Cost of Living Comparison Between Cayman Islands and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 35.3% lower than in Cayman Islands (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 37.3% lower than in Cayman Islands
Rent Prices in United States are 40.8% lower than in Cayman Islands
Restaurant Prices in United States are 36.0% lower than in Cayman Islands
Groceries Prices in United States are 31.7% lower than in Cayman Islands
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 58.6% higher than in Cayman Islands
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Restaurants
Cayman Islands Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.07 $
(25.00 KY$)
20.00 $
(16.63 KY$)
     -33.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 144.34 $
(120.00 KY$)
75.00 $
(62.35 KY$)
     -48.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.43 $
(12.00 KY$)
10.68 $
(8.88 KY$)
     -26.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.62 $
(5.50 KY$)
6.00 $
(4.99 KY$)
     -9.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.22 $
(6.00 KY$)
7.00 $
(5.82 KY$)
     -3.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.37 $
(5.30 KY$)
5.10 $
(4.24 KY$)
     -19.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.42 $
(2.84 KY$)
2.49 $
(2.07 KY$)
     -27.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 $
(2.30 KY$)
2.06 $
(1.71 KY$)
     -25.4 %
Markets
Cayman Islands Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12.44 $
(10.34 KY$)
4.01 $
(3.33 KY$)
     -67.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.56 $
(3.79 KY$)
3.24 $
(2.69 KY$)
     -29.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.63 $
(2.19 KY$)
2.07 $
(1.72 KY$)
     -21.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 7.88 $
(6.55 KY$)
3.73 $
(3.10 KY$)
     -52.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.31 $
(5.25 KY$)
5.83 $
(4.85 KY$)
     -7.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.28 $
(4.39 KY$)
5.52 $
(4.59 KY$)
     +4.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.21 $
(6.00 KY$)
7.29 $
(6.06 KY$)
     +1.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.29 $
(3.57 KY$)
2.41 $
(2.01 KY$)
     -43.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.77 $
(1.47 KY$)
0.76 $
(0.63 KY$)
     -56.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.44 $
(2.86 KY$)
2.04 $
(1.70 KY$)
     -40.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.41 $
(2.83 KY$)
2.23 $
(1.85 KY$)
     -34.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.63 $
(2.18 KY$)
1.37 $
(1.14 KY$)
     -47.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.32 $
(1.93 KY$)
1.38 $
(1.15 KY$)
     -40.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.18 $
(3.47 KY$)
2.15 $
(1.79 KY$)
     -48.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.96 $
(2.46 KY$)
2.19 $
(1.82 KY$)
     -26.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 24.06 $
(20.00 KY$)
15.00 $
(12.47 KY$)
     -37.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.53 $
(3.77 KY$)
1.77 $
(1.47 KY$)
     -61.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.49 $
(4.56 KY$)
3.55 $
(2.95 KY$)
     -35.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.43 $
(12.00 KY$)
10.00 $
(8.31 KY$)
     -30.7 %
Transportation
Cayman Islands Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.71 $
(2.25 KY$)
2.50 $
(2.08 KY$)
     -7.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.07 $
(25.00 KY$)
72.00 $
(59.86 KY$)
     +139.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 18.04 $
(15.00 KY$)
3.75 $
(3.12 KY$)
     -79.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.68 $
(8.05 KY$)
2.80 $
(2.33 KY$)
     -71.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 54.13 $
(45.00 KY$)
30.00 $
(24.94 KY$)
     -44.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.07 $
(5.88 KY$)
3.65 $
(3.04 KY$)
     -48.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,077.18 $
(27,500.00 KY$)
33,000.00 $
(27,435.84 KY$)
     -0.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,851.32 $
(28,975.00 KY$)
26,073.34 $
(21,677.08 KY$)
     -25.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Cayman Islands Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 427.87 $
(355.73 KY$)
206.59 $
(171.76 KY$)
     -51.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 86.20 $
(71.67 KY$)
52.38 $
(43.55 KY$)
     -39.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 120.00 $
(99.76 KY$)
71.18 $
(59.18 KY$)
     -40.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Cayman Islands Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 86.45 $
(71.88 KY$)
48.13 $
(40.02 KY$)
     -44.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 48.83 $
(40.60 KY$)
22.74 $
(18.91 KY$)
     -53.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.04 $
(15.00 KY$)
14.00 $
(11.64 KY$)
     -22.4 %
Childcare
Cayman Islands Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,237.17 $
(1,028.57 KY$)
1,376.89 $
(1,144.73 KY$)
     +11.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,036.75 $
(21,646.67 KY$)
23,036.62 $
(19,152.39 KY$)
     -11.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Cayman Islands Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.70 $
(71.25 KY$)
52.59 $
(43.73 KY$)
     -38.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 129.30 $
(107.50 KY$)
43.80 $
(36.41 KY$)
     -66.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 141.13 $
(117.33 KY$)
89.08 $
(74.06 KY$)
     -36.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 141.33 $
(117.50 KY$)
115.68 $
(96.18 KY$)
     -18.1 %
Rent Per Month
Cayman Islands Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,672.90 $
(2,222.22 KY$)
1,774.29 $
(1,475.12 KY$)
     -33.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,084.86 $
(1,733.33 KY$)
1,459.57 $
(1,213.47 KY$)
     -30.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,492.82 $
(4,566.67 KY$)
2,973.21 $
(2,471.89 KY$)
     -45.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,303.37 $
(3,577.78 KY$)
2,414.53 $
(2,007.41 KY$)
     -43.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Cayman Islands Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,121.32 $
(932.25 KY$)
339.04 $
(281.87 KY$)
     -69.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 801.22 $
(666.12 KY$)
266.95 $
(221.94 KY$)
     -66.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Cayman Islands Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,601.83 $
(3,825.91 KY$)
4,572.10 $
(3,801.20 KY$)
     -0.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.62 6.56      -0.9 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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