Prices in Abuja vs Ho Chi Minh - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaHo Chi Minh
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$735
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1851
🏠 One person rent
$649
$391
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$774
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$204
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$66.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$398
🏙️ Population
1.24M
10.4M

The cost of living in Abuja is 37% more expensive than in Ho Chi Minh. Cities ranked 5370th and 6120th ($1010 vs $735) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Nigeria and Vietnam, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Vietnam comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.5 months in Ho Chi Minh. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Ho Chi Minh ranked 1st in Vietnam, while ranked 8987th and 2834th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Ho Chi Minh

AbujaHo Chi Minh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$2.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$21
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.04
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$446
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$314
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1009
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$627
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$39.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$60.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$10.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
9.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$2971
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1288
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$9.16
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$5.59
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.81
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$3.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$11.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.19
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$0.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$1.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$0.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$26
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$26.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$3.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$42.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$96
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$9112

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$921
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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
21 km or 13 miThu Dau Mot
$559
25 km or 15 miBien Hoa
$508
72 km or 45 miVung Tau
$667
96 km or 60 miSvay Rieng
$606
113 km or 70 miSa Dec
$527
127 km or 79 miCan Tho
$571
141 km or 88 miLong Xuyen
$572
153 km or 95 miSoc Trang
$580
162 km or 100 miPrey Veng
$655
167 km or 104 miPhan Thiet
$448
181 km or 112 miMui Ne
$547
184 km or 114 miKampong Cham
$439
189 km or 117 miRach Gia
$568
198 km or 123 miBac Lieu
$555
205 km or 127 miPhnom Penh
$779
233 km or 145 miDa Lat
$480
244 km or 151 miCa Mau
$562
257 km or 160 miBuon Ma Thuot
$434
270 km or 168 miPhan Rang-Thap Cham
$553
271 km or 168 miKampot
$684
300 km or 186 miPhu Quoc
$546
309 km or 192 miStung Treng
$563
320 km or 199 miNha Trang
$570
343 km or 213 miSihanoukville
$589
414 km or 257 miSiem Reap
$625
433 km or 269 miQui Nhon
$560
452 km or 281 miBattambang
$509
488 km or 303 miKo Chang
$666
502 km or 312 miSerei Saophoan
$617
527 km or 327 miUbon Ratchathani
$526
533 km or 331 miQuang Ngai
$596
584 km or 363 miKlaeng
$617
592 km or 368 miHoi An
$555
605 km or 376 miDa Nang
$728
637 km or 396 miHue
$830
663 km or 412 miNong Prue
$666
664 km or 413 miChaophraya Surasak
$669
668 km or 415 miPattaya
$784
670 km or 416 miLaem Chabang
$663
676 km or 420 miNakhon Ratchasima
$574