Abidjan vs Ouagadougou - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Ouagadougou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$701
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1756
🏠 One person rent
$380
$311
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$510
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$252
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$55.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$189
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
32
21
😀 Quality of life
36
24
🏙️ Population
4.98M
2.45M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 23% more expensive than in Ouagadougou. Cities ranked 5869th and 6537th ($860 vs $701) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Burkina Faso comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.3 months in Ouagadougou. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Ouagadougou ranked 1st in Burkina Faso, while ranked 7742nd and 8883rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Ouagadougou

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Abidjan Ouagadougou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$4.24
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$19
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$4.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.09
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$334
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$105
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$461
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$263
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$85.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$133
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$73.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
7.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$260
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$262
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$13.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$4.27
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$2.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.89
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$9.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$8.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$4.07
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$0.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$7.85
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$1.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$4.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$5.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$3.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$3.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$37.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$2.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$35.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$78.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$62.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$159
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$11789

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Cities near Abidjan

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 Ouagadougou

Distance City Cost of living
91 km or 57 mi Koudougou
$566
92 km or 57 mi Manga
$593
153 km or 95 mi Leo
$592
166 km or 103 mi Ouahigouya
$593
210 km or 130 mi Fada N'gourma
$592
210 km or 131 mi Dedougou
$593
255 km or 158 mi Dori
$593
256 km or 159 mi Nouna
$592
326 km or 203 mi Bobo-Dioulasso
$671
336 km or 209 mi Tamale
$508
415 km or 258 mi Niamey
$894
431 km or 268 mi Kara
$569
464 km or 288 mi Sikasso
$495
475 km or 295 mi Sokode
$574
503 km or 313 mi Sotouboua
$567
513 km or 319 mi Markala
$486
527 km or 327 mi Segou
$487
551 km or 342 mi Korhogo
$778
611 km or 380 mi Atakpame
$568
620 km or 385 mi Hohoe
$538
631 km or 392 mi Kumasi
$555
646 km or 401 mi Bouake
$805
650 km or 404 mi Kpalime
$568
652 km or 405 mi Save
$559
655 km or 407 mi Banamba
$486
656 km or 407 mi Bougouni
$487
657 km or 408 mi Koulikoro
$485
662 km or 411 mi Abengourou
$766
676 km or 420 mi Ho
$446
685 km or 426 mi Obuasi
$571
693 km or 430 mi Abomey
$560
702 km or 436 mi Bamako
$549
710 km or 441 mi Koforidua
$462
738 km or 459 mi Sokoto
$638
740 km or 460 mi Yamoussoukro
$975
755 km or 469 mi Lome
$607
759 km or 471 mi Ashaiman
$485
762 km or 474 mi Tema
$524
765 km or 476 mi Accra
$671
773 km or 480 mi Agboville
$767