Antigua and Barbuda vs Jamaica - Cost of Living Comparison

Antigua and BarbudaJamaica
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1465
$829
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3394
$2054
🏠 One person rent
$750
$353
🏘️ Family rent
$1314
$689
🍽️ Food Expenses
$513
$327
🚐 Transport Expenses
$79.9
$80.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1001
$600
💸 GDP per capita
$14450
$4665
😃 Human freedom index
6.7
7.21
❤️ Life expectancy
77
74.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
44
44
🏙️ Population
102K
2.89M

The average cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda ($1465) is 77% more expensive than in Jamaica ($829). Antigua and Barbuda ranked 30th vs 96th for Jamaica 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 0.7 months in Jamaica. Ranked 139th and 97th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Antigua and Barbuda vs Jamaica

Antigua and BarbudaJamaica
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.8
$4.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.5
$44.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.78
$5.69
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$1.98
☕ Cappuccino
$5.26
$2.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.76
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$793
$417
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$533
$226
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1491
$900
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$989
$489
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$112
$54
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$171
$83
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53
$34.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.06%
7.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3961
$1289
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4011
$783
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.89
$0.72
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$65.1
$36.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$33.2
$21.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.87
$2.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.95
$2.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.04
$2.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.16
$3.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$4.91
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.93
$4.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
$2.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.54
$2.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
$1.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$1.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.01
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.16
$7.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$16.2
$6.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$11
$7.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.23
$2.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.26
$1.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$52.3
$46.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.32
$8.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$72.6
$20.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.1
$6.38
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.2
$32.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$108
$50.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$175
$203
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1707
$1269

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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 Jamaica

CityCost of livingPopulation
Kingston
$963
580K
Spanish Town
$717
131K
Half Way Tree
$683
96.5K
Montego Bay
$743
110K
May Pen
$703
61.5K
Mandeville
$603
48.3K
Savanna-la-Mar
$669
30K
Old Harbour
$528
28.7K
Linstead
$636
22.8K
Port Antonio
$659
14.4K