Prices in Abidjan vs Soweto - Cost of Living Comparison

AbidjanSoweto
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1043
$962
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3021
$1392
🏠 One person rent
$458
$646
🏘️ Family rent
$1349
$460
🍽️ Food Expenses
$339
$198
🚐 Transport Expenses
$125
$64.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
$1236
🏙️ Population
4.98M
1.27M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 9% more expensive than in Soweto. Cities ranked 5299th and 5476th ($1043 vs $962) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 5th in Ivory Coast and South Africa, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs South Africa comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abidjan compared to 1.3 months in Soweto. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Soweto ranked 11th in South Africa, while ranked 9007th and 6127th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abidjan vs Soweto

AbidjanSoweto
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
$4.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
$21.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
$2.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.34
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$1.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$0.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
$898
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$461
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
$551
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
$277
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$54
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
$43.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
10.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
$1128
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937
$757
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$1.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
$16.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
$7.82
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
$0.87
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$8.95
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$3.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$6.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$2.36
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.94
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
$1.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
$13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
$2.25
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$3.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$2.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
$1.33
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$0.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
$14.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$4.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
$21.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$3.21
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
$40
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
$50.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
$113
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405
$3759

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36 km or 22 miGrand-Bassam
$657
39 km or 24 miDabou
$839
70 km or 43 miAgboville
$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 Soweto

DistanceCityCost of living
19 km or 12 miJohannesburg
$864
24 km or 15 miRandburg
$842
26 km or 16 miSandton
$1019
46 km or 28 miVereeniging
$749
46 km or 29 miBenoni
$742
48 km or 30 miVanderbijlpark
$768
56 km or 34 miCenturion
$752
58 km or 36 miSprings
$706
66 km or 41 miPretoria
$804
73 km or 45 miBrits
$765
91 km or 56 miPotchefstroom
$613
92 km or 57 miRustenburg
$1101
137 km or 85 miKlerksdorp
$862
159 km or 99 miBethal
$474
166 km or 103 miKroonstad
$848
170 km or 106 miMiddelburg
$668
222 km or 138 miWelkom
$826
228 km or 142 miMmabatho
$766
249 km or 155 miLobatse
$539
266 km or 165 miGaborone
$664
282 km or 175 miButha-Buthe
$693
290 km or 180 miKanye
$636
315 km or 196 miMolepolole
$538
321 km or 199 miTeyateyaneng
$773
329 km or 204 miMbabane
$486
335 km or 208 miVryheid
$826
341 km or 212 miMaseru
$646
350 km or 217 miManzini
$468
354 km or 220 miBloemfontein
$609
367 km or 228 miMahalapye
$584
399 km or 248 miMafeteng
$692
412 km or 256 miKimberley
$701
420 km or 261 miPalapye
$473
446 km or 277 miPietermaritzburg
$625
447 km or 278 miSerowe
$537
461 km or 286 miMatola
$945
472 km or 293 miMaputo
$923
506 km or 314 miDurban
$753
567 km or 353 miFrancistown
$632
595 km or 370 miXai-Xai
$769