Abidjan vs Edinburgh - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Edinburgh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1695
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$3835
🏠 One person rent
$380
$1001
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$1521
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$413
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$126
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$2793
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
32
89
😀 Quality of life
36
93
🏙️ Population
4.98M
488K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 49% less expensive than in Edinburgh. Cities ranked 5869th and 2213th ($860 vs $1695) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 37th in Ivory Coast and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 1.6 months in Edinburgh. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Edinburgh ranked 5th in the United Kingdom, while ranked 7742nd and 37th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Edinburgh

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Abidjan Edinburgh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$58.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$7.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$5.74
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$3.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$2.02
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$1080
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$797
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$2059
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1120
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$184
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$28.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
2.36%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$4964
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$3800
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$72.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$18.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$9.27
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$6.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$9.47
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$2.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$9.26
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$2.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$13.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$6.93
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$5.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$2.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$38
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$12.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$20.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$78.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$961
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$14721

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36 km or 22 mi Grand-Bassam
$600
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$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
18 km or 11 mi Kirkcaldy
$1285
21 km or 13 mi Livingston
$1378
21 km or 13 mi Dunfermline
$1384
42 km or 26 mi Alloa
$1497
49 km or 30 mi Cumbernauld
$1505
49 km or 31 mi Stirling
$1282
52 km or 32 mi Perth
$1553
56 km or 35 mi Hamilton
$1497
59 km or 37 mi Dundee
$1157
65 km or 40 mi East Kilbride
$1500
66 km or 41 mi Glasgow
$1533
78 km or 48 mi Paisley
$1498
89 km or 56 mi Kilmarnock
$1148
98 km or 61 mi Greenock
$1198
99 km or 61 mi Irvine
$1496
102 km or 63 mi Dumfries
$1200
105 km or 65 mi Ayr
$955
120 km or 74 mi Carlisle
$1273
147 km or 91 mi Newcastle upon Tyne
$1340
149 km or 93 mi Aberdeen
$1302
150 km or 93 mi Gateshead
$1498
153 km or 95 mi Tynemouth
$1496
153 km or 95 mi Jarrow
$1496
154 km or 96 mi South Shields
$1502
158 km or 98 mi Washington
$1495
158 km or 98 mi Whitehaven
$1461
164 km or 102 mi Sunderland
$1321
166 km or 103 mi Durham
$1372
173 km or 107 mi Bishop Auckland
$1492
182 km or 113 mi Inverness
$1406
189 km or 117 mi Hartlepool
$1402
189 km or 117 mi Elgin
$1409
190 km or 118 mi Darlington
$1211
194 km or 121 mi Stockton-on-Tees
$1300
197 km or 123 mi Middlesbrough
$1281
211 km or 131 mi Morecambe
$1408
212 km or 132 mi Bangor
$1128
213 km or 132 mi Lancaster
$1424
216 km or 134 mi Douglas
$1482
224 km or 139 mi Newtownabbey
$1498