Abidjan vs Karachi - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Karachi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$307
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$781
🏠 One person rent
$380
$122
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$253
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$110
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$41
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$158
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
32
61
😀 Quality of life
36
52
🏙️ Population
4.98M
14.9M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 180% more expensive than in Karachi. Cities ranked 5869th and 9163rd ($860 vs $307) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 5th in Ivory Coast and Pakistan, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Pakistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.5 months in Karachi. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Karachi ranked 1st in Pakistan, while ranked 7742nd and 6063rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Karachi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$1.37
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$9.88
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$3.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$2.08
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.09
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.23
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$96.2
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$64
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$264
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$165
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$31.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$49.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$19.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
13.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$757
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$374
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$9.29
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$1.68
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.81
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$0.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$0.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$3.83
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$2.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$3.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$0.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$0.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$0.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$0.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$1.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$1.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$2.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$0.6
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$15.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$4.16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$10.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$2.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$13.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$35.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$47
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$1169

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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
148 km or 92 mi Hyderabad
$221
208 km or 129 mi Nawabshah
$239
213 km or 132 mi Mirpur Khas
$231
324 km or 201 mi Larkana
$248
324 km or 201 mi Bhuj
$324
366 km or 227 mi Sukkur
$231
406 km or 252 mi Jacobabad
$244
445 km or 277 mi Porbandar
$338
480 km or 298 mi Rajkot
$416
564 km or 351 mi Mehsana
$338
593 km or 368 mi Quetta
$271
601 km or 374 mi Ahmedabad
$468
604 km or 375 mi Gandhinagar
$318
626 km or 389 mi Bhavnagar
$299
629 km or 391 mi Jodhpur
$374
643 km or 399 mi Pali
$340
643 km or 399 mi Nadiad
$339
645 km or 401 mi Chabahar
$659
675 km or 419 mi Udaipur
$400
679 km or 422 mi Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
683 km or 425 mi Bahawalpur
$248
683 km or 425 mi Iranshahr
$657
692 km or 430 mi Vadodara
$343
711 km or 442 mi Godhra
$336
719 km or 447 mi Bikaner
$311
723 km or 449 mi Surat
$426
736 km or 457 mi Multan
$244
745 km or 463 mi Navsari
$247
761 km or 473 mi Kandahar
$373
769 km or 478 mi Bhilwara
$358
775 km or 482 mi Khanewal
$266
785 km or 488 mi Ajmer
$319
792 km or 492 mi Lashkargah
$355
796 km or 494 mi Zahedan
$828
812 km or 504 mi Burewala
$226
836 km or 519 mi Ratlam
$345
845 km or 525 mi Vasai
$393
865 km or 537 mi Muscat
$1145
866 km or 538 mi Sikar
$295
874 km or 543 mi Zabol
$659