Abuja vs Changsha - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Changsha
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$828
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1985
🏠 One person rent
$926
$413
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$495
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$252
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$86.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$810
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
36
94
😀 Quality of life
35
54
🏙️ Population
1.24M
10M

The cost of living in Abuja is 58% more expensive than in Changsha. Cities ranked 3158th and 5988th ($1305 vs $828) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 22nd in Nigeria and China, respectively. Check Nigeria vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1 months in Changsha. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Changsha ranked 31st in China, while ranked 7941st and 5898th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Changsha

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Abuja Changsha
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$3.96
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$18.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$5.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$2.11
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$496
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$334
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$552
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$401
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$31.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$47.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$15.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
4.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$2269
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$1773
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$26.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$4.04
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.12
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$3.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$14.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$13.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$3.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.46
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$5.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.34
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$27.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$6.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$3.28
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$63.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$299
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$29093

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225 km or 140 mi Zaria
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291 km or 181 mi Enugu
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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
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661