Prices in Abidjan vs Kinshasa - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanKinshasa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$798
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$2787
🏠 One person rent
$458
$347
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$1428
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$260
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$93.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$531
🏙️ Population
4.98M
11.9M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 31% more expensive than in Kinshasa. Cities ranked 5299th and 5889th ($1043 vs $798) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and the DR Congo, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.7 months in Kinshasa. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Kinshasa ranked 1st in the DR Congo, while ranked 9007th and 8797th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Kinshasa

AbidjanKinshasa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$5.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$14.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$6.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$2.47
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$5.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$318
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$1551
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$1301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$65.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$25.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
9.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$4264
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$2019
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$2.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$2.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$10.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$5.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$8.87
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$2.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.72
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$13.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$2.29
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$4.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.71
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$120
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$5.44
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$68.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$4.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$33.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$44.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$280
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$9738

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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 Kinshasa

DistanceCityCost of living
8 km or 5 miBrazzaville
$559
61 km or 38 miKinkala
$499
114 km or 71 miMbanza-Ngungu
$595
197 km or 122 miMadingou
$498
225 km or 140 miKayes
$500
260 km or 162 miGamboma
$500
261 km or 162 miMatadi
$602
302 km or 188 miBoma
$591
371 km or 230 miCabinda
$781
386 km or 240 miPointe-Noire
$537
396 km or 246 miKikwit
$629
421 km or 262 miN'zeto
$1225
460 km or 286 miAmbriz
$1223
551 km or 343 miLuanda
$1006
590 km or 366 miMbandaka
$581
650 km or 404 miTshikapa
$603
809 km or 503 miKananga
$670
829 km or 515 miPort-Gentil
$526
836 km or 520 miLibreville
$566
914 km or 568 miLobito
$939
924 km or 574 miBata
$1134
937 km or 582 miBenguela
$1008
938 km or 583 miMbuji-Mayi
$653
939 km or 584 miHuambo
$1045
948 km or 589 miMwene-Ditu
$595
958 km or 595 miBerberati
$675
971 km or 603 miLuena
$1033
977 km or 607 miGemena
$595
995 km or 618 miGandajika
$591
1004 km or 624 miYaounde
$770
1033 km or 642 miBangui
$745
1075 km or 668 miBumba
$587
1085 km or 674 miSao Tome
$855
1090 km or 677 miTrindade
$899
1121 km or 697 miDouala
$593
1149 km or 714 miLimbe
$521
1156 km or 718 miMalabo
$1254
1162 km or 722 miBuea
$546
1187 km or 737 miKindu
$603
1191 km or 740 miKumba
$560