Netherlands vs Nigeria - Cost of Living Comparison

Netherlands Nigeria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1680
$1008
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4007
$2723
🏠 One person rent
$1007
$604
🏘️ Family rent
$1696
$1564
🍽️ Food expenses
$428
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$118
$106
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3060
$176
💸 GDP per capita
$52396
$2097
😃 Human freedom index
8.78
6.28
❤️ Life expectancy
81.4
55
👮 Corruption perceptions index
82
24
🌐 English speaking %
90.9%
86.4%
🎓 Higher education
97
62
😀 Quality of life
82
26
🏙️ Population
17.3M
211M

The average cost of living in the Netherlands ($1680) is 67% more expensive than in Nigeria ($1008). the Netherlands ranked 18th 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 1.8 months in the Netherlands compared to 0.2 months in Nigeria. Ranked 8th and 169th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Netherlands vs Nigeria

We calculate prices for the Netherlands and Nigeria as a population-weighted mean of 70 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.

Netherlands Nigeria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
$2.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.1
$25.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.97
$5.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.92
$0.98
 Cappuccino
$3.06
$2.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.61
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$998
$809
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$802
$480
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1737
$2432
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$1261
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$123
$18.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$190
$28.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$42.2
$40.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.21%
17.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5129
$1711
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3708
$1743
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.42
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$85.2
$21.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.6
$14.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.11
$0.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$2.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.72
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$2.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.32
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$5.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.23
$4.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$24.9
$4.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.63
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
$1.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.61
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.25
$5.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.24
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.03
$1.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.48
$3.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.67
$3.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.68
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.2
$28.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
$5.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$51.4
$23
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.8
$3.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$19.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93
$55.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1591
$103
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7919
$1881

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Cities Comparison in the Netherlands vs Nigeria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Netherlands

City Cost of living Population
Amsterdam
$2160
860K
Rotterdam
$1660
631K
The Hague
$1642
548K
Utrecht
$1723
359K
Breda
$1673
183K
Eindhoven
$1658
236K
Almere
$1663
215K
Haarlem
$2033
163K
Enschede
$1562
160K
Tilburg
$1554
222K
Apeldoorn
$2024
161K
Arnhem
$1539
162K
's-Hertogenbosch
$1592
144K
Groningen
$1538
201K
Nijmegen
$1586
177K
Leiden
$1846
124K
Maastricht
$1654
120K
Delft
$1501
104K
Zwolle
$1427
130K
Venlo
$1522
102K
Hilversum
$1851
91.2K
Emmen
$1302
107K
Heerlen
$1393
86.9K
Deventer
$1225
101K
Purmerend
$1643
81.7K
Lelystad
$1704
79.8K
Roosendaal
$1583
77K
Leeuwarden
$1409
92.1K
Ede
$1602
72.5K
Roermond
$1496
57.3K

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