Prices in Abuja vs Helsinki - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaHelsinki
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1751
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$3968
🏠 One person rent
$649
$947
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1571
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$493
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$2886
🏙️ Population
1.24M
642k

The cost of living in Abuja is 42% less expensive than in Helsinki. Cities ranked 5370th and 1162nd ($1010 vs $1751) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Finland, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Finland comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.6 months in Helsinki. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Helsinki ranked 2nd in Finland, while ranked 8987th and 29th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Helsinki

AbujaHelsinki
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$12.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$65.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$8.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$6.68
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$3.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1100
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$814
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1921
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1352
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$54.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$84.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$20.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
1.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$8736
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$5180
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$3.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$65.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$21
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$2.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$9.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$15.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$3.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$3.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$16
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$2.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$9.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.24
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$46.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$16.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$83.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$21.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$99.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$392
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$6582

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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 Helsinki

DistanceCityCost of living
15 km or 9.2 miVantaa
$1593
16 km or 9.7 miEspoo
$1527
26 km or 16 miTuusula
$1253
27 km or 17 miKerava
$1287
29 km or 18 miKirkkonummi
$1301
33 km or 21 miNurmijarvi
$1315
34 km or 21 miJarvenpaa
$1486
47 km or 29 miPorvoo
$1444
49 km or 30 miLohja
$1480
51 km or 32 miHyvinkaa
$1272
63 km or 39 miRiihimaki
$1256
78 km or 48 miMaardu
$820
83 km or 51 miTallinn
$1082
86 km or 53 miRaseborg
$1386
96 km or 59 miHameenlinna
$1308
98 km or 61 miLahti
$1358
102 km or 63 miSalo
$1209
115 km or 72 miKotka
$1276
122 km or 76 miRakvere
$797
124 km or 77 miKouvola
$1176
131 km or 81 miValkeakoski
$1435
132 km or 82 miHamina
$1314
143 km or 89 miKaarina
$1313
150 km or 93 miTurku
$1349
156 km or 97 miRaisio
$1312
157 km or 98 miKohtla-Jarve
$803
160 km or 100 miTampere
$1407
164 km or 102 miNokia
$1310
169 km or 105 miYlojarvi
$1310
170 km or 106 miSastamala
$1306
181 km or 113 miSillamae
$697
188 km or 117 miJamsa
$1310
201 km or 125 miParnu
$816
203 km or 126 miLappeenranta
$1254
203 km or 126 miNarva
$635
205 km or 127 miViljandi
$706
210 km or 131 miMikkeli
$1309
214 km or 133 miRauma
$1321
224 km or 139 miPori
$1294
224 km or 139 miTartu
$875