Addis Ababa

Education

1.5/5

Healthcare

0.4/5

City Score

Living in Addis Ababa

Safety

2.6/5

Culture

2.1/5

Things to do in Addis Ababa

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Economy in Addis Ababa

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Average monthly salary

Economic Freedom

%

GDP growth

%

Income tax rate

%

Corporate tax rate

%

Sales tax

%

Size of government

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Sound money

%

International trade

%

Regulation

%

Territorial taxation

No

Cost of Living in Addis Ababa

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Cost of Living Index

59.0%

Housing

$ 1
1 Bedroom apartment outside city
$ 1
3 bedroom apartment in city
$ 1
1 bedroom apartment in city

Eating out

$ 1
Meal at inexpensive restaurant
$ 1
3 course meal for 2 people
$ 1
Meal at mcdonalds

Groceries

$ 1
0.5L Domestic beer
$ 1
Cigarette Pack (marlboro)
$ 1
1kg Chicken breast

Monthly Hotel Prices

Mid High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Monthly Airbnb Prices

Semi-popular

Mid Low

Avg. Shared Room

$ 1

Min. Shared Room

$ 1

Max. Shared Room

$ 1

Mid Low

Avg. Private Room

$ 1

Min. Private Room

$ 1

Max. Private Room

$ 1

Mid Low

Avg. Hotel Room

$ 1

Min. Hotel Room

$ 1

Max. Hotel Room

$ 1

Mid High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Phone carriers in Addis Ababa

Top phone carriers

Ethio Telecom (best coverage)

 

Cost per 1gb of data: $2.4

Mid high

Restaurants in Addis Ababa

Yod Abyssinia Traditional: 692 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 665 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 27 reviews

2000 Habesha cultural: 1054 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 418 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.3/5, 587 reviews
Facebook: 4.3/5, 49 reviews

Addis Ababa: 477 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 290 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 68 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 90 reviews
Opentable: 4.3/5, 29 reviews

Sishu: 231 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 231 reviews

Gusto: 640 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 250 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.2/5, 389 reviews
Facebook: 4.2/5, 1 reviews

Garden of Coffee: 95 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 70 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 25 reviews

Dumerso Coffee: 37 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 37 reviews

Aster Coffee Shop: 27 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 27 reviews

Chaka Coffee: 24 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 12 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 12 reviews

Tarara Coffee Factory: 13 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 13 reviews

Best reviewed restaurants

Cafes in Addis Ababa

Tomoca Coffee: 307 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 257 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 50 reviews

Tomoca Coffee (ቶሞካ ቡና): 307 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 257 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 50 reviews

Galani Coffee: 147 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 114 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 33 reviews

Zing Coffee Shop: 130 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 128 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 2 reviews

Moyos Cafe: 114 reviews

Google: 4/5, 63 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 50 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 4.5 reviews

Effoi ___: 272 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 235 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 37 reviews

Addis Nola: 399 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 203 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.8/5, 68 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 99 reviews
Opentable: 4.3/5, 29 reviews

Addis Ethiopian: 406 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 220 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 68 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 56 reviews
Zomato: 4/5, 61 reviews

Addis Ethiopian: 406 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 220 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 68 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 56 reviews
Zomato: 4/5, 61 reviews

Abucci: 390 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 148 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 242 reviews

Best reviewed cafes

Coworking Spaces in Addis Ababa

#345 of 777 cities with coworking spaces

Mid Low

4 Coworking spaces

Average monthly price of desk: AddAbaba ETB 128/mo

Best reviewed coworking spaces

1. iceaddis : 3

2. Instworkspace : No reviews

3. ProOffice : No reviews

4. blueSpace : No reviews

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Gyms/Health & Fitness in Addis Ababa

Sheraton Addis, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Addis Ababa: 609 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 609 reviews

Metropolitan Real Estate PLC: 130 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 130 reviews

Ethio Target Tours & Travel: 79 reviews

Google: 5/5, 79 reviews

YOLY Hotel, Addis Ababa: 56 reviews

Google: 4/5, 24 reviews
Facebook: 4/5, 32 reviews

Bole Rock: 54 reviews

Google: 3.8/5, 54 reviews

Tilla Spa & Fitness: 20 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 20 reviews

Khul Holistic Development Center: 18 reviews

Google: 4/5, 15 reviews
Facebook: 5/5, 3 reviews

Bawa Center, Max View Fitness Center: 14 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 14 reviews

Inside Ethiopia Tours: 10 reviews

Google: 5/5, 10 reviews

POWER GYM ADDIS: 6 reviews

Google: 5/5, 6 reviews

Best reviewed gyms

Society in Addis Ababa

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Population Density

Mid Low

Average age

Popular Food/Drink in Addis Ababa

1. Awaze
2. Shiro
3. Injera
4. Casado
5. Berbere

6. Beet Salad

7. Butter Coffee

8. Sambusa

9. Doro Wat

10. Kitfo

Environment in Addis Ababa

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Climate Index

0%

Weather

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High°C222324232323201920212121
Low°C8101112121212119878
SunshineVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunny
RainfallNot rainyNot rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainyVery rainyVery rainyVery rainyVery rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainy
WindNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windy
CloudNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudy

Near mountains

Yes

Near beach

Yes

Island

Yes

Pollution

Politics in Addis Ababa

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Individual freedom

%

Equality

%

National Security

%

Rule of law

%

Legal system

%

Identity & Relationships

%

Religious Freedom

%

Democracy Index

0%

Freedom of association

%

Freedom of movement

%

Freedom of expression

%

Culture in Addis Ababa

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Quick Stats

Socket Type:

C / F / G

Main Sport:

Football Soccer

Capital City:

Yes

Driving Side:

right

Calling Code:

251

Time zone:

UTC+03:00

Drinkable Tap Water:

Unsafe

Nearby Cities

Nazret, Ethiopia
79 km
Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
349 km
Mekele, Ethiopia
503 km
Djibouti, Djibouti
562 km
Hargeisa, Somalia
588 km

Nearby Airports

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
21 km

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