Cost of Living in Katsina, Katsina State, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc

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Cost of Living in Katsina, Katsina State, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc

Katsina, situated in the northern region of Nigeria, serves as both a Local Government Area and the capital city of Katsina State. It is approximately 260 kilometres (160 miles) to the east of Sokoto and 135 kilometres (84 miles) to the northwest of Kano, near the border with the Republic of Niger.

Katsina’s living cost is notably affordable, largely due to its reputation for agricultural activities, encompassing farming and livestock rearing. The region is renowned for cultivating various food crops and other agricultural produce. This article will present an overview of the price levels for various items in Katsina.

Restaurant/Drinks

Meal in a cheap restaurantN450
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)N1,900
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)N300
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)N500
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)N135
Water (0.33 liter bottle)N100
Cappuccino (regular)N500
Espresso CoffeeN350
Cheeseburger (fastfood)N570

 

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Clothing And Shoes

1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)N17,000
1 Pair of Men Leather Business ShoesN22,000
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)N5,000
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M,…)N8,000

 

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Utilities

Charges (electricity, heating, water, garbage) for an 85m2 apartmentN8,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile local tariff (No discounts or plans)N20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)N15,000

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supermarkets

Milk (regular), (1 liter)N650
A loaf of fresh white bread (500g)N220
Eggs (regular) (12)N320
Water (1.5 liter bottle)N100
A bottle of wine (Mid-Range)N1,500
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)N200
Chicken breasts (skinless and boneless) – (1kg)N1,200
Apples (1kg)N1,700
Oranges (1kg)N600
Potatoes (1kg)N500
Lettuce (1 head)N70
Rice (white) (1kg)N950
Tomato (1kg)N800
Bananas (1kg)N700
Onions (1kg)N900
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)N1,000
Pears (1kg)N2,000
Cucumber (1kg)N440
Perrier Water (small bottle 0,33l)N51
Sausages (1kg)N3,100

Conclusion

Living in Katsina offers a highly favourable environment with numerous opportunities, particularly noteworthy for its excellence in food production. Feel free to share any price changes you’ve observed in the comment section.

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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