Cost of Living in Aruba

Summary of cost of living in Aruba:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 10.00-19.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 $ 45.00-110.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 10.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.25 $ 3.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 4.50-8.50
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 $ 1.94-5.87
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $ 1.00-2.35
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 $ 1.11-2.22
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.55 $ 5.00-8.09
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.66 $ 2.02-4.31
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.73 $ 0.88-2.17
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.61 $ 2.36-7.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.19 $ 3.65-22.68
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.60 $ 1.89-6.79
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.27 $ 3.02-8.81
Apples (1 lb) 2.08 $ 1.74-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 1.50 $ 0.91-2.01
Oranges (1 lb) 2.92 $ 1.39-3.77
Tomato (1 lb) 3.24 $ 0.91-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 1.75 $ 0.50-3.05
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 $ 0.48-1.70
Lettuce (1 head) 3.64 $ 2.22-6.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.03 $ 1.66-4.44
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.94 $ 7.78-19.42
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.48 $ 2.36-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.21 $ 2.50-6.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.13 $ 8.50-17.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $ 1.67-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $ 41.67-155.34
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 19.42 $ 11.11-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 $ 4.47-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 19.42-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.65 $ 5.00-6.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,095.70 $ 22,191.40-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,835.41 $ 25,000.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 207.92 $ 150.00-353.68
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 117.29 $ 60.00-150.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 93.40 $ 70.00-105.41
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 82.99 $ 60.00-111.11
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.72 $ 27.74-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.32-13.89
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 206.11 $ 180.00-250.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,404.07 $ 5,000.00-10,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.42 $ 50.00-111.11
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 59.14 $ 40.00-110.96
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 115.69 $ 80.00-180.56
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.85 $ 80.00-138.89
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 790.71 $ 600.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 571.94 $ 500.00-665.74
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,400.95 $ 1,200.00-1,664.36
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,070.05 $ 833.33-1,386.96
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 339.01 $ 231.93-464.51
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 212.57 $ 154.62-315.87
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,812.04 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.79 6.00-10.00

Prices in Aruba

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Last update: June 2024
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