Cost of Living in Abidjan | Ivory Coast

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1043
$3021
🛋️ Without rent
$586
$1672
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$458
$1349
🍽️ Food
$339
$903
🚐 Transport
$125
$325
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$178
🏙️ Population
4.98M

The average cost of living in Abidjan is $1043, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5299th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 10 in Ivory Coast.

The median after-tax salary is $178, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months. Ranked 9007th (TOP 97%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Ivory Coast. With an estimated population of 4.98M, Abidjan is the 1st largest city in Ivory Coast.

Why living in Abidjan costs 5.9 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 Abidjan for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport14 kmPort Bouet Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate22.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank8637Felix Houphouet-Boigny University
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Prices in Abidjan

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.44
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.65
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$539
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1751
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$931
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$88.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1644
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$937

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.52
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$105
👟 Brand Sneakers
$111
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4405

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