Prices in Abuja vs Dodoma - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaDodoma
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$538
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1468
🏠 One person rent
$649
$182
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$376
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$273
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$38.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$287
🏙️ Population
1.24M
411k

The cost of living in Abuja is 88% more expensive than in Dodoma. Cities ranked 5370th and 7408th ($1010 vs $538) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Nigeria and Tanzania, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Tanzania comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.5 months in Dodoma. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Dodoma ranked 3rd in Tanzania, while ranked 8987th and 8564th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Dodoma

AbujaDodoma
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$6.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$29.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.04
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$141
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$101
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$387
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$257
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$38.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$59.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$33.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
21.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$563
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$8.18
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$9.08
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.36
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$8.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$3.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$0.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$7.23
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.25
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$2.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.72
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$0.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$31
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$7.03
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$13.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$1.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$18.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$31.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$439
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$2996

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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 Dodoma

DistanceCityCost of living
221 km or 137 miMorogoro
$465
337 km or 209 miArusha
$583
369 km or 229 miMoshi
$506
381 km or 237 miStone Town
$551
381 km or 237 miZanzibar
$706
389 km or 242 miMbeya
$543
393 km or 244 miTanga
$377
395 km or 246 miDar es Salaam
$887
498 km or 309 miMombasa
$648
522 km or 324 miMwanza
$640
553 km or 343 miMachakos
$429
564 km or 351 miNairobi
$866
590 km or 366 miMalindi
$766
597 km or 371 miThika
$435
608 km or 378 miMzuzu
$748
664 km or 413 miNakuru
$494
669 km or 415 miKasama
$567
671 km or 417 miMzimba
$778
683 km or 425 miRuyigi
$531
687 km or 427 miRutana
$534
693 km or 430 miKisumu
$521
700 km or 435 miMakamba
$533
709 km or 441 miMuyinga
$534
717 km or 446 miGitega
$525
726 km or 451 miKalemie
$597
732 km or 455 miMeru
$498
745 km or 463 miMumias
$512
754 km or 469 miEldoret
$593
756 km or 470 miNgozi
$533
776 km or 482 miBujumbura
$593
779 km or 484 miButare
$605
787 km or 489 miBubanza
$534
790 km or 491 miEntebbe
$509
791 km or 492 miKigali
$704
791 km or 492 miTororo
$541
794 km or 493 miNyanza
$604
794 km or 493 miJinja
$540
798 km or 496 miUvira
$595
810 km or 503 miKampala
$689
816 km or 507 miKira Town
$538