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Lagos vs Singapore
Los vs Sin

Average net salary (After tax)

Singapore
Lagos

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Los
Outside city centre
Sin
Los

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Los
Outside city centre
Sin
Los

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sin
Los
Outside city centre
Sin
Los

Mortgage rates

Singapore
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Singapore
Lagos

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sin
Los

Mobile phone data

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

Sin
Los

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sin
Los

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sin
Los

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Singapore
Lagos

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sin
Los
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Singapore
Lagos

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sin
Los
Lettuce 1 head
Sin
Los
Tomatoes 1kg
Sin
Los

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sin
Los
Oranges 1 head
Sin
Los
Bananas 1kg
Sin
Los

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Singapore
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 17.14% higher than in Lagos

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sin
Los
Market 0.5L bottle
Sin
Los

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sin
Los
Market 0.33L bottle
Sin
Los

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Singapore
5
Lagos

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sin
Los

Summer dress

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

Sin
Los

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Singapore
$15.33
Lagos
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth