Prices in Abuja vs Asmara - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaAsmara
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$532
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1297
🏠 One person rent
$649
$232
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$422
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$199
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$46.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$290
🏙️ Population
1.24M
963k

The cost of living in Abuja is 90% more expensive than in Asmara. Cities ranked 5370th and 7453rd ($1010 vs $532) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Eritrea, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Eritrea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.5 months in Asmara. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Asmara ranked 1st in Eritrea, while ranked 8987th and 8943rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Asmara

AbujaAsmara
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$3.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$17.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.86
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$216
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$141
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$458
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$292
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$40.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$61.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$35.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
12.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1186
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$596
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$15.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$5.92
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.87
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$6.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$6.03
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$3.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$24.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$14.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$3.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$33.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$62.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$100
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$3293

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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 Asmara

DistanceCityCost of living
51 km or 32 miMendefera
$493
63 km or 39 miMassawa
$493
71 km or 44 miKeren
$495
214 km or 133 miMekelle
$512
270 km or 168 miKassala
$610
342 km or 212 miGondar
$484
407 km or 253 miEl-Gadarif
$627
437 km or 272 miAl Hudaydah
$518
448 km or 279 miBahir Dar
$518
473 km or 294 miDessie
$501
490 km or 304 miZabid
$493
498 km or 310 miAbha
$793
509 km or 316 miPort Sudan
$633
513 km or 319 miBareq
$740
548 km or 340 miSa'dah
$493
567 km or 352 miSanaa
$573
580 km or 361 miSayyan
$494
583 km or 362 miTaiz
$521
585 km or 363 miIbb
$503
589 km or 366 miAtbara
$614
596 km or 370 miDhamar
$495
600 km or 373 miDikhil
$504
602 km or 374 miObock
$503
606 km or 376 miNajran
$736
618 km or 384 miDjibouti
$532
620 km or 385 miAli Sabieh
$502
633 km or 393 miAd-Damazin
$615
649 km or 403 miBisha
$742
674 km or 419 miKhartoum North
$652
684 km or 425 miMecca
$797
685 km or 426 miKhartoum
$762
691 km or 429 miJeddah
$943
693 km or 430 miOmdurman
$728
701 km or 436 miAddis Ababa
$803
715 km or 444 miDire Dawa
$463
715 km or 444 miKosti
$635
717 km or 446 miAden
$518
755 km or 469 miHarar
$471
758 km or 471 miBorama
$485
788 km or 489 miJijiga
$526