Cost of Living in Grand-Bassam | Ivory Coast

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$657
$1654
🛋️ Without rent
$375
$1112
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$282
$542
🍽️ Food
$288
$779
🚐 Transport
$26.4
$72.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$146
🏙️ Population
73.8k

The average cost of living in Grand-Bassam is $657, which is in the top 30% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6458th out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 10 in Ivory Coast.

The median after-tax salary is $146, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months. Ranked 9255th (TOP 100%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 5th best city to live in Ivory Coast. With an estimated population of 73.8k, Grand-Bassam is the 9th largest city in Ivory Coast.

Why living in Grand-Bassam costs 4.5 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 Grand-Bassam for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport22 kmPort Bouet Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate23.1 µg/m³
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Prices in Grand-Bassam

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
☕ Cappuccino
$1.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.86

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$93.4
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$97.4
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$291
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$303
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$76.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$676
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$422

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.77
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04

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
$1.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.39
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.63
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.5
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.42

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$25.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.53
👖 Brand Jeans
$43
👟 Brand Sneakers
$42.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$95
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4383