Prices in Abidjan vs Kigali - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanKigali
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$704
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1733
🏠 One person rent
$458
$344
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$708
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$246
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$69.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$306
🏙️ Population
4.98M
745k

The cost of living in Abidjan is 48% more expensive than in Kigali. Cities ranked 5299th and 6215th ($1043 vs $704) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Rwanda, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Rwanda comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.4 months in Kigali. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Kigali ranked 1st in Rwanda, while ranked 9007th and 6740th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Kigali

AbidjanKigali
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$28.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$5.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.41
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$2.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$459
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$208
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$970
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$502
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$48.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$75.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$37.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
17.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$3490
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$567
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$19.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$12.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$1.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$8.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$6.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$3.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$3.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$1.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$4.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$4.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$0.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$33.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$5.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$3.68
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$17.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$29.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$106
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$1776

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36 km or 22 miGrand-Bassam
$657
39 km or 24 miDabou
$839
70 km or 43 miAgboville
$840
157 km or 98 miDivo
$841
166 km or 103 miAbengourou
$842
215 km or 134 miYamoussoukro
$1096
229 km or 142 miGagnoa
$839
255 km or 158 miSekondi-Takoradi
$664
276 km or 172 miObuasi
$634
284 km or 176 miBouake
$986
306 km or 190 miKumasi
$597
425 km or 264 miKoforidua
$672
426 km or 265 miAccra
$856
444 km or 276 miAshaiman
$457
445 km or 277 miTema
$875
491 km or 305 miKorhogo
$879
517 km or 321 miHo
$632
537 km or 334 miHohoe
$656
544 km or 338 miKpalime
$602
556 km or 345 miGreenville
$491
557 km or 346 miYekepa
$490
564 km or 350 miSanniquellie
$492
572 km or 356 miTamale
$496
587 km or 365 miLome
$650
593 km or 369 miNzerekore
$557
619 km or 385 miAtakpame
$601
651 km or 404 miBobo-Dioulasso
$799
659 km or 410 miSotouboua
$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
746 km or 463 miPorto-Novo
$619
758 km or 471 miMonrovia
$533
764 km or 475 miGueckedou
$619
775 km or 482 miManga
$766
776 km or 482 miBougouni
$492

Cities near Kigali

DistanceCityCost of living
42 km or 26 miByumba
$649
56 km or 35 miNyanza
$604
69 km or 43 miRuhengeri
$493
80 km or 50 miButare
$605
80 km or 50 miKibuye
$522
95 km or 59 miGisenyi
$582
104 km or 65 miMuyinga
$534
109 km or 68 miNgozi
$533
142 km or 88 miCyangugu
$625
145 km or 90 miBubanza
$534
148 km or 92 miBukavu
$536
164 km or 102 miGitega
$525
170 km or 105 miRuyigi
$531
177 km or 110 miBujumbura
$593
191 km or 119 miUvira
$595
219 km or 136 miRutana
$534
243 km or 151 miKasese
$434
244 km or 152 miMakamba
$533
246 km or 153 miButembo
$597
281 km or 174 miBeni
$609
322 km or 200 miMwanza
$640
348 km or 216 miEntebbe
$509
377 km or 234 miKampala
$689
388 km or 241 miKira Town
$538
392 km or 244 miBunia
$609
438 km or 272 miJinja
$540
451 km or 280 miKalemie
$597
473 km or 294 miKindu
$603
544 km or 338 miTororo
$541
554 km or 344 miMumias
$512
561 km or 348 miKisumu
$521
562 km or 349 miArua
$532
568 km or 353 miMbale
$505
581 km or 361 miGulu
$553
593 km or 368 miIsiro
$591
607 km or 377 miKisangani
$641
642 km or 399 miEldoret
$593
693 km or 431 miNakuru
$494
748 km or 465 miYambio
$496
752 km or 467 miArusha
$583