Prices in Abuja vs Gaborone - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaGaborone
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$664
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1615
🏠 One person rent
$649
$306
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$561
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$250
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$40.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$1044
🏙️ Population
1.24M
232k

The cost of living in Abuja is 52% more expensive than in Gaborone. Cities ranked 5370th and 6431st ($1010 vs $664) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Botswana, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Botswana comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.6 months in Gaborone. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Gaborone ranked 1st in Botswana, while ranked 8987th and 988th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Gaborone

AbujaGaborone
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$7.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$28.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$5.25
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.51
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.01
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$275
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$195
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$621
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$405
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$34.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$52.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$60.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
10.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1705
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$867
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$11.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$14.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$6.02
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$4.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$4.47
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$8.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$3.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$29.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$5.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$25.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$4.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$41.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$67.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$97.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$4077

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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 Gaborone

DistanceCityCost of living
50 km or 31 miMolepolole
$538
67 km or 42 miLobatse
$539
67 km or 42 miKanye
$636
136 km or 84 miMmabatho
$766
174 km or 108 miRustenburg
$1101
196 km or 122 miMahalapye
$584
215 km or 134 miBrits
$765
257 km or 160 miKlerksdorp
$862
258 km or 160 miPotchefstroom
$613
259 km or 161 miPretoria
$804
264 km or 164 miRandburg
$842
265 km or 165 miPalapye
$473
266 km or 165 miCenturion
$752
266 km or 165 miSoweto
$962
266 km or 165 miSerowe
$537
269 km or 167 miSandton
$1019
275 km or 171 miJohannesburg
$864
296 km or 184 miBenoni
$742
298 km or 185 miVanderbijlpark
$768
302 km or 188 miVereeniging
$749
310 km or 193 miSprings
$706
358 km or 222 miKroonstad
$848
379 km or 235 miWelkom
$826
380 km or 236 miMiddelburg
$668
407 km or 253 miBethal
$474
421 km or 261 miFrancistown
$632
468 km or 291 miKimberley
$701
495 km or 308 miBloemfontein
$609
514 km or 319 miButha-Buthe
$693
531 km or 330 miTeyateyaneng
$773
540 km or 336 miMaseru
$646
559 km or 347 miMbabane
$486
569 km or 354 miBulawayo
$775
584 km or 363 miManzini
$468
589 km or 366 miMafeteng
$692
597 km or 371 miVryheid
$826
628 km or 390 miUpington
$745
675 km or 419 miMatola
$945
685 km or 425 miMaputo
$923
705 km or 438 miGweru
$902