Prices in Abuja vs Sao Tome - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaSao Tome
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$855
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$2064
🏠 One person rent
$649
$399
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$783
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$383
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$21.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$114
🏙️ Population
1.24M
56.2k

The cost of living in Abuja is 18% more expensive than in Sao Tome. Cities ranked 5370th and 5774th ($1010 vs $855) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Nigeria and Sao Tome and Principe, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Sao Tome and Principe comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.1 months in Sao Tome. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Sao Tome ranked 1st in Sao Tome and Principe, while ranked 8987th and 9182nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Sao Tome

AbujaSao Tome
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$22.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$29.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.37
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.14
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$204
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$152
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$568
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$457
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$124
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$192
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$112
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
12.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$992
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$531
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$16.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$6.43
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.55
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$6.47
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$7.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$28.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$4.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.71
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$6.85
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$2.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$3.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$2.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$9.54
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.03
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$15.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$3.71
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$34.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$63.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$126
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$3129

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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 Tome

DistanceCityCost of living
8.3 km or 5.1 miTrindade
$899
256 km or 159 miPort-Gentil
$526
303 km or 188 miLibreville
$566
375 km or 233 miBata
$1134
443 km or 275 miMalabo
$1254
492 km or 306 miPort Harcourt
$765
494 km or 307 miLimbe
$521
509 km or 316 miBuea
$546
529 km or 328 miDouala
$593
537 km or 333 miAba
$638
543 km or 337 miCalabar
$655
565 km or 351 miKumba
$560
574 km or 356 miOwerri
$677
584 km or 363 miUmuahia
$664
587 km or 365 miWarri
$617
649 km or 403 miOnitsha
$516
653 km or 406 miAwka
$633
660 km or 410 miYaounde
$770
677 km or 421 miBenin
$858
684 km or 425 miEnugu
$921
702 km or 436 miBafoussam
$571
730 km or 454 miBamenda
$543
772 km or 480 miOwo
$632
774 km or 481 miLagos
$1036
788 km or 490 miAkure
$648
806 km or 501 miPointe-Noire
$537
822 km or 511 miPorto-Novo
$619
824 km or 512 miCotonou
$674
827 km or 514 miAdo Ekiti
$695
829 km or 515 miIfe
$628
845 km or 525 miIbadan
$932
846 km or 526 miAbeokuta
$648
861 km or 535 miOsogbo
$544
884 km or 549 miKayes
$500
889 km or 552 miLome
$650
890 km or 553 miOyo
$706
892 km or 555 miCabinda
$781
907 km or 564 miMadingou
$498
924 km or 574 miGamboma
$500
926 km or 575 miAbomey
$586