Bahamas vs Bulgaria - Cost of Living Comparison

Bahamas Bulgaria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1809
$639
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5119
$1565
🏠 One person rent
$876
$282
🏘️ Family rent
$2380
$465
🍽️ Food expenses
$665
$249
🚐 Transport expenses
$110
$43.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1831
$750
💸 GDP per capita
$25194
$10079
😃 Human freedom index
8.22
8.08
❤️ Life expectancy
74.1
73.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
64
42
🌐 English speaking %
87.1%
24.9%
🎓 Higher education
22
73
😀 Quality of life
63
63
🏙️ Population
395K
7M

The average cost of living in the Bahamas ($1809) is 183% more expensive than in Bulgaria ($639). the Bahamas ranked 15th vs 133rd for Bulgaria in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in the Bahamas compared to 1.2 months in Bulgaria. Ranked 49th and 51st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Bahamas vs Bulgaria

We calculate prices for the Bahamas and Bulgaria as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 21 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Bahamas Bulgaria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$22.8
$7.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$89.3
$25.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.98
$5.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.75
$1.43
 Cappuccino
$5.33
$1.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.07
$1.04
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$887
$285
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$625
$190
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2203
$464
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2088
$331
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$63.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$207
$98.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$62.3
$9.82
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.81%
3.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1351
$1474
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1021
$979
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.41
$0.77
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$63.1
$22.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$30.7
$4.98
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.49
$1.18
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.63
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.16
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.72
$7.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.24
$5.84
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$8.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.11
$1.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.86
$1.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$1.83
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$0.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.33
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.59
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.2
$5.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.4
$0.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.94
$3.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.97
$2.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.06
$1.29
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.5
$1.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$78.9
$21
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.6
$5.84
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$97.5
$15.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$4.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.9
$49.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$69.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$358
$300
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7691
$4312

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Bahamas

City Cost of living Population
Nassau
$1851
274K
Freeport
$1558
45.9K

In Bulgaria

City Cost of living Population
Sofia
$786
1.28M
Varna
$627
368K
Plovdiv
$589
382K
Stara Zagora
$505
156K
Burgas
$554
226K
Ruse
$488
160K
Pleven
$551
120K
Haskovo
$686
92.1K
Blagoevgrad
$534
82.2K
Dobrich
$647
90.1K
Pazardzhik
$553
83.1K
Pernik
$470
81.7K
Yambol
$473
81.7K
Sliven
$514
89.4K
Shumen
$485
95.8K
Veliko Tarnovo
$515
71.1K
Vratsa
$833
67.4K
Asenovgrad
$545
59K
Gabrovo
$429
60.9K
Vidin
$399
56.1K
Bansko
$745
9.53K