Prices in Abuja vs Karachi - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaKarachi
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$388
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$881
🏠 One person rent
$649
$170
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$273
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$133
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$42.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$214
🏙️ Population
1.24M
14.9M

The cost of living in Abuja is 160% more expensive than in Karachi. Cities ranked 5370th and 8826th ($1010 vs $388) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 6th in Nigeria and Pakistan, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Pakistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.6 months in Karachi. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Karachi ranked 2nd in Pakistan, while ranked 8987th and 8104th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Karachi

AbujaKarachi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$2.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$10.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$3.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2.32
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$175
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$105
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$291
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$182
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$34.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$53
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$16.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
14.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$650
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$441
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$10.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$2.25
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.67
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$0.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$6.07
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$2.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$4.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$0.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$0.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$7.38
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$1.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$1.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$0.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$0.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$22.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$2.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$17.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$50.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$48.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$1087

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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 Karachi

DistanceCityCost of living
148 km or 92 miHyderabad
$282
208 km or 129 miNawabshah
$326
213 km or 132 miMirpur Khas
$399
324 km or 201 miLarkana
$339
324 km or 201 miBhuj
$259
366 km or 227 miSukkur
$378
406 km or 252 miJacobabad
$374
445 km or 277 miPorbandar
$331
480 km or 298 miRajkot
$402
564 km or 351 miMehsana
$357
593 km or 368 miQuetta
$314
601 km or 374 miAhmedabad
$452
604 km or 375 miGandhinagar
$343
626 km or 389 miBhavnagar
$292
629 km or 391 miJodhpur
$450
643 km or 399 miPali
$330
643 km or 399 miNadiad
$301
645 km or 401 miChabahar
$440
675 km or 419 miUdaipur
$307
679 km or 422 miDera Ghazi Khan
$351
683 km or 425 miBahawalpur
$337
683 km or 425 miIranshahr
$374
692 km or 430 miVadodara
$329
711 km or 442 miGodhra
$327
719 km or 447 miBikaner
$306
723 km or 449 miSurat
$325
736 km or 457 miMultan
$303
745 km or 463 miNavsari
$225
761 km or 473 miKandahar
$335
769 km or 478 miBhilwara
$337
775 km or 482 miKhanewal
$312
785 km or 488 miAjmer
$329
792 km or 492 miLashkargah
$322
796 km or 494 miZahedan
$399
812 km or 504 miBurewala
$324
836 km or 519 miRatlam
$302
845 km or 525 miVasai
$301
865 km or 537 miMuscat
$1034
866 km or 538 miSikar
$267
874 km or 543 miZabol
$441