Almaty vs Lagos - Cost of Living Comparison

Almaty Lagos
🚶 Cost of living one person
$775
$1449
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1767
$4269
🏠 One person rent
$434
$908
🏘️ Family rent
$722
$2727
🍽️ Food expenses
$221
$296
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.8
$175
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$534
$204
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
50
46
😀 Quality of life
64
40
🏙️ Population
1.92M
14.9M

The cost of living in Almaty is 47% less expensive than in Lagos. Cities ranked 6284th and 2949th ($775 vs $1449) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Kazakhstan and Nigeria, respectively. Check Kazakhstan vs Nigeria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Almaty compared to 0.1 months in Lagos. Almaty ranked 2nd best city to live in Kazakhstan vs Lagos ranked 1st in Nigeria, while ranked 4680th and 7163rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Almaty vs Lagos

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Almaty Lagos
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.39
$4.36
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.7
$43.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.89
$6.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.1
$1.09
 Cappuccino
$2.42
$3.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.78
$0.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$521
$1392
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$361
$699
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$967
$2917
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$587
$2581
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.2
$17.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$48.3
$26.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.4
$53.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.21%
17.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1594
$825
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1085
$333
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.17
$0.88
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.7
$33.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.12
$19
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.43
$0.38
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
$3.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.36
$1.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$2.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.48
$2.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.56
$4.24
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$5.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.87
$5.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$3.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$2.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.68
$6.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.7
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.21
$1.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.54
$0.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.96
$3.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.98
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.9
$39.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.13
$7.62
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
$34.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.19
$3.77
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.2
$19.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.9
$67.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$194
$122
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5538
$2913

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Distance City Cost of living
23 km or 14 mi Kaskelen
$478
68 km or 42 mi Cholpon-Ata
$437
72 km or 45 mi Kapchagay
$478
139 km or 86 mi Tokmok
$382
171 km or 107 mi Kant
$436
194 km or 121 mi Bishkek
$535
215 km or 134 mi Naryn
$436
229 km or 142 mi Taldiqorgan
$522
357 km or 222 mi Toktogul
$414
360 km or 224 mi Aksu
$670
363 km or 226 mi Yining
$662
389 km or 242 mi Talas
$436
398 km or 247 mi Artux
$648
413 km or 256 mi Jalal-Abad
$415
427 km or 265 mi Balkhash
$466
429 km or 267 mi Kashgar
$663
451 km or 280 mi Taraz
$453
452 km or 281 mi Bole
$647
455 km or 283 mi Osh
$392
471 km or 293 mi Andijan
$571
472 km or 293 mi Aral
$640
499 km or 310 mi Namangan
$418
529 km or 329 mi Margilan
$428
530 km or 329 mi Fergana
$349
605 km or 376 mi Shymkent
$541
631 km or 392 mi Konibodom
$538
633 km or 393 mi Chirchiq
$501
633 km or 393 mi Tacheng
$640
637 km or 396 mi Wusu
$651
655 km or 407 mi Kuytun
$642
664 km or 413 mi Tashkent
$701
670 km or 417 mi Istiklol
$536
679 km or 422 mi Kentau
$500
683 km or 424 mi Ghafurov
$539
684 km or 425 mi Karamay
$720
685 km or 425 mi Buston
$526
688 km or 427 mi Khujand
$625
701 km or 435 mi Turkistan
$470
731 km or 454 mi Hotan
$652
742 km or 461 mi Shihezi
$816

Cities near Lagos

Distance City Cost of living
78 km or 48 mi Abeokuta
$1191
87 km or 54 mi Porto-Novo
$676
109 km or 68 mi Cotonou
$733
120 km or 74 mi Ibadan
$943
165 km or 102 mi Oyo
$598
171 km or 106 mi Ife
$673
176 km or 109 mi Abomey
$644
195 km or 121 mi Osogbo
$517
203 km or 126 mi Save
$643
217 km or 135 mi Akure
$617
239 km or 148 mi Ado Ekiti
$675
243 km or 151 mi Lome
$683
245 km or 152 mi Benin
$849
254 km or 158 mi Owo
$726
261 km or 162 mi Ilorin
$684
278 km or 173 mi Atakpame
$635
280 km or 174 mi Warri
$676
310 km or 193 mi Kpalime
$635
324 km or 201 mi Ho
$343
332 km or 206 mi Hohoe
$431
355 km or 221 mi Sotouboua
$636
375 km or 233 mi Onitsha
$563
376 km or 234 mi Sokode
$644
388 km or 241 mi Tema
$409
389 km or 242 mi Ashaiman
$379
406 km or 252 mi Awka
$736
407 km or 253 mi Koforidua
$380
408 km or 253 mi Accra
$558
416 km or 258 mi Owerri
$1592
422 km or 262 mi Kara
$633
441 km or 274 mi Port Harcourt
$764
452 km or 281 mi Enugu
$931
463 km or 288 mi Umuahia
$739
463 km or 288 mi Aba
$613
495 km or 307 mi Minna
$664
536 km or 333 mi Abuja
$1306
555 km or 345 mi Kumasi
$389
562 km or 350 mi Obuasi
$418
570 km or 354 mi Calabar
$630
572 km or 356 mi Tamale
$394