Abidjan vs Onitsha - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Onitsha
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$501
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1383
🏠 One person rent
$380
$219
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$562
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$160
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$76.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$130
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
32
36
😀 Quality of life
36
17
🏙️ Population
4.98M
1.48M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 72% more expensive than in Onitsha. Cities ranked 5869th and 8311th ($860 vs $501) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 33rd in Ivory Coast and Nigeria, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Nigeria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.3 months in Onitsha. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Onitsha ranked 12th in Nigeria, while ranked 7742nd and 9063rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Onitsha
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$0.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$14
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$3.53
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.5
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.31
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$319
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$169
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$821
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$467
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$8.65
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$13.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$11.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
17.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$2179
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$2657
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$20.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$12.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.4
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$3.55
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$5.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$3.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$0.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.95
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$3.64
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$1.13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$3.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$3.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$11.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$3.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$23.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$2.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$16.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$52.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$59
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$1392

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Distance City Cost of living
36 km or 22 mi Grand-Bassam
$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

Cities near Onitsha

Distance City Cost of living
32 km or 20 mi Awka
$748
81 km or 50 mi Owerri
$1669
84 km or 52 mi Enugu
$938
105 km or 65 mi Umuahia
$755
130 km or 81 mi Benin
$924
133 km or 83 mi Aba
$659
135 km or 84 mi Warri
$518
159 km or 99 mi Port Harcourt
$854
174 km or 108 mi Owo
$745
213 km or 132 mi Akure
$662
218 km or 135 mi Calabar
$655
236 km or 147 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
284 km or 177 mi Ife
$774
303 km or 188 mi Osogbo
$548
331 km or 205 mi Abuja
$1305
341 km or 212 mi Kumba
$451
345 km or 214 mi Ibadan
$941
347 km or 216 mi Malabo
$715
351 km or 218 mi Buea
$346
358 km or 222 mi Ilorin
$753
360 km or 224 mi Limbe
$370
365 km or 227 mi Oyo
$646
375 km or 233 mi Bamenda
$387
375 km or 233 mi Lagos
$1417
384 km or 239 mi Minna
$669
395 km or 245 mi Abeokuta
$1274
400 km or 248 mi Douala
$549
409 km or 254 mi Bafoussam
$488
462 km or 287 mi Porto-Novo
$593
478 km or 297 mi Jos
$780
483 km or 300 mi Cotonou
$681
490 km or 304 mi Kaduna
$649
518 km or 322 mi Save
$559
541 km or 336 mi Abomey
$560
554 km or 344 mi Zaria
$543
571 km or 355 mi Bauchi
$567
582 km or 362 mi Bata
$988
584 km or 363 mi Yaounde
$723
615 km or 382 mi Lome
$607
643 km or 399 mi Atakpame
$568