Prices in Abuja vs Chengdu - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaChengdu
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$668
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1827
🏠 One person rent
$649
$260
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$459
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$255
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$70.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$812
🏙️ Population
1.24M
11.1M

The cost of living in Abuja is 51% more expensive than in Chengdu. Cities ranked 5370th and 6402nd ($1010 vs $668) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 94th in Nigeria and China, respectively. Check Nigeria vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.2 months in Chengdu. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Chengdu ranked 11th in China, while ranked 8987th and 788th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Chengdu

AbujaChengdu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$2.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$15.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2.94
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$288
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$201
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$626
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$348
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$26.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$40.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$15
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
5.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$3449
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1952
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$19.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$3.41
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$19.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$4.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$5.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$32.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$5.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$23
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$74.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$83
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$464
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$14343

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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 Chengdu

DistanceCityCost of living
38 km or 24 miChongzhou
$598
38 km or 24 miPengzhou
$601
41 km or 25 miGuanghan
$595
53 km or 33 miShifang
$587
55 km or 34 miJianyang
$610
56 km or 35 miDujiangyan
$598
60 km or 38 miDeyang
$666
65 km or 40 miQionglai
$597
71 km or 44 miMeishan
$657
77 km or 48 miMianzhu
$590
81 km or 50 miZiyang
$676
110 km or 68 miMianyang
$514
124 km or 77 miLeshan
$662
127 km or 79 miYa'an
$634
127 km or 79 miShehong
$607
131 km or 81 miEmeishan
$590
139 km or 87 miJiangyou
$603
145 km or 90 miSuining
$665
153 km or 95 miNeijiang
$678
161 km or 100 miZigong
$652
188 km or 117 miLongchang
$596
193 km or 120 miNanchong
$731
208 km or 129 miLangzhong
$601
219 km or 136 miYibin
$686
237 km or 148 miLuzhou
$650
247 km or 153 miGuang'an
$666
259 km or 161 miGuangyuan
$644
261 km or 162 miHuaying
$583
265 km or 165 miChongqing
$679
288 km or 179 miBazhong
$660
333 km or 207 miDazhou
$721
341 km or 212 miLongnan
$646
353 km or 220 miXichang
$599
372 km or 231 miZhaotong
$695
388 km or 241 miHanzhong
$611
390 km or 243 miRenhuai
$599
392 km or 244 miBijie
$716
408 km or 253 miWanyuan
$587
431 km or 268 miZunyi
$729
459 km or 285 miLiupanshui
$634