Australia vs Nigeria - Cost of Living Comparison

AustraliaNigeria
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1944
$916
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4489
$2345
🏠 One person rent
$1109
$557
🏘️ Family rent
$1776
$1318
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$223
🚐 Transport Expenses
$213
$86.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3736
$173
💸 GDP per capita
$51812
$2097
😃 Human freedom index
8.7
6.1
❤️ Life expectancy
82.9
54.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
77
25
🏙️ Population
24.5M
191M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1944) is 112% more expensive than in Nigeria ($916). Australia ranked 11th 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 1.9 months in Australia compared to 0.2 months in Nigeria. Ranked 9th and 170th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Nigeria

AustraliaNigeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.5
$2.52
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.6
$20.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.12
$4.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.21
$0.95
☕ Cappuccino
$3.3
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.41
$0.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1186
$719
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$896
$446
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2119
$2094
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1427
$1041
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$17.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$159
$27.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.9
$39.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.32%
18.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6684
$559
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4707
$539
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.08
$0.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.2
$21.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.6
$11.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
$0.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$2.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.94
$0.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
$2.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$1.56
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$5.47
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$3.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$3.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$2.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$1.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$1.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$4.62
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$24.9
$0.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.46
$4.92
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$3.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
$1.02
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.3
$27.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
$4.85
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.8
$21.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.4
$3.27
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.4
$16.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$102
$50.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1498
$77.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12538
$1793

Cities Comparison in Australia vs Nigeria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Australia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Sydney
$2352
4.84M
Melbourne
$1953
4.53M
Brisbane
$1968
2.36M
Perth
$1789
2.04M
Adelaide
$1624
1.3M
Gold Coast
$1848
638K
Canberra
$1929
381K
Sunshine Coast
$1743
297K
Wollongong
$1626
262K
Hobart
$1786
222K
Newcastle
$1701
153K
Geelong
$1679
191K
Darwin
$1735
137K
Rockhampton
$1261
78.6K
Townsville
$1281
179K
Toowoomba
$1312
136K
Cairns
$1570
147K
Ipswich
$1818
163K
Ballarat
$1704
98.5K
Launceston
$1358
106K
Bendigo
$1479
95.6K
Wagga Wagga
$1551
67.4K
Melton
$1633
72.2K
Bunbury
$1390
71.1K
Hervey Bay
$1702
54.7K
Kellyville
$2044
28K
Berwick
$1634
47.7K
South Yarra
$2332
25.1K
Kalgoorlie
$1606
30.8K
Pakenham
$1628
46.4K

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