Prices in Abidjan vs Medellin - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanMedellin
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$627
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1450
🏠 One person rent
$458
$294
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$465
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$188
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$84.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$309
🏙️ Population
4.98M
2.53M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 66% more expensive than in Medellin. Cities ranked 5299th and 6637th ($1043 vs $627) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in Ivory Coast and Colombia, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Colombia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.5 months in Medellin. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Medellin ranked 6th in Colombia, while ranked 9007th and 6525th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Medellin

AbidjanMedellin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$3.88
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$15.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$4.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$0.96
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$1.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$324
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$210
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$503
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$356
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$34.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$53.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$26.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
11.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1078
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$1088
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.65
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$32.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$6.12
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.81
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$0.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$3.39
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$4.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$5.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$0.81
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$10.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$1.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$4.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$3.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$23.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$3.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$18.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$4.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$45.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$70.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$159
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$3581

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36 km or 22 miGrand-Bassam
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39 km or 24 miDabou
$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

Cities near Medellin

DistanceCityCost of living
8.1 km or 5 miEnvigado
$458
9.9 km or 6.1 miBello
$455
131 km or 82 miManizales
$472
135 km or 84 miQuibdo
$444
160 km or 99 miPereira
$488
171 km or 106 miCartago
$459
179 km or 111 miSalento
$451
190 km or 118 miArmenia
$422
205 km or 127 miIbague
$407
209 km or 130 miFacatativa
$330
212 km or 131 miBarrancabermeja
$495
221 km or 137 miZipaquira
$451
232 km or 144 miGirardot
$381
239 km or 148 miSoacha
$495
242 km or 150 miTurbo
$459
246 km or 153 miBogota
$734
250 km or 155 miTulua
$404
257 km or 160 miTunja
$405
282 km or 175 miMonteria
$559
285 km or 177 miDuitama
$470
288 km or 179 miBucaramanga
$504
289 km or 179 miFloridablanca
$462
298 km or 185 miSogamoso
$343
308 km or 192 miBuenaventura
$457
312 km or 194 miPalmira
$404
318 km or 198 miVillavicencio
$485
329 km or 204 miCali
$530
331 km or 206 miOcana
$454
334 km or 208 miSanta Cruz de Lorica
$451
340 km or 211 miSincelejo
$447
346 km or 215 miMagangue
$452
367 km or 228 miYopal
$457
370 km or 230 miNeiva
$425
386 km or 240 miCucuta
$394
387 km or 241 miSan Antonio del Tachira
$484
391 km or 243 miRubio
$483
406 km or 252 miSan Cristobal
$524
410 km or 255 miTariba
$483
438 km or 272 miPopayan
$408
448 km or 279 miLa Grita
$483