Cost of Living in Gusau, Zamfara State, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc

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Cost of Living in Gusau, Zamfara State, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc

Gusau, situated in the northwestern region of Nigeria, serves as both the capital of Zamfara State and the namesake of the state’s Local Government Area (LGA), covering an expanse of 3,364 square kilometres and boasting a population of 383,162 as recorded in the 2006 census.

Zamfara is often characterized as one of the less expensive states regarding the cost of basic goods and services. However, the cost of living can vary depending on individual circumstances, lifestyle, and personal preferences. Please refer to the article for a breakdown of prices for the listed items.

Restaurant

A meal in a restaurantN1,250
 Dinner in a Restaurant for 2N11,470
Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald’sN2,240
Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L N580
CappuccinoN1,650
Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L N186

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Rent/Utilities

 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2N177,191
Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2N120,609
3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2N326,100
Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2N170,530
Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.N9,308
Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etcN11,550
Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimitedN12,585
Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years17.58%
Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2N256,915
House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2N435,638

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Transportation

 Local transport ticketN330
 Monthly ticket local transportN9,460
Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 miN4,340
Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 galN610

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Prices in Supermarkets

Milk, 1 L N1,130
Bread, 0.5 kgN603
Rice, 1 kgN878
Eggs, by 12N804
Cheese, 1 kgN3,365
Chicken Breast, 1 kgN1,920
Round Steak, 1 kgN2,460
Apples, 1 kgN2,140
Banana, 1 kg N915
Oranges, 1 kg N525
Tomato, 1 kgN710
 Potato, 1 kg N820
Onion, 1 kgN1000
Water, 1 LN300
Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L N510
Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottleN3,040
Beer, 0.5 LN640
Cigarette packN515
Hair ShampooN1,350
Toothpaste, 1 tubeN540

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Childcare prices

Daycare or Preschool, 1 monthN29,340
International Primary School, 1 yearN1,236,168

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Others

Gym Membership, 1 monthN10,350
Cinema Ticket, 1 personN2,560
Haircut, simpleN1,050
Brand JeansN12,880
Brand SneakersN25,765

Conclusion

The cost of living in Zamfara state can vary according to individual preferences but is generally affordable, making it a favorable place for residence. Please feel free to provide updates or changes in the prices of the items listed in the comment box.

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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