Abuja vs Sao Tome - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Sao Tome
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$792
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1927
🏠 One person rent
$926
$359
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$703
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$349
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$33.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$129
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
36
1
😀 Quality of life
35
16
🏙️ Population
1.24M
56.2K

The cost of living in Abuja is 65% more expensive than in Sao Tome. Cities ranked 3158th and 6094th ($1305 vs $792) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd 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 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.2 months in Sao Tome. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Sao Tome ranked 1st in Sao Tome and Principe, while ranked 7941st and 9072nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Abuja Sao Tome
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$41.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$7.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$0.56
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$1.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$183
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$512
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$409
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$111
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$173
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$100
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
12.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$925
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$212
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$48.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$3.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$5.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$6.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$25.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$3.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$3.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$5.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$2.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$3.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$2.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$8.53
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$3.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$19.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$4.22
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$31.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$113
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$2948

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225 km or 140 mi Zaria
$543
291 km or 181 mi Enugu
$938
293 km or 182 mi Bauchi
$567
296 km or 184 mi Owo
$745
297 km or 185 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
321 km or 199 mi Awka
$748
323 km or 201 mi Akure
$662
329 km or 204 mi Ilorin
$753
331 km or 205 mi Onitsha
$501
346 km or 215 mi Kano
$550
352 km or 219 mi Osogbo
$548
357 km or 222 mi Gusau
$754
367 km or 228 mi Ife
$774
368 km or 229 mi Benin
$924
392 km or 243 mi Umuahia
$755
400 km or 249 mi Owerri
$1669
414 km or 257 mi Oyo
$646
434 km or 270 mi Ibadan
$941
438 km or 272 mi Katsina
$712
438 km or 272 mi Warri
$518
438 km or 272 mi Aba
$659
456 km or 283 mi Bamenda
$387
466 km or 289 mi Calabar
$655
482 km or 299 mi Port Harcourt
$854
496 km or 308 mi Maradi
$865
503 km or 312 mi Abeokuta
$1274
509 km or 316 mi Sokoto
$638
513 km or 319 mi Bafoussam
$488
536 km or 333 mi Lagos
$1417
537 km or 334 mi Kumba
$451
552 km or 343 mi Zinder
$867
562 km or 349 mi Save
$559
574 km or 357 mi Damaturu
$725
577 km or 358 mi Buea
$346
592 km or 368 mi Limbe
$370
606 km or 377 mi Malabo
$715
608 km or 378 mi Douala
$549

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Distance City Cost of living
8.3 km or 5.1 mi Trindade
$813
256 km or 159 mi Port-Gentil
$573
303 km or 188 mi Libreville
$612
375 km or 233 mi Bata
$988
443 km or 275 mi Malabo
$715
492 km or 306 mi Port Harcourt
$854
494 km or 307 mi Limbe
$370
509 km or 316 mi Buea
$346
529 km or 328 mi Douala
$549
537 km or 333 mi Aba
$659
543 km or 337 mi Calabar
$655
565 km or 351 mi Kumba
$451
574 km or 356 mi Owerri
$1669
584 km or 363 mi Umuahia
$755
587 km or 365 mi Warri
$518
649 km or 403 mi Onitsha
$501
653 km or 406 mi Awka
$748
660 km or 410 mi Yaounde
$723
677 km or 421 mi Benin
$924
684 km or 425 mi Enugu
$938
702 km or 436 mi Bafoussam
$488
730 km or 454 mi Bamenda
$387
772 km or 480 mi Owo
$745
774 km or 481 mi Lagos
$1417
788 km or 490 mi Akure
$662
806 km or 501 mi Pointe-Noire
$536
822 km or 511 mi Porto-Novo
$593
824 km or 512 mi Cotonou
$681
827 km or 514 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
829 km or 515 mi Ife
$774
845 km or 525 mi Ibadan
$941
846 km or 526 mi Abeokuta
$1274
861 km or 535 mi Osogbo
$548
884 km or 549 mi Kayes
$500
889 km or 552 mi Lome
$607
890 km or 553 mi Oyo
$646
892 km or 555 mi Cabinda
$953
907 km or 564 mi Madingou
$500
924 km or 574 mi Gamboma
$499
926 km or 575 mi Abomey
$560