Abuja vs Chengdu - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Chengdu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$752
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$2071
🏠 One person rent
$926
$305
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$582
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$270
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$89.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$824
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
36
92
😀 Quality of life
35
73
🏙️ Population
1.24M
20.9M

The cost of living in Abuja is 74% more expensive than in Chengdu. Cities ranked 3158th and 6241st ($1305 vs $752) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 63rd 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 1.1 months in Chengdu. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Chengdu ranked 8th in China, while ranked 7941st and 1437th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Chengdu

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Abuja Chengdu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$2.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$24.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$5.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$3.17
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$4.31
🥤 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
$389
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$941
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$419
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$28.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$44.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$13.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$3942
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$2111
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$24.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$4.85
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$2.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$19.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$5.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.32
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$16.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$5.51
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$34.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$5.97
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$23.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$7.25
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$77.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$89.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$350
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$18385

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293 km or 182 mi Bauchi
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296 km or 184 mi Owo
$745
297 km or 185 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
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$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
38 km or 24 mi Chongzhou
$664
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$668
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$662
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$652
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$678
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$664
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$724
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$662
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$714
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$657
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$710
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$566
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$721
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$693
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$672
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$652
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$670
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$720
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$785
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$688
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$663
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$677
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$668
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$731
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$737
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$722
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$710
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$650
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$725
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$721
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$719
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$704
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$675
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$748
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$720
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$665
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$768
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$653
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$733
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$703