Prices in Abuja vs Mbabane - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaMbabane
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$486
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1228
🏠 One person rent
$649
$218
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$434
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$190
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$31.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$363
🏙️ Population
1.24M
94.9k

The cost of living in Abuja is 108% more expensive than in Mbabane. Cities ranked 5370th and 7846th ($1010 vs $486) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Eswatini, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Eswatini comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.7 months in Mbabane. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Mbabane ranked 2nd in Eswatini, while ranked 8987th and 8922nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Mbabane

AbujaMbabane
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$2.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$22.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.26
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$228
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$473
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$355
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$18.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$28.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$26.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
10.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$264
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$265
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$27.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$11.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.33
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$7.46
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$3.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$4.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.48
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$3.28
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$4.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$0.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$16.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$2.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$18.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$4.76
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$36.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$43.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$83
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$2677

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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 Mbabane

DistanceCityCost of living
27 km or 17 miManzini
$468
136 km or 85 miMatola
$945
148 km or 92 miMaputo
$923
165 km or 103 miVryheid
$826
171 km or 106 miBethal
$474
179 km or 111 miMiddelburg
$668
271 km or 168 miSprings
$706
284 km or 176 miBenoni
$742
287 km or 178 miXai-Xai
$769
301 km or 187 miCenturion
$752
304 km or 189 miPretoria
$804
311 km or 193 miSandton
$1019
311 km or 193 miJohannesburg
$864
316 km or 196 miRandburg
$842
324 km or 201 miVereeniging
$749
329 km or 204 miSoweto
$962
334 km or 207 miVanderbijlpark
$768
348 km or 216 miBrits
$765
370 km or 230 miPietermaritzburg
$625
394 km or 245 miDurban
$753
398 km or 247 miButha-Buthe
$693
399 km or 248 miRustenburg
$1101
406 km or 252 miPotchefstroom
$613
416 km or 259 miKroonstad
$848
451 km or 280 miKlerksdorp
$862
461 km or 287 miTeyateyaneng
$773
477 km or 296 miWelkom
$826
491 km or 305 miMaseru
$646
546 km or 339 miMafeteng
$692
555 km or 345 miMmabatho
$766
559 km or 347 miGaborone
$664
564 km or 350 miLobatse
$539
566 km or 352 miMahalapye
$584
576 km or 358 miBloemfontein
$609
585 km or 363 miPalapye
$473
601 km or 374 miKanye
$636
608 km or 378 miMolepolole
$538
628 km or 390 miSerowe
$537
628 km or 390 miMthatha
$765
682 km or 424 miFrancistown
$632