Prices in Abuja vs Dammam - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaDammam
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$955
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$2192
🏠 One person rent
$649
$481
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$758
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$262
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$1605
🏙️ Population
1.24M
903k

The cost of living in Abuja is 6% more expensive than in Dammam. Cities ranked 5370th and 5493rd ($1010 vs $955) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.7 months in Dammam. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Dammam ranked 1st in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 8987th and 365th among best cities to live in the world.

Cost of living in Abuja vs Dammam infographic

Share this infographic!

Salary adjustment calculator
the estimated difference in money purchasing power

Prices in Abuja vs Dammam

AbujaDammam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$5.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$26.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$6.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.59
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$3.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$402
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$337
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$773
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$548
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$63.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$97.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$67.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$929
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$550
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.53
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$10.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$24
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.4
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.21
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$5.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$5.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$10
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.64
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$1.86
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.57
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$6.68
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$3.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$3.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$79.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$35
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$4.81
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$42.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$90.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$268
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$5037

More cities to compare

Cost of Living in the nearest cities

Cities near Abuja

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 Dammam

DistanceCityCost of living
19 km or 12 miDhahran
$840
53 km or 33 miIsa Town
$1141
54 km or 33 miManama
$1284
56 km or 35 miQatif
$651
57 km or 35 miRiffa
$1077
76 km or 47 miJubail
$888
119 km or 74 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
163 km or 101 miAl Khor
$1668
191 km or 119 miDoha
$1804
291 km or 181 miBushehr
$412
325 km or 202 miAl Wafrah
$1074
334 km or 207 miBorazjan
$441
385 km or 239 miKazerun
$441
388 km or 241 miKuwait
$1240
394 km or 245 miRiyadh
$942
411 km or 256 miJahrom
$442
425 km or 264 miAl-Faw
$636
427 km or 265 miShiraz
$420
447 km or 278 miFasa
$441
453 km or 282 miUmm Qasr
$635
463 km or 288 miBehbahan
$442
465 km or 289 miMarvdasht
$443
467 km or 290 miBandar-e Mahshahr
$443
468 km or 291 miAbadan
$338
473 km or 294 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
481 km or 299 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
483 km or 300 miKhorramshahr
$441
492 km or 306 miYasuj
$569
498 km or 310 miAz Zubayr
$695
503 km or 313 miBasra
$961
537 km or 334 miDubai
$1836
543 km or 337 miSharjah
$1224
550 km or 342 miAjman
$1537
554 km or 344 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
561 km or 349 miAhvaz
$282
601 km or 374 miIzeh
$441
604 km or 376 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
610 km or 379 miUnaizah
$751
616 km or 383 miBandar Abbas
$453
616 km or 383 miMasjed Soleyman
$397