Prices in Abuja vs Melbourne - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaMelbourne
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1911
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$4704
🏠 One person rent
$649
$1053
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1912
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$471
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$263
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$3403
🏙️ Population
1.24M
4.53M

The cost of living in Abuja is 47% less expensive than in Melbourne. Cities ranked 5370th and 403rd ($1010 vs $1911) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in Nigeria and Australia, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.8 months in Melbourne. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Melbourne ranked 2nd in Australia, while ranked 8987th and 43rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Melbourne

AbujaMelbourne
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$11.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$56
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$8.26
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$6.92
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$3.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$2.16
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1136
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$860
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$2311
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1579
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$89.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$138
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$48.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
3.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$6741
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$5479
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$3.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$111
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$13.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.04
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$7.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$7.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$11.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.45
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$3.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.05
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.84
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$3.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$23.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$7.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$48.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$47.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$71.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$89.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$1553
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$14399

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$716
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$624
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

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DistanceCityCost of living
3.2 km or 2 miSouth Yarra
$2171
24 km or 15 miHoppers Crossing
$1541
25 km or 16 miTarneit
$1693
29 km or 18 miDandenong
$1408
34 km or 21 miSunbury
$1532
37 km or 23 miMelton
$1525
40 km or 25 miFrankston
$1436
41 km or 25 miBerwick
$1498
42 km or 26 miCranbourne
$1465
54 km or 34 miPakenham
$1533
65 km or 40 miGeelong
$1349
102 km or 64 miBallarat
$1542
134 km or 83 miBendigo
$1363
144 km or 90 miTraralgon
$1529
164 km or 102 miShepparton
$1566
226 km or 140 miWarrnambool
$1326
367 km or 228 miMount Gambier
$1030
369 km or 230 miWagga Wagga
$1423
392 km or 244 miDevonport
$1477
404 km or 251 miGriffith
$1536
444 km or 276 miLaunceston
$1257
466 km or 290 miCanberra
$1831
477 km or 296 miMildura
$1531
546 km or 339 miGoulburn
$1589
597 km or 371 miHobart
$1575
628 km or 390 miOrange
$1461
643 km or 399 miBathurst
$1491
651 km or 405 miWollongong
$1544
655 km or 407 miAdelaide
$1470
700 km or 435 miBlacktown
$1278
702 km or 436 miDubbo
$2169
703 km or 437 miParramatta
$2067
707 km or 440 miKellyville
$1570
713 km or 443 miSydney
$2271
728 km or 452 miDee Why
$2075
822 km or 511 miNewcastle
$1614
891 km or 554 miWhyalla
$1682
1015 km or 631 miPort Macquarie
$1494
1021 km or 634 miArmidale
$1405
1123 km or 698 miCoffs Harbour
$1538