Abuja vs Helsinki - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Helsinki
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1763
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$3901
🏠 One person rent
$926
$976
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1567
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$490
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$2770
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
36
76
😀 Quality of life
35
93
🏙️ Population
1.24M
642K

The cost of living in Abuja is 26% less expensive than in Helsinki. Cities ranked 3158th and 2068th ($1305 vs $1763) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Nigeria and Finland, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Finland comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.6 months in Helsinki. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Helsinki ranked 1st in Finland, while ranked 7941st and 36th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Helsinki

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Abuja Helsinki
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$67
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$9.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$6.55
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$4.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$2.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$1082
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$851
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1952
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$1332
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$58.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$90.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$19.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
1.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$9115
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$4803
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$2.85
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$63.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$19.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$2.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$2.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$2.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$9.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$11.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$16.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$2.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$2.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$1.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$14.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$9.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$3.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$40.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$15.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$76.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$21.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$91.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$81.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$411
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$5279

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225 km or 140 mi Zaria
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$938
293 km or 182 mi Bauchi
$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
15 km or 9.2 mi Vantaa
$1611
16 km or 9.7 mi Espoo
$1752
26 km or 16 mi Tuusula
$1221
27 km or 17 mi Kerava
$1234
29 km or 18 mi Kirkkonummi
$1387
33 km or 21 mi Nurmijarvi
$1297
34 km or 21 mi Jarvenpaa
$1433
47 km or 29 mi Porvoo
$1319
49 km or 30 mi Lohja
$1277
51 km or 32 mi Hyvinkaa
$1208
63 km or 39 mi Riihimaki
$1442
78 km or 48 mi Maardu
$861
83 km or 51 mi Tallinn
$1145
86 km or 53 mi Raseborg
$1342
96 km or 59 mi Hameenlinna
$1229
98 km or 61 mi Lahti
$1347
102 km or 63 mi Salo
$1329
115 km or 72 mi Kotka
$1276
122 km or 76 mi Rakvere
$837
124 km or 77 mi Kouvola
$1261
131 km or 81 mi Valkeakoski
$1319
132 km or 82 mi Hamina
$1297
143 km or 89 mi Kaarina
$1300
150 km or 93 mi Turku
$1397
156 km or 97 mi Raisio
$1294
157 km or 98 mi Kohtla-Jarve
$842
160 km or 100 mi Tampere
$1329
164 km or 102 mi Nokia
$1298
169 km or 105 mi Ylojarvi
$1294
170 km or 106 mi Sastamala
$1296
181 km or 113 mi Sillamae
$783
188 km or 117 mi Jamsa
$1291
201 km or 125 mi Parnu
$863
203 km or 126 mi Lappeenranta
$1261
203 km or 126 mi Narva
$743
205 km or 127 mi Viljandi
$703
210 km or 131 mi Mikkeli
$1361
214 km or 133 mi Rauma
$1175
224 km or 139 mi Pori
$1248
224 km or 139 mi Tartu
$891