Abidjan vs Hargeisa - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Hargeisa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$788
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$2113
🏠 One person rent
$380
$189
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$415
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$328
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$97.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$347
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
32
10
😀 Quality of life
36
11
🏙️ Population
4.98M
760K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 9% more expensive than in Hargeisa. Cities ranked 5869th and 6105th ($860 vs $788) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ivory Coast and Somalia, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Somalia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.4 months in Hargeisa. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Hargeisa ranked 2nd in Somalia, while ranked 7742nd and 9218th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Hargeisa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$4.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$20
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$5.53
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$9
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.06
🥤 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
$185
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$78.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$485
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$258
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$42.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$66.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$45.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
7.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$11405
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$577
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$2.63
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$49.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$10.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$4.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$4.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$3.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$4.48
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$4.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$7.95
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$5.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$31.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.5
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$2.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$2.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$27.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$161
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$58.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$14.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$58
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$44.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$945

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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 Hargeisa

Distance City Cost of living
105 km or 65 mi Borama
$592
140 km or 87 mi Jijiga
$601
214 km or 133 mi Harar
$539
230 km or 143 mi Ali Sabieh
$523
241 km or 149 mi Dire Dawa
$553
247 km or 153 mi Djibouti City
$552
253 km or 157 mi Dikhil
$522
280 km or 174 mi Obock
$524
375 km or 233 mi Aden
$509
446 km or 277 mi Taiz
$512
490 km or 304 mi Ibb
$502
515 km or 320 mi Dessie
$606
522 km or 324 mi Zabid
$484
555 km or 345 mi Dhamar
$490
587 km or 365 mi Addis Ababa
$831
595 km or 369 mi Al Hudaydah
$510
624 km or 388 mi Sayyan
$485
643 km or 400 mi Sanaa
$562
663 km or 412 mi Mekelle
$613
676 km or 420 mi Awasa
$659
719 km or 446 mi Baidoa
$561
763 km or 474 mi Bahir Dar
$556
781 km or 485 mi Mukalla
$487
795 km or 494 mi Gondar
$565
820 km or 510 mi Sa'dah
$485
821 km or 510 mi Mendefera
$482
822 km or 511 mi Jimma
$603
838 km or 521 mi Massawa
$484
849 km or 527 mi Mogadishu
$828
850 km or 528 mi Asmara
$522
881 km or 548 mi Najran
$981
921 km or 572 mi Keren
$484
977 km or 607 mi Abha
$975
1058 km or 657 mi Kassala
$600
1066 km or 662 mi Bareq
$820
1067 km or 663 mi El-Gadarif
$589
1089 km or 677 mi Ad-Damazin
$576
1171 km or 728 mi Bisha
$821
1222 km or 759 mi As Sulayyil
$834
1274 km or 792 mi Meru
$422