Abuja vs Gaborone - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Gaborone
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$668
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1669
🏠 One person rent
$926
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$557
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$257
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$52.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$797
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
36
38
😀 Quality of life
35
62
🏙️ Population
1.24M
232K

The cost of living in Abuja is 95% more expensive than in Gaborone. Cities ranked 3158th and 6864th ($1305 vs $668) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Nigeria and Botswana, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Botswana comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.2 months in Gaborone. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Gaborone ranked 1st in Botswana, while ranked 7941st and 4718th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abuja Gaborone
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$8.44
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$29.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$5.64
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.5
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$2.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$256
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$193
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$623
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$413
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$30.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$45.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$56.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
10.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$1608
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$881
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$16.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$18.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$5.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$4.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$5.36
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$6.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$3.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$32.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$5.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$40.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$64.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$156
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$4028

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225 km or 140 mi Zaria
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$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
50 km or 31 mi Molepolole
$616
67 km or 42 mi Lobatse
$615
67 km or 42 mi Kanye
$641
136 km or 84 mi Mmabatho
$762
174 km or 108 mi Rustenburg
$881
196 km or 122 mi Mahalapye
$544
215 km or 134 mi Brits
$763
257 km or 160 mi Klerksdorp
$629
258 km or 160 mi Potchefstroom
$639
259 km or 161 mi Pretoria
$835
264 km or 164 mi Randburg
$776
265 km or 165 mi Palapye
$506
266 km or 165 mi Centurion
$734
266 km or 165 mi Soweto
$897
266 km or 165 mi Serowe
$527
269 km or 167 mi Sandton
$907
275 km or 171 mi Johannesburg
$935
296 km or 184 mi Benoni
$821
298 km or 185 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
302 km or 188 mi Vereeniging
$728
310 km or 193 mi Springs
$766
358 km or 222 mi Kroonstad
$770
379 km or 235 mi Welkom
$708
380 km or 236 mi Middelburg
$822
407 km or 253 mi Bethal
$760
421 km or 261 mi Francistown
$544
468 km or 291 mi Kimberley
$785
495 km or 308 mi Bloemfontein
$696
514 km or 319 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
531 km or 330 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
540 km or 336 mi Maseru
$593
559 km or 347 mi Mbabane
$722
569 km or 354 mi Bulawayo
$775
584 km or 363 mi Manzini
$733
589 km or 366 mi Mafeteng
$579
597 km or 371 mi Vryheid
$835
628 km or 390 mi Upington
$815
675 km or 419 mi Matola
$1058
685 km or 425 mi Maputo
$1049
705 km or 438 mi Gweru
$754