Travel budget on the Ivory Coast

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Ivory Coast: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday on the Ivory Coast for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 30 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 709* (389662 F CFA)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 150 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 4.5 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 3011* (1654534 F CFA)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 137 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 8.7 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 3430* (1884848 F CFA)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living on the Ivory Coast in 2020

Cost of living: Ivory Coast VS United States

On average, the cost of living on the Ivory Coast in 2020 is essentially the same as in the United States (USA)

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living on the Ivory Coast by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities on the Ivory Coast compared to the national average.

Cities /Ivory Coast View Details
Adiake 15% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Adiake
Bingerville 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Bingerville
Anyama 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Anyama
Abengourou 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Abengourou
Abidjan 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Abidjan
Yamoussoukro 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Yamoussoukro

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Local prices on the Ivory Coast by expense type

Ivory Coast: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant on the Ivory Coast costs 46% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.7/person
($ 3.7 to $ 5.5)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 20/person
($ 20 to $ 20)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.1/person
($ 9.1 to $ 20)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.3 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
( $ 1.3)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.2/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 5.5)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Ivory Coast: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget on the Ivory Coast costs 13% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 30/night
( $ 30)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 84/night
($ 55 to $ 140)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 216/night
($ 81 to $ 602)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 165/night
($ 140 to $ 194)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 261
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 256/night
($ 220 to $ 287)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 504
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 242/month
($ 67 to $ 1057)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 157/month
($ 90 to $ 253)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 155/month
($ 109 to $ 206)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 253/month
($ 170 to $ 321)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Ivory Coast: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food on the Ivory Coast costs 23% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.8)

96% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.5/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.2/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 2.9)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 14/kg
($ 13 to $ 15)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 14/kg
($ 13 to $ 15)

54% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 3/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 3.7)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.3/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 3.7)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
( $ 1.3)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 6.8/kg
($ 6.3 to $ 7.3)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Ivory Coast: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport on the Ivory Coast costs 30% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.6/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 35/month
($ 24 to $ 47)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.6
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 65/24hrs
($ 46 to $ 152)

64% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Ivory Coast: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing on the Ivory Coast costs 16% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 245/month
($ 180 to $ 311)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 90/month
($ 38 to $ 108)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 517/month
($ 183 to $ 1094)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1391
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 206/month
($ 138 to $ 365)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1111
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1626/month
($ 548 to $ 2733)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2242
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 787/month
($ 457 to $ 1094)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1763
Gym
Gym
$ 90/month
($ 55 to $ 128)

127% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 106/month
($ 55 to $ 156)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 971
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5162/yr
($ 2733 to $ 9109)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17203

Ivory Coast: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities on the Ivory Coast costs 25% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.1/ticket
($ 9.1 to $ 9.1)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 13/hr
($ 9.1 to $ 20)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Ivory Coast: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget on the Ivory Coast is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.4/pack
($ 1.1 to $ 1.4)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 101
($ 38 to $ 128)

115% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 22
($ 12 to $ 93)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 108
($ 83 to $ 146)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 72
($ 55 to $ 110)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Abidjan
London → Abidjan
London → Abidjan
$ 605
(fair price: $ 535)
New York City → Abidjan
New York City → Abidjan
New York City → Abidjan
$ 993
(fair price: $ 830)
Manchester → Abidjan
Manchester → Abidjan
Manchester → Abidjan
$ 665
(fair price: $ 561)
Montreal → Abidjan
Montreal → Abidjan
Montreal → Abidjan
$ 1115
(fair price: $ 968)
Dublin → Abidjan
Dublin → Abidjan
Dublin → Abidjan
$ 564
(fair price: $ 431)
Los Angeles → Abidjan
Los Angeles  → Abidjan
Los Angeles  → Abidjan
$ 1283
(fair price: $ 1133)
Toronto (Ontario) → Abidjan
Toronto (Ontario) → Abidjan
Toronto (Ontario) → Abidjan
$ 1204
(fair price: $ 1036)

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About the information on the cost of living on the Ivory Coast

The information about the cost of living on the Ivory Coast shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living on the Ivory Coast updated on 09-01-2020.

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