Cost of Living in Ife | Nigeria

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$628
$1460
🛋️ Without rent
$263
$757
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$366
$703
🍽️ Food
$162
$431
🚐 Transport
$58
$161
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$125
🏙️ Population
502k

The average cost of living in Ife is $628, which is in the top 28% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6628th out of 9294 in our global list and 24th out of 33 in Nigeria.

The median after-tax salary is $125, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months. Ranked 9144th (TOP 99%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 14th best city to live in Nigeria. With an estimated population of 502k, Ife is the 20th largest city in Nigeria.

Why living in Ife costs 5 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Ife for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport66 kmIbadan Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate22.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank2740Obafemi Awolowo University
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Prices in Ife

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$7.79
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.52
☕ Cappuccino
$0.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.26

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$396
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$894
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$580
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$22.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
20.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$168
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$124

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.36

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.56
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.68
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.03
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.98

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.08
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$41.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$69.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1349