Prices in Abidjan vs Dakar - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanDakar
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$1002
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$2554
🏠 One person rent
$458
$505
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$1101
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$308
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$88.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$167
🏙️ Population
4.98M
1.15M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 4% more expensive than in Dakar. Cities ranked 5299th and 5388th ($1043 vs $1002) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ivory Coast and Senegal, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Senegal comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.2 months in Dakar. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Dakar ranked 1st in Senegal, while ranked 9007th and 6664th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Dakar

AbidjanDakar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$5.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$30.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$7.53
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$2.27
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$3.14
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$561
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$308
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$1500
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$750
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$99.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$155
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$46.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
7.94%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$12335
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$11804
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$27
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$12.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$14.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$9.69
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$7.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$2.1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.27
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$8.88
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$1.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$4.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$3.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$2.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$2.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$46.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$8.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$42.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$10.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$58
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$85.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$149
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$3859

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36 km or 22 miGrand-Bassam
$657
39 km or 24 miDabou
$839
70 km or 43 miAgboville
$840
157 km or 98 miDivo
$841
166 km or 103 miAbengourou
$842
215 km or 134 miYamoussoukro
$1096
229 km or 142 miGagnoa
$839
255 km or 158 miSekondi-Takoradi
$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
556 km or 345 miGreenville
$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
776 km or 482 miBougouni
$492

Cities near Dakar

DistanceCityCost of living
21 km or 13 miRufisque
$969
58 km or 36 miThies
$926
121 km or 75 miFatick
$951
163 km or 101 miKaolack
$960
166 km or 103 miLouga
$947
171 km or 106 miBanjul
$456
174 km or 108 miLamin
$433
177 km or 110 miSaint-Louis
$928
185 km or 115 miBrikama
$592
266 km or 165 miRosso
$710
271 km or 169 miZiguinchor
$973
340 km or 211 miKolda
$1067
378 km or 235 miBissau
$424
404 km or 251 miNouakchott
$744
416 km or 258 miBafata
$406
629 km or 391 miBoffa
$600
651 km or 404 miPraia
$804
668 km or 415 miAssomada
$703
709 km or 441 miConakry
$764
727 km or 452 miForecariah
$600
757 km or 471 miMamou
$602
833 km or 518 miFreetown
$777
841 km or 522 miMindelo
$595
978 km or 607 miBo
$659
1009 km or 627 miKankan
$616
1023 km or 636 miKenema
$655
1048 km or 651 miBamako
$555
1051 km or 653 miGueckedou
$619
1087 km or 675 miBanamba
$493
1088 km or 676 miKoulikoro
$493
1141 km or 709 miBougouni
$492
1185 km or 736 miMonrovia
$533
1197 km or 744 miKakata
$494
1215 km or 755 miSegou
$496
1220 km or 758 miNzerekore
$557
1232 km or 766 miMarkala
$493
1256 km or 781 miYekepa
$490
1258 km or 782 miSanniquellie
$492
1332 km or 828 miSikasso
$503
1413 km or 878 miKorhogo
$879