Bangladesh vs Nigeria - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bangladesh Nigeria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$421
$534
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1119
$1337
🏠 One person rent
$110
$286
🏘️ Family rent
$247
$633
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$147
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.4
$68.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$270
$108
💸 GDP per capita
$2688
$2163
😃 Human freedom index
5.51
5.96
❤️ Life expectancy
72.4
52.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
24
25
🌐 English speaking %
12%
60.6%
🎓 Higher education
64
63
😀 Quality of life
36
10
🏙️ Population
169M
211M

The average cost of living in Bangladesh ($421) is 21% less expensive than in Nigeria ($534). Bangladesh ranked 194th vs 166th 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 Bangladesh compared to 0.2 months in Nigeria. Ranked 135th and 192nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bangladesh vs Nigeria

We calculate prices for Bangladesh and Nigeria as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 33 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Bangladesh Nigeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.1
$1.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$8.89
$16.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.17
$3.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.62
$0.59
 Cappuccino
$1.96
$1.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$0.23
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$95.9
$346
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$58.9
$233
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$301
$848
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$164
$541
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$11.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.9
$17.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.1
$19.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.37%
17.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$933
$627
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$499
$298
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.7
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.61
$8.51
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12
$0.36
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.62
$0.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.27
$1.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.94
$3.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$2.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.93
$3.19
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.44
$1.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
$1.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.37
$1.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$0.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.04
$0.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.61
$3.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.81
$0.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.9
$0.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.44
$1.71
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.02
$1.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$0.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.11
$0.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$16.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.53
$3.84
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.6
$9.95
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.17
$2.38
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.4
$12.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$47.2
$36.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$50.4
$54.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1327
$1196

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bangladesh

City Cost of living Population
Dhaka
$456
16.8M
Chittagong
$358
2.58M
Khulna
$339
1.4M
Narayanganj
$440
1.57M
Sylhet
$308
480K
Bogra
$313
401K
Rajshahi
$291
448K
Barisal
$321
328K
Narsingdi
$300
185K
Jessore
$307
202K
Rangpur
$324
294K
Cox's Bazar
$386
167K
Mymensingh
$286
258K
Brahmanbaria
$340
268K
Saidpur
$336
127K

In Nigeria

City Cost of living Population
Lagos
$706
15.1M
Kano
$330
3.85M
Abuja
$378
1.57M
Ibadan
$453
2.55M
Onitsha
$577
1.48M
Maiduguri
$293
1.2M
Benin
$450
1.15M
Aba
$335
1.16M
Owerri
$813
908K
Kaduna
$312
760K
Enugu
$387
716K
Ilorin
$453
848K
Abeokuta
$935
889K
Port Harcourt
$497
1.01M
Bauchi
$407
694K
Akure
$371
848K
Gusau
$366
383K
Zaria
$407
408K
Minna
$450
322K
Sokoto
$300
428K
Ife
$397
502K
Awka
$500
302K
Umuahia
$491
359K
Warri
$522
363K
Calabar
$313
371K
Jos
$432
623K
Oyo
$369
387K
Katsina
$348
318K
Ado Ekiti
$383
447K
Osogbo
$455
396K