Afghanistan vs Nigeria - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanNigeria
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$916
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$2345
🏠 One person rent
$152
$557
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$1318
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$223
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$86.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$173
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$2097
😃 Human freedom index
4
6.1
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
54.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
25
🏙️ Population
37.5M
191M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 61% less expensive than in Nigeria ($916). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 78th for Nigeria in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Afghanistan compared to 0.2 months in Nigeria. Ranked 191st and 170th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Nigeria

AfghanistanNigeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$2.52
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$20.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$4.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$0.95
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$0.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$719
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$446
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$2094
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$1041
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$17.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$27.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$39.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
18.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$559
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$539
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$21.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$11.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$0.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$2.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$0.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$1.56
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$5.47
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$3.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$3.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$1.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$1.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$0.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$4.62
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$0.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$4.92
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$3.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.02
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$27.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$4.85
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$21.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$3.27
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$16.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$50.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$77.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$1793

Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Nigeria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

CityCost of livingPopulation
Kabul
$354
4.27M
Kandahar
$358
614K
Herat
$347
556K
Mazar-i-Sharif
$359
469K
Kunduz
$353
357K
Lashkargah
$345
202K
Jalalabad
$357
263K
Sheberghan
$345
176K
Khost
$351
160K
Ghazni
$362
143K
Puli Khumri
$341
114K
Gardez
$363
70K

In Nigeria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Lagos
$1246
14.9M
Ibadan
$947
2.56M
Benin
$834
1.78M
Kano
$536
2.83M
Onitsha
$493
1.48M
Abuja
$978
1.24M
Owerri
$798
1.4M
Maiduguri
$551
1.2M
Aba
$754
1.53M
Warri
$644
830K
Port Harcourt
$760
1.01M
Abeokuta
$1323
889K
Kaduna
$626
760K
Bauchi
$596
694K
Enugu
$875
716K
Jos
$642
623K
Ilorin
$719
848K
Zaria
$536
408K
Ife
$702
502K
Akure
$599
485K
Oyo
$712
429K
Ado Ekiti
$746
424K
Gusau
$681
383K
Sokoto
$584
428K
Calabar
$669
371K
Umuahia
$685
359K
Katsina
$649
318K
Osogbo
$533
396K
Minna
$511
304K
Awka
$675
302K