Abidjan vs Harare - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Harare
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$882
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$2429
🏠 One person rent
$380
$360
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$824
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$306
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$271
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
32
36
😀 Quality of life
36
47
🏙️ Population
4.98M
2.15M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 2% less expensive than in Harare. Cities ranked 5869th and 5800th ($860 vs $882) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Zimbabwe, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Zimbabwe comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.3 months in Harare. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Harare ranked 1st in Zimbabwe, while ranked 7742nd and 6425th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Harare

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Abidjan Harare
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$8.91
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$39.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$2.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$238
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$207
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$630
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$41.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$64
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$105
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
14.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$1334
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$1514
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$30.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$19.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$8.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$4.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$4.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$7.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$2.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$5.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$9.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$2.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$36.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$7.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$37.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$18.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$40.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$287
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$8475

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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 Harare

Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Chitungwiza
$784
66 km or 41 mi Marondera
$714
105 km or 65 mi Chinhoyi
$752
133 km or 83 mi Kadoma
$677
165 km or 103 mi Kwekwe
$763
213 km or 132 mi Mutare
$760
223 km or 138 mi Gweru
$754
251 km or 156 mi Masvingo
$825
291 km or 181 mi Chimoio
$1028
328 km or 204 mi Tete
$989
369 km or 229 mi Bulawayo
$775
399 km or 248 mi Lusaka
$732
447 km or 278 mi Choma
$1136
458 km or 284 mi Beira
$990
478 km or 297 mi Blantyre
$542
498 km or 309 mi Kapiri Mposhi
$1168
510 km or 317 mi Ntcheu
$550
514 km or 319 mi Mulanje
$558
518 km or 322 mi Lilongwe
$579
525 km or 326 mi Francistown
$544
531 km or 330 mi Zomba
$558
549 km or 341 mi Livingstone
$1152
584 km or 363 mi Mangochi
$551
588 km or 365 mi Monkey Bay
$556
599 km or 372 mi Ndola
$1233
618 km or 384 mi Quelimane
$1023
635 km or 394 mi Kitwe
$1228
659 km or 409 mi Mufulira
$1724
665 km or 413 mi Palapye
$506
679 km or 422 mi Serowe
$527
680 km or 422 mi Chingola
$1117
714 km or 444 mi Mzimba
$551
734 km or 456 mi Mahalapye
$544
775 km or 482 mi Mansa
$1151
778 km or 484 mi Mzuzu
$546
786 km or 489 mi Lubumbashi
$1009
847 km or 526 mi Xai-Xai
$1114
847 km or 526 mi Kasama
$1156
892 km or 554 mi Likasi
$890
898 km or 558 mi Middelburg
$822