Bangladesh vs Nigeria - Cost of Living Comparison

Bangladesh Nigeria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$448
$1008
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1088
$2723
🏠 One person rent
$154
$604
🏘️ Family rent
$276
$1564
🍽️ Food expenses
$191
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$60.4
$106
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$271
$176
💸 GDP per capita
$1962
$2097
😃 Human freedom index
5.75
6.28
❤️ Life expectancy
72.9
55
👮 Corruption perceptions index
26
24
🌐 English speaking %
12%
86.4%
🎓 Higher education
63
62
😀 Quality of life
49
26
🏙️ Population
166M
211M

The average cost of living in Bangladesh ($448) is 56% less expensive than in Nigeria ($1008). Bangladesh ranked 185th vs 63rd 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 95th and 169th 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
$2.04
$2.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.5
$25.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.12
$5.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.31
$0.98
 Cappuccino
$1.93
$2.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$114
$809
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$101
$480
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$302
$2432
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$189
$1261
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.1
$18.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.8
$28.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24.2
$40.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.2%
17.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$988
$1711
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$517
$1743
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.5
$21.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.33
$14.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.93
$0.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$2.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$2.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.95
$5.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$4.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.96
$4.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.28
$2.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.65
$5.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.76
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.98
$1.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.02
$3.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.62
$3.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.94
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.8
$28.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.13
$5.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.1
$23
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.98
$3.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.1
$19.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50.6
$55.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$59.9
$103
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1568
$1881

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Cities Comparison in Bangladesh vs Nigeria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bangladesh

City Cost of living Population
Dhaka
$484
16.8M
Chittagong
$414
2.58M
Khulna
$376
1.4M
Narayanganj
$382
1.57M
Sylhet
$333
480K
Barisal
$337
328K
Rajshahi
$303
448K
Bogra
$365
401K
Narsingdi
$297
185K
Rangpur
$355
294K
Jessore
$314
202K
Mymensingh
$343
258K
Cox's Bazar
$617
167K
Brahmanbaria
$335
268K
Saidpur
$373
127K

In Nigeria

City Cost of living Population
Lagos
$1417
14.9M
Kano
$550
3.85M
Ibadan
$941
2.55M
Port Harcourt
$854
1.01M
Abuja
$1305
1.24M
Onitsha
$501
1.48M
Maiduguri
$555
1.2M
Benin
$924
1.15M
Aba
$659
1.53M
Owerri
$1669
908K
Abeokuta
$1274
889K
Warri
$518
830K
Kaduna
$649
760K
Akure
$662
848K
Bauchi
$567
694K
Jos
$780
623K
Enugu
$938
716K
Ilorin
$753
848K
Ife
$774
502K
Zaria
$543
408K
Oyo
$646
387K
Ado Ekiti
$848
447K
Sokoto
$638
428K
Gusau
$754
383K
Calabar
$655
371K
Umuahia
$755
359K
Minna
$669
322K
Katsina
$712
318K
Awka
$748
302K
Osogbo
$548
396K