Abidjan vs Yaounde - Cost of Living Comparison

Abidjan Yaounde
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$723
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2382
$1717
🏠 One person rent
$380
$327
🏘️ Family rent
$1014
$595
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$255
🚐 Transport expenses
$114
$62
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
$353
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
32
25
😀 Quality of life
36
27
🏙️ Population
4.98M
2.44M

The cost of living in Abidjan is 19% more expensive than in Yaounde. Cities ranked 5869th and 6396th ($860 vs $723) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Ivory Coast and Cameroon, respectively. Check Ivory Coast vs Cameroon comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abidjan compared to 0.5 months in Yaounde. Abidjan ranked 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast vs Yaounde ranked 2nd in Cameroon, while ranked 7742nd and 8768th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abidjan Yaounde
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.15
$4.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.55
$4.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.22
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$2.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$465
$331
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$188
$191
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1219
$598
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$423
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.8
$56.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$85.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.64%
7.28%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1737
$929
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$978
$193
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$24
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.07
$3.51
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.91
$6.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$5.25
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$3.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.67
$7.69
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.48
$2.13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$4.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.17
$2.32
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
$2.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.9
$44.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.73
$7.83
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
$19.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$8.73
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.7
$55.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
$61.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$116
$112
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2611
$1845

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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

Cities near Yaounde

Distance City Cost of living
203 km or 126 mi Douala
$549
217 km or 135 mi Bafoussam
$488
245 km or 152 mi Kumba
$451
256 km or 159 mi Buea
$346
256 km or 159 mi Limbe
$370
275 km or 171 mi Bamenda
$387
297 km or 185 mi Bata
$988
305 km or 189 mi Malabo
$715
374 km or 233 mi Calabar
$655
448 km or 278 mi Ngaoundere
$426
449 km or 279 mi Libreville
$612
475 km or 295 mi Berberati
$481
481 km or 299 mi Aba
$659
484 km or 301 mi Umuahia
$755
511 km or 317 mi Port Harcourt
$854
529 km or 329 mi Owerri
$1669
530 km or 329 mi Enugu
$938
558 km or 346 mi Awka
$748
584 km or 363 mi Onitsha
$501
593 km or 368 mi Port-Gentil
$573
640 km or 398 mi Garoua
$459
660 km or 410 mi Sao Tome
$792
665 km or 413 mi Warri
$518
669 km or 415 mi Trindade
$813
709 km or 440 mi Benin
$924
729 km or 453 mi Abuja
$1305
735 km or 457 mi Jos
$780
738 km or 459 mi Mubi
$729
741 km or 461 mi Bauchi
$567
748 km or 465 mi Gamboma
$499
754 km or 468 mi Owo
$745
783 km or 487 mi Bangui
$519
795 km or 494 mi Akure
$662
809 km or 503 mi Maroua
$453
813 km or 505 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
831 km or 516 mi Bongor
$483
842 km or 523 mi Minna
$669
862 km or 535 mi Mbandaka
$906
867 km or 539 mi Kaduna
$649
867 km or 539 mi Ife
$774