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Lagos vs Bucharest
Los vs Buh

Average net salary (After tax)

Bucharest
Lagos

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Los
Outside city centre
Buh
Los

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Los
Outside city centre
Buh
Los

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Buh
Los
Outside city centre
Buh
Los

Mortgage rates

Bucharest
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bucharest
Lagos

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Buh
Los

Mobile phone data

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

Buh
Los

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Buh
Los

Monthly pass

Regular price

Buh
Los

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bucharest
Lagos

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Buh
Los
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bucharest
Lagos

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Buh
Los
Lettuce 1 head
Buh
Los
Tomatoes 1kg
Buh
Los

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Buh
Los
Oranges 1 head
Buh
Los
Bananas 1kg
Buh
Los

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bucharest
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 17.14% higher than in Lagos

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Buh
Los
Market 0.5L bottle
Buh
Los

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Buh
Los
Market 0.33L bottle
Buh
Los

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bucharest
5
Lagos

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Buh
Los

Summer dress

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

Buh
Los

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bucharest
$15.33
Lagos
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth