Prices in Abuja vs Philadelphia - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaPhiladelphia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1933
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$4584
🏠 One person rent
$649
$1080
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1778
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$519
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$214
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$3192
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.58M

The cost of living in Abuja is 48% less expensive than in Philadelphia. Cities ranked 5370th and 386th ($1010 vs $1933) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 280th 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 1.7 months in Philadelphia. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Philadelphia ranked 49th in the United States, while ranked 8987th and 146th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Philadelphia

AbujaPhiladelphia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$12.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$53.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$8.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$5.49
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1280
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$840
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$2227
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1411
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$97
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$148
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$55.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$3751
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1502
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$99.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$21.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$2.63
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$3.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$13.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$9.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$4.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$3.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$4.49
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$3.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$10.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$9.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$3.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$12.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$71.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$45.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$74
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$1084
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$24710

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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

Cities near Philadelphia

DistanceCityCost of living
5.2 km or 3.2 miCamden
$1688
9.2 km or 5.7 miPennsauken Township
$1756
12 km or 7.1 miCherry Hill
$1726
12 km or 7.7 miWest Deptford Township
$1750
16 km or 9.9 miFox Chase
$1750
16 km or 9.9 miDeptford Township
$1751
19 km or 12 miMoorestown
$1754
21 km or 13 miGloucester Township
$1756
21 km or 13 miChester
$1757
22 km or 14 miMount Laurel
$1759
25 km or 15 miEvesham Township
$1759
25 km or 16 miWillingboro Township
$1749
31 km or 19 miMedford
$1748
35 km or 22 miLevittown
$1769
35 km or 22 miWinslow Township
$1747
36 km or 23 miMonroe Township
$1756
38 km or 23 miWest Chester
$2316
40 km or 25 miWilmington
$1743
46 km or 28 miTrenton
$1923
46 km or 29 miEwing Township
$1743
50 km or 31 miHamilton Township
$1755
52 km or 32 miPottstown
$1754
54 km or 33 miLawrence Township
$1744
56 km or 35 miVineland
$1756
58 km or 36 miNewark
$1736
59 km or 36 miBridgeton
$1748
62 km or 38 miPrinceton
$2247
63 km or 39 miMillville
$1754
64 km or 39 miEast Windsor Township
$1747
65 km or 40 miPlainsboro Township
$2062
67 km or 42 miMontgomery Township
$1742
67 km or 42 miManchester Township
$1628
71 km or 44 miJackson Township
$1758
72 km or 45 miSouth Brunswick
$1758
77 km or 48 miAllentown
$1498
77 km or 48 miBethlehem
$1630
77 km or 48 miHillsborough Township
$1746
78 km or 48 miReading
$1539
78 km or 49 miBarnegat Township
$1898
79 km or 49 miManalapan Township
$1830