Abuja vs Belem - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Belem
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$689
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1542
🏠 One person rent
$926
$350
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$503
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$198
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$81.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$509
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
36
39
😀 Quality of life
35
45
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.5M

The cost of living in Abuja is 89% more expensive than in Belem. Cities ranked 3158th and 6632nd ($1305 vs $689) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 22nd in Nigeria and Brazil, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.7 months in Belem. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Belem ranked 30th in Brazil, while ranked 7941st and 6514th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Belem

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Abuja Belem
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$3.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$15.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$5.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.76
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$1.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$409
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$234
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$567
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$341
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$64.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$99.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$17
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
13.54%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$1343
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$910
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$35.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$6.04
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$0.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$7.85
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$3.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$6.93
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$7.01
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$1.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$0.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$15.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$31
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$4.08
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$39.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$50.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$240
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$4862

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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
18 km or 11 mi Ananindeua
$524
51 km or 32 mi Abaetetuba
$575
67 km or 42 mi Castanhal
$564
141 km or 88 mi Cameta
$558
150 km or 93 mi Capanema
$556
197 km or 123 mi Braganca
$554
214 km or 133 mi Paragominas
$554
221 km or 137 mi Breves
$554
264 km or 164 mi Viseu
$555
288 km or 179 mi Tucurui
$556
329 km or 205 mi Macapa
$492
336 km or 209 mi Santana
$555
398 km or 247 mi Pinheiro
$552
425 km or 264 mi Santa Ines
$555
440 km or 274 mi Maraba
$624
455 km or 283 mi Altamira
$555
467 km or 290 mi Imperatriz
$675
482 km or 299 mi Sao Luis
$660
508 km or 316 mi Itapecuru Mirim
$554
510 km or 317 mi Sao Jose de Ribamar
$562
516 km or 320 mi Bacabal
$554
552 km or 343 mi Grajau
$554
570 km or 354 mi Coroata
$555
578 km or 359 mi Barra do Corda
$556
612 km or 380 mi Codo
$425
625 km or 389 mi Chapadinha
$555
639 km or 397 mi Araguaina
$561
685 km or 426 mi Caxias
$560
698 km or 434 mi Santarem
$607
729 km or 453 mi Balsas
$556
748 km or 465 mi Timon
$562
751 km or 467 mi Teresina
$554
765 km or 475 mi Parnaiba
$558
810 km or 503 mi Piripiri
$554
819 km or 509 mi Oriximina
$554
829 km or 515 mi Cayenne
$1440
847 km or 527 mi Floriano
$554
867 km or 538 mi Camocim
$553
867 km or 539 mi Kourou
$1231
888 km or 552 mi Itaituba
$553