Abuja vs Dongguan - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Dongguan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$787
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$2015
🏠 One person rent
$926
$287
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$429
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$251
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$156
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$883
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
46 km
🎓 Higher education
36
68
😀 Quality of life
35
56
🏙️ Population
1.24M
10.5M

The cost of living in Abuja is 66% more expensive than in Dongguan. Cities ranked 3158th and 6108th ($1305 vs $787) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 34th in Nigeria and China, respectively. Check Nigeria vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.1 months in Dongguan. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Dongguan ranked 24th in China, while ranked 7941st and 5647th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Dongguan

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Abuja Dongguan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$3.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$4.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$2.63
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$4.74
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$345
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$219
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$632
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$29.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$45.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$13.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
5.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$5938
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$4431
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$44.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$10.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$2.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$0.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$13.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$3.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$8.65
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.3
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$2.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$5.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$5.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$61.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$6.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$38.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$6.02
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$53.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$83.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$443
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$11084

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181 km or 113 mi Jos
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225 km or 140 mi Zaria
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291 km or 181 mi Enugu
$938
293 km or 182 mi Bauchi
$567
296 km or 184 mi Owo
$745
297 km or 185 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
321 km or 199 mi Awka
$748
323 km or 201 mi Akure
$662
329 km or 204 mi Ilorin
$753
331 km or 205 mi Onitsha
$501
346 km or 215 mi Kano
$550
352 km or 219 mi Osogbo
$548
357 km or 222 mi Gusau
$754
367 km or 228 mi Ife
$774
368 km or 229 mi Benin
$924
392 km or 243 mi Umuahia
$755
400 km or 249 mi Owerri
$1669
414 km or 257 mi Oyo
$646
434 km or 270 mi Ibadan
$941
438 km or 272 mi Katsina
$712
438 km or 272 mi Warri
$518
438 km or 272 mi Aba
$659
456 km or 283 mi Bamenda
$387
466 km or 289 mi Calabar
$655
482 km or 299 mi Port Harcourt
$854
496 km or 308 mi Maradi
$865
503 km or 312 mi Abeokuta
$1274
509 km or 316 mi Sokoto
$638
513 km or 319 mi Bafoussam
$488
536 km or 333 mi Lagos
$1417
537 km or 334 mi Kumba
$451
552 km or 343 mi Zinder
$867
562 km or 349 mi Save
$559
574 km or 357 mi Damaturu
$725
577 km or 358 mi Buea
$346
592 km or 368 mi Limbe
$370
606 km or 377 mi Malabo
$715
608 km or 378 mi Douala
$549

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Distance City Cost of living
51 km or 32 mi Guangzhou
$995
65 km or 40 mi Shenzhen
$1134
66 km or 41 mi Foshan
$641
68 km or 43 mi Huizhou
$763
70 km or 44 mi Zhongshan
$663
86 km or 53 mi Jiangmen
$711
88 km or 54 mi Zhuhai
$675
93 km or 58 mi Kowloon
$2352
95 km or 59 mi Hong Kong
$2822
100 km or 62 mi Macau
$1613
100 km or 62 mi Qingyuan
$733
124 km or 77 mi Heyuan
$696
132 km or 82 mi Kaiping
$665
133 km or 83 mi Zhaoqing
$707
165 km or 103 mi Shanwei
$710
176 km or 109 mi Yunfu
$763
196 km or 122 mi Shaoguan
$688
226 km or 141 mi Yangjiang
$719
239 km or 148 mi Lianzhou
$651
249 km or 155 mi Puning
$700
253 km or 157 mi Wuzhou
$727
271 km or 168 mi Hezhou
$701
273 km or 170 mi Jieyang
$747
279 km or 173 mi Meizhou
$775
302 km or 188 mi Chaozhou
$648
303 km or 188 mi Shantou
$1051
315 km or 195 mi Chenzhou
$815
323 km or 201 mi Gaozhou
$686
329 km or 205 mi Maoming
$537
332 km or 206 mi Ganzhou
$792
372 km or 231 mi Yulin
$753
401 km or 249 mi Zhanjiang
$667
403 km or 250 mi Longyan
$691
424 km or 263 mi Guigang
$673
430 km or 267 mi Guilin
$539
430 km or 267 mi Zhangzhou
$751
437 km or 271 mi Yongzhou
$751
444 km or 276 mi Hengyang
$678
464 km or 288 mi Liuzhou
$698
467 km or 290 mi Laibin
$704