Abuja vs Brisbane - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Brisbane
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$2056
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$4309
🏠 One person rent
$926
$1165
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1533
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$506
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$251
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$4274
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
36
66
😀 Quality of life
35
96
🏙️ Population
1.24M
2.36M

The cost of living in Abuja is 37% less expensive than in Brisbane. Cities ranked 3158th and 437th ($1305 vs $2056) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 5th in Nigeria and Australia, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 2.1 months in Brisbane. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Brisbane ranked 4th in Australia, while ranked 7941st and 10th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Brisbane

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Abuja Brisbane
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$12.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$59.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$9.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$6.59
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$3.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$2.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$1184
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$993
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1781
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$1246
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$86.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$133
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$46.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
3.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$5649
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$4051
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$3.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$112
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$16.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$3.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$9.72
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$8.42
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$3.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$2.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$4.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$2.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$1.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$13.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$3.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$27.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$9.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$4.15
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$2.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$3.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$41
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$58.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$81.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$104
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$1351
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$7161

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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
31 km or 19 mi Ipswich
$1612
45 km or 28 mi Caboolture
$1630
66 km or 41 mi Southport
$1627
71 km or 44 mi Gold Coast
$1776
75 km or 47 mi Caloundra
$1630
91 km or 57 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
107 km or 66 mi Toowoomba
$1462
143 km or 89 mi Byron Bay
$2199
243 km or 151 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
299 km or 186 mi Bundaberg
$1482
315 km or 196 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
362 km or 225 mi Armidale
$1677
441 km or 274 mi Gladstone
$1603
441 km or 274 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
520 km or 323 mi Rockhampton
$1390
618 km or 384 mi Newcastle
$1798
682 km or 424 mi Dubbo
$1445
719 km or 447 mi Dee Why
$1970
722 km or 449 mi Kellyville
$1656
730 km or 453 mi Blacktown
$1581
732 km or 455 mi Parramatta
$1896
733 km or 455 mi Sydney
$2294
740 km or 460 mi Bathurst
$1558
748 km or 465 mi Orange
$1661
801 km or 498 mi Wollongong
$1554
869 km or 540 mi Goulburn
$1700
945 km or 587 mi Canberra
$1792
1006 km or 625 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
1009 km or 627 mi Griffith
$1629
1111 km or 690 mi Townsville
$1224
1224 km or 761 mi Shepparton
$1442
1278 km or 794 mi Mildura
$1622
1320 km or 820 mi Bendigo
$1610
1337 km or 831 mi Traralgon
$1626
1367 km or 849 mi Sunbury
$1625
1372 km or 853 mi Pakenham
$1631
1375 km or 855 mi Melbourne
$1968
1376 km or 855 mi Berwick
$1562
1376 km or 855 mi South Yarra
$1589
1377 km or 856 mi Dandenong
$1498