Abidjan vs Helsinki - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Helsinki
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1763
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$3901
🏠 One person rent
$380
$976
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$1567
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$490
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$2770
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
32
76
😀 Quality of life
36
93
🏙️ Population
4.98M
642K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 51% less expensive than in Helsinki. Cities ranked 5869th and 2068th ($860 vs $1763) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Finland, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Finland comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 1.6 months in Helsinki. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Helsinki ranked 1st in Finland, while ranked 7742nd and 36th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Helsinki

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Abidjan Helsinki
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$67
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$9.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$6.55
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$4.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$2.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$1082
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$851
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$1952
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1332
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$58.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$90.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$19.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
1.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$9115
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$4803
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$2.85
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$63.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$19.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$2.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$2.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$2.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$9.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$11.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$16.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$3.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$1.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$14.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$9.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$3.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$40.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$15.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$76.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$21.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$91.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$81.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$411
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$5279

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Vantaa
$1611
16 km or 9.7 mi Espoo
$1752
26 km or 16 mi Tuusula
$1221
27 km or 17 mi Kerava
$1234
29 km or 18 mi Kirkkonummi
$1387
33 km or 21 mi Nurmijarvi
$1297
34 km or 21 mi Jarvenpaa
$1433
47 km or 29 mi Porvoo
$1319
49 km or 30 mi Lohja
$1277
51 km or 32 mi Hyvinkaa
$1208
63 km or 39 mi Riihimaki
$1442
78 km or 48 mi Maardu
$861
83 km or 51 mi Tallinn
$1145
86 km or 53 mi Raseborg
$1342
96 km or 59 mi Hameenlinna
$1229
98 km or 61 mi Lahti
$1347
102 km or 63 mi Salo
$1329
115 km or 72 mi Kotka
$1276
122 km or 76 mi Rakvere
$837
124 km or 77 mi Kouvola
$1261
131 km or 81 mi Valkeakoski
$1319
132 km or 82 mi Hamina
$1297
143 km or 89 mi Kaarina
$1300
150 km or 93 mi Turku
$1397
156 km or 97 mi Raisio
$1294
157 km or 98 mi Kohtla-Jarve
$842
160 km or 100 mi Tampere
$1329
164 km or 102 mi Nokia
$1298
169 km or 105 mi Ylojarvi
$1294
170 km or 106 mi Sastamala
$1296
181 km or 113 mi Sillamae
$783
188 km or 117 mi Jamsa
$1291
201 km or 125 mi Parnu
$863
203 km or 126 mi Lappeenranta
$1261
203 km or 126 mi Narva
$743
205 km or 127 mi Viljandi
$703
210 km or 131 mi Mikkeli
$1361
214 km or 133 mi Rauma
$1175
224 km or 139 mi Pori
$1248
224 km or 139 mi Tartu
$891