Prices in Abuja vs Addis Ababa - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaAddis Ababa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$803
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$2091
🏠 One person rent
$649
$430
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$790
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$247
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$69.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$191
🏙️ Population
1.24M
3.04M

The cost of living in Abuja is 26% more expensive than in Addis Ababa. Cities ranked 5370th and 5878th ($1010 vs $803) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Ethiopia, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Ethiopia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.2 months in Addis Ababa. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Addis Ababa ranked 1st in Ethiopia, while ranked 8987th and 8086th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Addis Ababa

AbujaAddis Ababa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$3.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$24.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$0.94
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$0.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$249
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1069
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$488
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$86.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$54
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
16.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1333
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$877
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$11.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$8.33
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.61
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$10
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$9.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$7.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$4.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$2.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.85
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$45.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$2.73
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$2.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$25.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$75.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$132
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$25781

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$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

Cities near Addis Ababa

DistanceCityCost of living
222 km or 138 miAwasa
$390
254 km or 158 miDessie
$501
258 km or 161 miJimma
$448
320 km or 199 miBahir Dar
$518
349 km or 217 miDire Dawa
$463
374 km or 232 miHarar
$471
421 km or 261 miGondar
$484
447 km or 278 miJijiga
$526
460 km or 286 miDikhil
$504
495 km or 308 miAli Sabieh
$502
498 km or 309 miBorama
$485
502 km or 312 miMekelle
$512
561 km or 348 miDjibouti
$532
568 km or 353 miAd-Damazin
$615
587 km or 365 miHargeisa
$720
595 km or 370 miObock
$503
651 km or 405 miMendefera
$493
666 km or 414 miEl-Gadarif
$627
701 km or 436 miAsmara
$532
735 km or 457 miMassawa
$493
752 km or 467 miKeren
$495
758 km or 471 miKassala
$610
761 km or 473 miZabid
$493
767 km or 476 miTaiz
$521
780 km or 485 miMalakal
$496
789 km or 490 miAl Hudaydah
$518
805 km or 500 miAden
$518
806 km or 501 miKosti
$635
807 km or 502 miIbb
$503
851 km or 529 miBor
$510
853 km or 530 miBaidoa
$555
870 km or 541 miDhamar
$495
914 km or 568 miSayyan
$494
914 km or 568 miJuba
$512
920 km or 572 miSanaa
$573
989 km or 615 miKhartoum North
$652
995 km or 618 miKhartoum
$762
995 km or 618 miGulu
$553
1005 km or 625 miMeru
$498
1006 km or 625 miOmdurman
$728