Abuja vs Dammam - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Dammam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1004
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$2305
🏠 One person rent
$926
$461
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$691
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$307
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$125
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$1763
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
19 km
🎓 Higher education
36
39
😀 Quality of life
35
72
🏙️ Population
1.24M
903K

The cost of living in Abuja is 30% more expensive than in Dammam. Cities ranked 3158th and 5357th ($1305 vs $1004) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 3rd in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.8 months in Dammam. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Dammam ranked 2nd in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 7941st and 1611th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abuja Dammam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$5.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$41.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$6.14
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.32
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$3.74
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$595
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$265
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$671
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$494
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$57.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$89.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$72
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
4.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$1205
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$1110
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$34.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$23.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$7.72
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$7.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$12.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.49
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.04
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$2.13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$8.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$3.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$2.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$105
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$4.83
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$33.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$96
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$295
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$5354

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$754
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$774
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$924
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$1669
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$646
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$941
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$712
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$518
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$659
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$387
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$655
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$854
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$865
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$1274
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$638
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$488
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$1417
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$451
552 km or 343 mi Zinder
$867
562 km or 349 mi Save
$559
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$725
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$346
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$370
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$715
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Distance City Cost of living
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$969
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$1152
54 km or 33 mi Manama
$1307
56 km or 35 mi Qatif
$889
57 km or 35 mi Riffa
$1002
76 km or 47 mi Jubail
$861
119 km or 74 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
163 km or 101 mi Al Khor
$1755
191 km or 119 mi Doha
$1894
291 km or 181 mi Bushehr
$694
325 km or 202 mi Al Wafrah
$954
334 km or 207 mi Borazjan
$657
385 km or 239 mi Kazerun
$656
388 km or 241 mi Kuwait City
$1313
394 km or 245 mi Riyadh
$1132
411 km or 256 mi Jahrom
$660
425 km or 264 mi Al-Faw
$588
427 km or 265 mi Shiraz
$724
447 km or 278 mi Fasa
$939
453 km or 282 mi Umm Qasr
$588
463 km or 288 mi Behbahan
$660
465 km or 289 mi Marvdasht
$659
467 km or 290 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$661
468 km or 291 mi Abadan
$630
473 km or 294 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
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$1963
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$657
492 km or 306 mi Yasuj
$611
498 km or 310 mi Az Zubayr
$601
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$823
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$1899
543 km or 337 mi Sharjah
$1360
550 km or 342 mi Ajman
$871
554 km or 344 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
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$490
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$657
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$1376
610 km or 379 mi Unaizah
$847
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$675
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$623