Cost of Living Comparison Between Vanuatu and United States Reverse

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Cost of Living in United States is 6.0% lower than in Vanuatu (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in United States is 1.9% lower than in Vanuatu
Rent Prices in United States are 7.3% higher than in Vanuatu
Restaurant Prices in United States are 29.2% higher than in Vanuatu
Groceries Prices in United States are 13.2% lower than in Vanuatu
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 921.5% higher than in Vanuatu
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Restaurants
Vanuatu Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,345.15 VT
(11.33 $)
2,374.44 VT
(20.00 $)
     +76.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,509.60 VT
(63.25 $)
8,904.15 VT
(75.00 $)
     +18.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,146.77 VT
(9.66 $)
1,305.94 VT
(11.00 $)
     +13.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 555.48 VT
(4.68 $)
712.33 VT
(6.00 $)
     +28.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 VT
(4.21 $)
831.05 VT
(7.00 $)
     +66.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 608.24 VT
(5.12 $)
609.40 VT
(5.13 $)
     +0.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 259.14 VT
(2.18 $)
297.42 VT
(2.51 $)
     +14.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 208.71 VT
(1.76 $)
243.68 VT
(2.05 $)
     +16.8 %
Markets
Vanuatu Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,085.15 VT
(9.14 $)
473.85 VT
(3.99 $)
     -56.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 303.08 VT
(2.55 $)
385.86 VT
(3.25 $)
     +27.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 201.85 VT
(1.70 $)
245.25 VT
(2.07 $)
     +21.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 628.00 VT
(5.29 $)
435.38 VT
(3.67 $)
     -30.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,088.62 VT
(9.17 $)
693.77 VT
(5.84 $)
     -36.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 907.19 VT
(7.64 $)
649.68 VT
(5.47 $)
     -28.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 916.26 VT
(7.72 $)
862.49 VT
(7.26 $)
     -5.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 255.15 VT
(2.15 $)
284.71 VT
(2.40 $)
     +11.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 154.29 VT
(1.30 $)
90.09 VT
(0.76 $)
     -41.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 282.36 VT
(2.38 $)
242.28 VT
(2.04 $)
     -14.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 254.29 VT
(2.14 $)
264.74 VT
(2.23 $)
     +4.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 276.69 VT
(2.33 $)
160.42 VT
(1.35 $)
     -42.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 155.73 VT
(1.31 $)
164.66 VT
(1.39 $)
     +5.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 300.00 VT
(2.53 $)
257.64 VT
(2.17 $)
     -14.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 162.00 VT
(1.36 $)
260.13 VT
(2.19 $)
     +60.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,750.00 VT
(14.74 $)
1,780.83 VT
(15.00 $)
     +1.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 380.05 VT
(3.20 $)
215.00 VT
(1.81 $)
     -43.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 350.00 VT
(2.95 $)
417.19 VT
(3.51 $)
     +19.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,126.18 VT
(9.49 $)
1,187.22 VT
(10.00 $)
     +5.4 %
Transportation
Vanuatu Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 VT
(1.68 $)
296.81 VT
(2.50 $)
     +48.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 8,000.00 VT
(67.38 $)
8,310.54 VT
(70.00 $)
     +3.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 VT
(2.11 $)
415.53 VT
(3.50 $)
     +66.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 147.97 VT
(1.25 $)
332.42 VT
(2.80 $)
     +124.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 600.00 VT
(5.05 $)
3,561.66 VT
(30.00 $)
     +493.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 851.72 VT
(7.17 $)
432.31 VT
(3.64 $)
     -49.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,750,000.00 VT
(23,163.36 $)
3,998,638.16 VT
(33,680.68 $)
     +45.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,500,000.00 VT
(37,903.67 $)
3,104,586.51 VT
(26,150.05 $)
     -31.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vanuatu Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 54,000.00 VT
(454.84 $)
24,575.12 VT
(207.00 $)
     -54.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,000.00 VT
(25.27 $)
6,426.84 VT
(54.13 $)
     +114.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27,166.67 VT
(228.83 $)
8,420.41 VT
(70.93 $)
     -69.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Vanuatu Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 7,500.00 VT
(63.17 $)
5,535.07 VT
(46.62 $)
     -26.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,000.00 VT
(16.85 $)
2,569.06 VT
(21.64 $)
     +28.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,500.00 VT
(12.63 $)
1,662.11 VT
(14.00 $)
     +10.8 %
Childcare
Vanuatu Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 53,166.67 VT
(447.82 $)
164,269.64 VT
(1,383.65 $)
     +209.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 754,666.67 VT
(6,356.59 $)
2,693,257.37 VT
(22,685.41 $)
     +256.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vanuatu Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,500.00 VT
(46.33 $)
6,197.24 VT
(52.20 $)
     +12.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,000.00 VT
(67.38 $)
5,077.46 VT
(42.77 $)
     -36.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 12,000.00 VT
(101.08 $)
10,536.39 VT
(88.75 $)
     -12.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 6,000.00 VT
(50.54 $)
13,491.46 VT
(113.64 $)
     +124.9 %
Rent Per Month
Vanuatu Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 247,074.49 VT
(2,081.12 $)
212,883.23 VT
(1,793.12 $)
     -13.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 190,969.84 VT
(1,608.55 $)
175,667.02 VT
(1,479.65 $)
     -8.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 274,404.29 VT
(2,311.32 $)
360,047.56 VT
(3,032.69 $)
     +31.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 256,696.12 VT
(2,162.16 $)
291,660.36 VT
(2,456.67 $)
     +13.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vanuatu Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 37,113.28 VT
(312.61 $)
48,111.37 VT
(405.24 $)
     +29.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 22,485.89 VT
(189.40 $)
38,058.41 VT
(320.57 $)
     +69.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Vanuatu Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 52,935.32 VT
(445.88 $)
530,514.34 VT
(4,468.54 $)
     +902.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.00 6.61      -17.4 %
Last update: June 2024July 2024
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