Prices in Abuja vs San Diego - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaSan Diego
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$2389
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$5212
🏠 One person rent
$649
$1585
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$2513
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$502
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$166
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$4985
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.39M

The cost of living in Abuja is 58% less expensive than in San Diego. Cities ranked 5370th and 122nd ($1010 vs $2389) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 106th 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 2.1 months in San Diego. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs San Diego ranked 12th in the United States, while ranked 8987th and 23rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs San Diego

AbujaSan Diego
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$57
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$8.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$6.94
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1826
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$1340
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$2914
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$2172
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$87.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$60.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$6217
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$4047
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$71.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$17.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$2.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$3.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$9.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$3.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.65
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$2.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$9.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$8.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$5.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$4.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$42.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$14.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$86.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$46.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$81.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$1192
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$21912

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$716
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$624
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$570
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$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
4.2 km or 2.6 miCoronado
$1754
7.2 km or 4.5 miNational
$1750
13 km or 7.8 miLemon Grove
$1747
14 km or 9 miChula Vista
$2398
14 km or 9 miLa Mesa
$2186
16 km or 9.8 miImperial Beach
$1753
18 km or 11 miLa Jolla
$1745
21 km or 13 miEl Cajon
$2548
24 km or 15 miTijuana
$651
25 km or 15 miSantee
$1748
30 km or 19 miPoway
$1751
38 km or 24 miEncinitas
$2145
40 km or 25 miLas Delicias
$505
43 km or 26 miRosarito Beach
$506
46 km or 29 miEscondido
$2444
47 km or 30 miSan Marcos
$1753
52 km or 33 miCarlsbad
$2809
54 km or 33 miVista
$2125
57 km or 36 miOceanside
$2358
73 km or 46 miFallbrook
$1814
88 km or 55 miTemecula
$1993
91 km or 57 miSan Clemente
$1778
95 km or 59 miMurrieta
$1983
97 km or 61 miDana Point
$1750
98 km or 61 miFrench Valley
$1741
99 km or 61 miSan Juan Capistrano
$1750
99 km or 61 miWildomar
$1745
104 km or 65 miLaguna Niguel
$2133
107 km or 66 miLaguna Beach
$1744
107 km or 67 miMenifee
$1827
109 km or 68 miEnsenada
$487
109 km or 68 miLake Elsinore
$1854
110 km or 68 miMission Viejo
$2477
110 km or 69 miLaguna Hills
$1757
111 km or 69 miRancho Santa Margarita
$1750
114 km or 71 miAliso Viejo
$2519
114 km or 71 miLake Forest
$2461
115 km or 72 miHemet
$1463
119 km or 74 miPerris
$1762
119 km or 74 miTemescal Valley
$1754