Prices in Abuja vs Chisinau - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaChisinau
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$600
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1495
🏠 One person rent
$649
$278
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$488
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$210
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$31.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$336
🏙️ Population
1.24M
686k

The cost of living in Abuja is 68% more expensive than in Chisinau. Cities ranked 5370th and 6883rd ($1010 vs $600) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Nigeria and Moldova, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Moldova comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.6 months in Chisinau. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Chisinau ranked 1st in Moldova, while ranked 8987th and 5407th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Chisinau

AbujaChisinau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$4.28
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$20.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.48
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$274
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$187
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$510
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$348
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$63.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$97.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$10.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
9.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1082
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$683
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.12
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$10.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$3.55
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$6.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$3.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$6.16
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$0.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.49
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$5.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$8.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$32
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$5.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$17.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$4.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$71
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$93.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$235
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$3231

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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 Chisinau

DistanceCityCost of living
37 km or 23 miDubasari
$473
42 km or 26 miOrhei
$475
51 km or 32 miBender
$702
61 km or 38 miTiraspol
$378
80 km or 50 miComrat
$553
83 km or 52 miUngheni
$474
95 km or 59 miVaslui
$493
98 km or 61 miIasi
$623
109 km or 68 miBalti
$398
126 km or 79 miBarlad
$429
132 km or 82 miCahul
$553
135 km or 84 miSoroca
$475
146 km or 91 miRoman
$491
154 km or 96 miOdessa
$593
155 km or 96 miBacau
$568
184 km or 115 miBotosani
$554
187 km or 116 miGalati
$596
189 km or 117 miPiatra Neamt
$473
194 km or 121 miFocsani
$533
202 km or 125 miTulcea
$596
205 km or 127 miBraila
$511
209 km or 130 miSuceava
$528
238 km or 148 miMykolaiv
$498
250 km or 155 miVinnytsia
$485
259 km or 161 miBuzau
$456
261 km or 162 miChernivtsi
$408
267 km or 166 miSfantu Gheorghe
$439
288 km or 179 miKherson
$401
292 km or 181 miBrasov
$696
295 km or 183 miSlobozia
$532
302 km or 187 miKhmelnytskyi
$428
305 km or 189 miKropyvnytskyi
$432
307 km or 191 miMamaia
$532
315 km or 196 miConstanta
$655
317 km or 197 miPloiesti
$633
324 km or 201 miBila Tserkva
$396
331 km or 206 miTargu Mures
$497
332 km or 206 miBistrita
$551
334 km or 207 miCalarasi
$476
348 km or 216 miVoluntari
$533