Cost of living in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Summary of cost of living in Abidjan

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 2,012,452 Franc
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 1,091,393 Franc
  • Abidjan is the most expensive city in Africa (1 out of 10)
  • Cost of living in Abidjan is cheaper than in 62% of cities in the World (162 out of 260)

List of prices in Abidjan
Current as of Aug 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 5,329 Franc
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 5,428 Franc
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3,487 Franc
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,134 Franc
12 eggs, large 1,521 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1,128 Franc
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 4,136 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1,592 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 709 Franc
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 598 Franc
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 5,329 Franc
2 liters of coca-cola 1,371 Franc
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 309 Franc
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,056,270 Franc
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 512,432 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 97,263 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 529,377 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 232,392 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 47,516 Franc
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 30,029 Franc
40” flat screen tv 259,144 Franc
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 124,043 Franc
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 4,450 Franc
Hourly rate for cleaning help 4,667 Franc
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 29,430 Franc
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 30,449 Franc
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 43,938 Franc
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 48,360 Franc
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 12,546,400 Franc
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 609 Franc
Monthly ticket public transport 25,392 Franc
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 5,096 Franc
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 3,269 Franc
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 5,160 Franc
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 16,122 Franc
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 4,206 Franc
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2,634 Franc
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2,058 Franc
4 rolls of toilet paper 890 Franc
Tube of toothpaste 1,467 Franc
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 6,526 Franc
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 19,913 Franc
2 tickets to the movies 9,220 Franc
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 17,457 Franc
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 31,464 Franc
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 5,557 Franc
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 1,757 Franc
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,083 Franc
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1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 93 Franc
1 month of gym membership in business district 38,696 Franc
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 844 Franc
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 40 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: August 11, 2022

Abidjan position in our World Ranking

the world
162nd
out of 260
africa
1st
out of 10

Cheapest and most expensive products in Abidjan compared to other cities:

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