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Lagos vs Los Angeles
Los vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Lagos

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Los
Outside city centre
Lax
Los

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Los
Outside city centre
Lax
Los

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Los
Outside city centre
Lax
Los

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Lagos

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Los

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Los

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Los

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Los

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Lagos

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Los
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Lagos

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Los
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Los
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Los

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Los
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Los
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Los

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Lagos

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Los
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Los

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Los
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Los

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Lagos

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Los

Summer dress

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

Lax
Los

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Lagos
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth