Prices in Abuja vs Sofia - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaSofia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$786
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1895
🏠 One person rent
$649
$378
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$598
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$263
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$68.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$804
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.36M

The cost of living in Abuja is 28% more expensive than in Sofia. Cities ranked 5370th and 5939th ($1010 vs $786) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Bulgaria, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Bulgaria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1 months in Sofia. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Sofia ranked 2nd in Bulgaria, while ranked 8987th and 574th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Sofia

AbujaSofia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$6.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$27.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$5.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.77
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$368
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$277
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$635
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$436
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$71.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$112
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$10.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
3.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1827
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1201
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$29.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$4.51
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$6.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$5.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$9.02
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$1.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$1.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$6.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$3.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$1.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$24.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$6.68
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$21
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$5.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$60.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$82.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$395
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$5461

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$716
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$624
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$570
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$921
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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
26 km or 16 miPernik
$567
59 km or 37 miVratsa
$680
77 km or 48 miBlagoevgrad
$480
97 km or 60 miBansko
$564
100 km or 62 miPazardzhik
$525
132 km or 82 miPleven
$505
132 km or 82 miPlovdiv
$594
135 km or 84 miNis
$516
142 km or 88 miStip
$431
146 km or 91 miKumanovo
$452
148 km or 92 miVidin
$513
149 km or 92 miAsenovgrad
$475
151 km or 94 miStrumica
$402
164 km or 102 miGabrovo
$483
168 km or 104 miVeles
$511
175 km or 108 miSkopje
$612
176 km or 110 miPristina
$512
178 km or 110 miKavadarci
$369
180 km or 112 miSerres
$864
185 km or 115 miDrama
$802
186 km or 116 miCraiova
$549
191 km or 119 miStara Zagora
$552
193 km or 120 miVeliko Tarnovo
$515
202 km or 125 miMitrovica
$472
202 km or 126 miHaskovo
$470
208 km or 129 miTetovo
$455
210 km or 130 miPrilep
$417
210 km or 131 miSlatina
$443
215 km or 134 miKavala
$786
215 km or 134 miAlexandria
$532
217 km or 135 miXanthi
$794
222 km or 138 miDrobeta-Turnu Severin
$505
224 km or 139 miGiannitsa
$913
232 km or 144 miThessaloniki
$969
234 km or 145 miNovi Pazar
$488
242 km or 150 miKragujevac
$538
245 km or 152 miSliven
$390
246 km or 153 miKomotini
$859
248 km or 154 miBitola
$440
248 km or 154 miRuse
$533