Abidjan vs Caracas - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Caracas
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$916
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$2170
🏠 One person rent
$380
$358
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$557
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$340
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$130
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$215
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
32
55
😀 Quality of life
36
42
🏙️ Population
4.98M
1.94M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 6% less expensive than in Caracas. Cities ranked 5869th and 5665th ($860 vs $916) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in Ivory Coast and Venezuela, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Venezuela comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.2 months in Caracas. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Caracas ranked 1st in Venezuela, while ranked 7742nd and 6863rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Caracas
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.28
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$2.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.08
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$327
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$290
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$667
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$443
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$16.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$25.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$44.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
21.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$865
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$987
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$28.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$20.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$5.34
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$5.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$5.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$4.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.81
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$7.71
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.36
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$3.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$4.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.79
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$41
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$5.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$35.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$12.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$39.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$89.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$63.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$6329

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi La Guaira
$700
12 km or 7.3 mi Maiquetia
$678
16 km or 9.7 mi Catia La Mar
$774
21 km or 13 mi Los Teques
$771
30 km or 18 mi Charallave
$681
37 km or 23 mi Cua
$702
40 km or 25 mi Santa Lucia
$679
43 km or 27 mi Santa Teresa del Tuy
$756
43 km or 27 mi Guatire
$760
43 km or 27 mi Guarenas
$762
46 km or 29 mi Ocumare del Tuy
$751
53 km or 33 mi La Victoria
$702
67 km or 41 mi Turmero
$614
67 km or 41 mi Cagua
$682
75 km or 47 mi Santa Rita
$690
78 km or 48 mi Maracay
$557
78 km or 49 mi Palo Negro
$636
80 km or 50 mi El Limon
$681
82 km or 51 mi San Juan de los Morros
$680
93 km or 58 mi Altagracia de Orituco
$708
108 km or 67 mi Guacara
$672
115 km or 71 mi Los Guayos
$680
119 km or 74 mi Puerto Cabello
$670
122 km or 76 mi Valencia
$869
135 km or 84 mi Tocuyito
$698
163 km or 101 mi Tinaquillo
$680
176 km or 109 mi Valle de la Pascua
$731
184 km or 114 mi Calabozo
$697
199 km or 124 mi San Felipe
$704
204 km or 127 mi San Carlos
$679
219 km or 136 mi Zaraza
$683
235 km or 146 mi Kralendijk
$1524
245 km or 152 mi Yaritagua
$685
247 km or 154 mi Lecheria
$688
249 km or 155 mi Barcelona
$701
255 km or 159 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
260 km or 162 mi Cabudare
$628
268 km or 167 mi Barquisimeto
$798
270 km or 167 mi Acarigua
$703
271 km or 168 mi Araure
$696