Abidjan vs Melbourne - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Melbourne
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1968
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$4731
🏠 One person rent
$380
$1042
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$1689
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$505
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$275
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$4043
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
32
100
😀 Quality of life
36
99
🏙️ Population
4.98M
4.53M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 56% less expensive than in Melbourne. Cities ranked 5869th and 589th ($860 vs $1968) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Ivory Coast and Australia, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 2.1 months in Melbourne. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Melbourne ranked 2nd in Australia, while ranked 7742nd and 3rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Melbourne

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Abidjan Melbourne
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$57.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$9.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$6.96
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$2.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$1035
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$867
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$1988
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1378
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$87.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$53.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
3.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$6524
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$5101
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$3.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$112
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$14.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$2.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$2.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$4.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$9.25
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$8.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$14.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$4.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$2.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$2.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$1.04
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$2.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$13.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$4.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$28.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$8.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$5.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$2.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$48.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$15.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$60.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$20
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$76
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$105
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$1721
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$16947

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$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

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Distance City Cost of living
3.2 km or 2 mi South Yarra
$1589
24 km or 15 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
25 km or 16 mi Tarneit
$1570
29 km or 18 mi Dandenong
$1498
34 km or 21 mi Sunbury
$1625
37 km or 23 mi Melton
$1633
40 km or 25 mi Frankston
$1957
41 km or 25 mi Berwick
$1562
42 km or 26 mi Cranbourne
$1587
54 km or 34 mi Pakenham
$1631
65 km or 40 mi Geelong
$1708
102 km or 64 mi Ballarat
$1740
134 km or 83 mi Bendigo
$1610
144 km or 90 mi Traralgon
$1626
164 km or 102 mi Shepparton
$1442
226 km or 140 mi Warrnambool
$1573
367 km or 228 mi Mount Gambier
$1181
369 km or 230 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
392 km or 244 mi Devonport
$1641
404 km or 251 mi Griffith
$1629
444 km or 276 mi Launceston
$1477
466 km or 290 mi Canberra
$1792
477 km or 296 mi Mildura
$1622
546 km or 339 mi Goulburn
$1700
597 km or 371 mi Hobart
$1648
628 km or 390 mi Orange
$1661
643 km or 399 mi Bathurst
$1558
651 km or 405 mi Wollongong
$1554
655 km or 407 mi Adelaide
$1654
700 km or 435 mi Blacktown
$1581
702 km or 436 mi Dubbo
$1445
703 km or 437 mi Parramatta
$1896
707 km or 440 mi Kellyville
$1656
713 km or 443 mi Sydney
$2294
728 km or 452 mi Dee Why
$1970
822 km or 511 mi Newcastle
$1798
891 km or 554 mi Whyalla
$1627
1015 km or 631 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
1021 km or 634 mi Armidale
$1677
1123 km or 698 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359