Prices in Abuja vs Columbus - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaColumbus
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1690
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$4197
🏠 One person rent
$649
$915
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1623
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$499
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$129
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$3866
🏙️ Population
1.24M
787k

The cost of living in Abuja is 40% less expensive than in Columbus. Cities ranked 5370th and 1864th ($1010 vs $1690) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1661st 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 2.3 months in Columbus. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Columbus ranked 6th in the United States, while ranked 8987th and 11th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Columbus

AbujaColumbus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$60.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$4
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$939
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$705
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1737
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1320
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$162
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$57.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$2067
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1169
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$64.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$18
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$2.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$3.56
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$19.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$7.76
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$12.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$4.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$3.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$4.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.14
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.04
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$7.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.7
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$3.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.43
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$38.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$11.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$136
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$12.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$44.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$75
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$937
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$18453

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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 Columbus

DistanceCityCost of living
8.6 km or 5.3 miUpper Arlington
$1749
11 km or 7.1 miGrove
$1756
13 km or 8.3 miGahanna
$1742
15 km or 9 miHilliard
$1749
17 km or 11 miReynoldsburg
$1758
18 km or 11 miDublin
$1594
19 km or 12 miWesterville
$1653
22 km or 13 miPickerington
$1747
38 km or 24 miDelaware
$1518
43 km or 27 miLancaster
$1748
43 km or 27 miMarysville
$1749
51 km or 32 miNewark
$1757
69 km or 43 miSpringfield
$1683
70 km or 43 miChillicothe
$1743
70 km or 44 miMarion
$1759
84 km or 52 miZanesville
$1636
86 km or 53 miXenia
$1755
89 km or 55 miFairborn
$1470
94 km or 59 miBeavercreek
$1746
97 km or 60 miHuber Heights
$1750
97 km or 60 miMansfield
$1149
98 km or 61 miRiverside
$1752
103 km or 64 miKettering
$1753
103 km or 64 miTroy
$1756
104 km or 65 miAthens
$1206
104 km or 65 miCenterville
$1754
105 km or 65 miDayton
$1416
105 km or 65 miSidney
$1275
108 km or 67 miPiqua
$1745
112 km or 69 miTrotwood
$1747
116 km or 72 miAshland
$1169
120 km or 74 miLebanon
$1782
128 km or 80 miMiddletown
$1758
128 km or 80 miLima
$1179
130 km or 81 miWooster
$1219
131 km or 81 miMason
$1743
132 km or 82 miFindlay
$1744
136 km or 84 miPortsmouth
$1698
144 km or 90 miNew Philadelphia
$1747
146 km or 91 miNorwalk
$1758