Cost of Living in Abomey

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$676
$1643
🛋️ Without rent
$395
$1188
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$281
$455
🍽️ Food
$285
$743
🚐 Transport
$49.5
$141
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$245
😀 Quality of life
19
🏙️ Population
90.2K

The average cost of living in Abomey is $676, which is in the top 25% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6986th out of 9294 in our global list and 3rd out of 4 in Benin.

The median after-tax salary is $245, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 9009th (TOP 97%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Benin. With an estimated population of 90.2K, Abomey is the 3rd largest city in Benin.

Why living in Abomey costs 2.8 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Abomey for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 102 km Cadjehoun Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 34 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 12062 National University of Sciences, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics
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Prices in Abomey

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.57
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.44
 Cappuccino
$4.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$295
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$152
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$424
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$305
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$75.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8278
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$830
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.63
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.96
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.53
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.73
👖 Brand Jeans
$30.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$48.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$206
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5984

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