Prices in Abuja vs Sao Paulo - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaSao Paulo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$741
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1858
🏠 One person rent
$649
$350
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$613
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$202
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$117
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$478
🏙️ Population
1.24M
12.1M

The cost of living in Abuja is 36% more expensive than in Sao Paulo. Cities ranked 5370th and 6095th ($1010 vs $741) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Brazil, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.6 months in Sao Paulo. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Sao Paulo ranked 1st in Brazil, while ranked 8987th and 1071st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Sao Paulo

AbujaSao Paulo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$4.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$25.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$2.14
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$419
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$258
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$742
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$478
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$42
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$64.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$18.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
9.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$2071
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1411
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.82
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$44.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$5.41
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$6.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$3.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$5.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.31
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$0.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$7.74
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$4.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$2.63
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$0.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$19.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$6.37
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$33.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$7.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$38.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$62.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$9445

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120 km or 74 miMinna
$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 Sao Paulo

DistanceCityCost of living
12 km or 7.3 miSao Caetano do Sul
$559
13 km or 8.3 miTaboao da Serra
$465
14 km or 8.6 miGuarulhos
$513
15 km or 9.4 miDiadema
$469
16 km or 9.7 miSanto Andre
$570
16 km or 10 miOsasco
$566
17 km or 11 miSao Bernardo do Campo
$566
21 km or 13 miCarapicuiba
$473
22 km or 14 miMaua
$474
23 km or 15 miCaieiras
$450
25 km or 15 miEmbu das Artes
$461
25 km or 16 miBarueri
$609
26 km or 16 miMairipora
$450
26 km or 16 miFranco da Rocha
$462
27 km or 17 miFerraz de Vasconcelos
$451
28 km or 17 miJandira
$451
29 km or 18 miRibeirao Pires
$451
29 km or 18 miItapecerica da Serra
$451
30 km or 18 miPoa
$451
30 km or 18 miCotia
$482
30 km or 19 miItaquaquecetuba
$471
31 km or 19 miItapevi
$457
31 km or 19 miSantana de Parnaiba
$451
32 km or 20 miFrancisco Morato
$470
33 km or 20 miItanhaem
$451
33 km or 20 miCajamar
$440
36 km or 22 miEmbu-Guacu
$450
36 km or 22 miAruja
$450
41 km or 26 miCampo Limpo Paulista
$450
43 km or 26 miVarzea Paulista
$451
44 km or 27 miCubatao
$447
45 km or 28 miMogi das Cruzes
$561
48 km or 30 miJundiai
$639
49 km or 30 miAtibaia
$472
51 km or 32 miSao Roque
$450
52 km or 32 miSao Vicente
$476
55 km or 34 miSantos
$627
56 km or 35 miPraia Grande
$467
61 km or 38 miBertioga
$451
61 km or 38 miIbiuna
$451