Cost of living in Enugu, Nigeria

Summary of cost of living in Enugu

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 997,256 ₦
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 716,850 ₦
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Enugu, Nigeria. Current as of Feb 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,325 ₦
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 1,284 ₦
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 622 ₦
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 514 ₦
12 eggs, large 499 ₦
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 578 ₦
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 3,533 ₦
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 783 ₦
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 463 ₦
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 263 ₦
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,681 ₦
2 liters of coca-cola 288 ₦
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 332 ₦
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 425,582 ₦
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 759,060 ₦
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 11,802 ₦
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 525,817 ₦
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 300,652 ₦
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 11,522 ₦
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 5,744 ₦
40” flat screen tv 89,921 ₦
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 30,275 ₦
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 725 ₦
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 4,186 ₦
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 7,917 ₦
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 8,477 ₦
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 16,375 ₦
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 2,000,000 ₦
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 142 ₦
Monthly ticket public transport 8,337 ₦
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 1,086 ₦
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2,484 ₦
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 5,000 ₦
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 1,897 ₦
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 680 ₦
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 941 ₦
4 rolls of toilet paper 230 ₦
Tube of toothpaste 302 ₦
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city -
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 2,604 ₦
2 tickets to the movies 2,667 ₦
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 20,500 ₦
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 1,500 ₦
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 300 ₦
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 367 ₦
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 200,000 ₦
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 100 ₦
1 month of gym membership in business district 6,467 ₦
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 350 ₦
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 83 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: February 22, 2020

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