Prices in Abidjan vs Dubai - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanDubai
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$1836
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$4258
🏠 One person rent
$458
$1108
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$2059
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$433
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$2891
🏙️ Population
4.98M
2.5M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 43% less expensive than in Dubai. Cities ranked 5299th and 488th ($1043 vs $1836) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs the United Arab Emirates comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 1.6 months in Dubai. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Dubai ranked 1st in the United Arab Emirates, while ranked 9007th and 186th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Dubai

AbidjanDubai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$10.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$52.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$8.14
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$12.2
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$5.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$1.03
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$1240
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$817
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$2375
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$1642
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$116
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$180
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$90.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$3524
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$2300
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$1.64
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$77.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$8.77
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.62
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$3.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$9.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.86
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$2.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$18.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$3.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$5.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$6.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$5.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$3.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$3.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$82.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$79.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$19.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$58.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$96.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$570
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$11052

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$664
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$634
284 km or 176 miBouake
$986
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$597
425 km or 264 miKoforidua
$672
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$856
444 km or 276 miAshaiman
$457
445 km or 277 miTema
$875
491 km or 305 miKorhogo
$879
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$632
537 km or 334 miHohoe
$656
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$602
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$491
557 km or 346 miYekepa
$490
564 km or 350 miSanniquellie
$492
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$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
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$533
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$619
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$766
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$492

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$1224
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$1537
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$1162
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$1299
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$1419
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$1450
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$1741
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$453
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$1381
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$1106
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$787
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$1804
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$1034
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$1668
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$442
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$441
449 km or 279 miJiroft
$440
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$445
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$1284
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$1077
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$1141
523 km or 325 miBam
$442
528 km or 328 miDhahran
$840
534 km or 332 miChabahar
$440
537 km or 334 miDammam
$955
554 km or 345 miShiraz
$420
560 km or 348 miQatif
$651
568 km or 353 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
568 km or 353 miMarvdasht
$443
574 km or 357 miRafsanjan
$441
578 km or 359 miIranshahr
$374
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$429
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$888
601 km or 373 miBorazjan
$441
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$441
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$412
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$569
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$399
743 km or 461 miYazd
$477
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$442