Prices in Abuja vs Dubai - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaDubai
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1836
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$4258
🏠 One person rent
$649
$1108
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$2059
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$433
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$2891
🏙️ Population
1.24M
2.5M

The cost of living in Abuja is 45% less expensive than in Dubai. Cities ranked 5370th and 488th ($1010 vs $1836) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the United Arab Emirates comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.6 months in Dubai. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Dubai ranked 1st in the United Arab Emirates, while ranked 8987th and 186th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Dubai

AbujaDubai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$10.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$52.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$8.14
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$12.2
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$5.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.03
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1240
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$817
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$2375
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1642
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$116
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$180
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$90.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$3524
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$2300
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.64
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$77.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$8.77
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.62
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$9.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.86
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$18.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$3.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$5.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$6.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$5.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$3.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$3.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$82.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$79.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$19.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$58.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$96.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$570
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$11052

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$716
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$624
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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
13 km or 8 miSharjah
$1224
22 km or 14 miAjman
$1537
41 km or 25 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
104 km or 65 miFujairah
$1299
108 km or 67 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
126 km or 78 miAl Ain
$1450
129 km or 80 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
234 km or 146 miBandar Abbas
$453
246 km or 153 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
339 km or 211 miSeeb
$1106
344 km or 214 miNizwa
$787
380 km or 236 miDoha
$1804
380 km or 236 miMuscat
$1034
385 km or 239 miAl Khor
$1668
399 km or 248 miJahrom
$442
440 km or 273 miFasa
$441
449 km or 279 miJiroft
$440
466 km or 290 miSirjan
$445
485 km or 301 miManama
$1284
486 km or 302 miRiffa
$1077
487 km or 303 miIsa Town
$1141
523 km or 325 miBam
$442
528 km or 328 miDhahran
$840
534 km or 332 miChabahar
$440
537 km or 334 miDammam
$955
554 km or 345 miShiraz
$420
560 km or 348 miQatif
$651
568 km or 353 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
568 km or 353 miMarvdasht
$443
574 km or 357 miRafsanjan
$441
578 km or 359 miIranshahr
$374
584 km or 363 miKerman
$429
595 km or 370 miJubail
$888
601 km or 373 miBorazjan
$441
603 km or 375 miKazerun
$441
604 km or 375 miBushehr
$412
703 km or 437 miYasuj
$569
721 km or 448 miZahedan
$399
743 km or 461 miYazd
$477
773 km or 481 miBehbahan
$442