Congo vs Ivory Coast - Cost of Living Comparison

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Congo Ivory Coast
🚶 Cost of living one person
$559
$1041
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1396
$2746
🏠 One person rent
$237
$477
🏘️ Family rent
$444
$1135
🍽️ Food expenses
$208
$331
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.3
$139
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$396
$210
💸 GDP per capita
$2649
$2486
😃 Human freedom index
5.41
6.48
❤️ Life expectancy
63.5
58.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
22
40
🌐 English speaking %
0%
1%
🎓 Higher education
21
36
😀 Quality of life
20
16
🏙️ Population
5.26M
24.3M

The average cost of living in the Congo ($559) is 46% less expensive than in Ivory Coast ($1041). the Congo ranked 162nd vs 77th for Ivory Coast in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in the Congo compared to 0.2 months in Ivory Coast. Ranked 170th and 180th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Congo vs Ivory Coast

We calculate prices for the Congo and Ivory Coast as a population-weighted mean of 6 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Congo Ivory Coast
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$3.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.7
$41
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.69
$9.78
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.78
$1.07
 Cappuccino
$1.8
$2.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.59
$0.8
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$240
$567
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$154
$270
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$500
$1387
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$323
$827
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$90.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59.6
$139
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26.3
$57.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.26%
10.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$1996
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$910
$1478
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.9
$41.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.58
$14.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.13
$2.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.74
$0.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$2.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.85
$14.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.18
$9.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.63
$8.04
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$3.29
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$1.57
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.66
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$2.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.61
$6.51
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.4
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.69
$1.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.73
$6.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.06
$3.66
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.25
$2.41
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.5
$78.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.35
$8.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.5
$27.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.52
$8.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$31
$64.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$62.6
$70.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$123
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3741
$3004

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Cities Comparison in the Congo vs Ivory Coast

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Congo

City Cost of living Population
Brazzaville
$567
1.83M
Pointe-Noire
$548
829K
Kayes
$514
62.5K
Madingou
$513
27.5K
Gamboma
$511
19.7K
Kinkala
$512
16.1K

In Ivory Coast

City Cost of living Population
Abidjan
$1110
4.98M
Bouake
$920
659K
Yamoussoukro
$887
422K
Korhogo
$969
286K
Gagnoa
$893
277K
Divo
$884
179K
Abengourou
$866
164K
Dabou
$913
138K
Agboville
$889
135K
Grand-Bassam
$690
125K