Cost of Living in Bauchi, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc.


Cost of Living in Bauchi, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc.

Bauchi is a Nigerian urban centre in West Africa, with a population of around 693,700.

While the affordability of living in Bauchi might suit certain individuals, others could consider it costly. The prices of items vary and cannot be definitively outlined. However, this article presents the most current prices of commodities, encompassing food, childcare expenses, and other relevant costs.


Inexpensive Restaurant2.23 $
Mid-range Restaurant for 27.88 $
Alternative Combo Meal3.94 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter0.66 $
Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle1.05 $
Cappuccino1.31 $
Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle0.34 $


Pack of Cigarettes0.79 $
Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range3.42 $
Lettuce, 1 head0.53 $
Onion, 1 kg0.68 $
Potato, 1 kg0.79 $
Tomato, 1 kg0.79 $
Tomato, 1 kg1.31 $
Oranges, 1 kg1.31 $
Banana, 1 kg0.92 $
Banana, 1 kg2.63 $
Apples, 1 kg2.63 $
Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg2.37 $
Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg2.10 $


Local Cheese, 1 kg2.63 $
Eggs, 12 pack1.10 $
White Rice, 1 kg1.31 $
Water, 0.33 liter Bottle0.26 $
Milk, Regular,1 liter2.10 $
Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg0.63 $

Also See: Cost of Living in Aba, Abia State, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc


Taxi Start, Normal Tariff
2.63 $
2.63 $
Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff1.84 $
Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff2.63 $
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)13,140.53 $
Gasoline, 1 liter0.39 $

Utilities Per Month

Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage26.28 $
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans0.09 $

Childcare prices

International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
709.59 $
Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child26.28 $


Recommended: Examples of States With Low cost of Living in Nigeria 2023


1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2298$
Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2197$
3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2432$
Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2255$


The prices of the mentioned items in Bauchi correspond to the details provided above. It’s essential to emphasize that the city’s affordability is subjective and relies on individual budgets despite the availability of certain items at economical prices. Feel free to use the comment section to communicate any changes in the prices of the items listed.

Jael Okwuchukwu
Jael Okwuchukwu
I am Okwuchukwu Jael, a writer, educator, and musician from Enugu State. Teaching, both academic and musical, is a passion of mine, and I specialize as a Western pianist. Currently, I am employed as a blogger at Writer's King LTD, combining my love for writing and desire to share knowledge with a broader audience.

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