Prices in Abidjan vs Meru - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanMeru
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$498
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1353
🏠 One person rent
$458
$88.1
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$167
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$229
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$130
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$420
🏙️ Population
4.98M
1.83M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 109% more expensive than in Meru. Cities ranked 5299th and 7722nd ($1043 vs $498) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Ivory Coast and Kenya, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Kenya comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.8 months in Meru. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Meru ranked 5th in Kenya, while ranked 9007th and 8098th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Meru

AbidjanMeru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$4.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$9.81
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$4.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.55
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$0.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.45
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$66.9
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$33.8
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$188
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$94.6
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$11.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$17.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$36.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
17.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$2791
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$1586
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$56.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$11.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$0.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$4.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$11.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$4.68
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$4.42
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$1.64
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$2.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$42.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$5.46
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$4.91
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$18.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$28.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$168
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$5301

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$841
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$842
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$1096
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$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
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$435
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$866
179 km or 111 miMachakos
$429
180 km or 112 miNakuru
$494
268 km or 167 miEldoret
$593
323 km or 201 miKisumu
$521
354 km or 220 miMumias
$512
378 km or 235 miMoshi
$506
392 km or 244 miTororo
$541
395 km or 245 miArusha
$583
403 km or 250 miMbale
$505
455 km or 283 miMalindi
$766
496 km or 308 miJinja
$540
508 km or 316 miMombasa
$648
559 km or 347 miKira Town
$538
564 km or 351 miKampala
$689
577 km or 359 miEntebbe
$509
591 km or 367 miTanga
$377
600 km or 373 miMwanza
$640
666 km or 414 miGulu
$553
712 km or 442 miStone Town
$551
712 km or 443 miZanzibar
$706
732 km or 455 miDodoma
$538
749 km or 465 miBaidoa
$555
764 km or 475 miMorogoro
$465
783 km or 486 miDar es Salaam
$887
784 km or 487 miAwasa
$390
819 km or 509 miArua
$532
840 km or 522 miBunia
$609
852 km or 529 miJimma
$448
852 km or 530 miKasese
$434
858 km or 533 miJuba
$512
862 km or 536 miByumba
$649
873 km or 542 miKigali
$704
875 km or 544 miMuyinga
$534
883 km or 549 miMogadishu
$830
907 km or 563 miRuhengeri
$493
911 km or 566 miRuyigi
$531
911 km or 566 miBeni
$609
918 km or 570 miNyanza
$604