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Cost of Living in Barbados

Cost of living in Barbados is 16.25% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Barbados is 47.43% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Bds$ 20.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 Bds$ 100.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.00 Bds$ 15.00-24.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 Bds$ 2.50-6.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 Bds$ 5.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 7.42 Bds$ 6.00-9.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.88 Bds$ 2.25-5.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.47 Bds$ 1.90-5.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.09 Bds$ 18.93-28.39
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.33 Bds$ 3.63-5.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.88 Bds$ 1.36-2.27
Eggs (12) 8.39 Bds$ 6.60-10.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.93 Bds$ 3.18-5.87
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 8.42 Bds$ 5.44-11.34
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.66 Bds$ 4.54-13.61
Apples (1 lb) 3.59 Bds$ 2.27-4.54
Banana (1 lb) 2.30 Bds$ 1.81-2.63
Oranges (1 lb) 4.68 Bds$ 4.00-6.80
Tomato (1 lb) 2.88 Bds$ 1.81-5.44
Potato (1 lb) 2.38 Bds$ 1.00-6.80
Onion (1 lb) 2.43 Bds$ 1.59-4.54
Lettuce (1 head) 4.11 Bds$ 3.00-6.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.91 Bds$ 2.75-10.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 Bds$ 25.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.97 Bds$ 2.50-4.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 Bds$ 4.50-5.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.50 Bds$ 12.00-15.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 Bds$ 2.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 Bds$ 0.00-124.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.50 Bds$ 10.00-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 10.46 Bds$ 8.05-12.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 Bds$ 40.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 12.15 Bds$ 10.22-26.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 67,500.00 Bds$ 60,000.00-80,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,000.00 Bds$ 75,000.00-90,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 249.72 Bds$ 150.00-350.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.64 Bds$ 0.40-1.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 89.89 Bds$ 70.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 165.00 Bds$ 135.00-210.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.00 Bds$ 15.00-45.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Bds$ 15.00-20.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 475.00 Bds$ 300.00-650.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,700.00 Bds$ 8,400.00-9,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 127.50 Bds$ 60.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 106.00 Bds$ 70.00-150.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 256.25 Bds$ 150.00-350.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 275.00 Bds$ 180.00-400.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,108.33 Bds$ 700.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 918.75 Bds$ 750.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,950.00 Bds$ 1,500.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,788.89 Bds$ 1,500.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,999.98 Bds$
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 350.00 Bds$
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,251.54 Bds$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.29 5.50-7.50

Prices in Barbados

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Last update: March, 2017
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