Prices in Abuja vs Ashgabat - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaAshgabat
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1063
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$2406
🏠 One person rent
$649
$467
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$637
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$473
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$39.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$350
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.03M

The cost of living in Abuja is 5% less expensive than in Ashgabat. Cities ranked 5370th and 5255th ($1010 vs $1063) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 5th in Nigeria and Turkmenistan, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Turkmenistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.3 months in Ashgabat. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Ashgabat ranked 1st in Turkmenistan, while ranked 8987th and 8005th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Ashgabat

AbujaAshgabat
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$16.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$39.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$3.01
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$3.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$3.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$468
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$345
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$576
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$505
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$38.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$58.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$59
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
8.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1815
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1258
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$4.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$8.25
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$2.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$9.74
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$7.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$5.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$4.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.63
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.75
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$15.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$2.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$19.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$13.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.57
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$45
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$8.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$13.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$79.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$70.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$23.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$14291

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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 Ashgabat

DistanceCityCost of living
12 km or 7.2 miAnau
$1132
95 km or 59 miQuchan
$440
99 km or 61 miBaherden
$1130
107 km or 66 miBojnord
$510
197 km or 123 miNishapur
$469
203 km or 126 miSabzevar
$510
212 km or 132 miMashhad
$478
294 km or 183 miGonbad-e Kavus
$398
302 km or 187 miKashmar
$440
306 km or 190 miMary
$1077
307 km or 191 miTorbat-e Heydarieh
$443
344 km or 213 miShahrud
$442
361 km or 224 miTorbat-e Jam
$440
367 km or 228 miGorgan
$366
451 km or 280 miDasoguz
$1077
469 km or 291 miTurkmenabat
$1010
496 km or 308 miSari
$406
513 km or 318 miNukus
$399
516 km or 321 miQaem Shahr
$446
517 km or 321 miSemnan
$443
524 km or 325 miHerat
$323
528 km or 328 miBabol
$563
558 km or 347 miAmol
$511
561 km or 349 miBukhara
$402
570 km or 354 miBirjand
$431
634 km or 394 miPardis
$443
654 km or 406 miQarshi
$402
657 km or 408 miPakdasht
$445
660 km or 410 miGolestan
$447
667 km or 414 miSheberghan
$321
668 km or 415 miQarchak
$447
668 km or 415 miTehran
$828
670 km or 417 miVaramin
$548
671 km or 417 miRay
$446
693 km or 431 miQods
$449
694 km or 431 miEslamshahr
$489
695 km or 432 miNasimshahr
$444
700 km or 435 miShahriar
$449
701 km or 435 miKaraj
$439
703 km or 437 miFardis
$443