Abuja vs Maseru - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Maseru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$593
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1496
🏠 One person rent
$926
$265
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$585
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$240
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$34.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$1198
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
36
15
😀 Quality of life
35
23
🏙️ Population
1.24M
331K

The cost of living in Abuja is 120% more expensive than in Maseru. Cities ranked 3158th and 7476th ($1305 vs $593) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Nigeria and Lesotho, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Lesotho comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 2 months in Maseru. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Maseru ranked 1st in Lesotho, while ranked 7941st and 8909th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abuja Maseru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$24.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$0.92
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$1.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$271
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$776
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$409
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$36.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$56.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$46.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
9.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$930
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$531
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$6.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$4.38
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$2.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$5.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$4.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$3.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$26
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$18.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$4.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$39.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$50.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$32.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$717

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293 km or 182 mi Bauchi
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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
30 km or 19 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
61 km or 38 mi Mafeteng
$579
94 km or 58 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
125 km or 78 mi Bloemfontein
$696
165 km or 103 mi Welkom
$708
187 km or 116 mi Kroonstad
$770
272 km or 169 mi Kimberley
$785
280 km or 174 mi Mthatha
$760
283 km or 176 mi Klerksdorp
$629
286 km or 178 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
291 km or 181 mi Potchefstroom
$639
292 km or 182 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
294 km or 182 mi Komani
$761
296 km or 184 mi Vereeniging
$728
341 km or 212 mi Soweto
$897
348 km or 216 mi Durban
$827
350 km or 217 mi Johannesburg
$935
353 km or 219 mi Springs
$766
357 km or 222 mi Benoni
$821
361 km or 224 mi Sandton
$907
361 km or 225 mi Randburg
$776
366 km or 227 mi Vryheid
$835
372 km or 231 mi Bethal
$760
390 km or 242 mi Centurion
$734
394 km or 245 mi Bhisho
$783
402 km or 250 mi Pretoria
$835
406 km or 252 mi Rustenburg
$881
410 km or 255 mi East London
$800
412 km or 256 mi Brits
$763
426 km or 264 mi Mmabatho
$762
440 km or 274 mi Middelburg
$822
453 km or 281 mi Makhanda
$766
489 km or 304 mi Lobatse
$615
491 km or 305 mi Mbabane
$722
495 km or 307 mi Manzini
$733
525 km or 326 mi Kanye
$641
532 km or 330 mi Uitenhage
$579
540 km or 336 mi Gaborone
$668
547 km or 340 mi Port Elizabeth
$905
580 km or 360 mi Molepolole
$616