Abuja vs Indianapolis - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Indianapolis
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1868
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$4189
🏠 One person rent
$926
$1067
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1635
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$546
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$118
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$4473
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
36
68
😀 Quality of life
35
89
🏙️ Population
1.24M
863K

The cost of living in Abuja is 30% less expensive than in Indianapolis. Cities ranked 3158th and 1882nd ($1305 vs $1868) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1730th in Nigeria and the United States, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 2.4 months in Indianapolis. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Indianapolis ranked 26th in the United States, while ranked 7941st and 123rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Indianapolis

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Abuja Indianapolis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$63.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$7.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$5.41
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$4.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$1.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$1157
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$832
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$2100
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$1232
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$115
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$175
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$54.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
5.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$2761
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$937
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$1.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$49
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$16.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$2.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$2.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$17.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$12.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$4.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$4.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$4.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$1.08
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$13.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$4.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$7.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$9.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$5.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$4.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.82
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$37.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$104
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$16
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$45.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$73.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$924
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$12969

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$669
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$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

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Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi Lawrence
$1939
18 km or 11 mi Greenwood
$1910
22 km or 14 mi Plainfield
$1937
22 km or 14 mi Brownsburg
$1949
23 km or 14 mi Carmel
$1936
24 km or 15 mi Fishers
$1949
29 km or 18 mi Westfield
$1940
32 km or 20 mi Franklin
$1951
33 km or 21 mi Greenfield
$1521
33 km or 21 mi Noblesville
$1940
55 km or 34 mi Anderson
$1671
65 km or 41 mi Columbus
$1575
75 km or 46 mi Bloomington
$1578
79 km or 49 mi Kokomo
$1527
81 km or 50 mi Muncie
$1440
95 km or 59 mi Lafayette
$1609
96 km or 60 mi Marion
$1940
99 km or 61 mi West Lafayette
$1492
108 km or 67 mi Richmond
$1942
111 km or 69 mi Terre Haute
$1532
124 km or 77 mi Oxford
$1948
132 km or 82 mi Danville
$1947
143 km or 89 mi Hamilton
$1957
147 km or 91 mi Fairfield
$1942
155 km or 97 mi Middletown
$1633
156 km or 97 mi Florence
$1627
159 km or 99 mi Cincinnati
$1673
160 km or 99 mi Trotwood
$1943
162 km or 101 mi Covington
$1820
165 km or 102 mi Mason
$1941
165 km or 103 mi Clarksville
$1952
166 km or 103 mi Independence
$1940
166 km or 103 mi New Albany
$1907
167 km or 104 mi Dayton
$1593
168 km or 104 mi Jeffersonville
$1571
168 km or 104 mi Piqua
$1936
169 km or 105 mi Troy
$1950
169 km or 105 mi Fort Wayne
$1382
171 km or 106 mi Lebanon
$1919
172 km or 107 mi Kettering
$1951