Cost of Living in Aba

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$659
$1482
🛋️ Without rent
$272
$781
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$387
$701
🍽️ Food
$184
$486
🚐 Transport
$45.6
$120
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$99.4
😀 Quality of life
15
🏙️ Population
1.53M

The average cost of living in Aba is $659, which is in the top 25% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7004th out of 9294 in our global list and 22nd out of 33 in Nigeria.

The median after-tax salary is $99.4, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months. Ranked 9106th (TOP 98%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 18th best city to live in Nigeria. With an estimated population of 1.53M, Aba is the 4th largest city in Nigeria.

Why living in Aba costs 6.6 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Aba for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 39 km Sam Mbakwe International Airport
😷 Air quality Bad 50 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 12806 Rhema University
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Prices in Aba

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$9.66
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.55
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.74
 Cappuccino
$1.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$421
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$255
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1295
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$420
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$14.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$22.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$84.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
20.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2194
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2677
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$20.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.22
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.36
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.33
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.04
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.14
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$11.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.54
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.59
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$44.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$82
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1418

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