Prices in Abuja vs Blantyre - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaBlantyre
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$676
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1631
🏠 One person rent
$649
$300
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$485
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$236
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$87.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$500
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.9M

The cost of living in Abuja is 49% more expensive than in Blantyre. Cities ranked 5370th and 6368th ($1010 vs $676) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 9th in Nigeria and Malawi, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Malawi comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.7 months in Blantyre. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Blantyre ranked 2nd in Malawi, while ranked 8987th and 8374th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Blantyre

AbujaBlantyre
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$3.83
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$26.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.12
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$354
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$198
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$647
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$332
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$34.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$54.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$36.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
21.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1432
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$707
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$36.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$6.86
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.87
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.63
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$15.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$4.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$5.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.76
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.63
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$7.04
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$3.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$4.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$30.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.46
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$2.75
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$4.85
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$42.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$60.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$271
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$6937

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120 km or 74 miMinna
$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 Blantyre

DistanceCityCost of living
57 km or 35 miZomba
$734
60 km or 37 miMulanje
$731
112 km or 70 miNtcheu
$775
149 km or 92 miMangochi
$777
157 km or 98 miTete
$819
191 km or 119 miMonkey Bay
$726
240 km or 149 miLilongwe
$895
307 km or 191 miQuelimane
$651
405 km or 252 miChimoio
$597
432 km or 269 miMutare
$853
450 km or 280 miBeira
$903
454 km or 282 miMarondera
$577
458 km or 285 miMzimba
$778
463 km or 287 miNampula
$881
478 km or 297 miHarare
$1179
487 km or 303 miChitungwiza
$854
493 km or 307 miMzuzu
$748
541 km or 336 miChinhoyi
$743
611 km or 380 miKadoma
$760
626 km or 389 miNacala
$951
637 km or 396 miKwekwe
$696
650 km or 404 miMasvingo
$819
674 km or 419 miPemba
$1047
685 km or 425 miGweru
$902
708 km or 440 miKapiri Mposhi
$576
721 km or 448 miLusaka
$589
746 km or 463 miKasama
$567
754 km or 469 miNdola
$566
784 km or 487 miMbeya
$543
803 km or 499 miKitwe
$590
811 km or 504 miMufulira
$542
837 km or 520 miMansa
$543
837 km or 520 miBulawayo
$775
849 km or 528 miChingola
$639
865 km or 537 miChoma
$558
935 km or 581 miLubumbashi
$786
991 km or 616 miFrancistown
$632
999 km or 621 miLivingstone
$548
1000 km or 621 miMoroni
$568
1038 km or 645 miMorogoro
$465