Cape Town vs Ibadan - Cost of Living Comparison

Cape Town Ibadan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$904
$941
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2131
$1821
🏠 One person rent
$524
$585
🏘️ Family rent
$983
$789
🍽️ Food expenses
$245
$226
🚐 Transport expenses
$54
$92.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1340
$216
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
56
46
😀 Quality of life
61
23
🏙️ Population
434K
2.55M

The cost of living in Cape Town is 4% less expensive than in Ibadan. Cities ranked 5702nd and 5575th ($904 vs $941) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 5th in South Africa and Nigeria, respectively. Check South Africa vs Nigeria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Cape Town compared to 0.2 months in Ibadan. Cape Town ranked 2nd best city to live in South Africa vs Ibadan ranked 3rd in Nigeria, while ranked 4995th and 8899th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Town vs Ibadan

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Cape Town Ibadan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.25
$2.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30
$9.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.04
$5.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.12
$0.92
 Cappuccino
$1.81
$4.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92
$0.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$586
$397
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$397
$571
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1213
$728
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$785
$728
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.6
$22
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.1
$33.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.7
$26.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.14%
19.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2104
$304
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1443
$502
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.21
$0.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.7
$13.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.84
$14.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$0.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
$1.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.91
$0.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
$1.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.12
$9.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
$4.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.83
$4.73
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$3.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$2.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.64
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.32
$0.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.99
$3.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.53
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$1.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.43
$4.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.32
$2.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.18
$0.69
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.04
$3.87
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.2
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.86
$3.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.4
$14.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.4
$28.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$213
$95.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4730
$3354

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54 km or 33 mi Paarl
$883
99 km or 62 mi Worcester
$593
371 km or 231 mi George
$689
644 km or 400 mi Uitenhage
$579
662 km or 411 mi Port Elizabeth
$905
664 km or 413 mi Upington
$815
754 km or 468 mi Makhanda
$766
821 km or 510 mi Komani
$761
833 km or 518 mi Kimberley
$785
845 km or 525 mi Bhisho
$783
882 km or 548 mi East London
$800
912 km or 567 mi Bloemfontein
$696
950 km or 590 mi Mafeteng
$579
999 km or 621 mi Maseru
$593
1002 km or 622 mi Mthatha
$760
1029 km or 639 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
1030 km or 640 mi Welkom
$708
1034 km or 643 mi Mariental
$804
1092 km or 679 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
1092 km or 679 mi Kroonstad
$770
1113 km or 692 mi Klerksdorp
$629
1135 km or 705 mi Mmabatho
$762
1155 km or 718 mi Potchefstroom
$639
1187 km or 737 mi Rehoboth
$806
1194 km or 742 mi Lobatse
$615
1198 km or 745 mi Kanye
$641
1208 km or 751 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
1217 km or 756 mi Vereeniging
$728
1231 km or 765 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
1244 km or 773 mi Soweto
$897
1250 km or 777 mi Rustenburg
$881
1260 km or 783 mi Gaborone
$668
1261 km or 783 mi Molepolole
$616
1261 km or 784 mi Johannesburg
$935
1267 km or 788 mi Randburg
$776
1269 km or 789 mi Windhoek
$841
1270 km or 789 mi Sandton
$907
1271 km or 790 mi Durban
$827
1277 km or 794 mi Gobabis
$801
1279 km or 795 mi Walvis Bay
$743

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Distance City Cost of living
49 km or 30 mi Oyo
$646
68 km or 42 mi Abeokuta
$1274
72 km or 45 mi Ife
$774
83 km or 51 mi Osogbo
$548
120 km or 74 mi Lagos
$1417
141 km or 88 mi Ilorin
$753
142 km or 88 mi Akure
$662
145 km or 90 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
173 km or 107 mi Save
$559
176 km or 109 mi Porto-Novo
$593
185 km or 115 mi Owo
$745
201 km or 125 mi Cotonou
$681
214 km or 133 mi Abomey
$560
223 km or 138 mi Benin
$924
291 km or 181 mi Warri
$518
308 km or 191 mi Atakpame
$568
329 km or 204 mi Lome
$607
345 km or 214 mi Onitsha
$501
348 km or 216 mi Sotouboua
$567
354 km or 220 mi Sokode
$574
367 km or 228 mi Kpalime
$568
372 km or 231 mi Awka
$748
381 km or 237 mi Hohoe
$538
381 km or 237 mi Minna
$669
384 km or 238 mi Kara
$569
390 km or 242 mi Ho
$446
405 km or 252 mi Owerri
$1669
409 km or 254 mi Enugu
$938
434 km or 270 mi Abuja
$1305
445 km or 277 mi Umuahia
$755
450 km or 280 mi Port Harcourt
$854
458 km or 285 mi Aba
$659
475 km or 295 mi Tema
$524
476 km or 295 mi Ashaiman
$485
484 km or 301 mi Koforidua
$462
495 km or 308 mi Accra
$671
520 km or 323 mi Kaduna
$649
558 km or 347 mi Calabar
$655
570 km or 354 mi Tamale
$508
582 km or 362 mi Zaria
$543