Nigeria vs Turkey - Cost of Living Comparison

Nigeria Turkey
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1008
$428
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2723
$1089
🏠 One person rent
$604
$178
🏘️ Family rent
$1564
$330
🍽️ Food expenses
$243
$145
🚐 Transport expenses
$106
$57.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$315
💸 GDP per capita
$2097
$8536
😃 Human freedom index
6.28
5.79
❤️ Life expectancy
55
77.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
24
38
🌐 English speaking %
86.4%
15%
🎓 Higher education
62
78
😀 Quality of life
26
57
🏙️ Population
211M
83.6M

The average cost of living in Nigeria ($1008) is 135% more expensive than in Turkey ($428). Nigeria ranked 63rd vs 187th for Turkey in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Nigeria compared to 0.7 months in Turkey. Ranked 169th and 66th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Nigeria vs Turkey

We calculate prices for Nigeria and Turkey as a population-weighted mean of 33 and 128 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.

Nigeria Turkey
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.56
$2.88
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$14.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.56
$3.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.74
 Cappuccino
$2.66
$1.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$809
$190
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$480
$122
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2432
$386
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1261
$239
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.5
$34.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.4
$53.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$40.1
$8.39
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.34%
20.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1711
$1104
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1743
$666
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.57
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.3
$20
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.8
$3.72
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.4
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.73
$0.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$0.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.19
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$1.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.15
$4.13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
$3.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.33
$8.05
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.05
$0.61
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$0.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$0.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
$0.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
$0.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$0.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.53
$5.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.12
$1.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.96
$1.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.57
$1.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$1.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.6
$16.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.81
$2.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23
$16.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.16
$3.51
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.4
$31.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$55.9
$60.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$103
$168
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1881
$3748

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Cities Comparison in Nigeria vs Turkey

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In Turkey

City Cost of living Population
Istanbul
$644
15.5M
Ankara
$470
5.5M
Izmir
$488
4.32M
Bursa
$531
2.9M
Urfa
$246
1.99M
Antalya
$461
2.43M
Kocaeli
$393
1.95M
Gaziantep
$436
2.03M
Konya
$290
2.23M
Adana
$192
2.22M
Mersin
$441
1.81M
Kayseri
$356
1.39M
Diyarbakir
$272
1.73M
Samsun
$376
1.34M
Trabzon
$299
808K
Eskisehir
$354
871K
Denizli
$356
963K
Erzurum
$265
768K
Kahramanmaras
$298
444K
Manisa
$355
357K
Balikesir
$359
332K
Gebze
$322
371K
Malatya
$266
426K
Osmaniye
$269
264K
Sivas
$311
378K
Elazig
$292
422K
Izmit
$204
363K
Van
$344
353K
Antakya
$399
378K
Tarsus
$337
340K