Abidjan vs Malabo - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Malabo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$715
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1988
🏠 One person rent
$380
$164
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$485
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$442
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$39.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$312
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
32
9
😀 Quality of life
36
19
🏙️ Population
4.98M
187K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 20% more expensive than in Malabo. Cities ranked 5869th and 6454th ($860 vs $715) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd 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 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.4 months in Malabo. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Malabo ranked 1st in Equatorial Guinea, while ranked 7742nd and 9001st among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Malabo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$10.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$38.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$19.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.78
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$6.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.04
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$174
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$97.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$704
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$348
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$27.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$42.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$23.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
11.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$1353
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$922
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$43
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$6.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$2.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$3.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$7.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$4.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$3.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$5.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.91
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$2.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$4.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$3.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.59
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$3.88
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.22
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$1.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$4.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$3.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$53
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$7.08
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$23.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$5.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$23.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$73.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$65.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$1678

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Distance City Cost of living
36 km or 22 mi Grand-Bassam
$600
39 km or 24 mi Dabou
$761
70 km or 43 mi Agboville
$767
157 km or 98 mi Divo
$772
166 km or 103 mi Abengourou
$766
215 km or 134 mi Yamoussoukro
$975
229 km or 142 mi Gagnoa
$775
255 km or 158 mi Sekondi-Takoradi
$536
276 km or 172 mi Obuasi
$571
284 km or 176 mi Bouake
$805
306 km or 190 mi Kumasi
$555
425 km or 264 mi Koforidua
$462
426 km or 265 mi Accra
$671
444 km or 276 mi Ashaiman
$485
445 km or 277 mi Tema
$524
491 km or 305 mi Korhogo
$778
517 km or 321 mi Ho
$446
537 km or 334 mi Hohoe
$538
544 km or 338 mi Kpalime
$568
556 km or 345 mi Greenville
$483
557 km or 346 mi Yekepa
$483
564 km or 350 mi Sanniquellie
$483
572 km or 356 mi Tamale
$508
587 km or 365 mi Lome
$607
593 km or 369 mi Nzerekore
$867
619 km or 385 mi Atakpame
$568
651 km or 404 mi Bobo-Dioulasso
$671
659 km or 410 mi Sotouboua
$567
675 km or 419 mi Leo
$592
689 km or 428 mi Sikasso
$495
696 km or 433 mi Abomey
$560
699 km or 434 mi Sokode
$574
712 km or 442 mi Kakata
$483
722 km or 449 mi Cotonou
$681
742 km or 461 mi Kara
$569
746 km or 463 mi Porto-Novo
$593
758 km or 471 mi Monrovia
$525
764 km or 475 mi Gueckedou
$862
775 km or 482 mi Manga
$593
776 km or 482 mi Bougouni
$487

Cities near Malabo

Distance City Cost of living
57 km or 36 mi Limbe
$370
69 km or 43 mi Buea
$346
108 km or 67 mi Douala
$549
123 km or 77 mi Kumba
$451
142 km or 88 mi Calabar
$655
218 km or 135 mi Aba
$659
226 km or 140 mi Port Harcourt
$854
238 km or 148 mi Bata
$988
244 km or 152 mi Umuahia
$755
264 km or 164 mi Bafoussam
$488
273 km or 169 mi Owerri
$1669
287 km or 179 mi Bamenda
$387
305 km or 189 mi Yaounde
$723
331 km or 206 mi Enugu
$938
331 km or 206 mi Awka
$748
347 km or 216 mi Onitsha
$501
381 km or 237 mi Libreville
$612
388 km or 241 mi Warri
$518
443 km or 275 mi Sao Tome
$792
450 km or 279 mi Trindade
$813
451 km or 281 mi Benin
$924
497 km or 309 mi Port-Gentil
$573
520 km or 323 mi Owo
$745
555 km or 345 mi Akure
$662
583 km or 362 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
606 km or 377 mi Abuja
$1305
622 km or 387 mi Ife
$774
645 km or 401 mi Osogbo
$548
664 km or 413 mi Ngaoundere
$426
666 km or 414 mi Lagos
$1417
673 km or 418 mi Ibadan
$941
687 km or 427 mi Jos
$780
696 km or 433 mi Minna
$669
702 km or 436 mi Oyo
$646
705 km or 438 mi Ilorin
$753
709 km or 441 mi Abeokuta
$1274
739 km or 459 mi Bauchi
$567
746 km or 464 mi Porto-Novo
$593
762 km or 473 mi Cotonou
$681
767 km or 477 mi Kaduna
$649