Abuja vs Columbus - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Columbus
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1891
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$4883
🏠 One person rent
$926
$1076
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$2103
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$548
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$140
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$4470
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
36
71
😀 Quality of life
35
89
🏙️ Population
1.24M
914K

The cost of living in Abuja is 31% less expensive than in Columbus. Cities ranked 3158th and 1832nd ($1305 vs $1891) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1693rd 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 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 2.4 months in Columbus. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Columbus ranked 29th in the United States, while ranked 7941st and 132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Columbus

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Abuja Columbus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$19.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$64.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$8.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$4.77
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$4.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$2.22
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$1144
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$834
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$2446
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$1712
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$183
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$61.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$7844
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$1810
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$2.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$61.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$17.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$2.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$3.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.85
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$12.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$14.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$5.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$3.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.81
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$2.74
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.48
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$1.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.61
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$2.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$7.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$8.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$3.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.45
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$39.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$91.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$12.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$43.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$78.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$1269
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$24941

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$669
163 km or 101 mi Kaduna
$649
181 km or 113 mi Jos
$780
225 km or 140 mi Zaria
$543
291 km or 181 mi Enugu
$938
293 km or 182 mi Bauchi
$567
296 km or 184 mi Owo
$745
297 km or 185 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
321 km or 199 mi Awka
$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

Cities near Columbus

Distance City Cost of living
8.6 km or 5.3 mi Upper Arlington
$1944
11 km or 7.1 mi Grove
$1946
13 km or 8.3 mi Gahanna
$1940
15 km or 9 mi Hilliard
$1942
17 km or 11 mi Reynoldsburg
$1939
18 km or 11 mi Dublin
$1596
19 km or 12 mi Westerville
$1904
22 km or 13 mi Pickerington
$1943
38 km or 24 mi Delaware
$1919
43 km or 27 mi Lancaster
$1947
43 km or 27 mi Marysville
$1941
51 km or 32 mi Newark
$1941
69 km or 43 mi Springfield
$1779
70 km or 43 mi Chillicothe
$1918
70 km or 44 mi Marion
$1940
84 km or 52 mi Zanesville
$1967
86 km or 53 mi Xenia
$1945
89 km or 55 mi Fairborn
$1783
94 km or 59 mi Beavercreek
$1935
97 km or 60 mi Huber Heights
$1944
97 km or 60 mi Mansfield
$1593
98 km or 61 mi Riverside
$1947
103 km or 64 mi Kettering
$1951
103 km or 64 mi Troy
$1950
104 km or 65 mi Athens
$1215
104 km or 65 mi Centerville
$1944
105 km or 65 mi Dayton
$1593
105 km or 65 mi Sidney
$1916
108 km or 67 mi Piqua
$1936
112 km or 69 mi Trotwood
$1943
116 km or 72 mi Ashland
$1235
120 km or 74 mi Lebanon
$1919
128 km or 80 mi Middletown
$1633
128 km or 80 mi Lima
$1310
130 km or 81 mi Wooster
$1347
131 km or 81 mi Mason
$1941
132 km or 82 mi Findlay
$1945
136 km or 84 mi Portsmouth
$1362
144 km or 90 mi New Philadelphia
$1949
146 km or 91 mi Norwalk
$1944