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Melbourne vs Lagos
Mel vs Los

Average net salary (After tax)

Lagos
Melbourne

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Mel
Outside city centre
Los
Mel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Mel
Outside city centre
Los
Mel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Los
Mel
Outside city centre
Los
Mel

Mortgage rates

Lagos
4.5%
Melbourne
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lagos
Melbourne

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Los
Mel

Mobile phone data

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

Los
Mel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Los
Mel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Los
Mel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lagos
Melbourne

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Los
Mel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lagos
Melbourne

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Los
Mel
Lettuce 1 head
Los
Mel
Tomatoes 1kg
Los
Mel

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Los
Mel
Oranges 1 head
Los
Mel
Bananas 1kg
Los
Mel

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lagos
4.5%
Melbourne
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lagos are 17.14% higher than in Melbourne

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Los
Mel
Market 0.5L bottle
Los
Mel

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Los
Mel
Market 0.33L bottle
Los
Mel

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lagos
5
Melbourne

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Los
Mel

Summer dress

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

Los
Mel

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lagos
$15.33
Melbourne
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Los $4,070.74/mth
Mel $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Los $4,070.74/mth
Mel $4,070.74/mth