Prices in Abuja vs Al Ain - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaAl Ain
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1450
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$3309
🏠 One person rent
$649
$911
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1639
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$368
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$59.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$2803
🏙️ Population
1.24M
767k

The cost of living in Abuja is 30% less expensive than in Al Ain. Cities ranked 5370th and 2640th ($1010 vs $1450) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the United Arab Emirates comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.9 months in Al Ain. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Al Ain ranked 5th in the United Arab Emirates, while ranked 8987th and 831st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Al Ain

AbujaAl Ain
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$8.24
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$45.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7.34
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$7.06
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$5.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$912
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$656
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1467
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1355
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$109
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$167
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$94.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1621
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1170
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$27.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$8.09
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.59
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$13.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$7.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$9.41
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$3.45
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$4.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$6.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$5.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$60.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$10.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$64.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$52.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$515
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$7161

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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 Al Ain

DistanceCityCost of living
119 km or 74 miFujairah
$1299
126 km or 78 miDubai
$1836
133 km or 82 miSharjah
$1224
135 km or 84 miAjman
$1537
143 km or 89 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
152 km or 94 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
192 km or 119 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
221 km or 138 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
231 km or 143 miNizwa
$787
253 km or 157 miSeeb
$1106
297 km or 184 miMuscat
$1034
337 km or 209 miBandar Abbas
$453
442 km or 275 miDoha
$1804
458 km or 284 miAl Khor
$1668
507 km or 315 miChabahar
$440
525 km or 326 miJahrom
$442
535 km or 333 miJiroft
$440
564 km or 351 miRiffa
$1077
565 km or 351 miManama
$1284
566 km or 352 miFasa
$441
567 km or 352 miIsa Town
$1141
583 km or 362 miSirjan
$445
596 km or 371 miIranshahr
$374
604 km or 375 miBam
$442
607 km or 377 miDhahran
$840
619 km or 385 miDammam
$955
629 km or 391 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
649 km or 404 miQatif
$651
679 km or 422 miShiraz
$420
684 km or 425 miJubail
$888
688 km or 428 miKerman
$429
689 km or 428 miRafsanjan
$441
694 km or 431 miMarvdasht
$443
720 km or 447 miBushehr
$412
720 km or 447 miBorazjan
$441
726 km or 451 miKazerun
$441
776 km or 482 miZahedan
$399
818 km or 508 miSalalah
$854
827 km or 514 miYasuj
$569
866 km or 538 miYazd
$477