Prices in Abuja vs Nouakchott - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaNouakchott
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$744
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1762
🏠 One person rent
$649
$364
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$609
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$281
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$44.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$167
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.08M

The cost of living in Abuja is 36% more expensive than in Nouakchott. Cities ranked 5370th and 6071st ($1010 vs $744) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Mauritania, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Mauritania comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.2 months in Nouakchott. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Nouakchott ranked 1st in Mauritania, while ranked 8987th and 8748th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Nouakchott

AbujaNouakchott
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$7.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$19.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$4.49
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$2.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$320
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$166
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$633
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$347
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$69.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$98.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
12.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1237
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$627
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$11
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$4.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$5.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$6.17
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.78
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$9.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$5.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$5.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$2.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$28
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$22
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$9.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$29.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$32.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$169
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$9312

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120 km or 74 miMinna
$531
163 km or 101 miKaduna
$716
181 km or 113 miJos
$624
225 km or 140 miZaria
$570
291 km or 181 miEnugu
$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

Cities near Nouakchott

DistanceCityCost of living
175 km or 109 miRosso
$710
234 km or 145 miSaint-Louis
$928
275 km or 171 miLouga
$947
380 km or 236 miThies
$926
398 km or 248 miRufisque
$969
404 km or 251 miDakar
$1002
421 km or 262 miFatick
$951
438 km or 272 miKaolack
$960
518 km or 322 miBanjul
$456
527 km or 327 miLamin
$433
540 km or 335 miBrikama
$592
587 km or 365 miKolda
$1067
612 km or 380 miZiguinchor
$973
672 km or 417 miBafata
$406
693 km or 430 miBissau
$424
877 km or 545 miPraia
$804
884 km or 549 miAssomada
$703
904 km or 562 miBoffa
$600
953 km or 592 miMamou
$602
965 km or 600 miMindelo
$595
978 km or 608 miForecariah
$600
984 km or 611 miConakry
$764
1041 km or 647 miBanamba
$493
1047 km or 651 miBamako
$555
1048 km or 651 miLaayoune
$512
1071 km or 665 miKoulikoro
$493
1094 km or 680 miSanta Lucia de Tirajana
$1037
1107 km or 688 miFreetown
$777
1117 km or 694 miKankan
$616
1119 km or 695 miLas Palmas
$1118
1135 km or 705 miTenerife
$1209
1145 km or 712 miLa Orotava
$1016
1151 km or 715 miPuerto de la Cruz
$1107
1155 km or 718 miSanta Cruz de Tenerife
$1147
1157 km or 719 miSan Cristobal de La Laguna
$1009
1159 km or 720 miSegou
$496
1166 km or 725 miMarkala
$493
1175 km or 730 miBougouni
$492
1179 km or 732 miPuerto del Rosario
$1623
1203 km or 748 miCorralejo
$1251