Travel budget in Ivory Coast

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Ivory Coast: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 30 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.3 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 689* (377860 F CFA)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 144 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 4.5 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 2935* (1611414 F CFA)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 139 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 8.7 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 3455* (1896594 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 in Ivory Coast in 2019

Cost of living: Ivory Coast VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Ivory Coast in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Ivory Coast in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Ivory Coast by city

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

Cities /Ivory Coast View Details
Adiake 14% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Adiake
Bingerville 9% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Bingerville
Abengourou 9% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Abengourou
Anyama 9% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Anyama
Yamoussoukro 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Yamoussoukro
Abidjan 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Abidjan

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Local prices in Ivory Coast by expense type

Restaurant budget in Ivory Coast

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Ivory Coast costs 45% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.7/person
($ 3.7 to $ 5.5)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 20/person
($ 20 to $ 20)

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

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.3 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.2 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 1.3)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.5/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 4.5)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Ivory Coast

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Ivory Coast costs 5% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 30/night
( $ 30)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 82/night
($ 57 to $ 128)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 207/night
($ 87 to $ 533)

17% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 164/night
($ 139 to $ 192)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 261/night
($ 224 to $ 292)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 498
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 354/month
($ 187 to $ 1011)

117% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 161/month
($ 95 to $ 248)

3% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 137/month
($ 98 to $ 179)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 214
Family room
Family room
$ 262/month
($ 181 to $ 330)

49% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Ivory Coast

On average, the price of supermarket food in Ivory Coast costs 30% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 1.8)

99% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.5/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.8)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.3/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 2.9)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 13/kg
($ 13 to $ 13)

15% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.1/kg
($ 4.5 to $ 15)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 3.7)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3.7)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 1.3)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 6.9/kg
($ 4.5 to $ 11)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Ivory Coast

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

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 35/month
($ 24 to $ 47)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

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

45% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.6
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 65/24hrs
($ 46 to $ 152)

64% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Ivory Coast

On average, the cost of housing in Ivory Coast costs 19% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 256/month
($ 118 to $ 457)

57% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 85/month
($ 38 to $ 108)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 530/month
($ 274 to $ 912)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1375
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 165/month
($ 93 to $ 457)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1082
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1519/month
($ 548 to $ 2187)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2231
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 654/month
($ 365 to $ 1094)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1741
Gym
Gym
$ 83/month
($ 55 to $ 101)

108% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 91/month
($ 55 to $ 183)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 4555/yr
($ 2733 to $ 7287)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18231

Leisure activity budget in Ivory Coast

On average, budget for leisure activities in Ivory Coast costs 19% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.1/ticket
($ 5.5 to $ 9.1)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
($ 9.1 to $ 20)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Ivory Coast

On average, shopping budget in Ivory Coast is 12% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.4/pack
($ 1.3 to $ 1.4)

81% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 101
($ 38 to $ 128)

115% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 53
($ 12 to $ 110)

40% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 97
($ 47 to $ 146)

22% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 65
($ 47 to $ 110)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Abidjan
London → Abidjan
London → Abidjan
$ 611
(fair price: $ 544)
Manchester → Abidjan
Manchester → Abidjan
Manchester → Abidjan
$ 692
(fair price: $ 585)
New York City → Abidjan
New York City → Abidjan
New York City → Abidjan
$ 1053
(fair price: $ 904)
Montreal → Abidjan
Montreal → Abidjan
Montreal → Abidjan
$ 1083
(fair price: $ 990)
Dublin → Abidjan
Dublin → Abidjan
Dublin → Abidjan
$ 556
(fair price: $ 426)

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About the information on the cost of living in Ivory Coast

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

Information about cost of living in Ivory Coast updated on 11-07-2019.

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