Prices in Abidjan vs Riyadh - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanRiyadh
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$942
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$2284
🏠 One person rent
$458
$433
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$781
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$272
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$121
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$1615
🏙️ Population
4.98M
8M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 11% more expensive than in Riyadh. Cities ranked 5299th and 5529th ($1043 vs $942) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 1.7 months in Riyadh. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Riyadh ranked 2nd in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 9007th and 555th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Riyadh

AbidjanRiyadh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$5.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$32.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$6.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.33
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$3.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$427
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$287
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$846
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$580
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$55.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$84.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$62.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
4.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1296
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$892
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.83
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$46.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$6.86
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.74
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$6.12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$6.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.85
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$2.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$3.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$6.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$4.14
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$3.19
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$89.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$17.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$29
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$4.38
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$56.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$94.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$303
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$5853

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$839
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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 Riyadh

DistanceCityCost of living
310 km or 193 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
316 km or 196 miUnaizah
$751
350 km or 217 miAr Rass
$742
389 km or 242 miDhahran
$840
394 km or 245 miDammam
$955
395 km or 245 miJubail
$888
417 km or 259 miQatif
$651
420 km or 261 miRiffa
$1077
421 km or 262 miIsa Town
$1141
426 km or 265 miManama
$1284
460 km or 286 miAl Wafrah
$1074
480 km or 298 miAs Sulayyil
$739
491 km or 305 miDoha
$1804
496 km or 308 miAl Khor
$1668
540 km or 336 miKuwait
$1240
595 km or 369 miHa'il
$770
611 km or 379 miUmm Qasr
$635
618 km or 384 miAl-Faw
$636
631 km or 392 miBushehr
$412
646 km or 401 miAz Zubayr
$695
652 km or 405 miAbadan
$338
658 km or 409 miBasra
$961
659 km or 410 miKhorramshahr
$441
668 km or 415 miBisha
$742
680 km or 423 miBorazjan
$441
701 km or 436 miBandar-e Mahshahr
$443
713 km or 443 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
714 km or 443 miNasiriyah
$689
719 km or 447 miMedina
$1089
737 km or 458 miKazerun
$441
747 km or 464 miBehbahan
$442
754 km or 469 miSamawah
$661
766 km or 476 miAhvaz
$282
775 km or 481 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
790 km or 491 miMecca
$797
798 km or 496 miShiraz
$420
800 km or 497 miAmarah
$692
804 km or 499 miBareq
$740
804 km or 500 miJahrom
$442
823 km or 511 miYasuj
$569