Prices in Abuja vs Edinburgh - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaEdinburgh
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1663
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$4072
🏠 One person rent
$649
$949
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1612
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$431
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$130
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$2377
🏙️ Population
1.24M
513k

The cost of living in Abuja is 39% less expensive than in Edinburgh. Cities ranked 5370th and 1928th ($1010 vs $1663) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 33rd in Nigeria and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.4 months in Edinburgh. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Edinburgh ranked 11th in the United Kingdom, while ranked 8987th and 87th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Edinburgh

AbujaEdinburgh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$60.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7.25
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$5.49
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$3.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$982
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$763
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1704
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1338
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$110
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$168
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$32.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
2.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$5289
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$3656
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$70.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$20.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.57
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$9.93
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$9.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$9.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$2.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.11
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.88
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$2.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$13.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$6.51
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.13
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$44.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$112
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$11.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$84.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$94.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$1216
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$17879

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$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 Edinburgh

DistanceCityCost of living
18 km or 11 miKirkcaldy
$1057
21 km or 13 miLivingston
$1112
21 km or 13 miDunfermline
$1215
42 km or 26 miAlloa
$1456
49 km or 30 miCumbernauld
$1468
49 km or 31 miStirling
$1328
52 km or 32 miPerth
$1442
56 km or 35 miHamilton
$1457
59 km or 37 miDundee
$1198
65 km or 40 miEast Kilbride
$1459
66 km or 41 miGlasgow
$1380
78 km or 48 miPaisley
$1460
89 km or 56 miKilmarnock
$1421
98 km or 61 miGreenock
$1162
99 km or 61 miIrvine
$1462
102 km or 63 miDumfries
$1219
105 km or 65 miAyr
$983
120 km or 74 miCarlisle
$1198
147 km or 91 miNewcastle upon Tyne
$1337
149 km or 93 miAberdeen
$1385
150 km or 93 miGateshead
$1464
153 km or 95 miTynemouth
$1461
153 km or 95 miJarrow
$1455
154 km or 96 miSouth Shields
$1468
158 km or 98 miWashington
$1462
158 km or 98 miWhitehaven
$1447
164 km or 102 miSunderland
$1217
166 km or 103 miDurham
$1306
173 km or 107 miBishop Auckland
$1465
182 km or 113 miInverness
$1311
189 km or 117 miHartlepool
$1262
189 km or 117 miElgin
$1487
190 km or 118 miDarlington
$1185
194 km or 121 miStockton-on-Tees
$1397
197 km or 123 miMiddlesbrough
$1242
211 km or 131 miMorecambe
$1334
212 km or 132 miBangor
$1106
213 km or 132 miLancaster
$1282
216 km or 134 miDouglas
$1460
224 km or 139 miNewtownabbey
$1465