Abidjan vs Mbabane - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Mbabane
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$722
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1553
🏠 One person rent
$380
$441
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$678
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$164
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$47.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$817
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
27 km
🎓 Higher education
32
14
😀 Quality of life
36
30
🏙️ Population
4.98M
94.9K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 19% more expensive than in Mbabane. Cities ranked 5869th and 6398th ($860 vs $722) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ivory Coast and Eswatini, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Eswatini comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 1.1 months in Mbabane. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Mbabane ranked 2nd in Eswatini, while ranked 7742nd and 8563rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Mbabane

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Abidjan Mbabane
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$1.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$12.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$2.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.13
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.13
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$451
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$255
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$664
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$449
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$75
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$71.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
8.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$240
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$205
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$1.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$31.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$19.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.43
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$8.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$4.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$5.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$0.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$4.71
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$1.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$3.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$2.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$28.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$3.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$20.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$4.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$47.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$176
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$3537

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Cities near Abidjan

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 Mbabane

Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Manzini
$733
136 km or 85 mi Matola
$1058
148 km or 92 mi Maputo
$1049
165 km or 103 mi Vryheid
$835
171 km or 106 mi Bethal
$760
179 km or 111 mi Middelburg
$822
271 km or 168 mi Springs
$766
284 km or 176 mi Benoni
$821
287 km or 178 mi Xai-Xai
$1114
301 km or 187 mi Centurion
$734
304 km or 189 mi Pretoria
$835
311 km or 193 mi Sandton
$907
311 km or 193 mi Johannesburg
$935
316 km or 196 mi Randburg
$776
324 km or 201 mi Vereeniging
$728
329 km or 204 mi Soweto
$897
334 km or 207 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
348 km or 216 mi Brits
$763
370 km or 230 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
394 km or 245 mi Durban
$827
398 km or 247 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
399 km or 248 mi Rustenburg
$881
406 km or 252 mi Potchefstroom
$639
416 km or 259 mi Kroonstad
$770
451 km or 280 mi Klerksdorp
$629
461 km or 287 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
477 km or 296 mi Welkom
$708
491 km or 305 mi Maseru
$593
546 km or 339 mi Mafeteng
$579
555 km or 345 mi Mmabatho
$762
559 km or 347 mi Gaborone
$668
564 km or 350 mi Lobatse
$615
566 km or 352 mi Mahalapye
$544
576 km or 358 mi Bloemfontein
$696
585 km or 363 mi Palapye
$506
601 km or 374 mi Kanye
$641
608 km or 378 mi Molepolole
$616
628 km or 390 mi Serowe
$527
628 km or 390 mi Mthatha
$760
682 km or 424 mi Francistown
$544