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Lagos vs Copenhagen
Los vs Cph

Average net salary (After tax)

Copenhagen
Lagos

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Los
Outside city centre
Cph
Los

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Los
Outside city centre
Cph
Los

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cph
Los
Outside city centre
Cph
Los

Mortgage rates

Copenhagen
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Copenhagen
Lagos

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cph
Los

Mobile phone data

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

Cph
Los

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cph
Los

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cph
Los

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Copenhagen
Lagos

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cph
Los
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Copenhagen
Lagos

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cph
Los
Lettuce 1 head
Cph
Los
Tomatoes 1kg
Cph
Los

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cph
Los
Oranges 1 head
Cph
Los
Bananas 1kg
Cph
Los

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Copenhagen
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 17.14% higher than in Lagos

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cph
Los
Market 0.5L bottle
Cph
Los

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cph
Los
Market 0.33L bottle
Cph
Los

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Copenhagen
5
Lagos

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cph
Los

Summer dress

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

Cph
Los

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Copenhagen
$15.33
Lagos
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth