Cost of Living in Katsina

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$712
$1615
🛋️ Without rent
$276
$795
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$435
$821
🍽️ Food
$186
$494
🚐 Transport
$45.7
$128
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$133
😀 Quality of life
10
🏙️ Population
318K

The average cost of living in Katsina is $712, which is in the top 30% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6470th out of 9294 in our global list and 19th out of 33 in Nigeria.

The median after-tax salary is $133, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months. Ranked 9237th (TOP 99%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 29th best city to live in Nigeria. With an estimated population of 318K, Katsina is the 29th largest city in Nigeria.

Why living in Katsina costs 5.3 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 Katsina for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 134 km Gusau Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 31.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 7209 Umaru Musa Yar'Adua University
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Prices in Katsina

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.7
 Cappuccino
$1.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$509
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$358
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1031
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$701
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
19.67%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1573
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1986
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$20.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.38
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.75
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.32
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.54
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.47
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.83
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$11.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1118

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