Abuja vs Kampala - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Kampala
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$637
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1664
🏠 One person rent
$926
$273
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$590
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$227
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$82.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$150
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
34 km
🎓 Higher education
36
52
😀 Quality of life
35
47
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.66M

The cost of living in Abuja is 105% more expensive than in Kampala. Cities ranked 3158th and 7238th ($1305 vs $637) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Nigeria and Uganda, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Uganda comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.2 months in Kampala. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Kampala ranked 1st in Uganda, while ranked 7941st and 6410th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Kampala

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Abuja Kampala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$2.27
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$22
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$7.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.09
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$2.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$343
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$147
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$942
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$369
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$37.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$57.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$49
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
20.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$1215
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$3562
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$1.03
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$30.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$6.59
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$0.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$0.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$5.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$5.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$4.22
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$2.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.01
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$8.27
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$2.89
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$5.13
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$66
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$5.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$14
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$16.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$43.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$193
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$5189

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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

Cities near Kampala

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 7 mi Kira Town
$486
32 km or 20 mi Entebbe
$516
70 km or 44 mi Jinja
$405
183 km or 114 mi Tororo
$491
197 km or 122 mi Mbale
$469
212 km or 131 mi Mumias
$443
246 km or 153 mi Kisumu
$494
274 km or 171 mi Gulu
$433
288 km or 179 mi Kasese
$410
294 km or 183 mi Bunia
$886
301 km or 187 mi Eldoret
$445
317 km or 197 mi Mwanza
$555
347 km or 216 mi Beni
$869
350 km or 217 mi Byumba
$668
355 km or 220 mi Arua
$470
366 km or 227 mi Butembo
$869
377 km or 234 mi Kigali
$677
384 km or 238 mi Ruhengeri
$600
393 km or 244 mi Nakuru
$462
431 km or 268 mi Muyinga
$481
432 km or 269 mi Nyanza
$584
432 km or 269 mi Gisenyi
$628
446 km or 277 mi Kibuye
$663
452 km or 281 mi Butare
$578
471 km or 293 mi Ngozi
$481
494 km or 307 mi Ruyigi
$481
503 km or 313 mi Nairobi
$716
510 km or 317 mi Gitega
$473
514 km or 320 mi Cyangugu
$625
516 km or 321 mi Juba
$514
517 km or 321 mi Bubanza
$482
520 km or 323 mi Bukavu
$845
523 km or 325 mi Thika
$414
545 km or 339 mi Bujumbura
$513
551 km or 343 mi Rutana
$482
559 km or 348 mi Machakos
$384
563 km or 350 mi Uvira
$911
564 km or 351 mi Meru
$422
583 km or 362 mi Makamba
$481
613 km or 381 mi Arusha
$591