Abidjan vs Raleigh - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Raleigh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1896
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$4564
🏠 One person rent
$380
$1150
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$2074
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$506
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$86.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$4803
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
32
83
😀 Quality of life
36
89
🏙️ Population
4.98M
474K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 55% less expensive than in Raleigh. Cities ranked 5869th and 1812th ($860 vs $1896) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1677th in Ivory Coast and the United States, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 2.5 months in Raleigh. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Raleigh ranked 28th in the United States, while ranked 7742nd and 128th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Raleigh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$55.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$7.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$5.08
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$4.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$1294
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$907
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$2402
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1714
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$105
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$59.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
5.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$6118
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$2461
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$2.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$42.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$14.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$2.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$3.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$8.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$9.45
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$13.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$4.38
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$5.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$3.87
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$2.44
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$2.29
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$1.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$2.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$6.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$9.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$4.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$3.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$34.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$142
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$1164
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$12235

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$600
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$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
12 km or 7.6 mi Garner
$1935
15 km or 9.1 mi Cary
$1989
17 km or 10 mi Morrisville
$1987
21 km or 13 mi Wake Forest
$1947
21 km or 13 mi Apex
$1947
25 km or 16 mi Holly Springs
$2139
28 km or 18 mi Fuquay-Varina
$1933
30 km or 19 mi Durham
$1841
38 km or 23 mi Chapel Hill
$2494
60 km or 37 mi Henderson
$1941
61 km or 38 mi Sanford
$1360
65 km or 41 mi Wilson
$1939
77 km or 48 mi Rocky Mount
$1737
77 km or 48 mi Goldsboro
$1547
78 km or 49 mi Burlington
$1949
87 km or 54 mi Fayetteville
$1570
106 km or 66 mi Asheboro
$1950
109 km or 68 mi Danville
$1441
110 km or 68 mi Greensboro
$1640
114 km or 71 mi Roanoke Rapids
$1935
114 km or 71 mi Kinston
$1979
117 km or 73 mi Greenville
$1710
123 km or 76 mi High Point
$1642
129 km or 80 mi Thomasville
$1508
133 km or 83 mi Kernersville
$1872
137 km or 85 mi Lumberton
$1820
141 km or 87 mi Rockingham
$1946
149 km or 92 mi Winston-Salem
$1724
163 km or 101 mi Jacksonville
$1608
165 km or 103 mi New Bern
$1822
166 km or 103 mi Salisbury
$1949
182 km or 113 mi Kannapolis
$1934
182 km or 113 mi Lynchburg
$1562
183 km or 114 mi Concord
$1876
189 km or 117 mi Havelock
$1590
190 km or 118 mi Wilmington
$1956
191 km or 119 mi Petersburg
$1946
196 km or 122 mi Monroe
$1939
196 km or 122 mi Mint Hill
$1947
198 km or 123 mi Roanoke
$1610