Prices in Abuja vs Brussels - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaBrussels
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1530
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$3679
🏠 One person rent
$649
$845
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1382
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$481
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$79.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$2733
🏙️ Population
1.24M
177k

The cost of living in Abuja is 34% less expensive than in Brussels. Cities ranked 5370th and 2280th ($1010 vs $1530) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Nigeria and Belgium, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Belgium comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.8 months in Brussels. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Brussels ranked 3rd in Belgium, while ranked 8987th and 221st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Brussels

AbujaBrussels
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$58.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$4.72
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$3.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$2.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$839
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$675
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1400
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1143
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$94.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$146
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$42.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
1.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$3834
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$3003
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$55.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$23.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.64
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$13.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$2.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.56
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$9.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$7.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$29.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$33.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$21
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$94.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$91.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$847
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$20178

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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 Brussels

DistanceCityCost of living
3.2 km or 2 miSchaerbeek
$1430
3.3 km or 2.1 miSaint-Gilles
$1290
4 km or 2.5 miAnderlecht
$1431
4.2 km or 2.6 miForest
$1477
4.5 km or 2.8 miWoluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1372
6.2 km or 3.8 miWatermael-Boitsfort
$1669
7.3 km or 4.6 miDilbeek
$1376
10 km or 6.3 miSint-Pieters-Leeuw
$1397
10 km or 6.4 miVilvoorde
$1384
11 km or 6.8 miTervuren
$1400
15 km or 9 miOverijse
$1453
15 km or 9.1 miWaterloo
$1527
15 km or 9.1 miHalle
$1426
17 km or 11 miZemst
$1394
19 km or 12 miBraine-l'Alleud
$1486
19 km or 12 miRixensart
$1429
21 km or 13 miMechelen
$1564
21 km or 13 miTubize
$1397
23 km or 14 miOttignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
$1424
23 km or 14 miWavre
$1388
23 km or 15 miHerent
$1396
24 km or 15 miNinove
$1424
24 km or 15 miAalst
$1525
25 km or 15 miLeuven
$1503
26 km or 16 miDendermonde
$1471
28 km or 17 miNivelles
$1421
31 km or 20 miBraine-le-Comte
$1425
35 km or 22 miLier
$1422
35 km or 22 miGeraardsbergen
$1259
36 km or 23 miHeist-op-den-Berg
$1486
37 km or 23 miMortsel
$1618
37 km or 23 miAarschot
$1599
37 km or 23 miSoignies
$1427
38 km or 23 miZottegem
$1424
38 km or 24 miLokeren
$1409
38 km or 24 miSint-Niklaas
$1503
40 km or 25 miGembloux
$1369
40 km or 25 miBeveren
$1384
41 km or 26 miTienen
$1367
41 km or 26 miAntwerp
$1471