Prices in Abuja vs Damascus - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaDamascus
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$443
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1102
🏠 One person rent
$649
$171
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$319
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$176
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$46.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$99.9
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.75M

The cost of living in Abuja is 128% more expensive than in Damascus. Cities ranked 5370th and 8399th ($1010 vs $443) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Syria, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Syria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.2 months in Damascus. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Damascus ranked 1st in Syria, while ranked 8987th and 8305th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Damascus

AbujaDamascus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$4.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$20.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.79
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$237
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$114
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$464
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$234
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$11.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$18.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$20.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
10.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1862
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$928
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$10.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$6.28
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$3.46
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$3.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$12.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$0.63
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$0.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.44
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$3.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$1.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$1.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$0.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$0.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$16.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.75
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$17.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$2.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$20.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$63.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$103
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$1496

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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 Damascus

DistanceCityCost of living
51 km or 32 miZahle
$1023
75 km or 47 miKiryat Shmona
$1337
81 km or 50 miJounieh
$1027
83 km or 52 miSidon
$856
83 km or 52 miBeirut
$1302
96 km or 59 miSafed
$1522
105 km or 65 miTyre
$798
108 km or 67 miTiberias
$1448
110 km or 68 miMa'alot-Tarshiha
$1525
111 km or 69 miTripoli
$1286
114 km or 71 miIrbid
$694
115 km or 72 miArraba
$1526
116 km or 72 miKarmiel
$1325
117 km or 73 miSakhnin
$1519
125 km or 78 miTamra
$1526
125 km or 78 miNahariya
$1525
126 km or 78 miNof HaGalil
$1528
129 km or 80 miNazareth
$1188
130 km or 81 miAcre
$1374
131 km or 81 miShefa-'Amr
$1521
135 km or 84 miMigdal HaEmek
$1517
136 km or 84 miKiryat Motzkin
$1524
136 km or 85 miKiryat Ata
$1493
137 km or 85 miKiryat Yam
$1524
137 km or 85 miKiryat Bialik
$1525
137 km or 85 miAfula
$1287
141 km or 88 miHoms
$363
142 km or 88 miNesher
$1469
143 km or 89 miJerash
$683
145 km or 90 miHaifa
$1468
145 km or 90 miYokneam Illit
$1508
154 km or 95 miUmm al-Fahm
$1525
163 km or 101 miZikhron Ya'akov
$1779
168 km or 105 miBaqa-Jatt
$1523
169 km or 105 miPardes Hanna-Karkur
$1532
173 km or 107 miAl-Salt
$680
173 km or 108 miNablus
$826
174 km or 108 miHadera
$1631
177 km or 110 miAmman
$972
184 km or 114 miTayibe
$1530