Prices in Abidjan vs Lusaka - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanLusaka
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$589
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1644
🏠 One person rent
$458
$261
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$576
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$194
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$95
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$763
🏙️ Population
4.98M
1.74M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 77% more expensive than in Lusaka. Cities ranked 5299th and 7053rd ($1043 vs $589) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in Ivory Coast and Zambia, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Zambia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 1.3 months in Lusaka. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Lusaka ranked 1st in Zambia, while ranked 9007th and 3744th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Lusaka

AbidjanLusaka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$2.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$25
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$2.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.05
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$150
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$140
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$641
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$358
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$75.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$118
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$43.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
30.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$19405
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$741
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.83
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$27.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$11
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$0.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.53
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$0.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$3.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$3.63
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.53
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$3.19
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$0.75
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.5
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$8.28
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$2.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$2.93
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$2.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$28.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$2.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$16.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$7.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$13.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$29.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$222
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$12140

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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 Lusaka

DistanceCityCost of living
166 km or 103 miKapiri Mposhi
$576
209 km or 130 miChoma
$558
275 km or 171 miNdola
$566
289 km or 179 miKitwe
$590
297 km or 184 miChinhoyi
$743
318 km or 198 miMufulira
$542
322 km or 200 miChingola
$639
370 km or 230 miKadoma
$760
373 km or 232 miLivingstone
$548
399 km or 248 miHarare
$1179
411 km or 255 miChitungwiza
$854
426 km or 265 miLubumbashi
$786
429 km or 267 miKwekwe
$696
464 km or 288 miMarondera
$577
475 km or 295 miMansa
$543
478 km or 297 miGweru
$902
521 km or 324 miLikasi
$616
529 km or 329 miBulawayo
$775
574 km or 356 miTete
$819
584 km or 363 miMasvingo
$819
605 km or 376 miKolwezi
$616
611 km or 380 miMutare
$853
613 km or 381 miLilongwe
$895
645 km or 401 miFrancistown
$632
658 km or 409 miKasama
$567
686 km or 426 miChimoio
$597
688 km or 428 miNtcheu
$775
694 km or 431 miMzimba
$778
721 km or 448 miBlantyre
$676
729 km or 453 miMonkey Bay
$726
756 km or 470 miZomba
$734
757 km or 471 miMangochi
$777
762 km or 474 miMzuzu
$748
775 km or 482 miMulanje
$731
792 km or 492 miSerowe
$537
802 km or 499 miPalapye
$473
852 km or 529 miBeira
$903
869 km or 540 miMahalapye
$584
917 km or 570 miMbeya
$543
956 km or 594 miQuelimane
$651