Abuja vs Montreal - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Montreal
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1727
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$4231
🏠 One person rent
$926
$839
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1500
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$529
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$178
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$2869
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
36
99
😀 Quality of life
35
94
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.76M

The cost of living in Abuja is 24% less expensive than in Montreal. Cities ranked 3158th and 2131st ($1305 vs $1727) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 52nd in Nigeria and Canada, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.7 months in Montreal. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Montreal ranked 2nd in Canada, while ranked 7941st and 30th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Montreal

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Abuja Montreal
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$13.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$65.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$5.58
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$3.74
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$1.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$914
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$665
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1770
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$1226
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$75
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$117
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$48.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$6683
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$3661
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$2.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$71.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$15.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.57
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$2.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$2.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$2.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$3.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$11.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$3.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.47
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$3.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$2.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$1.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$2.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$11.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$2.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$11.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$6.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$2.79
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$2.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$33.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$166
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$20
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$66.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$93.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$704
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$8651

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Distance City Cost of living
120 km or 74 mi Minna
$669
163 km or 101 mi Kaduna
$649
181 km or 113 mi Jos
$780
225 km or 140 mi Zaria
$543
291 km or 181 mi Enugu
$938
293 km or 182 mi Bauchi
$567
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

Cities near Montreal

Distance City Cost of living
3.6 km or 2.3 mi Saint-Lambert
$1700
4.3 km or 2.7 mi Westmount
$1699
4.4 km or 2.8 mi Longueuil
$1411
6.4 km or 4 mi Mount Royal
$1704
9.4 km or 5.9 mi Cote-Saint-Luc
$1701
9.9 km or 6.1 mi Brossard
$1559
11 km or 7 mi La Prairie
$1707
13 km or 8.3 mi Boucherville
$1708
14 km or 8.9 mi Candiac
$1705
16 km or 9.8 mi Saint-Constant
$1706
16 km or 10 mi Dorval
$1698
17 km or 10 mi Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville
$1696
17 km or 10 mi Laval
$1389
20 km or 12 mi Sainte-Julie
$1707
20 km or 12 mi Dollard-des-Ormeaux
$1710
20 km or 13 mi Chateauguay
$1753
21 km or 13 mi Pointe-Claire
$1694
22 km or 14 mi Varennes
$1701
22 km or 14 mi Terrebonne
$1714
23 km or 14 mi Chambly
$1708
24 km or 15 mi Boisbriand
$1663
25 km or 15 mi Kirkland
$1706
26 km or 16 mi Repentigny
$1704
26 km or 16 mi Sainte-Therese
$1698
27 km or 17 mi Mascouche
$1247
27 km or 17 mi Saint-Eustache
$1698
29 km or 18 mi Beloeil
$1705
31 km or 19 mi Blainville
$1711
31 km or 20 mi Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
$1701
38 km or 23 mi L'Assomption
$1708
39 km or 24 mi Vaudreuil-Dorion
$1703
41 km or 26 mi Saint-Lin-Laurentides
$1709
44 km or 27 mi Mirabel
$1704
46 km or 28 mi Saint-Jerome
$1712
49 km or 31 mi Saint-Hyacinthe
$1707
53 km or 33 mi Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
$1670
57 km or 35 mi Joliette
$1084
66 km or 41 mi Granby
$1085
68 km or 42 mi Sorel-Tracy
$1699
91 km or 56 mi Plattsburgh
$1849