Prices in Abuja vs Istanbul - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaIstanbul
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$623
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1525
🏠 One person rent
$649
$269
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$430
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$189
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$461
🏙️ Population
1.24M
14.7M

The cost of living in Abuja is 62% more expensive than in Istanbul. Cities ranked 5370th and 6663rd ($1010 vs $623) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Turkey, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.7 months in Istanbul. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Istanbul ranked 1st in Turkey, while ranked 8987th and 710th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Istanbul

AbujaIstanbul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$4.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$17.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$3.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2.64
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$317
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$184
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$505
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$307
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$45.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$71
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$12.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
14.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1380
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$680
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$35.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$4.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$6.16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$3.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$9.77
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$0.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$0.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.48
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$0.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$9.21
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$2.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$23.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$3.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$32
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$36.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$65.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$282
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$6858

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$531
163 km or 101 miKaduna
$716
181 km or 113 miJos
$624
225 km or 140 miZaria
$570
291 km or 181 miEnugu
$921
293 km or 182 miBauchi
$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
40 km or 25 miCayirova
$371
46 km or 28 miGebze
$370
73 km or 45 miKorfez
$375
79 km or 49 miKocaeli
$460
83 km or 51 miGolcuk
$373
87 km or 54 miIzmit
$368
91 km or 56 miKapakli
$370
92 km or 57 miBursa
$503
96 km or 59 miKartepe
$370
98 km or 61 miCorlu
$382
111 km or 69 miBandirma
$270
113 km or 70 miInegol
$381
121 km or 75 miTekirdag
$417
124 km or 77 miAdapazari
$331
124 km or 77 miSakarya
$320
129 km or 80 miBilecik
$404
141 km or 88 miLuleburgaz
$372
166 km or 103 miKirklareli
$297
176 km or 110 miBalikesir
$440
186 km or 115 miDuzce
$417
190 km or 118 miEskisehir
$418
192 km or 120 miUzunkopru
$370
197 km or 122 miKutahya
$400
207 km or 129 miBurgas
$563
208 km or 129 miKaradeniz Eregli
$375
214 km or 133 miEdirne
$363
224 km or 139 miBolu
$390
234 km or 145 miSoma
$371
236 km or 147 miCanakkale
$374
259 km or 161 miVarna
$598
260 km or 162 miAlexandroupoli
$863
261 km or 162 miYambol
$506
261 km or 162 miUsak
$341
284 km or 177 miAfyonkarahisar
$357
287 km or 178 miSliven
$390
290 km or 180 miSalihli
$373
290 km or 180 miBartin
$403
295 km or 184 miManisa
$441
296 km or 184 miMytilene
$928
299 km or 186 miKomotini
$859