Abuja vs Manama - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Manama
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1307
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$2844
🏠 One person rent
$926
$808
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1324
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$343
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$55.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$1902
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
36
44
😀 Quality of life
35
68
🏙️ Population
1.24M
157K

The cost of living in Abuja is 0.1% less expensive than in Manama. Cities ranked 3158th and 3149th ($1305 vs $1307) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Nigeria and Bahrain, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Bahrain comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.5 months in Manama. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Manama ranked 1st in Bahrain, while ranked 7941st and 3006th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Manama

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Abuja Manama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$5.42
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$44.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$7.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$8.68
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$5.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$808
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$598
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1315
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$1039
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$120
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$182
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$47.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
6.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$1538
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$1248
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$37.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$21.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.52
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$6.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$6.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$2.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$18.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$3.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$5.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$5.49
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$5.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$2.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$3.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$67.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$9.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$39.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$98.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$350
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$8196

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$745
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$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
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$1152
10 km or 6.2 mi Riffa
$1002
44 km or 27 mi Dhahran
$969
54 km or 33 mi Dammam
$1004
98 km or 61 mi Qatif
$889
110 km or 68 mi Al Khor
$1755
126 km or 78 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
126 km or 78 mi Jubail
$861
139 km or 87 mi Doha
$1894
307 km or 191 mi Bushehr
$694
345 km or 214 mi Borazjan
$657
376 km or 233 mi Al Wafrah
$954
388 km or 241 mi Jahrom
$660
392 km or 244 mi Kazerun
$656
421 km or 262 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
424 km or 263 mi Shiraz
$724
426 km or 265 mi Riyadh
$1132
427 km or 265 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
428 km or 266 mi Fasa
$939
435 km or 270 mi Kuwait City
$1313
461 km or 287 mi Marvdasht
$659
467 km or 290 mi Al-Faw
$588
485 km or 301 mi Dubai
$1899
488 km or 303 mi Behbahan
$660
491 km or 305 mi Sharjah
$1360
498 km or 309 mi Umm Qasr
$588
498 km or 310 mi Ajman
$871
501 km or 312 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$661
503 km or 312 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
504 km or 313 mi Yasuj
$611
510 km or 317 mi Abadan
$630
524 km or 326 mi Khorramshahr
$657
543 km or 337 mi Az Zubayr
$601
547 km or 340 mi Basra
$823
555 km or 345 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
565 km or 351 mi Al Ain
$1448
573 km or 356 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
589 km or 366 mi Fujairah
$1095
597 km or 371 mi Ahvaz
$490
617 km or 383 mi Sirjan
$663