Bahamas vs Gambia - Cost of Living Comparison

Bahamas Gambia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2111
$610
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5502
$1349
🏠 One person rent
$1129
$269
🏘️ Family rent
$2534
$365
🍽️ Food expenses
$698
$271
🚐 Transport expenses
$118
$27.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1851
$67.3
💸 GDP per capita
$31458
$840
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
6.61
❤️ Life expectancy
71.6
62.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
64
34
🌐 English speaking %
87.1%
2.3%
🎓 Higher education
25
35
😀 Quality of life
60
19
🏙️ Population
395K
2.64M

The average cost of living in the Bahamas ($2111) is 246% more expensive than in the Gambia ($610). the Bahamas ranked 11th vs 152nd for the Gambia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months in the Bahamas compared to 0.1 months in the Gambia. Ranked 62nd and 178th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Bahamas vs the Gambia

We calculate prices for the Bahamas and the Gambia 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 Gambia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$24.2
$2.94
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$88.4
$36.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.41
$9.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.72
$2.09
 Cappuccino
$5.3
$2.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.15
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$998
$210
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$857
$122
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2180
$314
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2200
$167
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$176
$68.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$270
$107
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.3
$60.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.94%
10.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3015
$1345
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1347
$712
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.33
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$63.3
$14.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$33.8
$11
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.69
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$4.09
$1.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.84
$0.61
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$2.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.41
$2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$7.55
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$3.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.1
$5.67
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.9
$2.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$1.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
$2.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.47
$2.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.97
$1.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.47
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$0.7
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.61
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.4
$8.42
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.56
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.58
$2.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$3.51
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.96
$2.87
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.09
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.54
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$87.3
$25.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.7
$3.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$96.7
$14.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.6
$3.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$68.3
$28
👟 Brand Sneakers
$117
$38.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$585
$103
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12599
$3837

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Bahamas

City Cost of living Population
Nassau
$2091
274K
Freeport
$2228
45.9K

In the Gambia

City Cost of living Population
Brikama
$656
101K
Banjul
$520
31.4K
Lamin
$549
31.1K