Prices in Abidjan vs Malabo - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanMalabo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$1254
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$2953
🏠 One person rent
$458
$671
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$1316
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$409
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$42.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$431
🏙️ Population
4.98M
187k

The cost of living in Abidjan is 17% less expensive than in Malabo. Cities ranked 5299th and 3393rd ($1043 vs $1254) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Equatorial Guinea, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Equatorial Guinea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.3 months in Malabo. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Malabo ranked 2nd in Equatorial Guinea, while ranked 9007th and 8672nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Malabo

AbidjanMalabo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$36.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$14.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$2.15
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$4.27
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$1.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$876
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$454
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$1388
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$1100
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$46.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$73
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$85.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
9.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$617
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$1.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$47.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$8.02
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$2.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$3.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$5.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$4.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$2.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$3.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$3.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$3.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$2.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$2.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$8.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$4.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$2.1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$5.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$56.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$7.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$13.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$73.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$173
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$78
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$1868

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DistanceCityCost of living
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 Malabo

DistanceCityCost of living
57 km or 36 miLimbe
$521
69 km or 43 miBuea
$546
108 km or 67 miDouala
$593
123 km or 77 miKumba
$560
142 km or 88 miCalabar
$655
218 km or 135 miAba
$638
226 km or 140 miPort Harcourt
$765
238 km or 148 miBata
$1134
244 km or 152 miUmuahia
$664
264 km or 164 miBafoussam
$571
273 km or 169 miOwerri
$677
287 km or 179 miBamenda
$543
305 km or 189 miYaounde
$770
331 km or 206 miEnugu
$921
331 km or 206 miAwka
$633
347 km or 216 miOnitsha
$516
381 km or 237 miLibreville
$566
388 km or 241 miWarri
$617
443 km or 275 miSao Tome
$855
450 km or 279 miTrindade
$899
451 km or 281 miBenin
$858
497 km or 309 miPort-Gentil
$526
520 km or 323 miOwo
$632
555 km or 345 miAkure
$648
583 km or 362 miAdo Ekiti
$695
606 km or 377 miAbuja
$1010
622 km or 387 miIfe
$628
645 km or 401 miOsogbo
$544
664 km or 413 miNgaoundere
$497
666 km or 414 miLagos
$1036
673 km or 418 miIbadan
$932
687 km or 427 miJos
$624
696 km or 433 miMinna
$531
702 km or 436 miOyo
$706
705 km or 438 miIlorin
$739
709 km or 441 miAbeokuta
$648
739 km or 459 miBauchi
$694
746 km or 464 miPorto-Novo
$619
762 km or 473 miCotonou
$674
767 km or 477 miKaduna
$716