Bahamas vs Guatemala - Cost of Living Comparison

Bahamas Guatemala
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1809
$910
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5119
$2147
🏠 One person rent
$876
$422
🏘️ Family rent
$2380
$694
🍽️ Food expenses
$665
$301
🚐 Transport expenses
$110
$93.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1831
$437
💸 GDP per capita
$25194
$4603
😃 Human freedom index
8.22
7.63
❤️ Life expectancy
74.1
74.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
64
25
🌐 English speaking %
87.1%
1%
🎓 Higher education
22
51
😀 Quality of life
63
47
🏙️ Population
395K
17.3M

The average cost of living in the Bahamas ($1809) is 99% more expensive than in Guatemala ($910). the Bahamas ranked 15th vs 77th for Guatemala 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 Guatemala. Ranked 49th and 100th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Bahamas vs Guatemala

We calculate prices for the Bahamas and Guatemala as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 10 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 Guatemala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$22.8
$6.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$89.3
$24.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.98
$6.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.75
$2.19
 Cappuccino
$5.33
$2.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.07
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$887
$441
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$625
$319
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2203
$804
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2088
$542
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$38.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$207
$58.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$62.3
$40.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.81%
8.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1351
$1297
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1021
$880
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.41
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$63.1
$24.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$30.7
$11.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.49
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.63
$1.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$1.32
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.16
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.72
$7.26
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.24
$6.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$8.84
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.11
$2.9
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.86
$2.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$1.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$1.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.33
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.59
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.2
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.4
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.94
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$6.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.97
$4.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.06
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.5
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$78.9
$51.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.6
$6.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$97.5
$32.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$8.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.9
$52.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$358
$197
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7691
$5326

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Cities Comparison in the Bahamas vs Guatemala

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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 Guatemala

City Cost of living Population
Guatemala City
$988
2.93M
Mixco
$741
508K
Coban
$783
229K
Quetzaltenango
$749
225K
Flores
$775
145K
Momostenango
$809
140K
Jalapa
$801
122K
Mazatenango
$789
103K
San Miguel Petapa
$731
94.2K
Panajachel
$762
11.1K