Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Abuja - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiAbuja
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1010
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2149
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$649
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1115
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$251
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$63.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$169
🏙️ Population
1M
1.24M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 72% more expensive than in Abuja. Cities ranked 1730th and 5370th ($1741 vs $1010) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Nigeria, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Nigeria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.2 months in Abuja. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Abuja ranked 3rd in Nigeria, while ranked 257th and 8987th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Abuja

Abu DhabiAbuja
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$4.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$18
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.35
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.39
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$997
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$498
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1397
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$956
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$37.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$57
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$13.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
15.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$202
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$122
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$31.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$7.05
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$8.34
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$7.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$6.78
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.54
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.29
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.03
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$5.19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$0.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$41.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$2.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$15
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$46.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$214
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$1993

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$1381
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142 km or 88 miSharjah
$1224
143 km or 89 miAl Ain
$1450
152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
170 km or 105 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
211 km or 131 miFujairah
$1299
237 km or 147 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
300 km or 187 miDoha
$1804
318 km or 198 miAl Khor
$1668
356 km or 221 miBandar Abbas
$453
365 km or 227 miNizwa
$787
395 km or 246 miSeeb
$1106
425 km or 264 miRiffa
$1077
427 km or 265 miManama
$1284
428 km or 266 miIsa Town
$1141
439 km or 273 miMuscat
$1034
454 km or 282 miJahrom
$442
468 km or 291 miDhahran
$840
481 km or 299 miDammam
$955
486 km or 302 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
501 km or 311 miFasa
$441
514 km or 320 miQatif
$651
548 km or 341 miJubail
$888
568 km or 353 miSirjan
$445
575 km or 357 miJiroft
$440
599 km or 372 miShiraz
$420
610 km or 379 miBushehr
$412
617 km or 384 miBorazjan
$441
620 km or 385 miMarvdasht
$443
632 km or 392 miKazerun
$441
637 km or 396 miChabahar
$440
649 km or 404 miBam
$442
678 km or 421 miRafsanjan
$441
698 km or 434 miKerman
$429
701 km or 435 miIranshahr
$374
741 km or 460 miYasuj
$569
775 km or 481 miRiyadh
$942
790 km or 491 miAl Wafrah
$1074
792 km or 492 miBehbahan
$442

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DistanceCityCost of living
120 km or 74 miMinna
$531
163 km or 101 miKaduna
$716
181 km or 113 miJos
$624
225 km or 140 miZaria
$570
291 km or 181 miEnugu
$921
293 km or 182 miBauchi
$694
296 km or 184 miOwo
$632
297 km or 185 miAdo Ekiti
$695
321 km or 199 miAwka
$633
323 km or 201 miAkure
$648
329 km or 204 miIlorin
$739
331 km or 205 miOnitsha
$516
346 km or 215 miKano
$515
352 km or 219 miOsogbo
$544
357 km or 222 miGusau
$630
367 km or 228 miIfe
$628
368 km or 229 miBenin
$858
392 km or 243 miUmuahia
$664
400 km or 249 miOwerri
$677
414 km or 257 miOyo
$706
434 km or 270 miIbadan
$932
438 km or 272 miKatsina
$628
438 km or 272 miWarri
$617
438 km or 272 miAba
$638
456 km or 283 miBamenda
$543
466 km or 289 miCalabar
$655
482 km or 299 miPort Harcourt
$765
496 km or 308 miMaradi
$895
503 km or 312 miAbeokuta
$648
509 km or 316 miSokoto
$592
513 km or 319 miBafoussam
$571
536 km or 333 miLagos
$1036
537 km or 334 miKumba
$560
552 km or 343 miZinder
$894
562 km or 349 miSave
$587
574 km or 357 miDamaturu
$635
577 km or 358 miBuea
$546
592 km or 368 miLimbe
$521
606 km or 377 miMalabo
$1254
608 km or 378 miDouala
$593