Abuja vs Mosul - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Mosul
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$452
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1232
🏠 One person rent
$926
$116
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$292
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$174
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$114
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$882
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
36
35
😀 Quality of life
35
38
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.69M

The cost of living in Abuja is 189% more expensive than in Mosul. Cities ranked 3158th and 8589th ($1305 vs $452) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 29th in Nigeria and Iraq, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Iraq comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 2 months in Mosul. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Mosul ranked 4th in Iraq, while ranked 7941st and 7342nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Mosul

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Abuja Mosul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$5.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$12.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$3.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$1.67
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$1.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$107
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$50.1
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$309
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$202
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$26.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$40
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$28.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
16.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$503
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$149
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$32.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$16.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$0.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$4.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$4.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$9.48
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.18
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$0.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$0.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.57
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$0.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$3.36
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$1.86
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$1.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$4.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$17.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$5.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$15.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$2.96
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$28
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$49.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$63.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$991

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225 km or 140 mi Zaria
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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

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Distance City Cost of living
55 km or 34 mi Duhok
$622
82 km or 51 mi Erbil
$797
95 km or 59 mi Zakho
$630
111 km or 69 mi Sinjar
$614
134 km or 84 mi Cizre
$320
140 km or 87 mi Sirnak
$318
145 km or 90 mi Hakkari
$354
153 km or 95 mi Kirkuk
$568
185 km or 115 mi Mahabad
$647
185 km or 115 mi Piranshahr
$659
186 km or 115 mi Qamishli
$460
187 km or 116 mi Nusaybin
$318
194 km or 121 mi Siirt
$313
203 km or 126 mi Tikrit
$584
213 km or 132 mi Al-Hasakah
$463
220 km or 137 mi Urmia
$449
227 km or 141 mi Sulaymaniyah
$701
237 km or 147 mi Mardin
$266
239 km or 148 mi Van
$344
243 km or 151 mi Bitlis
$316
244 km or 151 mi Batman
$261
251 km or 156 mi Samarra
$601
252 km or 156 mi Baneh
$658
275 km or 171 mi Miandoab
$656
277 km or 172 mi Derik
$319
277 km or 172 mi Bukan
$661
279 km or 173 mi Ceylanpinar
$317
283 km or 176 mi Saqqez
$1009
283 km or 176 mi Cinar
$319
291 km or 181 mi Marivan
$657
291 km or 181 mi Deir ez-Zor
$470
292 km or 181 mi Khoy
$661
300 km or 186 mi Mus
$320
302 km or 188 mi Maragheh
$663
308 km or 191 mi Diyarbakir
$272
313 km or 195 mi Viransehir
$323
316 km or 197 mi Caldiran
$319
323 km or 201 mi Baqubah
$633
327 km or 203 mi Marand
$657
328 km or 204 mi Ramadi
$658