Cost of living in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 8,709 Franc
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 6,134 Franc
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 2,928 Franc
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,133 Franc
12 eggs, large 1,967 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 987 Franc
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 5,208 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1,852 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 764 Franc
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 554 Franc
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 5,486 Franc
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1,225 Franc
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 339 Franc
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,107,770 Franc
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 644,834 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 102,571 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 521,429 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 255,740 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 53,708 Franc
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 33,078 Franc
40” flat screen TV 374,000 Franc
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 150,426 Franc
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 3,867 Franc
Hourly rate for cleaning help 1,484 Franc
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 35,652 Franc
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 41,377 Franc
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 39,348 Franc
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 49,667 Franc
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 10,188,300 Franc
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 606 Franc
Monthly ticket public transport 29,189 Franc
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 4,425 Franc
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 3,544 Franc
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 4,493 Franc
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 16,609 Franc
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 4,540 Franc
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2,921 Franc
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2,097 Franc
4 rolls of toilet paper 943 Franc
Tube of toothpaste 1,481 Franc
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 6,233 Franc
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 21,812 Franc
2 tickets to the movies 6,776 Franc
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 13,962 Franc
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 39,028 Franc
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 5,323 Franc
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 1,712 Franc
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,445 Franc
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 97 Franc
1 month of gym membership in business district 35,303 Franc
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 889 Franc
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 128 prices entered by 12 different people.
Latest price update: November 23, 2017.

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