Brazil vs Nigeria - Cost of Living Comparison

Brazil Nigeria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$661
$1008
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1645
$2723
🏠 One person rent
$285
$604
🏘️ Family rent
$473
$1564
🍽️ Food expenses
$217
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$79.3
$106
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$396
$176
💸 GDP per capita
$6797
$2097
😃 Human freedom index
7.22
6.28
❤️ Life expectancy
76.1
55
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
24
🌐 English speaking %
5.1%
86.4%
🎓 Higher education
93
62
😀 Quality of life
45
26
🏙️ Population
213M
211M

The average cost of living in Brazil ($661) is 34% less expensive than in Nigeria ($1008). Brazil ranked 128th 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 Brazil compared to 0.2 months in Nigeria. Ranked 113th and 169th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brazil vs Nigeria

We calculate prices for Brazil and Nigeria as a population-weighted mean of 385 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.

Brazil Nigeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$2.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$25.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.82
$5.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$0.98
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$2.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$809
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$480
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$2432
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$345
$1261
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$18.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81.3
$28.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$40.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.53%
17.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1462
$1711
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1009
$1743
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.9
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.2
$21.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.14
$14.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$0.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$2.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.04
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.86
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.69
$5.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$4.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.96
$4.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$1.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.55
$5.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.09
$1.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.2
$3.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$3.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.85
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.6
$28.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.56
$5.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.5
$23
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.8
$3.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.8
$19.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.8
$55.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$271
$103
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6225
$1881

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Cities Comparison in Brazil vs Nigeria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Brazil

City Cost of living Population
Sao Paulo
$948
12.3M
Rio de Janeiro
$903
6.75M
Brasilia
$878
3.02M
Manaus
$828
2.22M
Curitiba
$698
1.88M
Belo Horizonte
$722
2.51M
Belem
$689
1.5M
Recife
$653
1.65M
Campinas
$753
1.16M
Salvador
$694
2.89M
Porto Alegre
$727
1.48M
Fortaleza
$565
2.45M
Santo Andre
$702
710K
Natal
$586
878K
Goiania
$683
1.39M
Guarulhos
$548
1.32M
Maceio
$564
1.03M
Nova Iguacu
$586
823K
Joao Pessoa
$632
818K
Ribeirao Preto
$682
666K
Niteroi
$733
497K
Sao Jose dos Campos
$621
689K
Sao Bernardo do Campo
$679
844K
Caxias do Sul
$492
517K
Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594
707K
Vitoria
$650
356K
Jundiai
$776
402K
Osasco
$646
695K
Campos dos Goytacazes
$559
511K
Sorocaba
$672
645K

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