Cost of Living in Jos, Plateau State, Price of Food, Transportation, Rent, Etc

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Cost of Living in Jos, Plateau State, Price of Food, Transportation, Rent, Etc

Plateau State ranks as the twelfth-largest state in Nigeria and is situated in the central part of the country. It encompasses a series of hills encircle its capital, Jos Plateau, and the plateau itself.

Although prices have fluctuated in the past year, it remains noteworthy that the cost of living in Plateau State continues to be budget-friendly. Continue reading to find the updated price information featured in this article.

Restaurants/Drinks

A meal in a cheap restaurantN700
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-courseN4,000
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)N2,000
Domestic Beer (0.5 litre draught)N350
Imported Beer (0.33 litre bottle)N500
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle)N168
Water (0.33 litre bottle)N107
Cappuccino (regular)N1,000
Espresso CoffeeN700
Cheeseburger (fastfood)N600

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Transportation

Gasoline (1 liter)N617
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)N183
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)N17,00

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Rent/Utilities

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City CentreN300,000
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of CentreN200,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City CentreN500,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of CentreN300,000
Charges (electricity, heating, water, garbage) for an 85m2 apartmentN6,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile local tariff (No discounts or plans)N14
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)N8,500

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Prices of Sports And Leisure

Cinema, International Release, 1 SeatN1,500
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 AdultN12,000
Tennis court rent (1 hour during a weekend)N3,400

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Childcare prices

Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 ChildN17,000
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child

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Prices in supermarkets

Milk (regular), (1 liter)N1,200
A loaf of fresh white bread (500g)N375
Eggs (regular) (12)N705
Water (1.5 liter bottle)N200
A bottle of wine (Mid-Range)N1,700
Chicken breasts (skinless and boneless) – (1kg)N1,200
Apples (1kg)N2,000
Oranges (1kg)N467
Potatoes (1kg)N833
Lettuce (1 head)N100
Rice (white) (1kg)N750
Tomato (1kg)N433
Bananas (1kg)N633
Onions (1kg)N767
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)N1,700
Pears (1kg)N2,400
Cucumber (1kg)N238
Perrier Water (small bottle 0,33l)N102
Sausages (1kg)N3,300
Cottage cheese (1kg)

Conclusion

Plateau State stands out as a state with a wallet-friendly cost of living. Despite occasional price fluctuations, it remains affordable for those considering residing here. Please use the comment box to report any alterations in the price lists provided above.

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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