Gothenburg vs Lagos - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Lagos
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1417
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$4468
🏠 One person rent
$743
$869
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$2882
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$311
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$169
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$222
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
46
46
😀 Quality of life
92
42
🏙️ Population
605K
14.9M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 2% more expensive than in Lagos. Cities ranked 2868th and 2910th ($1442 vs $1417) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 2nd in Sweden and Nigeria, respectively. Check Sweden vs Nigeria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 0.2 months in Lagos. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Lagos ranked 1st in Nigeria, while ranked 63rd and 6897th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Lagos

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Gothenburg Lagos
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$3.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$47.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$1.18
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$1320
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$669
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$4934
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$2271
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$17.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$25.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$52.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$782
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$327
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$23.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$20.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$0.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$3.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$2.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$4.66
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$5.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$5.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$2.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$5.85
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$1.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$4.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$3.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$39.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$8.16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$25.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$4.19
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$21.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$68.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$139
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$2706

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

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Distance City Cost of living
78 km or 48 mi Abeokuta
$1274
87 km or 54 mi Porto-Novo
$593
109 km or 68 mi Cotonou
$681
120 km or 74 mi Ibadan
$941
165 km or 102 mi Oyo
$646
171 km or 106 mi Ife
$774
176 km or 109 mi Abomey
$560
195 km or 121 mi Osogbo
$548
203 km or 126 mi Save
$559
217 km or 135 mi Akure
$662
239 km or 148 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
243 km or 151 mi Lome
$607
245 km or 152 mi Benin
$924
254 km or 158 mi Owo
$745
261 km or 162 mi Ilorin
$753
278 km or 173 mi Atakpame
$568
280 km or 174 mi Warri
$518
310 km or 193 mi Kpalime
$568
324 km or 201 mi Ho
$446
332 km or 206 mi Hohoe
$538
355 km or 221 mi Sotouboua
$567
375 km or 233 mi Onitsha
$501
376 km or 234 mi Sokode
$574
388 km or 241 mi Tema
$524
389 km or 242 mi Ashaiman
$485
406 km or 252 mi Awka
$748
407 km or 253 mi Koforidua
$462
408 km or 253 mi Accra
$671
416 km or 258 mi Owerri
$1669
422 km or 262 mi Kara
$569
441 km or 274 mi Port Harcourt
$854
452 km or 281 mi Enugu
$938
463 km or 288 mi Umuahia
$755
463 km or 288 mi Aba
$659
495 km or 307 mi Minna
$669
536 km or 333 mi Abuja
$1305
555 km or 345 mi Kumasi
$555
562 km or 350 mi Obuasi
$571
570 km or 354 mi Calabar
$655
572 km or 356 mi Tamale
$508