Abidjan vs Sao Tome - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Sao Tome
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$792
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1927
🏠 One person rent
$380
$359
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$703
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$349
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$33.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$129
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
32
1
😀 Quality of life
36
16
🏙️ Population
4.98M
56.2K

The cost of living in Abidjan is 9% more expensive than in Sao Tome. Cities ranked 5869th and 6094th ($860 vs $792) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Ivory Coast and Sao Tome and Principe, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Sao Tome and Principe comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.2 months in Sao Tome. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Sao Tome ranked 1st in Sao Tome and Principe, while ranked 7742nd and 9072nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Sao Tome

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Abidjan Sao Tome
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$41.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$7.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.56
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$1.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$183
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$512
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$409
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$111
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$173
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$100
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
12.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$925
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$212
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$48.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$3.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$5.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$6.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$25.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$3.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$2.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$5.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$2.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$3.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$2.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$8.53
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$3.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$19.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$4.22
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$31.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$113
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$2948

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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
8.3 km or 5.1 mi Trindade
$813
256 km or 159 mi Port-Gentil
$573
303 km or 188 mi Libreville
$612
375 km or 233 mi Bata
$988
443 km or 275 mi Malabo
$715
492 km or 306 mi Port Harcourt
$854
494 km or 307 mi Limbe
$370
509 km or 316 mi Buea
$346
529 km or 328 mi Douala
$549
537 km or 333 mi Aba
$659
543 km or 337 mi Calabar
$655
565 km or 351 mi Kumba
$451
574 km or 356 mi Owerri
$1669
584 km or 363 mi Umuahia
$755
587 km or 365 mi Warri
$518
649 km or 403 mi Onitsha
$501
653 km or 406 mi Awka
$748
660 km or 410 mi Yaounde
$723
677 km or 421 mi Benin
$924
684 km or 425 mi Enugu
$938
702 km or 436 mi Bafoussam
$488
730 km or 454 mi Bamenda
$387
772 km or 480 mi Owo
$745
774 km or 481 mi Lagos
$1417
788 km or 490 mi Akure
$662
806 km or 501 mi Pointe-Noire
$536
822 km or 511 mi Porto-Novo
$593
824 km or 512 mi Cotonou
$681
827 km or 514 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
829 km or 515 mi Ife
$774
845 km or 525 mi Ibadan
$941
846 km or 526 mi Abeokuta
$1274
861 km or 535 mi Osogbo
$548
884 km or 549 mi Kayes
$500
889 km or 552 mi Lome
$607
890 km or 553 mi Oyo
$646
892 km or 555 mi Cabinda
$953
907 km or 564 mi Madingou
$500
924 km or 574 mi Gamboma
$499
926 km or 575 mi Abomey
$560