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Houston vs Lagos
Hou vs Los

Average net salary (After tax)

Lagos
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Hou
Outside city centre
Los
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Hou
Outside city centre
Los
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Los
Hou
Outside city centre
Los
Hou

Mortgage rates

Lagos
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Lagos
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Los
Hou

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Los
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Los
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Los
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lagos
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Los
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Los
Hou
White bread 500g
Los
Hou
Eggs 12
Los
Hou
White rice 1kg
Los
Hou

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lagos
Houston

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Los
Hou
Beef round 1kg
Los
Hou
Local cheese 1kg
Los
Hou

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Los
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Los
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Los
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Los
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Los
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Los
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Los $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Los $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lagos
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lagos are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Los $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Los $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Los $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Los
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Los
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Los
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Los
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lagos
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Los
Hou

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Los
Hou

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Los
Hou
1 pair men's leather shoes
Los
Hou

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lagos
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Los $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Los $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth