Cost of living in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Summary of cost of living in Port Harcourt

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 826,196 ₦
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 382,010 ₦
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Port Harcourt
Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 2,307 ₦
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 1,919 ₦
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 1,484 ₦
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 860 ₦
12 eggs, large 520 ₦
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 471 ₦
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,115 ₦
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1,129 ₦
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 767 ₦
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 308 ₦
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,433 ₦
2 liters of coca-cola 325 ₦
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 385 ₦
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Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 192,766 ₦
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 265,000 ₦
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 24,010 ₦
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 87,358 ₦
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 54,765 ₦
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 50,346 ₦
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 13,467 ₦
40” flat screen tv 142,707 ₦
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 22,847 ₦
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 2,331 ₦
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 8,355 ₦
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 10,146 ₦
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 14,562 ₦
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 23,614 ₦
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 7,804,940 ₦
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 144 ₦
Monthly ticket public transport 23,952 ₦
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) 1,327 ₦
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 1,248 ₦
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 17,028 ₦
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 1,006 ₦
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 967 ₦
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 1,502 ₦
4 rolls of toilet paper 266 ₦
Tube of toothpaste 359 ₦
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 1,692 ₦
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 3,129 ₦
2 tickets to the movies 2,332 ₦
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 36,114 ₦
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 8,755 ₦
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 2,042 ₦
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 1,850 ₦
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 448 ₦
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 150,000 ₦
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 30 ₦
1 month of gym membership in business district 28,517 ₦
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 790 ₦
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: January 01, 2021

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