Cost of Living in Aruba

Cost of living in Aruba is 16.70% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Aruba is, on average, 42.06% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 10.00-23.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 78.10 $ 50.00-125.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.33 $ 7.50-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 2.75-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.75 $ 3.89-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.11 $ 1.94-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.93 $ 1.39-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 $ 1.11-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.67 $ 5.11-8.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.06 $ 1.81-2.49
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.16 $ 0.61-3.78
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.12 $ 2.36-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.12 $ 4.79-6.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.20 $ 1.98-3.78
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.44 $ 2.03-5.29
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.52-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 1.13 $ 0.79-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.69 $ 1.33-2.52
Tomato (1 lb) 1.90 $ 1.01-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.50-1.76
Onion (1 lb) 1.28 $ 0.48-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 2.66 $ 1.92-3.89
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.60 $ 1.11-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 8.33-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.71 $ 2.30-2.98
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.46 $ 2.50-7.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $ 8.33-9.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.22-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 58.33 $ 41.67-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.06 $ 9.72-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 10.10 $ 4.47-16.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 74.02 $ 36.00-112.04
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.67 $ 3.22-6.82
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,061.20 $ 22,000.00-35,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,349.84 $ 24,000.00-30,000.07
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.15 $ 128.00-224.09
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 $ 0.17-0.42
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.68 $ 55.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.13 $ 30.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.89 $ 15.00-33.33
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.00-12.61
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 250.59 $ 194.44-350.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,002.81 $ 5,000.00-28,011.24
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.19 $ 45.00-111.11
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.60 $ 27.78-65.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.98 $ 69.44-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 107.48 $ 80.00-138.89
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 659.61 $ 500.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 562.85 $ 416.67-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,307.64 $ 1,111.11-1,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,121.53 $ 1,000.00-1,400.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 435.24 $ 380.90-464.51
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,903.09 $
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,535.14 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.95 6.00-8.00

Prices in Aruba

This country had 319 entries in the past 12 months by 26 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
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