Prices in Abuja vs Kabul - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaKabul
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$414
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$975
🏠 One person rent
$649
$169
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$296
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$139
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$72.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$244
🏙️ Population
1.24M
3.68M

The cost of living in Abuja is 144% more expensive than in Kabul. Cities ranked 5370th and 8680th ($1010 vs $414) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Afghanistan, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Afghanistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.6 months in Kabul. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Kabul ranked 2nd in Afghanistan, while ranked 8987th and 9046th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Kabul

AbujaKabul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$2.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$8.99
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$3.35
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$6.16
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.35
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$138
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$78
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$296
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$174
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$34.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$53.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$44.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
10.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$834
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$428
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$19.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$6.52
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.69
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.3
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$4.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$2.82
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$5.35
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$0.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$0.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.31
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$0.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$0.78
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$2.12
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$12.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$1.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$2.93
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$17.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$34.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$36.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$1137

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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

Cities near Kabul

DistanceCityCost of living
105 km or 65 miGardez
$335
119 km or 74 miJalalabad
$291
129 km or 80 miGhazni
$300
150 km or 93 miKhost
$333
163 km or 101 miPuli Khumri
$318
223 km or 138 miPeshawar
$320
235 km or 146 miKohat
$317
246 km or 153 miKunduz
$325
266 km or 166 miMardan
$305
293 km or 182 miMingora
$321
304 km or 189 miMazar-i-Sharif
$331
336 km or 209 miWah
$313
368 km or 229 miIslamabad
$430
369 km or 229 miQurghonteppa
$411
374 km or 232 miRawalpindi
$403
389 km or 242 miSheberghan
$321
425 km or 264 miSargodha
$535
450 km or 280 miTursunzoda
$351
451 km or 280 miDushanbe
$445
451 km or 280 miMirpur
$280
456 km or 284 miMandi Bahauddin
$282
458 km or 285 miKandahar
$335
467 km or 290 miJhang
$331
474 km or 294 miChiniot
$341
476 km or 296 miBaramulla
$310
499 km or 310 miGojra
$350
501 km or 312 miHafizabad
$234
503 km or 313 miFaisalabad
$366
505 km or 314 miGujrat
$286
517 km or 321 miDera Ghazi Khan
$351
520 km or 323 miSrinagar
$432
523 km or 325 miQuetta
$314
526 km or 327 miMultan
$303
534 km or 332 miSahiwal
$263
536 km or 333 miGujranwala
$269
538 km or 334 miKhanewal
$312
546 km or 340 miSialkot
$368
549 km or 341 miSheikhupura
$339
550 km or 342 miKamoke
$273
553 km or 344 miLashkargah
$322