Abuja vs Shenzhen - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Shenzhen
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$1134
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$3065
🏠 One person rent
$926
$599
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$1172
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$313
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$1625
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
36
95
😀 Quality of life
35
80
🏙️ Population
1.24M
17.5M

The cost of living in Abuja is 15% more expensive than in Shenzhen. Cities ranked 3158th and 4211th ($1305 vs $1134) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 8th in Nigeria and China, respectively. Check Nigeria vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 1.4 months in Shenzhen. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Shenzhen ranked 3rd in China, while ranked 7941st and 355th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abuja Shenzhen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$5.45
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$33
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$5.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$3.52
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$4.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$755
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$479
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$1602
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$951
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$48.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$73.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$17.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$19092
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$8314
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$34.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$5.36
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$2.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$17.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$5.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$2.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$1.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$15.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$3.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.48
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$5.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$42.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$7.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$64.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$9.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$72.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$86.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$629
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$26673

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225 km or 140 mi Zaria
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$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
28 km or 17 mi Kowloon
$2352
30 km or 19 mi Hong Kong
$2822
58 km or 36 mi Zhuhai
$675
65 km or 40 mi Dongguan
$787
66 km or 41 mi Macau
$1613
72 km or 45 mi Zhongshan
$663
74 km or 46 mi Huizhou
$763
100 km or 62 mi Jiangmen
$711
105 km or 65 mi Guangzhou
$995
112 km or 69 mi Foshan
$641
134 km or 83 mi Shanwei
$710
142 km or 88 mi Kaiping
$665
150 km or 93 mi Heyuan
$696
164 km or 102 mi Qingyuan
$733
174 km or 108 mi Zhaoqing
$707
212 km or 131 mi Yunfu
$763
228 km or 142 mi Yangjiang
$719
233 km or 145 mi Puning
$700
256 km or 159 mi Shaoguan
$688
262 km or 163 mi Jieyang
$747
286 km or 178 mi Shantou
$1051
288 km or 179 mi Meizhou
$775
292 km or 182 mi Chaozhou
$648
299 km or 186 mi Wuzhou
$727
303 km or 188 mi Lianzhou
$651
330 km or 205 mi Hezhou
$701
337 km or 209 mi Gaozhou
$686
337 km or 210 mi Maoming
$537
377 km or 234 mi Ganzhou
$792
378 km or 235 mi Chenzhou
$815
401 km or 249 mi Yulin
$753
405 km or 252 mi Zhanjiang
$667
415 km or 258 mi Longyan
$691
428 km or 266 mi Zhangzhou
$751
460 km or 286 mi Guigang
$673
464 km or 288 mi Xiamen
$828
477 km or 297 mi Haikou
$608
485 km or 301 mi Kinmen
$828
489 km or 304 mi Guilin
$539
502 km or 312 mi Yongzhou
$751