Prices in Abuja vs Harare - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaHarare
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1179
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$2862
🏠 One person rent
$649
$511
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$874
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$427
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$386
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.61M

The cost of living in Abuja is 14% less expensive than in Harare. Cities ranked 5370th and 4953rd ($1010 vs $1179) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Zimbabwe, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Zimbabwe comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.3 months in Harare. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Harare ranked 1st in Zimbabwe, while ranked 8987th and 7840th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Harare

AbujaHarare
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$6.71
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$49
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2.16
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$3.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$493
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$371
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$874
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$682
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$70
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$108
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$45.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
16.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1663
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1612
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$47
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$12.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$2.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$8.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$5.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$2.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$3.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$16.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$4.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$9.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$3.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$60.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$9.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$44.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$63.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$94.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$328
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$8713

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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 Harare

DistanceCityCost of living
18 km or 11 miChitungwiza
$854
66 km or 41 miMarondera
$577
105 km or 65 miChinhoyi
$743
133 km or 83 miKadoma
$760
165 km or 103 miKwekwe
$696
213 km or 132 miMutare
$853
223 km or 138 miGweru
$902
251 km or 156 miMasvingo
$819
291 km or 181 miChimoio
$597
328 km or 204 miTete
$819
369 km or 229 miBulawayo
$775
399 km or 248 miLusaka
$589
447 km or 278 miChoma
$558
458 km or 284 miBeira
$903
478 km or 297 miBlantyre
$676
498 km or 309 miKapiri Mposhi
$576
510 km or 317 miNtcheu
$775
514 km or 319 miMulanje
$731
518 km or 322 miLilongwe
$895
525 km or 326 miFrancistown
$632
531 km or 330 miZomba
$734
549 km or 341 miLivingstone
$548
584 km or 363 miMangochi
$777
588 km or 365 miMonkey Bay
$726
599 km or 372 miNdola
$566
618 km or 384 miQuelimane
$651
635 km or 394 miKitwe
$590
659 km or 409 miMufulira
$542
665 km or 413 miPalapye
$473
679 km or 422 miSerowe
$537
680 km or 422 miChingola
$639
714 km or 444 miMzimba
$778
734 km or 456 miMahalapye
$584
775 km or 482 miMansa
$543
778 km or 484 miMzuzu
$748
786 km or 489 miLubumbashi
$786
847 km or 526 miXai-Xai
$769
847 km or 526 miKasama
$567
892 km or 554 miLikasi
$616
898 km or 558 miMiddelburg
$668