Prices in Abuja vs Bamako - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaBamako
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$555
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1371
🏠 One person rent
$649
$241
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$446
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$202
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$57.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$317
🏙️ Population
1.24M
2.01M

The cost of living in Abuja is 82% more expensive than in Bamako. Cities ranked 5370th and 7319th ($1010 vs $555) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Mali, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Mali comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.6 months in Bamako. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Bamako ranked 1st in Mali, while ranked 8987th and 8424th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Bamako

AbujaBamako
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$3.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$17.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.88
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$235
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$150
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$497
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$314
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$39.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$60.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$34.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
12.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1494
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$742
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$15.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$5.64
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$7.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$4.32
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$6.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$8.54
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$3.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$25.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$3.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$34.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$63.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$118
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$3955

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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 Bamako

DistanceCityCost of living
52 km or 32 miKoulikoro
$493
116 km or 72 miBanamba
$493
147 km or 92 miBougouni
$492
207 km or 129 miSegou
$496
237 km or 147 miMarkala
$493
289 km or 180 miKankan
$616
293 km or 182 miSikasso
$503
435 km or 270 miBobo-Dioulasso
$799
438 km or 272 miKorhogo
$879
448 km or 278 miNouna
$766
492 km or 305 miDedougou
$767
510 km or 317 miGueckedou
$619
512 km or 318 miMamou
$602
552 km or 343 miNzerekore
$557
566 km or 352 miYekepa
$490
593 km or 368 miSanniquellie
$492
612 km or 381 miKoudougou
$699
613 km or 381 miOuahigouya
$768
634 km or 394 miKenema
$655
640 km or 398 miBouake
$986
652 km or 405 miForecariah
$600
663 km or 412 miBo
$659
664 km or 412 miLeo
$768
702 km or 436 miOuagadougou
$823
713 km or 443 miYamoussoukro
$1096
714 km or 444 miBoffa
$600
715 km or 444 miConakry
$764
726 km or 451 miBafata
$406
728 km or 452 miKakata
$494
736 km or 458 miFreetown
$777
754 km or 469 miKolda
$1067
759 km or 471 miGagnoa
$839
761 km or 473 miManga
$766
769 km or 478 miMonrovia
$533
810 km or 504 miDivo
$841
822 km or 511 miAbengourou
$842
831 km or 516 miBissau
$424
854 km or 530 miAgboville
$840
856 km or 532 miGreenville
$491
858 km or 533 miTamale
$496