Cost of Living in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc.


Cost of Living in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc.

Yenagoa serves as both a Local Government Area and the capital city of Bayelsa State, situated in the southern region of Nigeria. It occupies the southern part of the country.

Compared with other Nigerian states, Bayelsa State consistently retains its status as the most expensive state in Nigeria, as StatiSense stated.


Cappuccino (regular)
Water (0.33 liter bottle)N100
Beer (0.33 liter bottle)N300
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)N133
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)N250
McMeal at McDonaldsN2,500
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant
Inexpensive RestaurantN500

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Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City CentreN120,000
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre80,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City CentreN325,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of CentreN225,000

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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 ApartmentN12,000
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)


Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)N900
Onion (1kg)N500
Banana (1kg)N300
Tomato (1kg)N600
Rice (white), (1kg)N1,000
Lettuce (1 head)
Potato (1kg)N700
Oranges (1kg)N400
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)N1,200
Apples (1kg)N500
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)N200
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)N350
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)N275
Water (1.5 liter bottle)N200
Local Cheese (1kg)
Eggs by 12N390
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)N225
Milk (regular), (1 liter)N1,100

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Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)N200
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)N200
Gasoline (1 liter)N515
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business ShoesN15,000

Childcare Price

Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 ChildN80,000
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 ChildN200,000


The costs of the specified products in Yenagoa align with the abovementioned information. It’s important to highlight that the city might not be economical for everyone, but some can acquire what they believe is within their means. You’re welcome to utilize the comment section to relay any alterations in the prices of the listed items.

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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