Antigua and Barbuda vs Costa Rica - Cost of Living Comparison

Antigua and BarbudaCosta Rica
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1465
$852
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3394
$2064
🏠 One person rent
$750
$373
🏘️ Family rent
$1314
$589
🍽️ Food Expenses
$513
$329
🚐 Transport Expenses
$79.9
$46.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1001
$773
💸 GDP per capita
$14450
$12077
😃 Human freedom index
6.7
7.88
❤️ Life expectancy
77
80.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
44
57
🏙️ Population
102K
4.91M

The average cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda ($1465) is 72% more expensive than in Costa Rica ($852). Antigua and Barbuda ranked 30th vs 93rd for Costa Rica in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Antigua and Barbuda compared to 0.9 months in Costa Rica. Ranked 139th and 52nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Antigua and Barbuda vs Costa Rica

Antigua and BarbudaCosta Rica
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.8
$6.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.5
$31
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.78
$6.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$2.27
☕ Cappuccino
$5.26
$2.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.76
$1.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$793
$380
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$533
$261
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1491
$656
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$989
$433
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$112
$44.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$171
$68
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53
$43.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.06%
9.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3961
$1409
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4011
$1071
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.89
$0.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$65.1
$41.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$33.2
$9.71
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.87
$1.32
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.95
$1.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
$1.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.04
$2.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
$6.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.16
$5.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$8.34
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.93
$3.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.54
$1.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$1.81
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$1.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.01
$2.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.16
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$16.2
$4.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$11
$4.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.23
$2.27
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.26
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$52.3
$46.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.32
$5.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$72.6
$58.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.1
$8.45
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.2
$56.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$108
$96.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$175
$312
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1707
$7761

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Antigua and Barbuda

CityCost of livingPopulation
St. John's
$1458
22.2K
All Saints
$1496
5.31K

In Costa Rica

CityCost of livingPopulation
San Jose
$930
288K
Cartago
$856
222K
Limon
$685
61.1K
Alajuela
$755
43K
Liberia
$754
53.4K
Puntarenas
$753
41.5K
Heredia
$747
18.7K
Tamarindo
$1258
6.87K
Santa Teresa
$830
3K