Abidjan vs Charlotte - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Charlotte
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$2038
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$4746
🏠 One person rent
$380
$1214
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$2103
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$509
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$159
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$5286
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
32
68
😀 Quality of life
36
89
🏙️ Population
4.98M
875K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 58% less expensive than in Charlotte. Cities ranked 5869th and 463rd ($860 vs $2038) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 365th in Ivory Coast and the United States, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 2.6 months in Charlotte. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Charlotte ranked 21st in the United States, while ranked 7742nd and 111th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Charlotte

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Abidjan Charlotte
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$12.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$49.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$8.31
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$5.38
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$4.88
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$2.08
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$1415
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$973
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$2604
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1730
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$87.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$134
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$65
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$3644
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$1693
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$2.62
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$86.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$2.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$3.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$9.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$12.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$4.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$4.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$4.08
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$2.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$2.68
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.72
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$13.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$2.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$7.27
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$6.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$5.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$4.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$35.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$143
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$17.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$42.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$80
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$913
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$14990

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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
17 km or 10 mi Matthews
$1934
17 km or 11 mi Mint Hill
$1947
20 km or 13 mi Huntersville
$1946
23 km or 14 mi Indian Trail
$1948
28 km or 18 mi Cornelius
$1843
30 km or 18 mi Concord
$1876
31 km or 19 mi Gastonia
$1828
36 km or 22 mi Kannapolis
$1934
36 km or 22 mi Rock Hill
$1694
38 km or 23 mi Monroe
$1939
40 km or 25 mi Mooresville
$1919
57 km or 35 mi Lancaster
$2033
59 km or 37 mi Salisbury
$1949
62 km or 39 mi Statesville
$1944
63 km or 39 mi Shelby
$1911
72 km or 45 mi Hickory
$1641
94 km or 58 mi Forest
$1947
101 km or 63 mi Thomasville
$1508
104 km or 64 mi Rockingham
$1946
104 km or 65 mi Spartanburg
$1725
108 km or 67 mi Asheboro
$1950
111 km or 69 mi Winston-Salem
$1724
113 km or 70 mi High Point
$1642
120 km or 75 mi Kernersville
$1872
130 km or 81 mi Greer
$1940
132 km or 82 mi Greensboro
$1640
138 km or 86 mi Columbia
$1956
142 km or 88 mi Mauldin
$1938
143 km or 89 mi Lexington
$1948
147 km or 91 mi Greenville
$1750
152 km or 94 mi Florence
$2021
152 km or 95 mi Sumter
$1275
154 km or 96 mi Sanford
$1360
159 km or 99 mi Burlington
$1949
160 km or 99 mi Asheville
$2262
166 km or 103 mi Greenwood
$1937
176 km or 109 mi Fayetteville
$1570
179 km or 111 mi Chapel Hill
$2494
180 km or 112 mi Lumberton
$1820
184 km or 114 mi Anderson
$1764