Prices in Abidjan vs Mbuji-Mayi - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanMbuji-Mayi
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$653
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1978
🏠 One person rent
$458
$261
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$878
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$238
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$84.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$286
🏙️ Population
4.98M
1.3M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 60% more expensive than in Mbuji-Mayi. Cities ranked 5299th and 6476th ($1043 vs $653) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in Ivory Coast and the DR Congo, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.4 months in Mbuji-Mayi. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Mbuji-Mayi ranked 4th in the DR Congo, while ranked 9007th and 9173rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Mbuji-Mayi

AbidjanMbuji-Mayi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$6.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$13.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$6.26
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$2.05
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$2.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$178
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$145
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$843
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$768
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$74.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$60.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$35.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
12.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1274
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$628
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$51.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$5.84
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$5.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$4.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$6.07
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$2.33
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$2.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$8.88
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$2.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$3.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$83.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$4.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$43.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$3.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$25.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$39.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$101
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$3439

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$839
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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
81 km or 50 miGandajika
$591
99 km or 62 miMwene-Ditu
$595
129 km or 80 miKananga
$670
311 km or 193 miTshikapa
$603
436 km or 271 miKindu
$603
543 km or 337 miKikwit
$629
551 km or 342 miKolwezi
$616
619 km or 385 miKalemie
$597
641 km or 398 miLikasi
$616
684 km or 425 miUvira
$595
708 km or 440 miBujumbura
$593
708 km or 440 miBukavu
$536
713 km or 443 miCyangugu
$625
722 km or 448 miMakamba
$533
726 km or 451 miBubanza
$534
748 km or 465 miLuena
$1033
749 km or 465 miLubumbashi
$786
751 km or 467 miRutana
$534
759 km or 472 miKisangani
$641
763 km or 474 miGitega
$525
777 km or 483 miNgozi
$533
781 km or 486 miKibuye
$522
786 km or 489 miButare
$605
794 km or 493 miRuyigi
$531
797 km or 495 miGisenyi
$582
801 km or 498 miNyanza
$604
809 km or 503 miMansa
$543
831 km or 516 miMuyinga
$534
845 km or 525 miRuhengeri
$493
854 km or 530 miKigali
$704
854 km or 531 miChingola
$639
878 km or 545 miByumba
$649
879 km or 546 miMufulira
$542
901 km or 560 miKitwe
$590
906 km or 563 miMbandaka
$581
933 km or 580 miBumba
$587
938 km or 583 miKinshasa
$798
940 km or 584 miButembo
$597
940 km or 584 miNdola
$566
943 km or 586 miBrazzaville
$559