Abidjan vs Kampala - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Kampala
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$637
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1664
🏠 One person rent
$380
$273
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$590
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$227
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$82.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$150
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
34 km
🎓 Higher education
32
52
😀 Quality of life
36
47
🏙️ Population
4.98M
1.66M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 35% more expensive than in Kampala. Cities ranked 5869th and 7238th ($860 vs $637) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Uganda, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Uganda comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.2 months in Kampala. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Kampala ranked 1st in Uganda, while ranked 7742nd and 6410th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Kampala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$2.27
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$22
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$7.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.09
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$2.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$343
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$147
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$942
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$369
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$37.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$57.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$49
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
20.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$1215
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$3562
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$1.03
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$30.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$6.59
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$0.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$5.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$5.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$4.22
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.01
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$8.27
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$2.89
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$4.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$5.13
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$66
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$5.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$14
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$16.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$43.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$193
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$5189

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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 Kampala

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 7 mi Kira Town
$486
32 km or 20 mi Entebbe
$516
70 km or 44 mi Jinja
$405
183 km or 114 mi Tororo
$491
197 km or 122 mi Mbale
$469
212 km or 131 mi Mumias
$443
246 km or 153 mi Kisumu
$494
274 km or 171 mi Gulu
$433
288 km or 179 mi Kasese
$410
294 km or 183 mi Bunia
$886
301 km or 187 mi Eldoret
$445
317 km or 197 mi Mwanza
$555
347 km or 216 mi Beni
$869
350 km or 217 mi Byumba
$668
355 km or 220 mi Arua
$470
366 km or 227 mi Butembo
$869
377 km or 234 mi Kigali
$677
384 km or 238 mi Ruhengeri
$600
393 km or 244 mi Nakuru
$462
431 km or 268 mi Muyinga
$481
432 km or 269 mi Nyanza
$584
432 km or 269 mi Gisenyi
$628
446 km or 277 mi Kibuye
$663
452 km or 281 mi Butare
$578
471 km or 293 mi Ngozi
$481
494 km or 307 mi Ruyigi
$481
503 km or 313 mi Nairobi
$716
510 km or 317 mi Gitega
$473
514 km or 320 mi Cyangugu
$625
516 km or 321 mi Juba
$514
517 km or 321 mi Bubanza
$482
520 km or 323 mi Bukavu
$845
523 km or 325 mi Thika
$414
545 km or 339 mi Bujumbura
$513
551 km or 343 mi Rutana
$482
559 km or 348 mi Machakos
$384
563 km or 350 mi Uvira
$911
564 km or 351 mi Meru
$422
583 km or 362 mi Makamba
$481
613 km or 381 mi Arusha
$591