Prices in Abuja vs New York - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaNew York
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$3246
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$6689
🏠 One person rent
$649
$2065
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$2688
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$661
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$330
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$5813
🏙️ Population
1.24M
8.4M

The cost of living in Abuja is 69% less expensive than in New York. Cities ranked 5370th and 4th ($1010 vs $3246) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Nigeria and the United States, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.8 months in New York. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs New York ranked 16th in the United States, while ranked 8987th and 46th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs New York

AbujaNew York
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$16.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$78.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$9.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$7.76
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$5.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$2.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$2726
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$1712
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$3160
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$2317
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$92.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$144
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$58.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$15262
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$8021
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$125
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$19.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.81
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$3.28
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$4.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$4.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$16.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$5.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$5.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$5.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$3.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$3.57
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$15.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$4.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$15.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$6.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$4.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$78.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$16.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$154
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$22.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$54.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$83.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$2408
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$23842

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$531
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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
11 km or 6.6 miAstoria
$2582
11 km or 6.8 miHoboken
$3059
11 km or 7.1 miJersey
$2462
13 km or 8.3 miUnion
$1762
14 km or 8.8 miWest New York
$2478
14 km or 8.9 miBayonne
$1702
15 km or 9.6 miNorth Bergen
$1754
17 km or 10 miSecaucus
$1748
17 km or 11 miCliffside Park
$1751
18 km or 11 miKearny
$1745
20 km or 12 miValley Stream
$1751
20 km or 13 miFort Lee
$2160
20 km or 13 miLyndhurst
$1752
22 km or 14 miNewark
$2140
23 km or 14 miElizabeth
$1759
23 km or 14 miBelleville
$1754
25 km or 15 miHillside
$1744
25 km or 15 miLong Beach
$1745
25 km or 15 miNutley
$1758
25 km or 16 miEast Orange
$1842
25 km or 16 miIrvington
$1754
26 km or 16 miRockville Centre
$1747
26 km or 16 miLinden
$1750
26 km or 16 miHackensack
$1748
26 km or 16 miBloomfield
$2315
26 km or 16 miTeaneck
$1987
26 km or 16 miCarteret
$1750
26 km or 16 miPassaic
$2176
27 km or 17 miRoselle
$1749
27 km or 17 miHempstead
$2845
28 km or 17 miUnion Township
$1753
28 km or 18 miClifton
$1680
28 km or 18 miMaplewood
$1758
29 km or 18 miMontclair
$2170
29 km or 18 miBergenfield
$1749
29 km or 18 miMount Vernon
$1917
30 km or 18 miRahway
$1745
30 km or 18 miUniondale
$1746
30 km or 18 miWest Orange
$2410
30 km or 18 miNew Rochelle
$2532