Prices in Abuja vs San Jose, United States - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaSan Jose
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$2722
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$5181
🏠 One person rent
$649
$1897
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$2333
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$508
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$170
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$6576
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.03M

The cost of living in Abuja is 63% less expensive than in San Jose. Cities ranked 5370th and 46th ($1010 vs $2722) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 39th 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 2.4 months in San Jose. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs San Jose ranked 10th in the United States, while ranked 8987th and 20th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs San Jose

AbujaSan Jose
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$60.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$9.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$7.03
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$5.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$2.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$2179
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$1667
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$3312
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1875
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$78.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$49.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
4.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$9346
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$7354
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$80.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$20.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.32
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$8.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$11.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$3.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$3.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.71
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$17.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$2.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$8.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$9.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$5.05
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$42.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$14.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$112
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$47
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$81.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$1675
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$17642

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$531
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$716
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$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 San Jose

DistanceCityCost of living
7.6 km or 4.7 miCampbell
$1746
9.7 km or 6.1 miSanta Clara
$3340
11 km or 6.8 miLos Gatos
$2784
13 km or 8.4 miSaratoga
$1671
15 km or 9.1 miMilpitas
$1755
15 km or 9.3 miCupertino
$2202
16 km or 10 miSunnyvale
$3116
18 km or 11 miMountain View
$3151
21 km or 13 miLos Altos
$1754
27 km or 17 miPalo Alto
$3146
27 km or 17 miMorgan Hill
$1757
28 km or 18 miFremont
$3071
29 km or 18 miNewark
$1759
29 km or 18 miEast Palo Alto
$1758
32 km or 20 miMenlo Park
$1752
36 km or 22 miUnion
$1753
38 km or 23 miRedwood
$2248
39 km or 24 miSanta Cruz
$2589
41 km or 25 miSan Carlos
$1746
41 km or 25 miPleasanton
$2679
42 km or 26 miGilroy
$1728
43 km or 27 miLivermore
$2535
44 km or 27 miWatsonville
$2207
44 km or 27 miBelmont
$2888
44 km or 28 miFoster
$1989
45 km or 28 miHayward
$2739
46 km or 28 miDublin
$1750
47 km or 29 miSan Lorenzo
$1616
48 km or 30 miSan Mateo
$3171
48 km or 30 miCastro Valley
$2208
53 km or 33 miSan Leandro
$2664
53 km or 33 miBurlingame
$1750
54 km or 33 miSan Ramon
$3012
57 km or 36 miMillbrae
$1749
59 km or 36 miDanville
$3027
60 km or 38 miSan Bruno
$1749
61 km or 38 miAlameda
$2793
62 km or 38 miTracy
$1756
63 km or 39 miSouth San Francisco
$1747
64 km or 40 miOakland
$2985