Bulgaria vs Nigeria - Cost of Living Comparison

Bulgaria Nigeria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$639
$1008
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1565
$2723
🏠 One person rent
$282
$604
🏘️ Family rent
$465
$1564
🍽️ Food expenses
$249
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$43.5
$106
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$750
$176
💸 GDP per capita
$10079
$2097
😃 Human freedom index
8.08
6.28
❤️ Life expectancy
73.6
55
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
24
🌐 English speaking %
24.9%
86.4%
🎓 Higher education
73
62
😀 Quality of life
63
26
🏙️ Population
7M
211M

The average cost of living in Bulgaria ($639) is 37% less expensive than in Nigeria ($1008). Bulgaria ranked 133rd 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 1.2 months in Bulgaria compared to 0.2 months in Nigeria. Ranked 51st and 169th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bulgaria vs Nigeria

We calculate prices for Bulgaria and Nigeria as a population-weighted mean of 21 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.

Bulgaria Nigeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.17
$2.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.4
$25.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.33
$5.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$0.98
 Cappuccino
$1.5
$2.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$285
$809
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$190
$480
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$2432
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$331
$1261
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.7
$18.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$98.2
$28.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.82
$40.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.27%
17.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1474
$1711
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$979
$1743
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.77
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.6
$21.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.98
$14.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.42
$0.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.18
$2.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.1
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$5.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$4.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$4.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$2.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.26
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.57
$5.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.73
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.08
$1.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6
$3.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.62
$3.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.58
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21
$28.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.84
$5.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$23
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.3
$3.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$49.5
$19.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.4
$55.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$300
$103
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4312
$1881

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Cities Comparison in Bulgaria vs Nigeria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bulgaria

City Cost of living Population
Sofia
$786
1.28M
Varna
$627
368K
Plovdiv
$589
382K
Stara Zagora
$505
156K
Burgas
$554
226K
Ruse
$488
160K
Pleven
$551
120K
Haskovo
$686
92.1K
Blagoevgrad
$534
82.2K
Dobrich
$647
90.1K
Pazardzhik
$553
83.1K
Pernik
$470
81.7K
Yambol
$473
81.7K
Sliven
$514
89.4K
Shumen
$485
95.8K
Veliko Tarnovo
$515
71.1K
Vratsa
$833
67.4K
Asenovgrad
$545
59K
Gabrovo
$429
60.9K
Vidin
$399
56.1K
Bansko
$745
9.53K

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