Prices in Abuja vs Douala - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaDouala
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$593
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1653
🏠 One person rent
$649
$219
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$516
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$272
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$45.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$226
🏙️ Population
1.24M
2.45M

The cost of living in Abuja is 70% more expensive than in Douala. Cities ranked 5370th and 7001st ($1010 vs $593) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Nigeria and Cameroon, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Cameroon comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.4 months in Douala. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Douala ranked 1st in Cameroon, while ranked 8987th and 8789th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Douala

AbujaDouala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$4.32
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$25.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.16
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$205
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$94.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$679
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$318
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$45.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$69
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$57.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
10.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1301
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$289
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$6.23
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$3.89
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$2.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$15.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$6.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$6.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.64
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$6.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.07
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$36.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$5.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$22.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$8.04
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$25.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$40.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$320
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$909

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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 Douala

DistanceCityCost of living
53 km or 33 miBuea
$546
54 km or 33 miLimbe
$521
71 km or 44 miKumba
$560
108 km or 67 miMalabo
$1254
176 km or 110 miBafoussam
$571
182 km or 113 miCalabar
$655
203 km or 126 miYaounde
$770
216 km or 134 miBamenda
$543
245 km or 152 miBata
$1134
285 km or 177 miAba
$638
296 km or 184 miUmuahia
$664
309 km or 192 miPort Harcourt
$765
336 km or 209 miOwerri
$677
361 km or 224 miEnugu
$921
377 km or 234 miAwka
$633
400 km or 248 miOnitsha
$516
408 km or 253 miLibreville
$566
467 km or 290 miWarri
$617
518 km or 322 miBenin
$858
529 km or 328 miSao Tome
$855
536 km or 333 miTrindade
$899
540 km or 335 miPort-Gentil
$526
563 km or 350 miNgaoundere
$497
573 km or 356 miOwo
$632
608 km or 378 miAbuja
$1010
612 km or 381 miAkure
$648
635 km or 395 miAdo Ekiti
$695
660 km or 410 miJos
$624
675 km or 419 miBerberati
$675
683 km or 425 miIfe
$628
697 km or 433 miBauchi
$694
702 km or 436 miOsogbo
$544
709 km or 441 miMinna
$531
712 km or 443 miGaroua
$479
740 km or 460 miIbadan
$932
747 km or 464 miLagos
$1036
754 km or 469 miIlorin
$739
762 km or 473 miKaduna
$716
764 km or 475 miOyo
$706
783 km or 486 miAbeokuta
$648