Abidjan vs Castries - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Castries
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1031
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$2620
🏠 One person rent
$380
$388
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$786
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$456
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$81.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$985
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
1 km
🎓 Higher education
32
3
😀 Quality of life
36
41
🏙️ Population
4.98M
70K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 17% less expensive than in Castries. Cities ranked 5869th and 4537th ($860 vs $1031) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd 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 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 1 months in Castries. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Castries ranked 1st in Saint Lucia, while ranked 7742nd and 6983rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Castries
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$6.32
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$63.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$8.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$2.02
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$2.49
🥤 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
$429
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$243
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$937
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$586
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$63.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$66.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
7.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$1454
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$1017
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$36.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$39.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.65
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$3.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$3.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$8.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$7.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$4.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$4.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$2.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.81
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$2.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.42
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$4.79
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$5.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$5.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$2.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$4.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$44.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$6.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$45
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$6.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$69.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$110
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$170
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$1853

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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
32 km or 20 mi Vieux Fort
$1095
66 km or 41 mi Fort-de-France
$1181
83 km or 51 mi Georgetown
$845
98 km or 61 mi Kingstown
$866
149 km or 93 mi Roseau
$943
172 km or 107 mi Holetown
$1268
180 km or 112 mi Bridgetown
$1262
181 km or 112 mi Portsmouth
$1233
222 km or 138 mi Grenville
$1000
234 km or 146 mi St. George's
$1018
234 km or 146 mi Basse-Terre
$1203
249 km or 155 mi Sainte-Anne
$1210
250 km or 156 mi Petit-Bourg
$1207
257 km or 160 mi Les Abymes
$1210
259 km or 161 mi Baie-Mahault
$1211
260 km or 162 mi Le Moule
$1208
316 km or 196 mi Scarborough
$1100
348 km or 216 mi All Saints
$1548
357 km or 222 mi St. John's
$1546
377 km or 234 mi Port of Spain
$1002
378 km or 235 mi San Juan
$908
392 km or 244 mi Chaguanas
$973
410 km or 255 mi Basseterre
$1177
415 km or 258 mi Cayon
$1221
418 km or 260 mi San Fernando
$928
445 km or 277 mi Carupano
$691
456 km or 283 mi La Asuncion
$682
461 km or 286 mi Porlamar
$589
497 km or 309 mi Philipsburg
$1845
526 km or 327 mi Cumana
$707
532 km or 330 mi Maturin
$980
563 km or 350 mi Tucupita
$679
577 km or 358 mi Saint Croix
$2457
578 km or 359 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
586 km or 364 mi Lecheria
$688
590 km or 367 mi Barcelona
$701
626 km or 389 mi Road Town
$2248
635 km or 395 mi Anaco
$697
640 km or 398 mi Cantaura
$681
641 km or 399 mi Charlotte Amalie
$2366