Prices in Abuja vs Malabo - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaMalabo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1254
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$2953
🏠 One person rent
$649
$671
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1316
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$409
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$42.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$431
🏙️ Population
1.24M
187k

The cost of living in Abuja is 19% less expensive than in Malabo. Cities ranked 5370th and 3393rd ($1010 vs $1254) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Equatorial Guinea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.3 months in Malabo. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Malabo ranked 2nd in Equatorial Guinea, while ranked 8987th and 8672nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Malabo

AbujaMalabo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$36.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$14.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2.15
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.27
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$876
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$454
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1388
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1100
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$46.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$73
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$85.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
9.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$617
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$47.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$8.02
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$2.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$3.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$5.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$4.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$3.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$3.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$3.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$8.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$4.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$5.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$56.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$7.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$13.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$73.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$173
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$78
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$1868

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Cities near Abuja

DistanceCityCost of living
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 Malabo

DistanceCityCost of living
57 km or 36 miLimbe
$521
69 km or 43 miBuea
$546
108 km or 67 miDouala
$593
123 km or 77 miKumba
$560
142 km or 88 miCalabar
$655
218 km or 135 miAba
$638
226 km or 140 miPort Harcourt
$765
238 km or 148 miBata
$1134
244 km or 152 miUmuahia
$664
264 km or 164 miBafoussam
$571
273 km or 169 miOwerri
$677
287 km or 179 miBamenda
$543
305 km or 189 miYaounde
$770
331 km or 206 miEnugu
$921
331 km or 206 miAwka
$633
347 km or 216 miOnitsha
$516
381 km or 237 miLibreville
$566
388 km or 241 miWarri
$617
443 km or 275 miSao Tome
$855
450 km or 279 miTrindade
$899
451 km or 281 miBenin
$858
497 km or 309 miPort-Gentil
$526
520 km or 323 miOwo
$632
555 km or 345 miAkure
$648
583 km or 362 miAdo Ekiti
$695
606 km or 377 miAbuja
$1010
622 km or 387 miIfe
$628
645 km or 401 miOsogbo
$544
664 km or 413 miNgaoundere
$497
666 km or 414 miLagos
$1036
673 km or 418 miIbadan
$932
687 km or 427 miJos
$624
696 km or 433 miMinna
$531
702 km or 436 miOyo
$706
705 km or 438 miIlorin
$739
709 km or 441 miAbeokuta
$648
739 km or 459 miBauchi
$694
746 km or 464 miPorto-Novo
$619
762 km or 473 miCotonou
$674
767 km or 477 miKaduna
$716