Abuja vs Maputo - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Maputo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1049
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$2602
🏠 One person rent
$926
$544
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1076
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$296
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$125
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$221
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
1 km
🎓 Higher education
36
24
😀 Quality of life
35
41
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.19M

The cost of living in Abuja is 24% more expensive than in Maputo. Cities ranked 3158th and 4440th ($1305 vs $1049) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 4th in Nigeria and Mozambique, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Mozambique comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.2 months in Maputo. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Maputo ranked 1st in Mozambique, while ranked 7941st and 7028th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Maputo

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Abuja Maputo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$40.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$4.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.21
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$1.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$837
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$301
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1575
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$751
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$48.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$73.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$87.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
25.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$3194
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$2092
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$13.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$24.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$14.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$6.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$5.35
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$2.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.88
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$4.16
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$46.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$8.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$40.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$6.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$35
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$66.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$280
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$4423

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$669
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181 km or 113 mi Jos
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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
12 km or 7.7 mi Matola
$1058
136 km or 85 mi Manzini
$733
144 km or 90 mi Xai-Xai
$1114
148 km or 92 mi Mbabane
$722
272 km or 169 mi Vryheid
$835
310 km or 193 mi Middelburg
$822
318 km or 197 mi Bethal
$760
415 km or 258 mi Springs
$766
426 km or 265 mi Benoni
$821
439 km or 273 mi Centurion
$734
440 km or 273 mi Pretoria
$835
453 km or 281 mi Sandton
$907
454 km or 282 mi Johannesburg
$935
457 km or 284 mi Randburg
$776
460 km or 286 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
464 km or 288 mi Durban
$827
471 km or 292 mi Vereeniging
$728
472 km or 293 mi Soweto
$897
480 km or 299 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
483 km or 300 mi Brits
$763
534 km or 332 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
536 km or 333 mi Rustenburg
$881
553 km or 343 mi Potchefstroom
$639
564 km or 351 mi Kroonstad
$770
598 km or 371 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
598 km or 372 mi Klerksdorp
$629
624 km or 388 mi Welkom
$708
628 km or 390 mi Maseru
$593
661 km or 411 mi Mahalapye
$544
667 km or 414 mi Palapye
$506
674 km or 419 mi Masvingo
$825
680 km or 422 mi Mafeteng
$579
685 km or 425 mi Gaborone
$668
695 km or 432 mi Mmabatho
$762
697 km or 433 mi Lobatse
$615
712 km or 443 mi Serowe
$527
715 km or 444 mi Beira
$990
720 km or 447 mi Bloemfontein
$696
730 km or 453 mi Mthatha
$760
732 km or 455 mi Molepolole
$616