Abuja vs Ankara - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Ankara
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$470
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1222
🏠 One person rent
$926
$171
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$304
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$161
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$76.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$345
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
36
96
😀 Quality of life
35
70
🏙️ Population
1.24M
5.5M

The cost of living in Abuja is 178% more expensive than in Ankara. Cities ranked 3158th and 8523rd ($1305 vs $470) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 6th in Nigeria and Turkey, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.7 months in Ankara. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Ankara ranked 2nd in Turkey, while ranked 7941st and 2225th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Ankara

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Abuja Ankara
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$3.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$13.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$3.34
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.96
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$1.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$185
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$355
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$219
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$32.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$50.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$7.96
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
19.76%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$736
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$521
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$21.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$3.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.34
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$0.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$4.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$3.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$8.46
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$0.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$0.67
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$0.9
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$6.67
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$1.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$1.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$2.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$20.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$2.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$36.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$4.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$36.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$197
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$4476

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291 km or 181 mi Enugu
$938
293 km or 182 mi Bauchi
$567
296 km or 184 mi Owo
$745
297 km or 185 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
321 km or 199 mi Awka
$748
323 km or 201 mi Akure
$662
329 km or 204 mi Ilorin
$753
331 km or 205 mi Onitsha
$501
346 km or 215 mi Kano
$550
352 km or 219 mi Osogbo
$548
357 km or 222 mi Gusau
$754
367 km or 228 mi Ife
$774
368 km or 229 mi Benin
$924
392 km or 243 mi Umuahia
$755
400 km or 249 mi Owerri
$1669
414 km or 257 mi Oyo
$646
434 km or 270 mi Ibadan
$941
438 km or 272 mi Katsina
$712
438 km or 272 mi Warri
$518
438 km or 272 mi Aba
$659
456 km or 283 mi Bamenda
$387
466 km or 289 mi Calabar
$655
482 km or 299 mi Port Harcourt
$854
496 km or 308 mi Maradi
$865
503 km or 312 mi Abeokuta
$1274
509 km or 316 mi Sokoto
$638
513 km or 319 mi Bafoussam
$488
536 km or 333 mi Lagos
$1417
537 km or 334 mi Kumba
$451
552 km or 343 mi Zinder
$867
562 km or 349 mi Save
$559
574 km or 357 mi Damaturu
$725
577 km or 358 mi Buea
$346
592 km or 368 mi Limbe
$370
606 km or 377 mi Malabo
$715
608 km or 378 mi Douala
$549

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Distance City Cost of living
57 km or 36 mi Kirikkale
$328
71 km or 44 mi Polatli
$318
99 km or 61 mi Cankiri
$318
139 km or 86 mi Bolu
$285
142 km or 88 mi Kirsehir
$316
142 km or 88 mi Karabuk
$264
168 km or 104 mi Yozgat
$311
176 km or 109 mi Duzce
$283
180 km or 112 mi Kastamonu
$320
191 km or 118 mi Karadeniz Eregli
$322
191 km or 119 mi Corum
$303
194 km or 121 mi Bartin
$231
200 km or 124 mi Eskisehir
$354
201 km or 125 mi Aksaray
$326
216 km or 134 mi Nevsehir
$309
228 km or 142 mi Sakarya
$302
228 km or 142 mi Adapazari
$303
231 km or 144 mi Konya
$290
238 km or 148 mi Afyonkarahisar
$314
246 km or 153 mi Bilecik
$383
252 km or 156 mi Kutahya
$324
255 km or 158 mi Kartepe
$318
263 km or 163 mi Kayseri
$356
263 km or 164 mi Izmit
$204
265 km or 165 mi Amasya
$320
269 km or 167 mi Golcuk
$320
270 km or 168 mi Nigde
$262
272 km or 169 mi Talas
$320
272 km or 169 mi Bor
$318
272 km or 169 mi Kocaeli
$393
278 km or 172 mi Korfez
$321
285 km or 177 mi Inegol
$328
289 km or 180 mi Eregli
$356
303 km or 188 mi Sinop
$309
305 km or 190 mi Gebze
$322
307 km or 191 mi Karaman
$364
311 km or 193 mi Cayirova
$318
312 km or 194 mi Isparta
$301
318 km or 197 mi Tokat
$245
323 km or 201 mi Bursa
$531