Bahamas vs Cape Verde - Cost of Living Comparison

Bahamas Cape Verde
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1809
$695
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5119
$1533
🏠 One person rent
$876
$336
🏘️ Family rent
$2380
$499
🍽️ Food expenses
$665
$260
🚐 Transport expenses
$110
$38.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1831
$320
💸 GDP per capita
$25194
$3064
😃 Human freedom index
8.22
8.26
❤️ Life expectancy
74.1
73.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
64
58
🌐 English speaking %
87.1%
8%
🎓 Higher education
22
31
😀 Quality of life
63
38
🏙️ Population
395K
556K

The average cost of living in the Bahamas ($1809) is 160% more expensive than in Cape Verde ($695). the Bahamas ranked 15th vs 121st for Cape Verde 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 0.5 months in Cape Verde. Ranked 49th and 130th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Bahamas vs Cape Verde

We calculate prices for the Bahamas and Cape Verde as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 3 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 Cape Verde
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$22.8
$4.66
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$89.3
$31.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.98
$5.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.75
$1.74
 Cappuccino
$5.33
$1.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.07
$1.05
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$887
$285
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$625
$197
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2203
$393
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2088
$322
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$75.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$207
$116
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$62.3
$46.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.81%
19.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1351
$967
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1021
$707
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.41
$0.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$63.1
$23.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$30.7
$12.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.49
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.63
$0.89
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$0.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.16
$2.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.72
$4.86
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.24
$6.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$7.73
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.11
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.86
$1.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$1.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$1.26
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$1.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.33
$0.83
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.59
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.2
$6.87
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.4
$1.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.94
$2.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$2.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.97
$7.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.06
$1.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.5
$1.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$78.9
$22.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.6
$5.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$97.5
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$2.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.9
$36.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$68.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$358
$74.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7691
$3304

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Cities Comparison in the Bahamas vs Cape Verde

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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 Cape Verde

City Cost of living Population
Praia
$683
159K
Mindelo
$729
70.5K
Assomada
$656
12K