Abuja vs Bangui - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Bangui
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$519
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1255
🏠 One person rent
$926
$230
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$414
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$187
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$50
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$295
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
36
7
😀 Quality of life
35
9
🏙️ Population
1.24M
889K

The cost of living in Abuja is 151% more expensive than in Bangui. Cities ranked 3158th and 8210th ($1305 vs $519) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Nigeria and the Central African Republic, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the Central African Republic comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.6 months in Bangui. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Bangui ranked 1st in the Central African Republic, while ranked 7941st and 9274th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abuja Bangui
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$2.83
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$17.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$4.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$1.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$220
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$459
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$290
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$35.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$53.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$36.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
12.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$1077
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$600
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$16.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$6.46
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$5.65
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$5.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$6.87
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$2.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$3.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$22.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$3.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$19.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$3.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$27.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$58.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$87.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$2811

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$669
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$649
181 km or 113 mi Jos
$780
225 km or 140 mi Zaria
$543
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
183 km or 114 mi Gemena
$856
308 km or 192 mi Berberati
$481
449 km or 279 mi Bria
$481
480 km or 298 mi Mbandaka
$906
496 km or 308 mi Bumba
$853
532 km or 330 mi Sarh
$485
641 km or 398 mi Ngaoundere
$426
745 km or 463 mi Bongor
$483
783 km or 487 mi Yaounde
$723
790 km or 491 mi Garoua
$459
833 km or 518 mi Maroua
$453
837 km or 520 mi Gamboma
$499
852 km or 529 mi Kisangani
$923
878 km or 545 mi Mubi
$729
911 km or 566 mi Bafoussam
$488
943 km or 586 mi N'Djamena
$525
946 km or 588 mi Bamenda
$387
983 km or 611 mi Douala
$549
1011 km or 628 mi Kumba
$451
1018 km or 632 mi Bata
$988
1020 km or 634 mi Isiro
$866
1021 km or 634 mi Maiduguri
$555
1027 km or 638 mi Brazzaville
$560
1033 km or 642 mi Kinshasa
$1085
1035 km or 643 mi Buea
$346
1037 km or 644 mi Limbe
$370
1046 km or 650 mi Kikwit
$865
1058 km or 657 mi Kinkala
$499
1081 km or 672 mi Abeche
$484
1088 km or 676 mi Malabo
$715
1093 km or 679 mi Yambio
$492
1095 km or 680 mi Bol
$483
1095 km or 681 mi Damaturu
$725
1100 km or 683 mi Madingou
$500
1101 km or 684 mi Nyala
$597
1104 km or 686 mi Libreville
$612
1105 km or 687 mi Wau
$500
1116 km or 693 mi Kayes
$500
1136 km or 706 mi Calabar
$655
1146 km or 712 mi Mbanza-Ngungu
$853