Prices in Abidjan vs Sao Paulo - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanSao Paulo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$741
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1858
🏠 One person rent
$458
$350
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$613
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$202
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$117
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$478
🏙️ Population
4.98M
12.1M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 41% more expensive than in Sao Paulo. Cities ranked 5299th and 6095th ($1043 vs $741) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st 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 0.6 months in Sao Paulo. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Sao Paulo ranked 1st in Brazil, while ranked 9007th and 1071st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Sao Paulo

AbidjanSao Paulo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$4.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$25.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$2.14
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$419
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$258
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$742
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$478
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$42
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$64.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$18.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
9.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$2071
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$1411
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.82
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$44.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$5.41
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$0.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$1.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$6.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$3.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$5.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.31
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$0.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$7.74
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$1.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$4.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$2.63
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$0.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$19.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$6.37
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$33.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$7.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$38.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$62.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$9445

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$841
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$842
215 km or 134 miYamoussoukro
$1096
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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
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$559
13 km or 8.3 miTaboao da Serra
$465
14 km or 8.6 miGuarulhos
$513
15 km or 9.4 miDiadema
$469
16 km or 9.7 miSanto Andre
$570
16 km or 10 miOsasco
$566
17 km or 11 miSao Bernardo do Campo
$566
21 km or 13 miCarapicuiba
$473
22 km or 14 miMaua
$474
23 km or 15 miCaieiras
$450
25 km or 15 miEmbu das Artes
$461
25 km or 16 miBarueri
$609
26 km or 16 miMairipora
$450
26 km or 16 miFranco da Rocha
$462
27 km or 17 miFerraz de Vasconcelos
$451
28 km or 17 miJandira
$451
29 km or 18 miRibeirao Pires
$451
29 km or 18 miItapecerica da Serra
$451
30 km or 18 miPoa
$451
30 km or 18 miCotia
$482
30 km or 19 miItaquaquecetuba
$471
31 km or 19 miItapevi
$457
31 km or 19 miSantana de Parnaiba
$451
32 km or 20 miFrancisco Morato
$470
33 km or 20 miItanhaem
$451
33 km or 20 miCajamar
$440
36 km or 22 miEmbu-Guacu
$450
36 km or 22 miAruja
$450
41 km or 26 miCampo Limpo Paulista
$450
43 km or 26 miVarzea Paulista
$451
44 km or 27 miCubatao
$447
45 km or 28 miMogi das Cruzes
$561
48 km or 30 miJundiai
$639
49 km or 30 miAtibaia
$472
51 km or 32 miSao Roque
$450
52 km or 32 miSao Vicente
$476
55 km or 34 miSantos
$627
56 km or 35 miPraia Grande
$467
61 km or 38 miBertioga
$451
61 km or 38 miIbiuna
$451