Prices in Abuja vs Seoul - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaSeoul
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$1411
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$3681
🏠 One person rent
$649
$657
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$1395
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$487
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$172
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$2472
🏙️ Population
1.24M
9.81M

The cost of living in Abuja is 28% less expensive than in Seoul. Cities ranked 5370th and 2788th ($1010 vs $1411) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and South Korea, respectively. Check Nigeria vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.8 months in Seoul. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Seoul ranked 2nd in South Korea, while ranked 8987th and 125th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Seoul

AbujaSeoul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$6.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$36.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$5.79
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$3.79
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.09
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$1.45
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$693
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$470
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1841
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1025
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$118
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$182
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$24.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
3.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$16517
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$7575
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.06
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$54.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$10.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$2.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$2.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$3.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$18.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$8.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$31.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$6.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$3.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$5.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$5.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$3.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.81
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$20
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$2.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$3.81
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$5.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$8.05
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.29
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$48.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$8.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$27.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$64.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$85
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$389
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$18644

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$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 Seoul

DistanceCityCost of living
13 km or 7.9 miGuri
$953
17 km or 10 miGoyang
$1050
17 km or 10 miGwangmyeong
$973
17 km or 11 miGwacheon
$938
19 km or 12 miUijeongbu
$1021
20 km or 12 miHanam
$945
20 km or 12 miNamyangju
$1009
20 km or 13 miSeongnam
$1112
21 km or 13 miSiheung
$989
21 km or 13 miBucheon
$1303
22 km or 14 miAnyang
$1204
23 km or 14 miYangju
$958
24 km or 15 miGunpo
$978
26 km or 16 miGimpo
$978
27 km or 17 miUiwang
$946
30 km or 19 miGwangju
$971
32 km or 20 miPaju
$984
33 km or 20 miAnsan
$802
33 km or 21 miSuwon
$1027
34 km or 21 miIncheon
$1082
37 km or 23 miDongducheon
$957
39 km or 24 miPocheon
$946
42 km or 26 miYongin
$1047
47 km or 29 miHwaseong
$1013
49 km or 31 miOsan
$956
52 km or 32 miIcheon
$1167
58 km or 36 miKaesong
$1474
65 km or 40 miYeoju
$939
66 km or 41 miPyeongtaek
$976
69 km or 43 miAnseong
$954
72 km or 45 miChuncheon
$850
83 km or 52 miDangjin
$948
86 km or 53 miWonju
$1065
87 km or 54 miCheonan
$1045
101 km or 63 miSeosan
$926
107 km or 66 miChungju
$927
114 km or 71 miCheongju
$1104
118 km or 73 miJecheon
$988
123 km or 77 miHaeju
$1490
124 km or 77 miSejong
$971