Cost of living in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Summary of cost of living in Abidjan

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 2,149,634 Franc
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 1,193,411 Franc
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.
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List of prices in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Current as of Feb 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 8,261 Franc
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 5,355 Franc
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3,516 Franc
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,184 Franc
12 eggs, large 1,521 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1,075 Franc
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 4,680 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1,629 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 757 Franc
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 627 Franc
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 6,151 Franc
2 liters of coca-cola 1,371 Franc
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 294 Franc
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,197,690 Franc
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 532,548 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 675,846 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 312,534 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 47,516 Franc
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 29,262 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 [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 34,209 Franc
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 40,462 Franc
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 41,038 Franc
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 50,006 Franc
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 10,449,300 Franc
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 593 Franc
Monthly ticket public transport 27,308 Franc
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 4,876 Franc
Personal Care [Edit]
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 [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 19,913 Franc
2 tickets to the movies 8,886 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 41,233 Franc
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 5,557 Franc
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 2,000 Franc
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,770 Franc
Ipad wi-fi 128gb -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 95 Franc
1 month of gym membership in business district 46,062 Franc
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 844 Franc
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 106 prices entered by 8 different people.
Latest price update: February 27, 2021

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