Prices in Abuja vs Freetown - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaFreetown
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$777
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1660
🏠 One person rent
$649
$444
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$735
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$255
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$33
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$1550
🏙️ Population
1.24M
951k

The cost of living in Abuja is 30% more expensive than in Freetown. Cities ranked 5370th and 5969th ($1010 vs $777) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Sierra Leone, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Sierra Leone comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 2 months in Freetown. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Freetown ranked 1st in Sierra Leone, while ranked 8987th and 6282nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Freetown

AbujaFreetown
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$4.36
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$17.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$5.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$0.88
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$493
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$223
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$697
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$484
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$80.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$122
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$86.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
12.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1174
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$586
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$18.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$2.22
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.74
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$2.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.72
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$7.31
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$5.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$2.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.99
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$7.07
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$2.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$2.6
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.41
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$73.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.55
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$5.86
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$3.19
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$10
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$41.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$95.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$3235

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$531
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$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 Freetown

DistanceCityCost of living
126 km or 78 miConakry
$764
137 km or 85 miForecariah
$600
174 km or 108 miBo
$659
207 km or 128 miBoffa
$600
235 km or 146 miKenema
$655
246 km or 153 miMamou
$602
341 km or 212 miGueckedou
$619
361 km or 224 miMonrovia
$533
385 km or 239 miKakata
$494
439 km or 273 miBafata
$406
456 km or 283 miBissau
$424
480 km or 298 miKankan
$616
493 km or 306 miNzerekore
$557
514 km or 319 miSanniquellie
$492
525 km or 326 miKolda
$1067
527 km or 327 miYekepa
$490
564 km or 350 miZiguinchor
$973
603 km or 375 miGreenville
$491
650 km or 404 miBrikama
$592
660 km or 410 miLamin
$433
662 km or 412 miBanjul
$456
701 km or 436 miKaolack
$960
709 km or 441 miBougouni
$492
736 km or 457 miFatick
$951
736 km or 458 miBamako
$555
788 km or 490 miKoulikoro
$493
807 km or 502 miThies
$926
821 km or 510 miRufisque
$969
833 km or 518 miDakar
$1002
842 km or 523 miKorhogo
$879
846 km or 526 miBanamba
$493
846 km or 526 miGagnoa
$839
857 km or 532 miLouga
$947
887 km or 551 miSikasso
$503
896 km or 557 miYamoussoukro
$1096
907 km or 564 miBouake
$986
911 km or 566 miSaint-Louis
$928
917 km or 570 miDivo
$841
935 km or 581 miRosso
$710
940 km or 584 miSegou
$496