Cost of Living in Ebonyi State, Food Prices, Rent, Shopping, Etc.


Cost of Living in Ebonyi State, Food Prices, Rent, Shopping, Etc.

Ebonyi state is also known as the salt of the nation. The state is blessed with mineral resources such as lead, limestone, zinc, and marble.

The expenses associated with living in Ebonyi state are highly affordable, fitting within everyone’s budget. Below are the factors to consider when considering life in Ebonyi and their corresponding prices.

Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City CentreNGN 190,000
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of CentreNGN 155,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City CentreNGN 375,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of CentreNGN 260,000

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Salaries And Financing

Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)NGN 60,000
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%),Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate


Utilities (Monthly)

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 ApartmentNGN 6,666.67


1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)NGN 10.5

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Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)NGN 500
Eggs (regular) (12)NGN 1,200
Water (1.5 liter bottle)NGN 200
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)NGN 1,500
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)NGN 200
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)NGN 250
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)NGN 200
Apples (1kg)NGN 2,500
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)NGN 2,500
Oranges (1kg)NGN 700
Potato (1kg)NGN 800
Rice (white), (1kg)NGN 1,200
Tomato (1kg)NGN 1,000
Onion (1kg)NGN 600
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)NGN 1,500

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One-way Ticket (Local Transport)NGN 100
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)NGN 999,999.99
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)NGN 50
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)NGN 1,500

Clothing And Shoes

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)NGN 5,000
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …)NGN 7,000
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)NGN 15,000
1 Pair of Men Leather Business ShoesNGN 19,500

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Meal, Inexpensive RestaurantNGN 300
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)NGN 250
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)NGN 700
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)NGN 200
Water (0.33 liter bottle)NGN 150
Cappuccino (regular)NGN 1,500

Sports And Leisure

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 AdultNGN 5,000

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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 ChildNGN 19,000


Living in Ebonyi is both affordable and comfortable. The mentioned prices represent the living costs in Ebonyi. Feel free to use the comment section to add any items that have experienced price fluctuations.

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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