Abuja vs Madrid - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Madrid
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1445
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$3270
🏠 One person rent
$926
$800
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1284
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$349
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$190
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$1972
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
36
98
😀 Quality of life
35
90
🏙️ Population
1.24M
3.31M

The cost of living in Abuja is 10% less expensive than in Madrid. Cities ranked 3158th and 2863rd ($1305 vs $1445) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 3rd in Nigeria and Spain, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Spain comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.4 months in Madrid. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Madrid ranked 1st in Spain, while ranked 7941st and 106th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Madrid

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Abuja Madrid
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$12.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$48.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$8.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$3.98
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$2.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$2.18
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$864
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$624
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1428
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$1027
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$92.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$35
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
2.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$5224
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$3536
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$1.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$53.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$15.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$7.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$11.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$2.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.31
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$6.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$5.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.59
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2.35
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$39.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$9.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$38.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$74.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$73.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$509
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$9811

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.6 mi Pozuelo de Alarcon
$1215
11 km or 6.7 mi Coslada
$991
14 km or 8.5 mi Alcobendas
$1029
18 km or 11 mi Mostoles
$1120
18 km or 11 mi Fuenlabrada
$1210
18 km or 11 mi Torrejon de Ardoz
$1079
21 km or 13 mi Tres Cantos
$1154
29 km or 18 mi Alcala de Henares
$1058
50 km or 31 mi Guadalajara
$1076
68 km or 42 mi Toledo
$780
69 km or 43 mi Segovia
$946
138 km or 86 mi Cuenca
$1020
155 km or 97 mi Laguna de Duero
$1026
158 km or 98 mi Villarrobledo
$1026
162 km or 101 mi Valladolid
$1024
177 km or 110 mi Salamanca
$938
196 km or 122 mi Puertollano
$1055
208 km or 129 mi Plasencia
$772
211 km or 131 mi Zamora
$1024
215 km or 133 mi Burgos
$930
223 km or 139 mi Albacete
$914
242 km or 150 mi Villanueva de la Serena
$1026
244 km or 151 mi Requena
$1019
250 km or 156 mi Logrono
$894
251 km or 156 mi Caceres
$852
253 km or 157 mi Tudela
$1022
258 km or 160 mi Linares
$1025
269 km or 167 mi Ubeda
$1055
272 km or 169 mi Zaragoza
$1018
281 km or 175 mi Merida
$1019
283 km or 176 mi Vitoria-Gasteiz
$1278
288 km or 179 mi Leon
$899
295 km or 183 mi Jaen
$833
296 km or 184 mi Jumilla
$1025
297 km or 184 mi Cordoba
$885
298 km or 185 mi Yecla
$984
299 km or 186 mi Braganca
$907
301 km or 187 mi Martos
$1027
302 km or 187 mi Caravaca de la Cruz
$1022
302 km or 188 mi Valencia
$1197