Prices in Abuja vs Ottawa - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaOttawa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1572
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$3630
🏠 One person rent
$649
$869
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1426
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$446
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$2716
🏙️ Population
1.24M
934k

The cost of living in Abuja is 36% less expensive than in Ottawa. Cities ranked 5370th and 2134th ($1010 vs $1572) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 28th in Nigeria and Canada, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.7 months in Ottawa. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Ottawa ranked 5th in Canada, while ranked 8987th and 48th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Ottawa

AbujaOttawa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$12.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$50.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$8.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$5.07
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$948
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$719
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1582
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1216
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$61.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$93.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$42.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
3.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$3530
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$2120
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.65
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$86.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$14.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$2.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$9.56
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$2.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$3.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$3.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.66
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.48
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.87
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$11.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.69
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$38.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$10.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$55.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$13.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$51.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$73.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$829
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$10670

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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 miGatineau
$1111
19 km or 12 miKanata
$1708
87 km or 54 miCornwall
$1050
94 km or 58 miBrockville
$1389
124 km or 77 miSalaberry-de-Valleyfield
$1099
128 km or 80 miMirabel
$1392
130 km or 81 miVaudreuil-Dorion
$1397
138 km or 86 miSaint-Jerome
$1394
141 km or 87 miSaint-Eustache
$1397
143 km or 89 miKirkland
$1393
144 km or 89 miBlainville
$1396
146 km or 90 miSainte-Therese
$1399
147 km or 91 miPointe-Claire
$1400
147 km or 91 miBoisbriand
$1129
147 km or 91 miDollard-des-Ormeaux
$1390
147 km or 91 miKingston
$1475
150 km or 93 miLe Ray
$1756
152 km or 94 miDorval
$1387
152 km or 94 miChateauguay
$1245
153 km or 95 miLaval
$1252
157 km or 98 miSaint-Lin-Laurentides
$1395
158 km or 98 miCote-Saint-Luc
$1392
160 km or 100 miMount Royal
$1386
162 km or 101 miWatertown
$1694
163 km or 102 miTerrebonne
$1394
163 km or 102 miWestmount
$1394
166 km or 103 miSaint-Constant
$1392
167 km or 104 miMontreal
$1447
167 km or 104 miMascouche
$1061
170 km or 106 miSaint-Lambert
$1388
170 km or 106 miCandiac
$1396
170 km or 106 miLongueuil
$1123
171 km or 106 miLa Prairie
$1391
175 km or 109 miBrossard
$1096
176 km or 109 miBoucherville
$1398
177 km or 110 miRepentigny
$1400
178 km or 111 miVarennes
$1396
183 km or 114 miL'Assomption
$1388
183 km or 114 miSaint-Bruno-de-Montarville
$1389
185 km or 115 miSainte-Julie
$1396