Cost of Living in Osogbo, Osun State, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc

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Cost of Living in Osogbo, Osun State, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc

Osogbo is a Nigerian town that assumed the role of the capital city of Osun State in 1991. Osogbo City is the administrative center for the Osogbo Local Government Area in the Oke-Baale and the Olorunda Local Government Area in the Igbonna Area.

The cost of living in Osun State is budget-friendly, strongly emphasising agriculture and cultivating various food crops. It is possible to sustain oneself on a minimum wage in this area. For item prices, please refer to the article.

Restaurants

Meal, Inexpensive RestaurantN 658
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-courseN 8,888
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)N 1,472
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)N 266
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)N 449
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)N 113
Water (0.33 liter bottle)N 83
Cappuccino (regular)N 853

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Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City CentreN 191,666
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of CentreN 100,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City CentreN 208,333
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of CentreN 125,000

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Utilities (Monthly)

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 ApartmentN 8,555
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)N 21.56
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)N 13,777

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Transportation

One-way Ticket (Local Transport)N 50
Gasoline (1 liter)N610
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)N 999,999
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)N 500
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)N 388
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)N 1,333
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)N 999,999

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Clothing And Shoes

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)N 5,435
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …)N 9,213
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)N 15,222
1 Pair of Men Leather Business ShoesN 17,444

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Childcare prices

Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 ChildN 34,123
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 ChildN 566,666

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Markets

Milk (regular), (1 litre)N 1,120
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)N 300
Eggs (regular) (12)N 550
Local Cheese (1kg)N 1,629
Water (1.5 liter bottle)N 220
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)N 1,717
Domestic Beer (0.5 litre bottle)N 260
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)N 360
Apples (1kg)N 1,206
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)N 1,172
Oranges (1kg)N 820
Potato (1kg)N 850
Lettuce (1 head)N 338
Rice (white), (1kg)N 685
Tomato (1kg)N 815
Banana (1kg)N 692
Onion (1kg)N 453
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)N 1,393

Conclusion

While Osun State may appear costly at first glance, the actual cost of living is surprisingly affordable and reasonable. Please use the comment box to enumerate any items that may 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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