Prices in Abidjan vs Ho Chi Minh - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanHo Chi Minh
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$735
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1851
🏠 One person rent
$458
$391
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$774
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$204
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$66.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$398
🏙️ Population
4.98M
10.4M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 42% more expensive than in Ho Chi Minh. Cities ranked 5299th and 6120th ($1043 vs $735) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ivory Coast and Vietnam, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Vietnam comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.5 months in Ho Chi Minh. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Ho Chi Minh ranked 1st in Vietnam, while ranked 9007th and 2834th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Ho Chi Minh

AbidjanHo Chi Minh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$2.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$21
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$4.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.04
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$2.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$446
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$314
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$1009
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$627
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$39.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$60.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$10.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
9.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$2971
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$1288
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$9.16
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$5.59
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.81
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$3.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$11.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$3.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$0.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.19
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$0.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$1.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$1.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$3.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$0.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$26
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$4.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$26.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$3.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$42.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$96
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$9112

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$634
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$986
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$597
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$672
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$856
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$457
445 km or 277 miTema
$875
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$879
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$632
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$656
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$602
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$491
557 km or 346 miYekepa
$490
564 km or 350 miSanniquellie
$492
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$496
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$650
593 km or 369 miNzerekore
$557
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$601
651 km or 404 miBobo-Dioulasso
$799
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$601
675 km or 419 miLeo
$768
689 km or 428 miSikasso
$503
696 km or 433 miAbomey
$586
699 km or 434 miSokode
$601
712 km or 442 miKakata
$494
722 km or 449 miCotonou
$674
742 km or 461 miKara
$571
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$619
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$533
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$619
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$766
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$492

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DistanceCityCost of living
21 km or 13 miThu Dau Mot
$559
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$508
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$667
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$606
113 km or 70 miSa Dec
$527
127 km or 79 miCan Tho
$571
141 km or 88 miLong Xuyen
$572
153 km or 95 miSoc Trang
$580
162 km or 100 miPrey Veng
$655
167 km or 104 miPhan Thiet
$448
181 km or 112 miMui Ne
$547
184 km or 114 miKampong Cham
$439
189 km or 117 miRach Gia
$568
198 km or 123 miBac Lieu
$555
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$779
233 km or 145 miDa Lat
$480
244 km or 151 miCa Mau
$562
257 km or 160 miBuon Ma Thuot
$434
270 km or 168 miPhan Rang-Thap Cham
$553
271 km or 168 miKampot
$684
300 km or 186 miPhu Quoc
$546
309 km or 192 miStung Treng
$563
320 km or 199 miNha Trang
$570
343 km or 213 miSihanoukville
$589
414 km or 257 miSiem Reap
$625
433 km or 269 miQui Nhon
$560
452 km or 281 miBattambang
$509
488 km or 303 miKo Chang
$666
502 km or 312 miSerei Saophoan
$617
527 km or 327 miUbon Ratchathani
$526
533 km or 331 miQuang Ngai
$596
584 km or 363 miKlaeng
$617
592 km or 368 miHoi An
$555
605 km or 376 miDa Nang
$728
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$830
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$666
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$669
668 km or 415 miPattaya
$784
670 km or 416 miLaem Chabang
$663
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$574