Abuja vs Muscat - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Muscat
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1145
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$2684
🏠 One person rent
$926
$568
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$975
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$378
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$1768
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
31 km
🎓 Higher education
36
43
😀 Quality of life
35
73
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.42M

The cost of living in Abuja is 14% more expensive than in Muscat. Cities ranked 3158th and 4181st ($1305 vs $1145) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 2nd in Nigeria and Oman, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Oman comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.5 months in Muscat. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Muscat ranked 1st in Oman, while ranked 7941st and 1426th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Muscat

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Abuja Muscat
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$5.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$30.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$6.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$10.6
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$4.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$563
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$377
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1062
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$711
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$74.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$78.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
5.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$1946
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$1414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$1.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$34
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$14.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$1.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$3.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$7.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$7.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$9.14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$2.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$3.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$20.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$4.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$5.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$12.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$4.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$2.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$3.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$54.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$9.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$28
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$9.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$47.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$81
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$221
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$8187

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225 km or 140 mi Zaria
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291 km or 181 mi Enugu
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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
44 km or 27 mi Seeb
$1236
132 km or 82 mi Nizwa
$824
277 km or 172 mi Chabahar
$659
284 km or 177 mi Fujairah
$1095
297 km or 184 mi Al Ain
$1448
356 km or 221 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
372 km or 231 mi Ajman
$871
375 km or 233 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
377 km or 235 mi Sharjah
$1360
380 km or 236 mi Dubai
$1899
439 km or 273 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
451 km or 280 mi Iranshahr
$657
463 km or 288 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
503 km or 313 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
569 km or 354 mi Jiroft
$659
611 km or 380 mi Bam
$659
691 km or 429 mi Zahedan
$828
711 km or 442 mi Sirjan
$663
739 km or 459 mi Doha
$1894
740 km or 460 mi Jahrom
$660
752 km or 467 mi Al Khor
$1755
757 km or 470 mi Kerman
$680
770 km or 479 mi Fasa
$939
797 km or 495 mi Rafsanjan
$663
858 km or 533 mi Riffa
$1002
858 km or 533 mi Manama
$1307
860 km or 534 mi Isa Town
$1152
865 km or 537 mi Karachi
$307
870 km or 541 mi Salalah
$801
873 km or 543 mi Zabol
$659
898 km or 558 mi Shiraz
$724
901 km or 560 mi Dhahran
$969
902 km or 561 mi Marvdasht
$659
911 km or 566 mi Dammam
$1004
926 km or 575 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
938 km or 583 mi Qatif
$889
960 km or 596 mi Kazerun
$656
966 km or 600 mi Borazjan
$657
973 km or 604 mi Jubail
$861
976 km or 606 mi Bushehr
$694