
37 km or 23 mi Soignies
$1308
38 km or 23 mi Zottegem
$1308
38 km or 24 mi Lokeren
$1331
38 km or 24 mi Sint-Niklaas
$1365
40 km or 25 mi Gembloux
$1217
40 km or 25 mi Beveren
$1350
41 km or 26 mi Tienen
$1400
41 km or 26 mi Antwerp
$1407