Prices in Abuja vs Lubumbashi - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaLubumbashi
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$786
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$2495
🏠 One person rent
$649
$287
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1125
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$284
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$134
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$299
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.79M

The cost of living in Abuja is 29% more expensive than in Lubumbashi. Cities ranked 5370th and 5941st ($1010 vs $786) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Nigeria and the DR Congo, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.4 months in Lubumbashi. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Lubumbashi ranked 6th in the DR Congo, while ranked 8987th and 9190th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Lubumbashi

AbujaLubumbashi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$12.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$22.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$6.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.45
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$183
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1034
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$933
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$74.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$56.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
12.74%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1394
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$698
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$93.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$5.67
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$7.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$4.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$6.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$3.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$85.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.19
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$45.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$4.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$46.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$46.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$110
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$3761

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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 Lubumbashi

DistanceCityCost of living
107 km or 67 miChingola
$639
110 km or 68 miLikasi
$616
131 km or 82 miMufulira
$542
152 km or 94 miKitwe
$590
165 km or 102 miMansa
$543
193 km or 120 miNdola
$566
242 km or 150 miKolwezi
$616
289 km or 180 miKapiri Mposhi
$576
426 km or 265 miLusaka
$589
437 km or 272 miKasama
$567
575 km or 357 miChoma
$558
668 km or 415 miKalemie
$597
668 km or 415 miGandajika
$591
668 km or 415 miMzimba
$778
680 km or 423 miMwene-Ditu
$595
697 km or 433 miChinhoyi
$743
708 km or 440 miLivingstone
$548
717 km or 445 miMzuzu
$748
724 km or 450 miMbeya
$543
732 km or 455 miLilongwe
$895
749 km or 465 miMbuji-Mayi
$653
786 km or 489 miHarare
$1179
788 km or 490 miKadoma
$760
802 km or 498 miChitungwiza
$854
822 km or 510 miLuena
$1033
829 km or 515 miTete
$819
845 km or 525 miKananga
$670
847 km or 526 miMarondera
$577
850 km or 528 miKwekwe
$696
851 km or 529 miMonkey Bay
$726
856 km or 532 miNtcheu
$775
877 km or 545 miMakamba
$533
901 km or 560 miMangochi
$777
902 km or 561 miGweru
$902
906 km or 563 miRutana
$534
935 km or 581 miBlantyre
$676
936 km or 581 miTshikapa
$603
937 km or 583 miUvira
$595
945 km or 587 miBujumbura
$593
946 km or 588 miZomba
$734