Prices in Abuja vs Beijing - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaBeijing
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1185
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$3028
🏠 One person rent
$649
$725
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1374
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$270
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$90.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$1322
🏙️ Population
1.24M
21.7M

The cost of living in Abuja is 15% less expensive than in Beijing. Cities ranked 5370th and 4937th ($1010 vs $1185) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 5th in Nigeria and China, respectively. Check Nigeria vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.1 months in Beijing. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Beijing ranked 5th in China, while ranked 8987th and 507th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Beijing

AbujaBeijing
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$4.95
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$28.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$5.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2.91
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1033
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$592
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1835
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1180
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$32.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$49.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$12.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
5.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$14805
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$7038
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$26.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$4.81
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.53
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$17
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$3.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$9.12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$14.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$5.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$5.14
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.16
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$48.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$7.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$35.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$10.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$72.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$78.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$688
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$22384

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$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 Beijing

DistanceCityCost of living
50 km or 31 miLangfang
$645
58 km or 36 miZhuozhou
$576
58 km or 36 miSanhe
$599
78 km or 49 miGaobeidian
$596
87 km or 54 miBazhou
$599
109 km or 68 miTianjin
$741
135 km or 84 miRenqiu
$604
137 km or 85 miZunhua
$599
139 km or 87 miBaoding
$454
151 km or 94 miBinhai
$644
155 km or 97 miTangshan
$633
163 km or 101 miZhangjiakou
$687
164 km or 102 miHejian
$605
176 km or 110 miChengde
$588
182 km or 113 miCangzhou
$555
189 km or 117 miHuanghua
$593
189 km or 118 miAnguo
$586
196 km or 122 miDingzhou
$613
197 km or 122 miQian'an
$600
198 km or 123 miLuanzhou
$595
204 km or 127 miBotou
$595
224 km or 139 miShenzhou
$595
228 km or 142 miXinle
$592
229 km or 142 miPingquan
$591
239 km or 148 miJinzhou
$594
241 km or 150 miXinji
$597
249 km or 155 miGaocheng
$601
249 km or 155 miHengshui
$624
252 km or 156 miLaoling
$600
263 km or 164 miShijiazhuang
$583
265 km or 165 miDatong
$856
272 km or 169 miJizhou
$583
273 km or 169 miQinhuangdao
$649
273 km or 170 miDezhou
$429
281 km or 175 miFengzhen
$577
282 km or 175 miHuairen
$584
294 km or 183 miLingyuan
$596
296 km or 184 miNangong
$589
302 km or 187 miUlanqab
$638
314 km or 195 miBinzhou
$564