Abuja vs Ibadan - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Ibadan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$941
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1821
🏠 One person rent
$926
$585
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$789
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$226
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$92.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$216
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
36
46
😀 Quality of life
35
23
🏙️ Population
1.24M
2.55M

The cost of living in Abuja is 39% more expensive than in Ibadan. Cities ranked 3158th and 5575th ($1305 vs $941) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 5th in Nigeria.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.2 months in Ibadan. Ranked 2nd vs 3rd best cities to live in Nigeria, and 7941st vs 8899th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Ibadan

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Abuja Ibadan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$2.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$9.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$5.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$0.92
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$4.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$397
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$571
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$728
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$728
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$22
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$33.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$26.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
19.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$304
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$502
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$13.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$14.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$9.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$4.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$4.73
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$3.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.64
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$0.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$3.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$1.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$0.69
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$3.87
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$3.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$14.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$28.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$95.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$3354

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Cities near Abuja

Distance City Cost of living
120 km or 74 mi Minna
$669
163 km or 101 mi Kaduna
$649
181 km or 113 mi Jos
$780
225 km or 140 mi Zaria
$543
291 km or 181 mi Enugu
$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

Cities near Ibadan

Distance City Cost of living
49 km or 30 mi Oyo
$646
68 km or 42 mi Abeokuta
$1274
72 km or 45 mi Ife
$774
83 km or 51 mi Osogbo
$548
120 km or 74 mi Lagos
$1417
141 km or 88 mi Ilorin
$753
142 km or 88 mi Akure
$662
145 km or 90 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
173 km or 107 mi Save
$559
176 km or 109 mi Porto-Novo
$593
185 km or 115 mi Owo
$745
201 km or 125 mi Cotonou
$681
214 km or 133 mi Abomey
$560
223 km or 138 mi Benin
$924
291 km or 181 mi Warri
$518
308 km or 191 mi Atakpame
$568
329 km or 204 mi Lome
$607
345 km or 214 mi Onitsha
$501
348 km or 216 mi Sotouboua
$567
354 km or 220 mi Sokode
$574
367 km or 228 mi Kpalime
$568
372 km or 231 mi Awka
$748
381 km or 237 mi Hohoe
$538
381 km or 237 mi Minna
$669
384 km or 238 mi Kara
$569
390 km or 242 mi Ho
$446
405 km or 252 mi Owerri
$1669
409 km or 254 mi Enugu
$938
434 km or 270 mi Abuja
$1305
445 km or 277 mi Umuahia
$755
450 km or 280 mi Port Harcourt
$854
458 km or 285 mi Aba
$659
475 km or 295 mi Tema
$524
476 km or 295 mi Ashaiman
$485
484 km or 301 mi Koforidua
$462
495 km or 308 mi Accra
$671
520 km or 323 mi Kaduna
$649
558 km or 347 mi Calabar
$655
570 km or 354 mi Tamale
$508
582 km or 362 mi Zaria
$543