Abidjan vs Rio de Janeiro - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Rio de Janeiro
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$903
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$2226
🏠 One person rent
$380
$413
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$699
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$250
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$153
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$380
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
32
94
😀 Quality of life
36
65
🏙️ Population
4.98M
6.75M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 5% less expensive than in Rio de Janeiro. Cities ranked 5869th and 5706th ($860 vs $903) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in Ivory Coast and Brazil, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.4 months in Rio de Janeiro. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Rio de Janeiro ranked 2nd in Brazil, while ranked 7742nd and 4114th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Rio de Janeiro
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$6.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$25.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$6.41
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.99
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$2.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.15
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$451
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$736
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$511
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$78.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$21.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
9.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$2121
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$1292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$48.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$8.26
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$8.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$4.36
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$8.78
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.19
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$10.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$1.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$1.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$5.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$3.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$0.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$25.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$6.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$53.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$68.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$479
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$6195

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Niteroi
$733
18 km or 11 mi Duque de Caxias
$547
21 km or 13 mi Sao Joao de Meriti
$889
26 km or 16 mi Belford Roxo
$1198
31 km or 19 mi Nova Iguacu
$586
45 km or 28 mi Petropolis
$561
60 km or 37 mi Teresopolis
$532
70 km or 44 mi Saquarema
$551
98 km or 61 mi Nova Friburgo
$626
102 km or 64 mi Volta Redonda
$490
108 km or 67 mi Barra Mansa
$561
112 km or 70 mi Sao Pedro da Aldeia
$546
115 km or 72 mi Angra dos Reis
$630
121 km or 75 mi Cabo Frio
$632
130 km or 81 mi Juiz de Fora
$479
135 km or 84 mi Rio das Ostras
$620
137 km or 85 mi Resende
$573
157 km or 97 mi Macae
$544
184 km or 115 mi Cruzeiro
$553
196 km or 122 mi Barbacena
$576
199 km or 123 mi Lorena
$554
200 km or 124 mi Ubatuba
$513
201 km or 125 mi Uba
$554
208 km or 129 mi Guaratingueta
$556
215 km or 134 mi Muriae
$555
226 km or 140 mi Sao Joao del-Rei
$479
231 km or 144 mi Campos dos Goytacazes
$559
232 km or 144 mi Pindamonhangaba
$602
238 km or 148 mi Itajuba
$590
240 km or 149 mi Caraguatatuba
$554
241 km or 150 mi Taubate
$586
242 km or 150 mi Vicosa
$524
245 km or 152 mi Sao Sebastiao
$555
251 km or 156 mi Tres Coracoes
$554
257 km or 160 mi Conselheiro Lafaiete
$522
258 km or 160 mi Cacapava
$554
264 km or 164 mi Lavras
$544
275 km or 171 mi Varginha
$523
277 km or 172 mi Sao Jose dos Campos
$621
279 km or 173 mi Ponte Nova
$555