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Cost of Living in Barbados

Cost of Living in Barbados

Cost of Living in Barbados

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are  (8,015.02Bds$) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are  (2,180.53Bds$) without rent.

 

Restaurants
 

Range

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 Bds$ 20.0050.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 160.00 Bds$ 100.00250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 18.00 Bds$ 15.0422.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 Bds$ 3.0010.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 Bds$ 5.0012.00
Cappuccino (regular) 8.31 Bds$ 3.4912.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.26 Bds$ 2.515.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 Bds$ 2.005.00

 

Markets
 

Range

Milk (regular), (1 liter) 6.82 Bds$ 5.018.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 5.61 Bds$ 3.948.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 8.88 Bds$ 4.0011.02
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.64 Bds$ 6.0014.40
Local Cheese (1kg) 36.95 Bds$ 10.0066.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 24.02 Bds$ 12.0042.95
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 27.46 Bds$ 18.0035.00
Apples (1kg) 7.45 Bds$ 2.5110.00
Banana (1kg) 5.46 Bds$ 2.517.00
Oranges (1kg) 7.69 Bds$ 2.5110.00
Tomato (1kg) 8.02 Bds$ 2.0012.25
Potato (1kg) 6.33 Bds$ 2.5010.00
Onion (1kg) 7.47 Bds$ 3.0015.00
Lettuce (1 head) 5.65 Bds$ 2.5010.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.26 Bds$ 2.006.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 Bds$ 20.0050.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.26 Bds$ 3.006.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.35 Bds$ 5.0012.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 Bds$ 15.7022.00

Transportation
 

Range

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Bds$ 3.503.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.07 Bds$ 50.00150.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.50 Bds$ 18.0050.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 5.00 Bds$ 3.755.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 80.00 Bds$ 50.00100.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 3.87 Bds$ 3.314.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,000.00 Bds$ 70,000.00100,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 84,499.50 Bds$ 80,000.0090,000.00

Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 255.34 Bds$ 150.00500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.35 Bds$ 0.502.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 120.35 Bds$ 95.00180.00

Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 157.92 Bds$ 100.00200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.67 Bds$ 25.0030.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Bds$ 16.0025.00

Childcare
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 495.00 Bds$ 400.00670.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,000.00 Bds$ 6,000.0020,000.00

Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 144.17 Bds$ 100.00230.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 120.00 Bds$ 60.00180.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 315.62 Bds$ 140.00400.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 246.25 Bds$ 125.00300.00

Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,249.13 Bds$ 800.002,618.18
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 903.57 Bds$ 600.001,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,937.61 Bds$ 1,500.005,488.88
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,991.67 Bds$ 1,300.003,500.00

Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,174.43 Bds$ 3,412.168,611.13
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,545.14 Bds$ 4,090.297,000.00

Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,388.89 Bds$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.67 4.005.50

Prices in Barbados

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Last update: April 2022
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