Prices in Abuja vs Washington - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaWashington
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$2593
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$5860
🏠 One person rent
$649
$1703
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$2887
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$550
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$175
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$5428
🏙️ Population
1.24M
706k

The cost of living in Abuja is 61% less expensive than in Washington. Cities ranked 5370th and 68th ($1010 vs $2593) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 58th in Nigeria and the United States, respectively. Check Nigeria vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 2.1 months in Washington. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Washington ranked 9th in the United States, while ranked 8987th and 19th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Washington

AbujaWashington
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$13.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$68.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$8.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$7.31
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$4.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$2.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$1928
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$1460
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$3362
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$2518
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$94.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$54.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
3.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$6780
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$3615
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.77
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$107
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$22.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$2.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$3.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$2.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$10.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$4.85
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$5.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$4.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.01
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$2.85
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$14.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$2.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$10
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$9.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$4.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$4.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$2.02
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$76.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$14.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$114
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$20.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$54.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$90.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$1662
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$14455

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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 Washington

DistanceCityCost of living
2.5 km or 1.5 miGeorgetown
$1745
9.5 km or 5.9 miBailey's Crossroads
$1745
10 km or 6.3 miAlexandria
$2426
11 km or 6.8 miBethesda
$2906
12 km or 7.5 miSilver Spring
$2275
15 km or 9.2 miCollege Park
$2074
17 km or 11 miSpringfield
$1967
17 km or 11 miGreenbelt
$1758
23 km or 14 miRockville
$2514
24 km or 15 miFairfax
$2331
26 km or 16 miBowie
$2117
27 km or 17 miLaurel
$2026
28 km or 17 miReston
$2702
30 km or 19 miWaldorf
$2347
31 km or 19 miGaithersburg
$2050
32 km or 20 miHerndon
$2249
34 km or 21 miWoodbridge
$1766
34 km or 21 miMarumsco
$1752
36 km or 22 miCentreville
$1862
37 km or 23 miGermantown
$2181
38 km or 23 miColumbia
$2217
41 km or 26 miManassas
$1990
42 km or 26 miAshburn
$2255
47 km or 29 miAnnapolis
$1906
49 km or 31 miCatonsville
$1728
51 km or 32 miLeesburg
$2107
57 km or 35 miEldersburg
$1715
57 km or 35 miBaltimore
$1872
61 km or 38 miOwings Mills
$2334
68 km or 42 miFrederick
$1825
76 km or 47 miFredericksburg
$1736
83 km or 52 miCharles Town
$1745
87 km or 54 miEdgewood
$1722
92 km or 57 miBel Air South
$1756
93 km or 58 miBel Air North
$1750
102 km or 63 miHanover
$2129
102 km or 63 miHagerstown
$1609
103 km or 64 miWinchester
$1506
106 km or 66 miWaynesboro
$1616
122 km or 76 miYork
$1447