Abuja vs Fortaleza - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Fortaleza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$565
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1614
🏠 One person rent
$926
$182
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$388
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$232
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$72.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$243
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
36
42
😀 Quality of life
35
56
🏙️ Population
1.24M
2.45M

The cost of living in Abuja is 131% more expensive than in Fortaleza. Cities ranked 3158th and 7638th ($1305 vs $565) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 96th in Nigeria and Brazil, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.4 months in Fortaleza. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Fortaleza ranked 11th in Brazil, while ranked 7941st and 5737th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abuja Fortaleza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$5.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.58
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$1.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$168
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$423
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$272
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$44.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$69.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$16.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
8.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$1676
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$868
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$17.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$5.55
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$6.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$7.43
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$6.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$1.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$3.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$19.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$5.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$43.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$40.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$65.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$292
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$6731

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225 km or 140 mi Zaria
$543
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
14 km or 8.9 mi Caucaia
$433
112 km or 69 mi Caninde
$556
120 km or 74 mi Itapipoca
$555
125 km or 78 mi Aracati
$552
148 km or 92 mi Russas
$554
148 km or 92 mi Quixada
$555
190 km or 118 mi Sobral
$581
200 km or 124 mi Acarau
$556
209 km or 130 mi Mossoro
$423
273 km or 169 mi Camocim
$553
288 km or 179 mi Crateus
$554
300 km or 186 mi Ico
$556
305 km or 189 mi Iguatu
$552
342 km or 213 mi Caico
$555
366 km or 227 mi Piripiri
$554
372 km or 231 mi Parnaiba
$558
392 km or 243 mi Patos
$555
397 km or 247 mi Juazeiro do Norte
$612
402 km or 250 mi Crato
$536
434 km or 269 mi Natal
$586
487 km or 303 mi Salgueiro
$553
487 km or 303 mi Campina Grande
$537
495 km or 307 mi Picos
$556
498 km or 309 mi Teresina
$554
501 km or 312 mi Timon
$562
536 km or 333 mi Chapadinha
$555
546 km or 340 mi Arcoverde
$571
550 km or 342 mi Caxias
$560
554 km or 344 mi Joao Pessoa
$632
578 km or 359 mi Goiana
$697
580 km or 360 mi Caruaru
$444
584 km or 363 mi Carpina
$554
600 km or 373 mi Codo
$425
602 km or 374 mi Floriano
$554
617 km or 383 mi Garanhuns
$572
618 km or 384 mi Camaragibe
$500
619 km or 384 mi Paulista
$464
622 km or 387 mi Coroata
$555
623 km or 387 mi Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594
626 km or 389 mi Olinda
$523