Prices in Abidjan vs Lagos - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanLagos
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$1036
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$2825
🏠 One person rent
$458
$615
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$1635
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$242
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$118
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$220
🏙️ Population
4.98M
21.3M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 0.7% more expensive than in Lagos. Cities ranked 5299th and 5312th ($1043 vs $1036) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Nigeria, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Nigeria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.2 months in Lagos. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Lagos ranked 1st in Nigeria, while ranked 9007th and 8612th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Lagos

AbidjanLagos
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$1.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$31
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$5.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$0.77
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$2.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$706
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$521
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$2233
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$1404
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$15.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$23.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$41.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
17.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$918
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$328
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$30.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$10.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$2.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$2.4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$4.44
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$5.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$3.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$2.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$0.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$7.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$1.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$4.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$2.85
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$0.61
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$0.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$38.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$6.49
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$20.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$7.13
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$19.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$56.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$94.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$1633

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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 Lagos

DistanceCityCost of living
78 km or 48 miAbeokuta
$648
87 km or 54 miPorto-Novo
$619
109 km or 68 miCotonou
$674
120 km or 74 miIbadan
$932
165 km or 102 miOyo
$706
171 km or 106 miIfe
$628
176 km or 109 miAbomey
$586
195 km or 121 miOsogbo
$544
203 km or 126 miSave
$587
217 km or 135 miAkure
$648
239 km or 148 miAdo Ekiti
$695
243 km or 151 miLome
$650
245 km or 152 miBenin
$858
254 km or 158 miOwo
$632
261 km or 162 miIlorin
$739
278 km or 173 miAtakpame
$601
280 km or 174 miWarri
$617
310 km or 193 miKpalime
$602
324 km or 201 miHo
$632
332 km or 206 miHohoe
$656
355 km or 221 miSotouboua
$601
375 km or 233 miOnitsha
$516
376 km or 234 miSokode
$601
388 km or 241 miTema
$875
389 km or 242 miAshaiman
$457
406 km or 252 miAwka
$633
407 km or 253 miKoforidua
$672
408 km or 253 miAccra
$856
416 km or 258 miOwerri
$677
422 km or 262 miKara
$571
441 km or 274 miPort Harcourt
$765
452 km or 281 miEnugu
$921
463 km or 288 miUmuahia
$664
463 km or 288 miAba
$638
495 km or 307 miMinna
$531
536 km or 333 miAbuja
$1010
555 km or 345 miKumasi
$597
562 km or 350 miObuasi
$634
570 km or 354 miCalabar
$655
572 km or 356 miTamale
$496