Abidjan vs Shenzhen - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Shenzhen
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1134
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$3065
🏠 One person rent
$380
$599
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$1172
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$313
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$1625
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
32
95
😀 Quality of life
36
80
🏙️ Population
4.98M
17.5M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 24% less expensive than in Shenzhen. Cities ranked 5869th and 4211th ($860 vs $1134) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 8th in Ivory Coast and China, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 1.4 months in Shenzhen. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Shenzhen ranked 3rd in China, while ranked 7742nd and 355th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Shenzhen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$5.45
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$33
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$5.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$3.52
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$4.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$755
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$479
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$1602
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$951
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$48.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$73.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$17.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$19092
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$8314
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$34.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$5.36
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$2.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$17.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$5.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$15.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$3.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$4.48
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$5.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$1.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$42.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$7.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$64.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$9.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$72.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$86.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$629
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$26673

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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
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$2352
30 km or 19 mi Hong Kong
$2822
58 km or 36 mi Zhuhai
$675
65 km or 40 mi Dongguan
$787
66 km or 41 mi Macau
$1613
72 km or 45 mi Zhongshan
$663
74 km or 46 mi Huizhou
$763
100 km or 62 mi Jiangmen
$711
105 km or 65 mi Guangzhou
$995
112 km or 69 mi Foshan
$641
134 km or 83 mi Shanwei
$710
142 km or 88 mi Kaiping
$665
150 km or 93 mi Heyuan
$696
164 km or 102 mi Qingyuan
$733
174 km or 108 mi Zhaoqing
$707
212 km or 131 mi Yunfu
$763
228 km or 142 mi Yangjiang
$719
233 km or 145 mi Puning
$700
256 km or 159 mi Shaoguan
$688
262 km or 163 mi Jieyang
$747
286 km or 178 mi Shantou
$1051
288 km or 179 mi Meizhou
$775
292 km or 182 mi Chaozhou
$648
299 km or 186 mi Wuzhou
$727
303 km or 188 mi Lianzhou
$651
330 km or 205 mi Hezhou
$701
337 km or 209 mi Gaozhou
$686
337 km or 210 mi Maoming
$537
377 km or 234 mi Ganzhou
$792
378 km or 235 mi Chenzhou
$815
401 km or 249 mi Yulin
$753
405 km or 252 mi Zhanjiang
$667
415 km or 258 mi Longyan
$691
428 km or 266 mi Zhangzhou
$751
460 km or 286 mi Guigang
$673
464 km or 288 mi Xiamen
$828
477 km or 297 mi Haikou
$608
485 km or 301 mi Kinmen
$828
489 km or 304 mi Guilin
$539
502 km or 312 mi Yongzhou
$751