Abidjan vs Chisinau - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Chisinau
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$577
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1413
🏠 One person rent
$380
$281
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$491
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$195
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$33.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$456
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
32
50
😀 Quality of life
36
58
🏙️ Population
4.98M
639K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 49% more expensive than in Chisinau. Cities ranked 5869th and 7572nd ($860 vs $577) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Moldova, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Moldova comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.8 months in Chisinau. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Chisinau ranked 1st in Moldova, while ranked 7742nd and 5487th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Chisinau

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Abidjan Chisinau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$4.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$20.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$3.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.51
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$267
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$185
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$467
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$348
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$71.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$111
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$7.96
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
9.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$1134
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$795
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$9.88
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$3.34
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.45
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$7.23
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$6.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$0.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$5.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$2.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$6.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$4.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$26.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$5.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$4.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$51.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$266
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$2149

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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 Chisinau

Distance City Cost of living
37 km or 23 mi Dubasari
$413
42 km or 26 mi Orhei
$413
51 km or 32 mi Bender
$441
61 km or 38 mi Tiraspol
$345
80 km or 50 mi Comrat
$521
83 km or 52 mi Ungheni
$413
95 km or 59 mi Vaslui
$680
98 km or 61 mi Iasi
$607
109 km or 68 mi Balti
$366
126 km or 79 mi Barlad
$522
132 km or 82 mi Cahul
$522
135 km or 84 mi Soroca
$412
146 km or 91 mi Roman
$475
154 km or 96 mi Odesa
$452
155 km or 96 mi Bacau
$631
184 km or 115 mi Botosani
$635
187 km or 116 mi Galati
$593
189 km or 117 mi Piatra Neamt
$517
194 km or 121 mi Focsani
$507
202 km or 125 mi Tulcea
$549
205 km or 127 mi Braila
$552
209 km or 130 mi Suceava
$542
238 km or 148 mi Mykolaiv
$278
250 km or 155 mi Vinnytsia
$490
259 km or 161 mi Buzau
$597
261 km or 162 mi Chernivtsi
$389
267 km or 166 mi Sfantu Gheorghe
$501
288 km or 179 mi Kherson
$364
292 km or 181 mi Brasov
$676
295 km or 183 mi Slobozia
$543
302 km or 187 mi Khmelnytskyi
$385
305 km or 189 mi Kropyvnytskyi
$388
307 km or 191 mi Mamaia
$558
315 km or 196 mi Constanta
$701
317 km or 197 mi Ploiesti
$609
324 km or 201 mi Bila Tserkva
$399
331 km or 206 mi Targu Mures
$550
332 km or 206 mi Bistrita
$461
334 km or 207 mi Calarasi
$538
348 km or 216 mi Voluntari
$561