Cost of Living in Barbados

Cost of living in Barbados is 12.56% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Barbados is, on average, 48.60% lower than in United States.

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 26.00 Bds$ 15.00-40.00 Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 Bds$ 90.00-220.00 McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.79 Bds$ 15.00-21.00 Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 Bds$ 2.50-12.00 Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 Bds$ 4.00-11.68 Cappuccino (regular) 7.32 Bds$ 5.00-9.00 Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.93 Bds$ 2.50-5.00 Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 Bds$ 2.00-5.00 Markets [ Edit ] Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.10 Bds$ 22.67-26.50 Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.14 Bds$ 4.08-6.35 Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.46 Bds$ 1.81-4.54 Eggs (regular) (12) 8.24 Bds$ 5.99-9.60 Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.31 Bds$ 3.13-9.07 Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.91 Bds$ 5.90-10.43 Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.99 Bds$ 6.80-15.00 Apples (1 lb) 3.06 Bds$ 1.50-7.00 Banana (1 lb) 2.23 Bds$ 0.98-3.63 Oranges (1 lb) 3.18 Bds$ 2.04-3.63 Tomato (1 lb) 3.26 Bds$ 1.06-4.54 Potato (1 lb) 3.88 Bds$ 1.13-6.00 Onion (1 lb) 3.70 Bds$ 1.59-6.80 Lettuce (1 head) 3.75 Bds$ 2.50-6.00 Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.25 Bds$ 2.00-5.00 Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 27.50 Bds$ 22.00-35.00 Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.38 Bds$ 2.50-4.00 Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.62 Bds$ 4.00-7.00 Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 Bds$ 15.70-18.00 Transportation [ Edit ] One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Bds$ 2.50-3.50 Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 125.00 Bds$ 72.00-170.00 Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 18.00 Bds$ 10.00-20.00 Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 Bds$ 6.04-15.00 Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Bds$ 50.00-100.00 Gasoline (1 gallon) 14.16 Bds$ 12.60-14.80 Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,000.00 Bds$ 70,000.00-110,000.00 Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,624.38 Bds$ 70,000.00-89,995.00 Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 217.42 Bds$ 159.38-400.00 1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.10 Bds$ 0.50-2.00 Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 132.17 Bds$ 100.00-270.00 Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 168.65 Bds$ 140.00-240.00 Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 Bds$ Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.00 Bds$ 15.00-25.00 Childcare [ Edit ] Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 360.00 Bds$ 300.00-450.00 International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,333.33 Bds$ 6,000.00-7,000.00 Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 132.40 Bds$ 100.00-200.00 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 111.25 Bds$ 60.00-150.00 1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 250.00 Bds$ 90.00-300.00 1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 225.00 Bds$ 120.00-300.00 Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,309.09 Bds$ 800.00-2,000.00 Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 840.91 Bds$ 600.00-1,200.00 Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,737.50 Bds$ 1,800.00-4,000.00 Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,615.00 Bds$ 1,200.00-3,500.00 Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 573.62 Bds$ 317.00-799.99 Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 515.16 Bds$ 380.00-650.32 Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,875.00 Bds$ Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.75 4.00-7.00

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Last update: September 2020
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