Prices in Abuja vs Baghdad - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaBaghdad
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$910
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$2106
🏠 One person rent
$649
$442
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$762
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$244
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$147
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$582
🏙️ Population
1.24M
6.96M

The cost of living in Abuja is 11% more expensive than in Baghdad. Cities ranked 5370th and 5651st ($1010 vs $910) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Nigeria and Iraq, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Iraq comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.6 months in Baghdad. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Baghdad ranked 1st in Iraq, while ranked 8987th and 6892nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Baghdad

AbujaBaghdad
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$24.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2.98
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$417
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$261
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$827
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$493
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$95
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$54.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
8.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1966
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$930
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$25.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$16.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.45
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$4.25
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$4.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.29
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.83
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$12.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$4.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$42.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$8.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$26.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$6.45
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$35.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$74.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$126
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$2069

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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 Baghdad

DistanceCityCost of living
32 km or 20 miCtesiphon
$692
33 km or 21 miAbu Ghraib
$748
47 km or 29 miAl-Karmah
$647
49 km or 30 miBaqubah
$649
59 km or 37 miFallujah
$677
89 km or 55 miKarbala
$738
96 km or 60 miHillah
$576
104 km or 65 miRamadi
$686
106 km or 66 miSamarra
$649
147 km or 91 miKufa
$653
147 km or 91 miNajaf
$577
155 km or 96 miTikrit
$614
159 km or 99 miAl Diwaniyah
$551
160 km or 100 miKut
$677
190 km or 118 miIlam
$487
235 km or 146 miKirkuk
$650
240 km or 149 miSamawah
$661
262 km or 163 miSulaymaniyah
$679
267 km or 166 miKermanshah
$425
291 km or 181 miMarivan
$442
307 km or 191 miAmarah
$692
308 km or 191 miNasiriyah
$689
318 km or 198 miErbil
$809
322 km or 200 miSanandaj
$533
324 km or 201 miBaneh
$374
356 km or 221 miMosul
$728
364 km or 226 miSaqqez
$404
365 km or 227 miKhorramabad
$406
378 km or 235 miPiranshahr
$442
378 km or 235 miMahabad
$396
381 km or 236 miAndimeshk
$505
387 km or 241 miDezful
$512
389 km or 242 miBukan
$448
404 km or 251 miSinjar
$684
406 km or 252 miBorujerd
$512
410 km or 255 miDuhok
$677
411 km or 255 miHamadan
$333
420 km or 261 miMalayer
$360
431 km or 268 miMiandoab
$442
433 km or 269 miDorud
$441