Abidjan vs Fortaleza - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Fortaleza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$565
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1614
🏠 One person rent
$380
$182
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$388
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$232
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$72.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$243
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
32
42
😀 Quality of life
36
56
🏙️ Population
4.98M
2.45M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 52% more expensive than in Fortaleza. Cities ranked 5869th and 7638th ($860 vs $565) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 96th in Ivory Coast and Brazil, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.4 months in Fortaleza. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Fortaleza ranked 11th in Brazil, while ranked 7742nd and 5737th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Fortaleza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$5.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.58
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$168
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$423
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$272
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$44.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$69.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$16.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
8.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$1676
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$868
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$17.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$5.55
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$6.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$7.43
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$6.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$1.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$3.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$19.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$5.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$43.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$40.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$65.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$292
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$6731

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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 Fortaleza

Distance City Cost of living
14 km or 8.9 mi Caucaia
$433
112 km or 69 mi Caninde
$556
120 km or 74 mi Itapipoca
$555
125 km or 78 mi Aracati
$552
148 km or 92 mi Russas
$554
148 km or 92 mi Quixada
$555
190 km or 118 mi Sobral
$581
200 km or 124 mi Acarau
$556
209 km or 130 mi Mossoro
$423
273 km or 169 mi Camocim
$553
288 km or 179 mi Crateus
$554
300 km or 186 mi Ico
$556
305 km or 189 mi Iguatu
$552
342 km or 213 mi Caico
$555
366 km or 227 mi Piripiri
$554
372 km or 231 mi Parnaiba
$558
392 km or 243 mi Patos
$555
397 km or 247 mi Juazeiro do Norte
$612
402 km or 250 mi Crato
$536
434 km or 269 mi Natal
$586
487 km or 303 mi Salgueiro
$553
487 km or 303 mi Campina Grande
$537
495 km or 307 mi Picos
$556
498 km or 309 mi Teresina
$554
501 km or 312 mi Timon
$562
536 km or 333 mi Chapadinha
$555
546 km or 340 mi Arcoverde
$571
550 km or 342 mi Caxias
$560
554 km or 344 mi Joao Pessoa
$632
578 km or 359 mi Goiana
$697
580 km or 360 mi Caruaru
$444
584 km or 363 mi Carpina
$554
600 km or 373 mi Codo
$425
602 km or 374 mi Floriano
$554
617 km or 383 mi Garanhuns
$572
618 km or 384 mi Camaragibe
$500
619 km or 384 mi Paulista
$464
622 km or 387 mi Coroata
$555
623 km or 387 mi Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594
626 km or 389 mi Olinda
$523