Prices in Abidjan vs Rio de Janeiro - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanRio de Janeiro
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$719
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1809
🏠 One person rent
$458
$337
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$586
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$187
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$120
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$363
🏙️ Population
4.98M
6.52M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 45% more expensive than in Rio de Janeiro. Cities ranked 5299th and 6176th ($1043 vs $719) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ivory Coast and Brazil, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 0.5 months in Rio de Janeiro. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Rio de Janeiro ranked 8th in Brazil, while ranked 9007th and 4223rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Rio de Janeiro

AbidjanRio de Janeiro
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$4.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$22.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$4.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.88
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$359
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$223
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$653
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$412
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$69
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$107
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$18
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
9.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1891
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$1200
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$36.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$7.35
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$0.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$5.91
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$2.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$5.37
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.95
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$0.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$6.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$1.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.59
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$0.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$21.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$5.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$44.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$6.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$41.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$56
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$368
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$7789

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$839
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$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 Rio de Janeiro

DistanceCityCost of living
9.9 km or 6.2 miNiteroi
$573
18 km or 11 miDuque de Caxias
$423
21 km or 13 miSao Joao de Meriti
$490
26 km or 16 miBelford Roxo
$361
31 km or 19 miNova Iguacu
$509
45 km or 28 miPetropolis
$489
60 km or 37 miTeresopolis
$429
70 km or 44 miSaquarema
$468
98 km or 61 miNova Friburgo
$372
102 km or 64 miVolta Redonda
$386
108 km or 67 miBarra Mansa
$456
112 km or 70 miSao Pedro da Aldeia
$456
115 km or 72 miAngra dos Reis
$463
121 km or 75 miCabo Frio
$445
130 km or 81 miJuiz de Fora
$401
135 km or 84 miRio das Ostras
$419
137 km or 85 miResende
$460
157 km or 97 miMacae
$429
184 km or 115 miCruzeiro
$451
196 km or 122 miBarbacena
$406
199 km or 123 miLorena
$454
200 km or 124 miUbatuba
$425
201 km or 125 miUba
$450
208 km or 129 miGuaratingueta
$452
215 km or 134 miMuriae
$450
226 km or 140 miSao Joao del-Rei
$329
231 km or 144 miCampos dos Goytacazes
$484
232 km or 144 miPindamonhangaba
$457
238 km or 148 miItajuba
$405
240 km or 149 miCaraguatatuba
$369
241 km or 150 miTaubate
$487
242 km or 150 miVicosa
$427
245 km or 152 miSao Sebastiao
$450
251 km or 156 miTres Coracoes
$451
257 km or 160 miConselheiro Lafaiete
$501
258 km or 160 miCacapava
$452
264 km or 164 miLavras
$441
275 km or 171 miVarginha
$471
277 km or 172 miSao Jose dos Campos
$528
279 km or 173 miPonte Nova
$450