Prices in Abuja vs Mecca - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaMecca
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$797
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1945
🏠 One person rent
$649
$346
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$628
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$262
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$78.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$1060
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.68M

The cost of living in Abuja is 27% more expensive than in Mecca. Cities ranked 5370th and 5894th ($1010 vs $797) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 10th in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.3 months in Mecca. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Mecca ranked 7th in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 8987th and 989th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Mecca

AbujaMecca
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$5.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$21.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$7.14
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.07
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.64
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$278
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$222
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$592
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$460
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$51.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$80.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$61.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$4457
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$853
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.06
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$26.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$9.15
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.4
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$3.86
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$4.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$7.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.57
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$2.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$3.22
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.07
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$6.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$5.24
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$106
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$20.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$27.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$4.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$29.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$74.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$239
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$3457

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$531
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$716
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225 km or 140 miZaria
$570
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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

Cities near Mecca

DistanceCityCost of living
69 km or 43 miJeddah
$943
329 km or 204 miBisha
$742
338 km or 210 miPort Sudan
$633
339 km or 211 miMedina
$1089
350 km or 218 miYanbu
$810
354 km or 220 miBareq
$740
453 km or 282 miAbha
$793
606 km or 377 miAs Sulayyil
$739
620 km or 385 miAr Rass
$742
628 km or 390 miNajran
$736
642 km or 399 miAl Wajh
$737
644 km or 400 miKeren
$495
648 km or 403 miSa'dah
$493
649 km or 403 miMassawa
$493
670 km or 416 miUnaizah
$751
684 km or 425 miAsmara
$532
703 km or 437 miHa'il
$770
735 km or 457 miMendefera
$493
738 km or 458 miAtbara
$614
756 km or 470 miKassala
$610
769 km or 478 miAswan
$370
790 km or 491 miRiyadh
$942
807 km or 501 miAl Hudaydah
$518
818 km or 508 miSanaa
$573
842 km or 523 miSayyan
$494
842 km or 523 miTabuk
$801
873 km or 542 miLuxor
$362
884 km or 549 miMekelle
$512
884 km or 549 miZabid
$493
890 km or 553 miHurghada
$428
895 km or 556 miQena
$474
904 km or 562 miDhamar
$495
909 km or 565 miEl Gouna
$389
912 km or 567 miSharm El Sheikh
$440
933 km or 580 miDumat al-Jandal
$739
947 km or 588 miEl-Gadarif
$627
948 km or 589 miIbb
$503
951 km or 591 miSakakah
$672
951 km or 591 miDahab
$496
979 km or 608 miTaiz
$521