Abuja vs Beijing - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Beijing
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1281
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$3697
🏠 One person rent
$926
$754
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1676
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$293
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$119
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$1317
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
36
100
😀 Quality of life
35
75
🏙️ Population
1.24M
21.9M

The cost of living in Abuja is 2% more expensive than in Beijing. Cities ranked 3158th and 3239th ($1305 vs $1281) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 6th in Nigeria and China, respectively. Check Nigeria vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1 months in Beijing. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Beijing ranked 6th in China, while ranked 7941st and 755th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Beijing

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Abuja Beijing
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$3.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$35.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$5.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.74
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$4.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.64
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$1064
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$613
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$2497
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$1387
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$27.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$43.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$23.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$18956
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$10523
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$38.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$5.78
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$2.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$2.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.93
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$14.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$4.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$2.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.32
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$3.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$5.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$4.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$2.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$56.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$10.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$41.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$73.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$89.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$1109
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$30552

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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
50 km or 31 mi Langfang
$726
58 km or 36 mi Zhuozhou
$651
58 km or 36 mi Sanhe
$665
78 km or 49 mi Gaobeidian
$663
87 km or 54 mi Bazhou
$661
109 km or 68 mi Tianjin
$778
135 km or 84 mi Renqiu
$670
137 km or 85 mi Zunhua
$667
139 km or 87 mi Baoding
$512
151 km or 94 mi Binhai
$709
155 km or 97 mi Tangshan
$767
163 km or 101 mi Zhangjiakou
$748
164 km or 102 mi Hejian
$669
176 km or 110 mi Chengde
$697
182 km or 113 mi Cangzhou
$758
189 km or 117 mi Huanghua
$659
189 km or 118 mi Anguo
$651
196 km or 122 mi Dingzhou
$680
197 km or 122 mi Qian'an
$666
198 km or 123 mi Luanzhou
$658
204 km or 127 mi Botou
$660
224 km or 139 mi Shenzhou
$662
228 km or 142 mi Xinle
$657
229 km or 142 mi Pingquan
$653
239 km or 148 mi Jinzhou
$659
241 km or 150 mi Xinji
$662
249 km or 155 mi Gaocheng
$668
249 km or 155 mi Hengshui
$814
252 km or 156 mi Laoling
$665
263 km or 164 mi Shijiazhuang
$576
265 km or 165 mi Datong
$794
272 km or 169 mi Jizhou
$649
273 km or 169 mi Qinhuangdao
$755
273 km or 170 mi Dezhou
$744
281 km or 175 mi Fengzhen
$643
282 km or 175 mi Huairen
$647
294 km or 183 mi Lingyuan
$662
296 km or 184 mi Nangong
$658
302 km or 187 mi Ulanqab
$695
314 km or 195 mi Binzhou
$661