Prices in Abuja vs Sydney - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaSydney
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$2271
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$5207
🏠 One person rent
$649
$1308
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$2111
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$466
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$374
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$3744
🏙️ Population
1.24M
4.84M

The cost of living in Abuja is 56% less expensive than in Sydney. Cities ranked 5370th and 158th ($1010 vs $2271) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Australia, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 1.6 months in Sydney. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Sydney ranked 5th in Australia, while ranked 8987th and 67th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Sydney

AbujaSydney
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$53.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$8.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$5.62
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$2.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1536
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$1089
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$2608
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$1766
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$84
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$131
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$45.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
3.52%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$10056
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$5669
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$3.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$136
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$26.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$3.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$8.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$2.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$3.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$3.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$23.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$8.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$3.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$49.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$12.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$43.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$71.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$97.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$1587
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$15878

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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

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DistanceCityCost of living
15 km or 9.2 miDee Why
$2075
19 km or 12 miParramatta
$2067
29 km or 18 miKellyville
$1570
29 km or 18 miBlacktown
$1278
69 km or 43 miWollongong
$1544
117 km or 73 miNewcastle
$1614
158 km or 98 miBathurst
$1491
168 km or 104 miGoulburn
$1589
205 km or 127 miOrange
$1461
247 km or 154 miCanberra
$1831
301 km or 187 miDubbo
$2169
314 km or 195 miPort Macquarie
$1494
377 km or 234 miArmidale
$1405
378 km or 235 miWagga Wagga
$1423
436 km or 271 miCoffs Harbour
$1538
478 km or 297 miGriffith
$1536
597 km or 371 miShepparton
$1566
624 km or 388 miByron Bay
$1915
638 km or 396 miTraralgon
$1529
683 km or 425 miGold Coast
$1741
689 km or 428 miSouthport
$1534
695 km or 432 miPakenham
$1533
701 km or 436 miBerwick
$1498
706 km or 439 miBendigo
$1363
706 km or 439 miToowoomba
$1227
707 km or 439 miDandenong
$1408
711 km or 442 miIpswich
$1713
711 km or 442 miCranbourne
$1465
713 km or 443 miSouth Yarra
$2171
713 km or 443 miMelbourne
$1911
716 km or 445 miSunbury
$1532
724 km or 450 miFrankston
$1436
732 km or 455 miMelton
$1525
733 km or 455 miBrisbane
$1815
735 km or 457 miTarneit
$1693
736 km or 457 miHoppers Crossing
$1541
775 km or 481 miCaboolture
$1530
778 km or 484 miGeelong
$1349
779 km or 484 miBallarat
$1542
807 km or 502 miCaloundra
$1535