Prices in Abuja vs Manama - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaManama
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1284
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$2806
🏠 One person rent
$649
$783
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1345
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$360
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$43.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$1296
🏙️ Population
1.24M
157k

The cost of living in Abuja is 21% less expensive than in Manama. Cities ranked 5370th and 3260th ($1010 vs $1284) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Bahrain, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Bahrain comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1 months in Manama. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Manama ranked 1st in Bahrain, while ranked 8987th and 1256th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Manama

AbujaManama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$7.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$38.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$6.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$9.28
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$5.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$803
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$558
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1387
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1027
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$135
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$205
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$40.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
6.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$2797
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1686
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$38.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$14.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.49
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.63
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.98
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$6.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$8.28
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$19.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$3.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$5.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$5.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$5.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$3.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$71.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$9.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$39.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$5.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$43.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$88.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$262
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$5613

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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 Manama

DistanceCityCost of living
5.9 km or 3.7 miIsa Town
$1141
10 km or 6.2 miRiffa
$1077
44 km or 27 miDhahran
$840
54 km or 33 miDammam
$955
98 km or 61 miQatif
$651
110 km or 68 miAl Khor
$1668
126 km or 78 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
126 km or 78 miJubail
$888
139 km or 87 miDoha
$1804
307 km or 191 miBushehr
$412
345 km or 214 miBorazjan
$441
376 km or 233 miAl Wafrah
$1074
388 km or 241 miJahrom
$442
392 km or 244 miKazerun
$441
421 km or 262 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
424 km or 263 miShiraz
$420
426 km or 265 miRiyadh
$942
427 km or 265 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
428 km or 266 miFasa
$441
435 km or 270 miKuwait
$1240
461 km or 287 miMarvdasht
$443
467 km or 290 miAl-Faw
$636
485 km or 301 miDubai
$1836
488 km or 303 miBehbahan
$442
491 km or 305 miSharjah
$1224
498 km or 309 miUmm Qasr
$635
498 km or 310 miAjman
$1537
501 km or 312 miBandar-e Mahshahr
$443
503 km or 312 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
504 km or 313 miYasuj
$569
510 km or 317 miAbadan
$338
524 km or 326 miKhorramshahr
$441
543 km or 337 miAz Zubayr
$695
547 km or 340 miBasra
$961
555 km or 345 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
565 km or 351 miAl Ain
$1450
573 km or 356 miBandar Abbas
$453
589 km or 366 miFujairah
$1299
597 km or 371 miAhvaz
$282
617 km or 383 miSirjan
$445