Abuja vs Ho Chi Minh - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Ho Chi Minh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$734
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$2025
🏠 One person rent
$926
$378
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$820
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$213
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$66.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$534
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
36
63
😀 Quality of life
35
68
🏙️ Population
1.24M
10.4M

The cost of living in Abuja is 78% more expensive than in Ho Chi Minh. Cities ranked 3158th and 6318th ($1305 vs $734) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Nigeria and Vietnam, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Vietnam comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.7 months in Ho Chi Minh. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Ho Chi Minh ranked 1st in Vietnam, while ranked 7941st and 3095th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abuja Ho Chi Minh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$2.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$22.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$4.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$2.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$288
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1129
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$641
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$46.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$71.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$9.98
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
8.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$5180
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$1997
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$5.87
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.49
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$3.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$2.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$0.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$1.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$2.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$3.63
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$0.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$22.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$4.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$34.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$3.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$47.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$96.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$225
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$15038

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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
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$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
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$387
466 km or 289 mi Calabar
$655
482 km or 299 mi Port Harcourt
$854
496 km or 308 mi Maradi
$865
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$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
21 km or 13 mi Thu Dau Mot
$520
25 km or 15 mi Bien Hoa
$502
72 km or 45 mi Vung Tau
$538
96 km or 60 mi Svay Rieng
$645
113 km or 70 mi Sa Dec
$494
127 km or 79 mi Can Tho
$551
141 km or 88 mi Long Xuyen
$531
153 km or 95 mi Soc Trang
$530
162 km or 100 mi Prey Veng
$642
167 km or 104 mi Phan Thiet
$433
181 km or 112 mi Mui Ne
$504
184 km or 114 mi Kampong Cham
$509
189 km or 117 mi Rach Gia
$521
198 km or 123 mi Bac Lieu
$514
205 km or 127 mi Phnom Penh
$850
233 km or 145 mi Da Lat
$496
244 km or 151 mi Ca Mau
$518
257 km or 160 mi Buon Ma Thuot
$425
270 km or 168 mi Phan Rang-Thap Cham
$509
271 km or 168 mi Kampot
$531
300 km or 186 mi Phu Quoc
$510
309 km or 192 mi Stung Treng
$639
320 km or 199 mi Nha Trang
$622
343 km or 213 mi Sihanoukville
$870
414 km or 257 mi Siem Reap
$639
433 km or 269 mi Qui Nhon
$518
452 km or 281 mi Battambang
$540
488 km or 303 mi Ko Chang
$536
502 km or 312 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
527 km or 327 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
533 km or 331 mi Quang Ngai
$465
584 km or 363 mi Klaeng
$549
592 km or 368 mi Hoi An
$504
605 km or 376 mi Da Nang
$639
637 km or 396 mi Hue
$468
663 km or 412 mi Nong Prue
$535
664 km or 413 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
668 km or 415 mi Pattaya
$584
670 km or 416 mi Laem Chabang
$534
676 km or 420 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580