Abidjan vs Guangzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Guangzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$995
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$2664
🏠 One person rent
$380
$512
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$924
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$280
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$99.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$1257
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
20 km
🎓 Higher education
32
97
😀 Quality of life
36
75
🏙️ Population
4.98M
18.7M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 14% less expensive than in Guangzhou. Cities ranked 5869th and 5389th ($860 vs $995) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 11th in Ivory Coast and China, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 1.3 months in Guangzhou. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Guangzhou ranked 5th in China, while ranked 7742nd and 737th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Guangzhou

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Abidjan Guangzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$4.33
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$31.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$4.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$3.49
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$4.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$635
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$410
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$1251
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$743
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$42.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$64.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$15
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
5.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$13733
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$5739
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$29.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$5.41
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$2.28
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.86
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$13.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$5.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.67
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.04
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$3.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$4.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$5.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$2.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$7.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$48.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$9.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$70.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$90.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$619
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$25579

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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 Guangzhou

Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Foshan
$641
51 km or 32 mi Dongguan
$787
63 km or 39 mi Jiangmen
$711
65 km or 41 mi Qingyuan
$733
67 km or 42 mi Zhongshan
$663
83 km or 52 mi Zhaoqing
$707
100 km or 62 mi Zhuhai
$675
102 km or 63 mi Kaiping
$665
105 km or 65 mi Shenzhen
$1134
111 km or 69 mi Macau
$1613
118 km or 73 mi Huizhou
$763
127 km or 79 mi Yunfu
$763
131 km or 81 mi Kowloon
$2352
132 km or 82 mi Hong Kong
$2822
162 km or 100 mi Heyuan
$696
189 km or 117 mi Shaoguan
$688
194 km or 121 mi Yangjiang
$719
202 km or 126 mi Wuzhou
$727
205 km or 127 mi Lianzhou
$651
216 km or 134 mi Shanwei
$710
225 km or 140 mi Hezhou
$701
281 km or 175 mi Gaozhou
$686
291 km or 181 mi Maoming
$537
298 km or 185 mi Chenzhou
$815
298 km or 185 mi Puning
$700
319 km or 198 mi Meizhou
$775
321 km or 199 mi Jieyang
$747
323 km or 201 mi Yulin
$753
345 km or 214 mi Ganzhou
$792
349 km or 217 mi Chaozhou
$648
352 km or 219 mi Shantou
$1051
364 km or 226 mi Zhanjiang
$667
373 km or 232 mi Guigang
$673
384 km or 239 mi Guilin
$539
406 km or 252 mi Yongzhou
$751
414 km or 257 mi Liuzhou
$698
416 km or 259 mi Laibin
$704
424 km or 264 mi Hengyang
$678
440 km or 273 mi Longyan
$691
460 km or 286 mi Haikou
$608