Prices in Abuja vs Dakar - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaDakar
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1002
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$2554
🏠 One person rent
$649
$505
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1101
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$308
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$88.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$167
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.15M

The cost of living in Abuja is 0.8% more expensive than in Dakar. Cities ranked 5370th and 5388th ($1010 vs $1002) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Nigeria and Senegal, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Senegal comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.2 months in Dakar. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Dakar ranked 1st in Senegal, while ranked 8987th and 6664th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Dakar

AbujaDakar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$5.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$30.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7.53
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2.27
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$3.14
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$561
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$308
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1500
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$750
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$99.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$155
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$46.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
7.94%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$12335
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$11804
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$27
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$12.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$14.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$9.69
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$7.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.27
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$8.88
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$4.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$46.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$8.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$42.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$10.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$58
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$85.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$149
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$3859

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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 Dakar

DistanceCityCost of living
21 km or 13 miRufisque
$969
58 km or 36 miThies
$926
121 km or 75 miFatick
$951
163 km or 101 miKaolack
$960
166 km or 103 miLouga
$947
171 km or 106 miBanjul
$456
174 km or 108 miLamin
$433
177 km or 110 miSaint-Louis
$928
185 km or 115 miBrikama
$592
266 km or 165 miRosso
$710
271 km or 169 miZiguinchor
$973
340 km or 211 miKolda
$1067
378 km or 235 miBissau
$424
404 km or 251 miNouakchott
$744
416 km or 258 miBafata
$406
629 km or 391 miBoffa
$600
651 km or 404 miPraia
$804
668 km or 415 miAssomada
$703
709 km or 441 miConakry
$764
727 km or 452 miForecariah
$600
757 km or 471 miMamou
$602
833 km or 518 miFreetown
$777
841 km or 522 miMindelo
$595
978 km or 607 miBo
$659
1009 km or 627 miKankan
$616
1023 km or 636 miKenema
$655
1048 km or 651 miBamako
$555
1051 km or 653 miGueckedou
$619
1087 km or 675 miBanamba
$493
1088 km or 676 miKoulikoro
$493
1141 km or 709 miBougouni
$492
1185 km or 736 miMonrovia
$533
1197 km or 744 miKakata
$494
1215 km or 755 miSegou
$496
1220 km or 758 miNzerekore
$557
1232 km or 766 miMarkala
$493
1256 km or 781 miYekepa
$490
1258 km or 782 miSanniquellie
$492
1332 km or 828 miSikasso
$503
1413 km or 878 miKorhogo
$879