Prices in Abidjan vs Castries - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanCastries
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$1133
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$2571
🏠 One person rent
$458
$505
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$779
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$439
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$80.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$1490
🏙️ Population
4.98M
70k

The cost of living in Abidjan is 8% less expensive than in Castries. Cities ranked 5299th and 5077th ($1043 vs $1133) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Saint Lucia, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Saint Lucia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 1.3 months in Castries. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Castries ranked 2nd in Saint Lucia, while ranked 9007th and 7585th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Castries

AbidjanCastries
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$8.33
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$35.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$6.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$2.2
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$4.12
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$1.07
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$528
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$325
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$958
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$497
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$90.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$50
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
7.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1406
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$960
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.88
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$39.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$37.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$1.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$2.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$1.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$3.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$9.53
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$18.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$6.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$4.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$3.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.79
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$2.36
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$4.89
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$8.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$6.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$2.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$4.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$54.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$6.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$46.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$7.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$81.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$97.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$178
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$1833

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$839
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$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
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$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
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$492

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DistanceCityCost of living
32 km or 20 miVieux Fort
$1021
66 km or 41 miFort-de-France
$1271
83 km or 51 miGeorgetown
$663
98 km or 61 miKingstown
$775
149 km or 93 miRoseau
$819
172 km or 107 miHoletown
$1081
180 km or 112 miBridgetown
$1232
181 km or 112 miPortsmouth
$853
222 km or 138 miGrenville
$1093
234 km or 146 miSt. George's
$1127
234 km or 146 miBasse-Terre
$1288
249 km or 155 miSainte-Anne
$1268
250 km or 156 miPetit-Bourg
$1272
257 km or 160 miLes Abymes
$1269
259 km or 161 miBaie-Mahault
$1267
260 km or 162 miLe Moule
$1266
316 km or 196 miScarborough
$1088
348 km or 216 miAll Saints
$1501
357 km or 222 miSt. John's
$1458
377 km or 234 miPort of Spain
$1048
378 km or 235 miSan Juan
$922
392 km or 244 miChaguanas
$908
410 km or 255 miBasseterre
$1114
415 km or 258 miCayon
$1150
418 km or 260 miSan Fernando
$884
445 km or 277 miCarupano
$488
456 km or 283 miLa Asuncion
$483
461 km or 286 miPorlamar
$483
497 km or 309 miPhilipsburg
$1843
526 km or 327 miCumana
$465
532 km or 330 miMaturin
$415
563 km or 350 miTucupita
$483
577 km or 358 miSaint Croix
$2567
578 km or 359 miPuerto la Cruz
$583
586 km or 364 miLecheria
$564
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$448
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$2200
635 km or 395 miAnaco
$441
640 km or 398 miCantaura
$484
641 km or 399 miCharlotte Amalie
$2389