- Cost of Living
- Nigeria
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Nigeria compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 42% | |||
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Food in Nigeria is 42% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 2,386 ₦ (E£ 114) | E£ 134 | - 15% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,947 ₦ (E£ 93) | E£ 70 | + 33% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 947 ₦ (E£ 45) | E£ 39 | + 16% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 911 ₦ (E£ 44) | E£ 15 | + 195% | |
12 eggs, large | 582 ₦ (E£ 28) | E£ 21 | + 30% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 700 ₦ (E£ 33) | E£ 10 | + 250% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 2,135 ₦ (E£ 102) | E£ 31 | + 234% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 1,160 ₦ (E£ 55) | E£ 25 | + 122% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 782 ₦ (E£ 37) | E£ 8 | + 382% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 298 ₦ (E£ 14) | E£ 23 | - 37% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 2,318 ₦ (E£ 111) | E£ 161 | - 31% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 364 ₦ (E£ 17) | E£ 13 | + 35% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 360 ₦ (E£ 17) | E£ 5.55 | + 209% | |
Housing | + 74% | |||
Housing in Nigeria is 74% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 363,465 ₦ (E£ 17,351) | E£ 8,316 | + 109% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 255,550 ₦ (E£ 12,200) | E£ 4,892 | + 149% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 27,273 ₦ (E£ 1,302) | E£ 763 | + 71% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 260,974 ₦ (E£ 12,459) | E£ 6,256 | + 99% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 174,928 ₦ (E£ 8,351) | E£ 4,018 | + 108% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 13,154 ₦ (E£ 628) | E£ 594 | + 6% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 8,041 ₦ (E£ 384) | E£ 218 | + 76% | |
40” flat screen TV | 106,635 ₦ (E£ 5,091) | E£ 5,901 | - 14% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 33,761 ₦ (E£ 1,612) | E£ 3,116 | - 48% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 1,602 ₦ (E£ 76) | E£ 96 | - 20% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 2,092 ₦ (E£ 100) | E£ 88 | + 13% | |
Clothes | - 36% | |||
Clothes in Nigeria is 36% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 8,333 ₦ (E£ 398) | E£ 884 | - 55% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 11,637 ₦ (E£ 556) | E£ 841 | - 34% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 17,226 ₦ (E£ 822) | E£ 1,956 | - 58% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 28,300 ₦ (E£ 1,351) | E£ 933 | + 45% | |
Transportation | - 38% | |||
Transportation in Nigeria is 38% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 3,130,190 ₦ (E£ 149,432) | E£ 428,575 | - 65% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 149 ₦ (E£ 7) | E£ 7 | + 7% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 10,263 ₦ (E£ 490) | E£ 701 | - 30% | |
Personal Care | + 20% | |||
Personal Care in Nigeria is 20% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,910 ₦ (E£ 91) | E£ 41 | + 122% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,106 ₦ (E£ 101) | E£ 72 | + 39% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 7,619 ₦ (E£ 364) | E£ 290 | + 25% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 1,463 ₦ (E£ 70) | E£ 47 | + 48% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 1,231 ₦ (E£ 59) | E£ 49 | + 21% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 1,272 ₦ (E£ 61) | E£ 49 | + 24% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 335 ₦ (E£ 16) | E£ 25 | - 37% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 469 ₦ (E£ 22) | E£ 22 | + 4% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 2,328 ₦ (E£ 111) | E£ 76 | + 46% | |
Entertainment | - 2% | |||
Entertainment in Nigeria is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 4,816 ₦ (E£ 230) | E£ 350 | - 34% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,341 ₦ (E£ 159) | E£ 128 | + 25% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 15,421 ₦ (E£ 736) | E£ 798 | - 8% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 15,117 ₦ (E£ 722) | E£ 581 | + 24% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 2,456 ₦ (E£ 117) | E£ 75 | + 57% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 1,445 ₦ (E£ 69) | E£ 40 | + 73% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 644 ₦ (E£ 31) | E£ 43 | - 28% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 136,721 ₦ (E£ 6,527) | E£ 9,712 | - 33% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 62 ₦ (E£ 2.98) | E£ 1.89 | + 57% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 16,510 ₦ (E£ 788) | E£ 821 | - 4% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 464 ₦ (E£ 22) | E£ 39 | - 43% | |
TOTAL | + 7% |
These prices were last updated on April 20, 2019.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Nigeria is 7% more expensive than in Egypt
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