Prices in Abuja vs Los Angeles - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaLos Angeles
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$2669
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$5931
🏠 One person rent
$649
$1706
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$2811
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$552
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$232
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$4608
🏙️ Population
1.24M
3.98M

The cost of living in Abuja is 62% less expensive than in Los Angeles. Cities ranked 5370th and 55th ($1010 vs $2669) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 48th in Nigeria and the United States, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.7 months in Los Angeles. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Los Angeles ranked 43rd in the United States, while ranked 8987th and 135th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Los Angeles

AbujaLos Angeles
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$63.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$9.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$6.49
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$2.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1956
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$1457
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$3224
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$2457
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$94.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$55.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$7867
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$5251
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$93.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$15.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$3.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$3.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$11.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$3.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$3.63
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$15.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$4.7
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$9.04
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$5.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$4.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$44.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$14.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$143
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$26.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$50.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$89.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$1077
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$22038

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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

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DistanceCityCost of living
8.1 km or 5 miHuntington Park
$2058
8.9 km or 5.5 miMaywood
$1756
9.2 km or 5.7 miFlorence-Graham
$1753
10 km or 6.2 miBell
$1758
10 km or 6.2 miMonterey Park
$2105
11 km or 6.6 miAlhambra
$1757
11 km or 6.6 miSouth Pasadena
$1754
11 km or 7 miCudahy
$1742
12 km or 7.6 miSan Gabriel
$1760
12 km or 7.7 miBell Gardens
$1759
12 km or 7.8 miWest Hollywood
$3153
13 km or 7.8 miMontebello
$1746
13 km or 8 miSouth Gate
$1751
13 km or 8.2 miGlendale
$2964
14 km or 8.8 miInglewood
$1748
15 km or 9 miBeverly Hills
$2903
15 km or 9.1 miLynwood
$1759
15 km or 9.3 miRosemead
$1758
15 km or 9.5 miCulver
$1746
15 km or 9.6 miPasadena
$2770
16 km or 9.9 miPico Rivera
$1753
16 km or 10 miBurbank
$2473
16 km or 10 miDowney
$2170
17 km or 11 miCompton
$1760
18 km or 11 miLa Canada Flintridge
$1751
18 km or 11 miHawthorne
$2150
18 km or 11 miTemple
$1748
18 km or 11 miSouth El Monte
$1748
18 km or 11 miWest Whittier-Los Nietos
$1749
18 km or 11 miParamount
$1752
19 km or 12 miGardena
$1748
20 km or 12 miEl Monte
$1751
21 km or 13 miLawndale
$1755
21 km or 13 miArcadia
$1682
21 km or 13 miBellflower
$2082
22 km or 14 miNorwalk
$2335
22 km or 14 miSanta Monica
$3190
22 km or 14 miWhittier
$1748
23 km or 15 miManhattan Beach
$2925
24 km or 15 miCarson
$1725