Prices in Abuja vs Alexandria - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaAlexandria
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$419
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1045
🏠 One person rent
$649
$145
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$252
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$166
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$35.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$182
🏙️ Population
1.24M
4.87M

The cost of living in Abuja is 141% more expensive than in Alexandria. Cities ranked 5370th and 8655th ($1010 vs $419) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Nigeria and Egypt, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Egypt comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.4 months in Alexandria. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Alexandria ranked 2nd in Egypt, while ranked 8987th and 7194th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Alexandria

AbujaAlexandria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$3.48
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$13.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.95
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$174
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$102
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$321
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$190
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$13.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$20
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$15.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
15.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$764
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$321
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$9.12
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$2.37
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$3.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$4.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$8.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.43
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$0.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$0.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$7.06
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.57
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$1.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$1.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.21
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$0.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$25.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$11
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$2.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$127
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$66.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$2470

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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

Cities near Alexandria

DistanceCityCost of living
21 km or 13 miKafr El Dawwar
$396
55 km or 34 miDamanhur
$304
113 km or 70 miTanta
$336
122 km or 76 miEl Mahalla El Kubra
$357
126 km or 78 miShibin El Kom
$254
141 km or 87 miMansoura
$299
146 km or 91 miBenha
$339
167 km or 104 miZagazig
$398
174 km or 108 miShubra El Kheima
$414
179 km or 111 miCairo
$564
181 km or 113 miGiza
$1143
182 km or 113 miDamietta
$318
203 km or 126 miHelwan
$406
225 km or 140 miPort Said
$325
229 km or 142 miFaiyum
$398
234 km or 146 miIsmailia
$373
262 km or 163 miBeni Suef
$309
286 km or 177 miSuez
$340
356 km or 221 miMinya
$396
432 km or 268 miGaza
$608
444 km or 276 miNetivot
$1528
444 km or 276 miAshkelon
$1252
446 km or 277 miSderot
$1521
447 km or 278 miOfakim
$1516
454 km or 282 miAshdod
$1623
460 km or 286 miRahat
$1524
461 km or 287 miPaphos
$970
462 km or 287 miKiryat Malakhi
$1527
463 km or 287 miAsyut
$407
463 km or 288 miYavne
$1524
463 km or 288 miKiryat Gat
$1447
464 km or 288 miBeersheba
$1457
467 km or 290 miBat Yam
$1545
468 km or 291 miHolon
$1763
470 km or 292 miNess Ziona
$1525
470 km or 292 miRehovot
$1684
470 km or 292 miRishon LeZion
$1760
473 km or 294 miTel Aviv
$2069
473 km or 294 miGivatayim
$1678
474 km or 295 miRamat Gan
$1845