Prices in Abuja vs Chicago - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaChicago
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$2160
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$5152
🏠 One person rent
$649
$1231
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$2131
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$528
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$242
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$4360
🏙️ Population
1.24M
2.72M

The cost of living in Abuja is 53% less expensive than in Chicago. Cities ranked 5370th and 224th ($1010 vs $2160) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 160th 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 months in Chicago. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Chicago ranked 15th in the United States, while ranked 8987th and 35th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Chicago

AbujaChicago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$13.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$55
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$8.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$5.8
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1535
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$978
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$2673
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1759
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$87
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$134
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$54.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$4479
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$2068
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$108
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$17.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.8
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$2.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$3.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.55
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$12.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$10.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$12.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$4.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$4.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$3.77
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.6
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$2.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$9.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$5.26
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$3.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$56.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$12.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$126
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$20.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$45.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$84.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$1294
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$18608

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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
11 km or 7 miCicero
$1751
14 km or 8.8 miBerwyn
$1531
14 km or 8.9 miOak Park
$1905
16 km or 10 miElmwood Park
$1751
18 km or 11 miMaywood
$1751
18 km or 11 miEvanston
$2148
19 km or 12 miSkokie
$1750
19 km or 12 miBurbank
$1750
20 km or 12 miMelrose Park
$1744
21 km or 13 miOak Lawn
$1751
22 km or 14 miMorton Grove
$1745
22 km or 14 miNiles
$1179
23 km or 14 miPark Ridge
$1754
23 km or 14 miWilmette
$1756
25 km or 16 miBlue Island
$1742
26 km or 16 miElmhurst
$1758
27 km or 17 miGlenview
$1756
28 km or 17 miDes Plaines
$1868
28 km or 18 miDolton
$1756
29 km or 18 miVilla Park
$1755
30 km or 19 miHarvey
$1749
30 km or 19 miEast Chicago
$1557
30 km or 19 miWestmont
$1754
31 km or 19 miCalumet
$1745
31 km or 20 miSouth Holland
$1755
32 km or 20 miLombard
$1675
32 km or 20 miHammond
$1750
32 km or 20 miOak Forest
$1747
33 km or 20 miNorthbrook
$1756
33 km or 20 miMount Prospect
$1744
33 km or 20 miDarien
$1753
33 km or 21 miElk Grove Village
$1750
34 km or 21 miDowners Grove
$1773
35 km or 22 miOrland Park
$1751
36 km or 22 miLansing
$1745
36 km or 22 miGlen Ellyn
$1749
37 km or 23 miHighland Park
$1751
37 km or 23 miMunster
$1753
37 km or 23 miTinley Park
$1754
37 km or 23 miWheeling
$1749