Abuja vs Ottawa - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Ottawa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1867
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$4288
🏠 One person rent
$926
$1071
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1707
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$504
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$172
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$3431
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
36
48
😀 Quality of life
35
90
🏙️ Population
1.24M
934K

The cost of living in Abuja is 30% less expensive than in Ottawa. Cities ranked 3158th and 1884th ($1305 vs $1867) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 34th in Nigeria and Canada, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.8 months in Ottawa. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Ottawa ranked 10th in Canada, while ranked 7941st and 88th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Ottawa

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Abuja Ottawa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$14.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$54.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$8.71
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$5.54
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$3.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$2.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$1159
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$858
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1807
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$1426
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$98.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$151
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$54
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
4.94%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$5037
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$3248
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$2.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$95.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$16.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.46
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$2.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$2.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$3.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$11.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$3.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$3.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$1.07
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$2.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$2.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$11.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$4.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$2.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$49.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$65.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$13.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$56.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$79.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$1062
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$17102

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$669
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$649
181 km or 113 mi Jos
$780
225 km or 140 mi Zaria
$543
291 km or 181 mi Enugu
$938
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
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Gatineau
$1490
19 km or 12 mi Kanata
$1876
87 km or 54 mi Cornwall
$1358
94 km or 58 mi Brockville
$1710
124 km or 77 mi Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
$1670
128 km or 80 mi Mirabel
$1704
130 km or 81 mi Vaudreuil-Dorion
$1703
138 km or 86 mi Saint-Jerome
$1712
141 km or 87 mi Saint-Eustache
$1698
143 km or 89 mi Kirkland
$1706
144 km or 89 mi Blainville
$1711
146 km or 90 mi Sainte-Therese
$1698
147 km or 91 mi Pointe-Claire
$1694
147 km or 91 mi Boisbriand
$1663
147 km or 91 mi Dollard-des-Ormeaux
$1710
147 km or 91 mi Kingston
$1601
150 km or 93 mi Le Ray
$1942
152 km or 94 mi Dorval
$1698
152 km or 94 mi Chateauguay
$1753
153 km or 95 mi Laval
$1389
157 km or 98 mi Saint-Lin-Laurentides
$1709
158 km or 98 mi Cote-Saint-Luc
$1701
160 km or 100 mi Mount Royal
$1704
162 km or 101 mi Watertown
$2132
163 km or 102 mi Terrebonne
$1714
163 km or 102 mi Westmount
$1699
166 km or 103 mi Saint-Constant
$1706
167 km or 104 mi Montreal
$1727
167 km or 104 mi Mascouche
$1247
170 km or 106 mi Saint-Lambert
$1700
170 km or 106 mi Candiac
$1705
170 km or 106 mi Longueuil
$1411
171 km or 106 mi La Prairie
$1707
175 km or 109 mi Brossard
$1559
176 km or 109 mi Boucherville
$1708
177 km or 110 mi Repentigny
$1704
178 km or 111 mi Varennes
$1701
183 km or 114 mi L'Assomption
$1708
183 km or 114 mi Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville
$1696
185 km or 115 mi Sainte-Julie
$1707