Prices in Abuja vs Bucharest - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaBucharest
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$766
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1945
🏠 One person rent
$649
$361
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$623
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$259
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$56.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$811
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.88M

The cost of living in Abuja is 32% more expensive than in Bucharest. Cities ranked 5370th and 6005th ($1010 vs $766) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Romania, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Romania comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.1 months in Bucharest. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Bucharest ranked 1st in Romania, while ranked 8987th and 481st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Bucharest

AbujaBucharest
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$6.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$30.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$401
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$263
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$717
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$468
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$61.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$95.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$9.22
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
6.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$2122
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1320
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$15.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$4.17
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$6.99
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$5.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$7.98
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$6.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$4.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$6.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.7
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$45.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$6.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$36.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$74.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$73.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$403
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$8610

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$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 Bucharest

DistanceCityCost of living
13 km or 8.3 miVoluntari
$533
56 km or 35 miGiurgiu
$482
60 km or 37 miPloiesti
$633
62 km or 39 miRuse
$533
77 km or 48 miTargoviste
$529
77 km or 48 miAlexandria
$532
102 km or 63 miBuzau
$456
102 km or 63 miCalarasi
$476
103 km or 64 miSlobozia
$532
108 km or 67 miPitesti
$498
137 km or 85 miSlatina
$443
143 km or 89 miShumen
$487
144 km or 90 miBrasov
$696
151 km or 94 miVeliko Tarnovo
$515
156 km or 97 miRamnicu Valcea
$516
161 km or 100 miPleven
$505
164 km or 102 miSfantu Gheorghe
$439
168 km or 104 miDobrich
$467
168 km or 105 miFocsani
$533
177 km or 110 miBraila
$511
180 km or 112 miCraiova
$549
181 km or 112 miGabrovo
$483
192 km or 119 miGalati
$596
192 km or 119 miSliven
$390
198 km or 123 miVarna
$598
203 km or 126 miMamaia
$532
205 km or 127 miConstanta
$655
216 km or 134 miYambol
$506
217 km or 135 miSibiu
$574
223 km or 138 miStara Zagora
$552
232 km or 144 miTulcea
$596
233 km or 145 miTargu Jiu
$409
236 km or 146 miCahul
$553
237 km or 147 miBarlad
$429
238 km or 148 miMedias
$550
239 km or 148 miBurgas
$563
243 km or 151 miVratsa
$680
251 km or 156 miBacau
$568
260 km or 161 miVidin
$513
267 km or 166 miTargu Mures
$497