Cost of Living in Bahamas

Summary of cost of living in Bahamas:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 B$ 15.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 B$ 80.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 B$ 8.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 B$ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 B$ 4.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.05 B$ 3.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 B$ 1.25-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 B$ 1.00-4.20
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.78 B$ 6.00-30.28
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.17 B$ 3.00-6.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.49 B$ 1.00-5.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.45 B$ 2.40-8.39
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.85 B$ 1.81-5.50
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.74 B$ 2.20-8.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.12 B$ 3.18-10.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.74 B$ 0.67-4.08
Banana (1 lb) 1.31 B$ 0.91-2.72
Oranges (1 lb) 1.87 B$ 0.89-5.44
Tomato (1 lb) 1.95 B$ 0.99-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.73 B$ 0.79-4.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.41 B$ 0.87-1.99
Lettuce (1 head) 3.01 B$ 2.00-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 B$ 1.00-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 B$ 10.00-33.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.73 B$ 2.86-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 B$ 3.00-6.99
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 B$ 8.99-15.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 B$ 1.25-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 B$ 30.00-60.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 B$ 3.00-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.00 B$ 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 B$ 60.00-100.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.66 B$ 4.80-6.36
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 37,500.00 B$ 35,000.00-40,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 39,125.00 B$ 38,000.00-43,500.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 284.84 B$ 137.24-400.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 71.49 B$ 71.49-71.49
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 85.64 B$ 50.00-128.37
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 95.30 B$ 40.00-188.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 60.00 B$ 30.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.50 B$ 14.00-25.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 485.42 B$ 250.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,811.11 B$ 3,800.00-16,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.11 B$ 45.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.00 B$ 25.00-120.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 114.44 B$ 89.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.56 B$ 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,010.00 B$ 550.00-2,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,100.00 B$ 600.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,663.40 B$ 1,200.00-5,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,120.00 B$ 1,500.00-5,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 278.71 B$
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 125.28 B$ 23.23-232.26
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,658.30 B$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.65 4.75-15.00

Prices in Bahamas

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Last update: February 2024
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