Prices in Abuja vs Onitsha - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaOnitsha
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$516
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1408
🏠 One person rent
$649
$239
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$623
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$163
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$70.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$141
🏙️ Population
1.24M
7.64M

The cost of living in Abuja is 96% more expensive than in Onitsha. Cities ranked 5370th and 7560th ($1010 vs $516) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 32nd in Nigeria.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.3 months in Onitsha. Ranked 3rd vs 10th best cities to live in Nigeria, and 8987th vs 9118th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Onitsha

AbujaOnitsha
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$0.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$15.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$3.87
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$0.64
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$345
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$185
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$902
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$519
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$9.52
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$14.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$12.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
15.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$475
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$226
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$20.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$5.26
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.55
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$2.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$3.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$5.68
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.29
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$0.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$0.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$3.95
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$0.76
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$4.07
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.03
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$12.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$3.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$3.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$22.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$38.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$51.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$563

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Cities near Abuja

DistanceCityCost of living
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 Onitsha

DistanceCityCost of living
32 km or 20 miAwka
$633
81 km or 50 miOwerri
$677
84 km or 52 miEnugu
$921
105 km or 65 miUmuahia
$664
130 km or 81 miBenin
$858
133 km or 83 miAba
$638
135 km or 84 miWarri
$617
159 km or 99 miPort Harcourt
$765
174 km or 108 miOwo
$632
213 km or 132 miAkure
$648
218 km or 135 miCalabar
$655
236 km or 147 miAdo Ekiti
$695
284 km or 177 miIfe
$628
303 km or 188 miOsogbo
$544
331 km or 205 miAbuja
$1010
341 km or 212 miKumba
$560
345 km or 214 miIbadan
$932
347 km or 216 miMalabo
$1254
351 km or 218 miBuea
$546
358 km or 222 miIlorin
$739
360 km or 224 miLimbe
$521
365 km or 227 miOyo
$706
375 km or 233 miBamenda
$543
375 km or 233 miLagos
$1036
384 km or 239 miMinna
$531
395 km or 245 miAbeokuta
$648
400 km or 248 miDouala
$593
409 km or 254 miBafoussam
$571
462 km or 287 miPorto-Novo
$619
478 km or 297 miJos
$624
483 km or 300 miCotonou
$674
490 km or 304 miKaduna
$716
518 km or 322 miSave
$587
541 km or 336 miAbomey
$586
554 km or 344 miZaria
$570
571 km or 355 miBauchi
$694
582 km or 362 miBata
$1134
584 km or 363 miYaounde
$770
615 km or 382 miLome
$650
643 km or 399 miAtakpame
$601