Italy vs Nigeria - Cost of Living Comparison

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Italy Nigeria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1413
$534
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3475
$1337
🏠 One person rent
$704
$286
🏘️ Family rent
$1260
$633
🍽️ Food expenses
$474
$147
🚐 Transport expenses
$93.5
$68.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1681
$108
💸 GDP per capita
$34776
$2163
😃 Human freedom index
7.95
5.96
❤️ Life expectancy
82.8
52.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
56
25
🌐 English speaking %
28.5%
60.6%
🎓 Higher education
92
63
😀 Quality of life
78
10
🏙️ Population
60.3M
211M

The average cost of living in Italy ($1413) is 164% more expensive than in Nigeria ($534). Italy ranked 35th vs 166th 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 Italy compared to 0.2 months in Nigeria. Ranked 32nd and 192nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Italy vs Nigeria

We calculate prices for Italy and Nigeria as a population-weighted mean of 148 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.

Italy Nigeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.2
$1.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$60.6
$16.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.2
$3.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.16
$0.59
 Cappuccino
$1.72
$1.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.44
$0.23
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$725
$346
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$507
$233
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1425
$848
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$940
$541
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$11.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$191
$17.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$29
$19.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.72%
17.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4382
$627
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2489
$298
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.73
$0.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.7
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.9
$8.51
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.96
$0.36
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.93
$0.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$1.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$3.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$2.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.6
$3.19
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$1.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$1.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.91
$1.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$1.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$0.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$0.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.99
$3.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.62
$0.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.21
$0.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.8
$1.71
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.42
$1.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.26
$0.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.32
$0.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.5
$16.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.52
$3.84
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$91.6
$9.95
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.1
$2.38
👖 Brand Jeans
$79.4
$12.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.4
$36.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$518
$54.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10250
$1196

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Italy

City Cost of living Population
Rome
$1675
2.87M
Milan
$2057
1.37M
Turin
$1359
871K
Naples
$1330
966K
Genoa
$1448
559K
Palermo
$1158
668K
Bologna
$1581
393K
Florence
$1620
381K
Bari
$1321
323K
Verona
$1379
257K
Venice
$1434
255K
Catania
$1197
312K
Prato
$1436
193K
Messina
$1119
234K
Trieste
$1280
204K
Padua
$1580
210K
Brescia
$1439
197K
Modena
$1511
185K
Parma
$1435
196K
Reggio Emilia
$1289
172K
Livorno
$1374
158K
Latina
$1046
126K
Foggia
$1146
147K
Rimini
$1458
149K
Taranto
$1115
198K
Perugia
$1060
166K
Ravenna
$1232
159K
Forli
$1560
118K
Monza
$1562
124K
Bergamo
$1297
121K

In Nigeria

City Cost of living Population
Lagos
$706
15.1M
Kano
$330
3.85M
Abuja
$378
1.57M
Ibadan
$453
2.55M
Onitsha
$577
1.48M
Maiduguri
$293
1.2M
Benin
$450
1.15M
Aba
$335
1.16M
Owerri
$813
908K
Kaduna
$312
760K
Enugu
$387
716K
Ilorin
$453
848K
Abeokuta
$935
889K
Port Harcourt
$497
1.01M
Bauchi
$407
694K
Akure
$371
848K
Gusau
$366
383K
Zaria
$407
408K
Minna
$450
322K
Sokoto
$300
428K
Ife
$397
502K
Awka
$500
302K
Umuahia
$491
359K
Warri
$522
363K
Calabar
$313
371K
Jos
$432
623K
Oyo
$369
387K
Katsina
$348
318K
Ado Ekiti
$383
447K
Osogbo
$455
396K