Abuja vs Barcelona - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Barcelona
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1487
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$3399
🏠 One person rent
$926
$833
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1346
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$372
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$159
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$1931
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
36
97
😀 Quality of life
35
87
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.64M

The cost of living in Abuja is 12% less expensive than in Barcelona. Cities ranked 3158th and 2776th ($1305 vs $1487) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 2nd in Nigeria and Spain, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Spain comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.3 months in Barcelona. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Barcelona ranked 2nd in Spain, while ranked 7941st and 162nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Barcelona

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Abuja Barcelona
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$12.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$46.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$9.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$3.77
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$3.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$2.01
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$876
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$658
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1477
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$1084
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$96.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$148
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$35.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
2.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$4779
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$2991
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$2.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$41.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$17.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.91
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$7.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.46
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$2.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$7.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$5.13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$6.93
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.7
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$2.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$45.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$9.37
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$59.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$74.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$86.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$496
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$11144

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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
7 km or 4.4 mi L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
$1170
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Badalona
$1399
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Cornella de Llobregat
$1011
12 km or 7.5 mi Sant Boi de Llobregat
$1018
13 km or 8 mi Ripollet
$1027
17 km or 11 mi Rubi
$1025
19 km or 12 mi Sabadell
$1269
24 km or 15 mi Terrassa
$1153
27 km or 17 mi Granollers
$1024
28 km or 18 mi Mataro
$1043
42 km or 26 mi Vilanova i la Geltru
$1045
48 km or 30 mi Manresa
$1057
61 km or 38 mi Vic
$1104
65 km or 40 mi Lloret de Mar
$992
83 km or 52 mi Tarragona
$1060
85 km or 53 mi Girona
$1122
117 km or 73 mi Figueres
$894
131 km or 81 mi Lleida
$899
136 km or 85 mi Andorra la Vella
$1102
141 km or 88 mi Ordino
$1118
158 km or 98 mi Perpignan
$1083
176 km or 109 mi Vinaros
$1013
206 km or 128 mi Palma de Mallorca
$1326
208 km or 129 mi Ciutadella de Menorca
$1024
212 km or 131 mi Narbonne
$984
230 km or 143 mi Huesca
$860
234 km or 145 mi Beziers
$1282
242 km or 150 mi Mahon
$1071
245 km or 152 mi Castellon de la Plana
$858
247 km or 154 mi Castres
$1249
250 km or 156 mi Villarreal
$1027
253 km or 157 mi Borriana
$1026
254 km or 158 mi Toulouse
$1327
257 km or 159 mi Zaragoza
$1018
269 km or 167 mi Tarbes
$1241
281 km or 174 mi Sagunto
$872
282 km or 175 mi Ibiza
$1808
284 km or 177 mi Montpellier
$1252
299 km or 186 mi Pau
$1266
303 km or 189 mi Valencia
$1197