Prices in Abidjan vs Mogadishu - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanMogadishu
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$830
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$3275
🏠 One person rent
$458
$272
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$1618
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$276
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$96.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$397
🏙️ Population
4.98M
2.12M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 26% more expensive than in Mogadishu. Cities ranked 5299th and 5833rd ($1043 vs $830) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Somalia, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Somalia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.5 months in Mogadishu. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Mogadishu ranked 2nd in Somalia, while ranked 9007th and 9215th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Mogadishu

AbidjanMogadishu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$1.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$68.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$5.55
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$5.99
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$0.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$174
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$67.2
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$2321
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$1130
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$125
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$191
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$59
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
9.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1489
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$728
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$29.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$10.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$2.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$4.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$4.16
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$3.49
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$2.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$2.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$8.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.75
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$1.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.46
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$3.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.56
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$18.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$171
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$51.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$18
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$31.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$51.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$843

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36 km or 22 miGrand-Bassam
$657
39 km or 24 miDabou
$839
70 km or 43 miAgboville
$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 Mogadishu

DistanceCityCost of living
223 km or 138 miBaidoa
$555
824 km or 512 miMalindi
$766
849 km or 527 miHargeisa
$720
860 km or 534 miJijiga
$526
883 km or 549 miHarar
$471
883 km or 549 miMeru
$498
909 km or 565 miBorama
$485
923 km or 573 miDire Dawa
$463
925 km or 575 miMombasa
$648
944 km or 586 miAwasa
$390
980 km or 609 miThika
$435
981 km or 610 miMachakos
$429
1017 km or 632 miNairobi
$866
1051 km or 653 miTanga
$377
1054 km or 655 miAli Sabieh
$502
1060 km or 659 miDikhil
$504
1063 km or 661 miNakuru
$494
1066 km or 663 miAddis Ababa
$803
1072 km or 666 miMoshi
$506
1090 km or 677 miDjibouti
$532
1127 km or 700 miObock
$503
1131 km or 703 miEldoret
$593
1131 km or 703 miJimma
$448
1135 km or 705 miArusha
$583
1139 km or 708 miStone Town
$551
1139 km or 708 miZanzibar
$706
1191 km or 740 miDar es Salaam
$887
1191 km or 740 miDessie
$501
1197 km or 744 miAden
$518
1201 km or 747 miKisumu
$521
1222 km or 759 miMumias
$512
1246 km or 774 miMbale
$505
1250 km or 777 miTororo
$541
1291 km or 802 miTaiz
$521
1303 km or 810 miMorogoro
$465
1332 km or 828 miIbb
$503
1346 km or 836 miVictoria
$1384
1361 km or 846 miJinja
$540
1370 km or 851 miZabid
$493
1377 km or 855 miBahir Dar
$518