Prices in Abuja vs Kampala - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaKampala
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$689
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1675
🏠 One person rent
$649
$318
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$544
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$234
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$86.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$172
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.66M

The cost of living in Abuja is 47% more expensive than in Kampala. Cities ranked 5370th and 6297th ($1010 vs $689) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Uganda, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Uganda comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.2 months in Kampala. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Kampala ranked 1st in Uganda, while ranked 8987th and 8873rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Kampala

AbujaKampala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$3.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$16.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.17
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$404
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$189
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$848
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$329
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$47.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$73.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$38.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
21.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$14675
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$589
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.54
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$28.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$9.06
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$8.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$5.68
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$3.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.81
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$5.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$6.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$57.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$5.54
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$14.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$4.38
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$20
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$38
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$166
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$8861

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Cities near Abuja

DistanceCityCost of living
120 km or 74 miMinna
$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 Kampala

DistanceCityCost of living
11 km or 7 miKira Town
$538
32 km or 20 miEntebbe
$509
70 km or 44 miJinja
$540
183 km or 114 miTororo
$541
197 km or 122 miMbale
$505
212 km or 131 miMumias
$512
246 km or 153 miKisumu
$521
274 km or 171 miGulu
$553
288 km or 179 miKasese
$434
294 km or 183 miBunia
$609
301 km or 187 miEldoret
$593
317 km or 197 miMwanza
$640
347 km or 216 miBeni
$609
350 km or 217 miByumba
$649
355 km or 220 miArua
$532
366 km or 227 miButembo
$597
377 km or 234 miKigali
$704
384 km or 238 miRuhengeri
$493
393 km or 244 miNakuru
$494
431 km or 268 miMuyinga
$534
432 km or 269 miNyanza
$604
432 km or 269 miGisenyi
$582
446 km or 277 miKibuye
$522
452 km or 281 miButare
$605
471 km or 293 miNgozi
$533
494 km or 307 miRuyigi
$531
503 km or 313 miNairobi
$866
510 km or 317 miGitega
$525
514 km or 320 miCyangugu
$625
516 km or 321 miJuba
$512
517 km or 321 miBubanza
$534
520 km or 323 miBukavu
$536
523 km or 325 miThika
$435
545 km or 339 miBujumbura
$593
551 km or 343 miRutana
$534
559 km or 348 miMachakos
$429
563 km or 350 miUvira
$595
564 km or 351 miMeru
$498
583 km or 362 miMakamba
$533
613 km or 381 miArusha
$583