Abuja vs London - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja London
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$2759
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$6563
🏠 One person rent
$926
$1687
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$2971
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$477
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$410
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$3559
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
36
100
😀 Quality of life
35
97
🏙️ Population
1.24M
8.91M

The cost of living in Abuja is 53% less expensive than in London. Cities ranked 3158th and 65th ($1305 vs $2759) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 2nd in Nigeria and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.3 months in London. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs London ranked 1st in the United Kingdom, while ranked 7941st and 5th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs London

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Abuja London
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$19.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$66.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$8.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$7.15
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$3.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$1.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$1862
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$1392
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$3652
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$2440
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$165
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$252
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$36.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
2.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$16155
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$7941
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$3.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$142
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$23.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$2.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$3.32
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$8.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$7.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$12.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$2.57
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$2.17
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.97
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$2.55
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$2.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$16
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$5.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$2.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$51.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$15.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$138
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$20
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$90.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$93.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$1874
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$23116

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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 London

Distance City Cost of living
1.3 km or 0.8 mi Westminster
$2602
11 km or 7 mi Wimbledon
$1499
13 km or 8.3 mi Richmond
$1490
15 km or 9.3 mi Croydon
$1893
16 km or 10 mi Greenford
$1928
19 km or 12 mi Ewell
$1495
21 km or 13 mi Coulsdon
$1501
23 km or 14 mi Esher
$1497
24 km or 15 mi Walton-on-Thames
$1499
25 km or 15 mi Watford
$1888
27 km or 17 mi Upminster
$1490
28 km or 17 mi Rickmansworth
$1495
31 km or 19 mi St Albans
$1819
32 km or 20 mi Grays
$1493
32 km or 20 mi Hertford
$1495
32 km or 20 mi Slough
$1646
32 km or 20 mi Brentwood
$1548
35 km or 22 mi Harlow
$1590
35 km or 22 mi Gravesend
$1548
35 km or 22 mi Hemel Hempstead
$1504
37 km or 23 mi Woking
$1773
38 km or 24 mi Harpenden
$1496
40 km or 25 mi Billericay
$1454
41 km or 25 mi Maidenhead
$1658
43 km or 27 mi East Grinstead
$1494
43 km or 27 mi Basildon
$1763
43 km or 27 mi Guildford
$2014
44 km or 27 mi Crawley
$1683
44 km or 27 mi Stevenage
$1543
44 km or 27 mi Bracknell
$1820
44 km or 28 mi Rochester
$1896
44 km or 28 mi Tonbridge
$1838
45 km or 28 mi High Wycombe
$1788
46 km or 28 mi Bishop's Stortford
$1498
46 km or 28 mi Luton
$1524
47 km or 29 mi Chatham
$1501
49 km or 30 mi Chelmsford
$1744
49 km or 30 mi Gillingham
$1501
49 km or 30 mi Godalming
$1714
49 km or 31 mi Farnborough
$1843