Prices in Abuja vs Yaounde - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaYaounde
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$770
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1799
🏠 One person rent
$649
$352
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$621
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$276
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$67.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$313
🏙️ Population
1.24M
2.44M

The cost of living in Abuja is 31% more expensive than in Yaounde. Cities ranked 5370th and 5991st ($1010 vs $770) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Nigeria and Cameroon, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Cameroon comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.4 months in Yaounde. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Yaounde ranked 2nd in Cameroon, while ranked 8987th and 8935th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Yaounde

AbujaYaounde
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$5.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$21.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$6.26
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.27
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$3.09
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$362
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$208
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$616
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$440
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$59.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$91.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$53.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
7.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$1036
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$311
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$26.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$3.88
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.74
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$13.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$7.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$5.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$3.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.57
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$8.49
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$4.49
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$2.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$2.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$51
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$2.57
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$21.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$9.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$58.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$69.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$151
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$900

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Cities near Abuja

DistanceCityCost of living
120 km or 74 miMinna
$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 Yaounde

DistanceCityCost of living
203 km or 126 miDouala
$593
217 km or 135 miBafoussam
$571
245 km or 152 miKumba
$560
256 km or 159 miBuea
$546
256 km or 159 miLimbe
$521
275 km or 171 miBamenda
$543
297 km or 185 miBata
$1134
305 km or 189 miMalabo
$1254
374 km or 233 miCalabar
$655
448 km or 278 miNgaoundere
$497
449 km or 279 miLibreville
$566
475 km or 295 miBerberati
$675
481 km or 299 miAba
$638
484 km or 301 miUmuahia
$664
511 km or 317 miPort Harcourt
$765
529 km or 329 miOwerri
$677
530 km or 329 miEnugu
$921
558 km or 346 miAwka
$633
584 km or 363 miOnitsha
$516
593 km or 368 miPort-Gentil
$526
640 km or 398 miGaroua
$479
660 km or 410 miSao Tome
$855
665 km or 413 miWarri
$617
669 km or 415 miTrindade
$899
709 km or 440 miBenin
$858
729 km or 453 miAbuja
$1010
735 km or 457 miJos
$624
738 km or 459 miMubi
$630
741 km or 461 miBauchi
$694
748 km or 465 miGamboma
$500
754 km or 468 miOwo
$632
783 km or 487 miBangui
$745
795 km or 494 miAkure
$648
809 km or 503 miMaroua
$558
813 km or 505 miAdo Ekiti
$695
831 km or 516 miBongor
$493
842 km or 523 miMinna
$531
862 km or 535 miMbandaka
$581
867 km or 539 miKaduna
$716
867 km or 539 miIfe
$628