Prices in Abuja vs Mbuji-Mayi - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaMbuji-Mayi
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$653
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1978
🏠 One person rent
$649
$261
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$878
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$238
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$84.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$286
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.3M

The cost of living in Abuja is 55% more expensive than in Mbuji-Mayi. Cities ranked 5370th and 6476th ($1010 vs $653) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in Nigeria and the DR Congo, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.4 months in Mbuji-Mayi. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Mbuji-Mayi ranked 4th in the DR Congo, while ranked 8987th and 9173rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Mbuji-Mayi

AbujaMbuji-Mayi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$6.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$13.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$6.26
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2.05
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$178
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$145
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$843
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$768
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$74.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$60.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$35.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
12.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1274
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$628
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$51.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$5.84
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$5.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$4.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$6.07
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$2.33
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$8.88
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$3.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$83.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$43.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$3.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$25.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$39.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$101
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$3439

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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
81 km or 50 miGandajika
$591
99 km or 62 miMwene-Ditu
$595
129 km or 80 miKananga
$670
311 km or 193 miTshikapa
$603
436 km or 271 miKindu
$603
543 km or 337 miKikwit
$629
551 km or 342 miKolwezi
$616
619 km or 385 miKalemie
$597
641 km or 398 miLikasi
$616
684 km or 425 miUvira
$595
708 km or 440 miBujumbura
$593
708 km or 440 miBukavu
$536
713 km or 443 miCyangugu
$625
722 km or 448 miMakamba
$533
726 km or 451 miBubanza
$534
748 km or 465 miLuena
$1033
749 km or 465 miLubumbashi
$786
751 km or 467 miRutana
$534
759 km or 472 miKisangani
$641
763 km or 474 miGitega
$525
777 km or 483 miNgozi
$533
781 km or 486 miKibuye
$522
786 km or 489 miButare
$605
794 km or 493 miRuyigi
$531
797 km or 495 miGisenyi
$582
801 km or 498 miNyanza
$604
809 km or 503 miMansa
$543
831 km or 516 miMuyinga
$534
845 km or 525 miRuhengeri
$493
854 km or 530 miKigali
$704
854 km or 531 miChingola
$639
878 km or 545 miByumba
$649
879 km or 546 miMufulira
$542
901 km or 560 miKitwe
$590
906 km or 563 miMbandaka
$581
933 km or 580 miBumba
$587
938 km or 583 miKinshasa
$798
940 km or 584 miButembo
$597
940 km or 584 miNdola
$566
943 km or 586 miBrazzaville
$559