Abuja vs Charlotte - Cost of Living Comparison

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Abuja Charlotte
🚶 Cost of living one person
$288
$2710
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$561
$6320
🏠 One person rent
$165
$1650
🏘️ Family rent
$217
$2783
🍽️ Food expenses
$83.8
$623
🚐 Transport expenses
$20.9
$235
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$143
$4830
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
37
68
😀 Quality of life
21
88
🏙️ Population
1.57M
875K

The cost of living in Abuja is 89% less expensive than in Charlotte. Cities ranked 9247th and 361st ($288 vs $2710) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 16th and 319th 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 0.5 months in Abuja compared to 1.8 months in Charlotte. Abuja ranked 4th best city to live in Nigeria vs Charlotte ranked 44th in the United States, while ranked 8926th and 191st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Charlotte

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Abuja Charlotte
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.42
$15.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$4.27
$71.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$1.6
$10.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.33
$5.95
 Cappuccino
$0.74
$5.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.18
$2.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$195
$1631
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$142
$1436
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$275
$3604
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$183
$2287
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$7.95
$109
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$12.2
$167
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$3.86
$65.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.31%
6.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$568
$4417
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$319
$2771
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$2.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$7.94
$108
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.41
$35.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.1
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$1.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.44
$3.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.44
$4.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.59
$4.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$13.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$20.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$6.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.63
$1.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$6.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$4.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$3.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$3.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$1.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.58
$2.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$1.56
$15.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.62
$3.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.87
$7.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.91
$6.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$0.75
$7
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.34
$4.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.54
$1.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$8.83
$34.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.24
$14.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$3.79
$182
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.63
$26.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$11.1
$58.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$26.4
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$26.9
$1380
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$717
$26419

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Distance City Cost of living
120 km or 74 mi Minna
$313
163 km or 101 mi Kaduna
$210
181 km or 113 mi Jos
$269
225 km or 140 mi Zaria
$265
291 km or 181 mi Enugu
$290
293 km or 182 mi Bauchi
$272
296 km or 184 mi Owo
$272
297 km or 185 mi Ado Ekiti
$247
321 km or 199 mi Awka
$325
323 km or 201 mi Akure
$243
329 km or 204 mi Ilorin
$314
331 km or 205 mi Onitsha
$354
346 km or 215 mi Kano
$210
352 km or 219 mi Osogbo
$310
357 km or 222 mi Gusau
$249
367 km or 228 mi Ife
$250
368 km or 229 mi Benin
$315
392 km or 243 mi Umuahia
$330
400 km or 249 mi Owerri
$507
414 km or 257 mi Oyo
$407
434 km or 270 mi Ibadan
$262
438 km or 272 mi Katsina
$233
438 km or 272 mi Warri
$351
438 km or 272 mi Aba
$233
456 km or 283 mi Bamenda
$436
466 km or 289 mi Calabar
$237
482 km or 299 mi Port Harcourt
$327
496 km or 308 mi Maradi
$978
503 km or 312 mi Abeokuta
$826
509 km or 316 mi Sokoto
$219
513 km or 319 mi Bafoussam
$761
536 km or 333 mi Lagos
$448
537 km or 334 mi Kumba
$860
552 km or 343 mi Zinder
$976
562 km or 349 mi Save
$676
574 km or 357 mi Damaturu
$241
577 km or 358 mi Buea
$587
592 km or 368 mi Limbe
$683
606 km or 377 mi Malabo
$990
608 km or 378 mi Douala
$1300

Cities near Charlotte

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 10 mi Matthews
$2350
17 km or 11 mi Mint Hill
$2348
20 km or 13 mi Huntersville
$2223
23 km or 14 mi Indian Trail
$2287
28 km or 18 mi Cornelius
$2174
30 km or 18 mi Concord
$2191
31 km or 19 mi Gastonia
$1935
36 km or 22 mi Kannapolis
$2163
36 km or 22 mi Rock Hill
$2194
38 km or 23 mi Monroe
$2218
40 km or 25 mi Mooresville
$2073
57 km or 35 mi Lancaster
$2153
59 km or 37 mi Salisbury
$2112
62 km or 39 mi Statesville
$2094
63 km or 39 mi Shelby
$1573
72 km or 45 mi Hickory
$1902
94 km or 58 mi Forest
$1932
101 km or 63 mi Thomasville
$2056
104 km or 64 mi Rockingham
$2139
104 km or 65 mi Spartanburg
$2175
108 km or 67 mi Asheboro
$2084
111 km or 69 mi Winston-Salem
$2044
113 km or 70 mi High Point
$2052
120 km or 75 mi Kernersville
$2082
130 km or 81 mi Greer
$2190
132 km or 82 mi Greensboro
$1855
138 km or 86 mi Columbia
$1917
142 km or 88 mi Mauldin
$2181
143 km or 89 mi Lexington
$1991
147 km or 91 mi Greenville
$2184
152 km or 94 mi Florence
$1949
152 km or 95 mi Sumter
$1888
154 km or 96 mi Sanford
$2236
159 km or 99 mi Burlington
$2084
160 km or 99 mi Asheville
$2664
166 km or 103 mi Greenwood
$2119
176 km or 109 mi Fayetteville
$2082
179 km or 111 mi Chapel Hill
$2162
180 km or 112 mi Lumberton
$2105
184 km or 114 mi Anderson
$2119