Prices in Abuja vs Charlotte - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaCharlotte
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1806
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$4392
🏠 One person rent
$649
$1029
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1802
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$469
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$153
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$4336
🏙️ Population
1.24M
731k

The cost of living in Abuja is 44% less expensive than in Charlotte. Cities ranked 5370th and 533rd ($1010 vs $1806) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 386th in Nigeria and the United States, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 2.4 months in Charlotte. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Charlotte ranked 17th in the United States, while ranked 8987th and 53rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Charlotte

AbujaCharlotte
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$11.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$50.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$5.32
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1141
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$807
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1958
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1503
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$96.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$149
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$58.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$3245
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1774
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$88.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$20.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$2.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$3.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$6.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$13.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$4.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$5.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$3.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$2.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$6.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$7.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$5.55
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$4.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$42.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$138
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$43.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$83.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$1045
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$18724

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DistanceCityCost of living
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 Charlotte

DistanceCityCost of living
17 km or 10 miMatthews
$1745
17 km or 11 miMint Hill
$1759
20 km or 13 miHuntersville
$1744
23 km or 14 miIndian Trail
$1751
28 km or 18 miCornelius
$1742
30 km or 18 miConcord
$1627
31 km or 19 miGastonia
$1790
36 km or 22 miKannapolis
$1744
36 km or 22 miRock Hill
$1446
38 km or 23 miMonroe
$1760
40 km or 25 miMooresville
$1774
57 km or 35 miLancaster
$1856
59 km or 37 miSalisbury
$1747
62 km or 39 miStatesville
$1752
63 km or 39 miShelby
$1223
72 km or 45 miHickory
$1237
94 km or 58 miForest
$1753
101 km or 63 miThomasville
$1737
104 km or 64 miRockingham
$1754
104 km or 65 miSpartanburg
$1571
108 km or 67 miAsheboro
$1754
111 km or 69 miWinston-Salem
$1601
113 km or 70 miHigh Point
$1286
120 km or 75 miKernersville
$1695
130 km or 81 miGreer
$1757
132 km or 82 miGreensboro
$1258
138 km or 86 miColumbia
$1410
142 km or 88 miMauldin
$1755
143 km or 89 miLexington
$1750
147 km or 91 miGreenville
$1590
152 km or 94 miFlorence
$1343
152 km or 95 miSumter
$1350
154 km or 96 miSanford
$1830
159 km or 99 miBurlington
$1759
160 km or 99 miAsheville
$1885
166 km or 103 miGreenwood
$1750
176 km or 109 miFayetteville
$1459
179 km or 111 miChapel Hill
$1704
180 km or 112 miLumberton
$1281
184 km or 114 miAnderson
$1395