Bhutan vs Nigeria - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bhutan Nigeria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$399
$635
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1034
$1524
🏠 One person rent
$127
$343
🏘️ Family rent
$262
$694
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$176
🚐 Transport expenses
$30.5
$77.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$472
$124
💸 GDP per capita
$3266
$2184
😃 Human freedom index
6.71
5.93
❤️ Life expectancy
71.8
52.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
68
24
🌐 English speaking %
75%
60.6%
🎓 Higher education
1
63
😀 Quality of life
48
10
🏙️ Population
808K
211M

The average cost of living in Bhutan ($399) is 37% less expensive than in Nigeria ($635). Bhutan ranked 194th vs 146th 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 1.2 months in Bhutan compared to 0.2 months in Nigeria. Ranked 86th and 191st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bhutan vs Nigeria

We calculate prices for Bhutan and Nigeria as a population-weighted mean of 2 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.

Bhutan Nigeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.02
$2.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.2
$20.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.99
$3.74
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$9.98
$0.73
 Cappuccino
$1.43
$2.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.55
$0.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$124
$393
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$72.3
$286
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$252
$918
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$196
$586
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.2
$13.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.9
$20.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.9
$22.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.31%
18.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$723
$521
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$827
$385
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.8
$0.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$21.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.62
$9.73
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.22
$0.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
$1.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.75
$0.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$1.33
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.64
$4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.58
$3.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.19
$3.53
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
$2.43
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.45
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$1.18
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$0.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.55
$3.73
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.71
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.63
$0.89
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.66
$1.83
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.8
$1.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.31
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.67
$0.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$56.4
$19.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.98
$4.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.44
$1.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.8
$13.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$41.9
$40.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$67.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$785
$1943

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Cities Comparison in Bhutan vs Nigeria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bhutan

City Cost of living Population
Thimphu
$389
79.2K
Paro
$470
11.4K

In Nigeria

City Cost of living Population
Lagos
$815
15.1M
Kano
$368
3.85M
Abuja
$510
1.57M
Ibadan
$633
2.55M
Onitsha
$647
1.48M
Maiduguri
$388
1.2M
Benin
$604
1.15M
Abeokuta
$992
889K
Kaduna
$376
760K
Aba
$413
1.16M
Port Harcourt
$603
1.01M
Owerri
$996
908K
Ilorin
$612
848K
Enugu
$560
716K
Bauchi
$466
694K
Akure
$454
848K
Gusau
$428
383K
Zaria
$451
408K
Ife
$465
502K
Minna
$466
322K
Jos
$465
623K
Sokoto
$352
428K
Katsina
$421
318K
Ado Ekiti
$454
447K
Warri
$602
363K
Calabar
$452
371K
Umuahia
$607
359K
Awka
$603
302K
Oyo
$422
387K
Osogbo
$496
396K