Abuja vs Brazzaville - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Brazzaville
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$560
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1382
🏠 One person rent
$926
$245
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$445
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$196
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$63.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$365
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
36
18
😀 Quality of life
35
26
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.83M

The cost of living in Abuja is 133% more expensive than in Brazzaville. Cities ranked 3158th and 7679th ($1305 vs $560) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Nigeria and the Congo, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.7 months in Brazzaville. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Brazzaville ranked 1st in the Congo, while ranked 7941st and 8824th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abuja Brazzaville
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$3.09
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$18.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$4.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.7
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$245
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$508
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$320
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$35.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$54.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$32.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
11.63%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$1460
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$843
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$17.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$6.37
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$6.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$6.54
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$7.52
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$2.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$3.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$24
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$4.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$20.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$4.35
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$31.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$61.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$125
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$3982

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$669
163 km or 101 mi Kaduna
$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
8 km or 5 mi Kinshasa
$1085
59 km or 37 mi Kinkala
$499
119 km or 74 mi Mbanza-Ngungu
$853
193 km or 120 mi Madingou
$500
221 km or 137 mi Kayes
$500
252 km or 157 mi Gamboma
$499
264 km or 164 mi Matadi
$878
304 km or 189 mi Boma
$861
370 km or 230 mi Cabinda
$953
383 km or 238 mi Pointe-Noire
$536
401 km or 249 mi Kikwit
$865
424 km or 264 mi N'zeto
$1047
465 km or 289 mi Ambriz
$1045
556 km or 346 mi Luanda
$1230
586 km or 364 mi Mbandaka
$906
656 km or 408 mi Tshikapa
$965
814 km or 506 mi Kananga
$964
823 km or 511 mi Port-Gentil
$573
829 km or 515 mi Libreville
$612
917 km or 570 mi Bata
$988
920 km or 572 mi Lobito
$1020
943 km or 586 mi Mbuji-Mayi
$950
944 km or 586 mi Benguela
$1066
946 km or 588 mi Huambo
$1071
950 km or 591 mi Berberati
$481
953 km or 592 mi Mwene-Ditu
$864
973 km or 605 mi Gemena
$856
979 km or 608 mi Luena
$1047
996 km or 619 mi Yaounde
$723
1000 km or 621 mi Gandajika
$854
1027 km or 638 mi Bangui
$519
1073 km or 667 mi Bumba
$853
1079 km or 670 mi Sao Tome
$792
1084 km or 673 mi Trindade
$813
1114 km or 692 mi Douala
$549
1141 km or 709 mi Limbe
$370
1148 km or 713 mi Malabo
$715
1154 km or 717 mi Buea
$346
1183 km or 735 mi Kumba
$451
1189 km or 739 mi Kindu
$861