Bahamas vs Lebanon - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bahamas Lebanon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2229
$1194
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5890
$3063
🏠 One person rent
$1229
$570
🏘️ Family rent
$2869
$1157
🍽️ Food expenses
$720
$370
🚐 Transport expenses
$112
$139
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2110
$357
💸 GDP per capita
$31458
$4136
😃 Human freedom index
8.14
5.98
❤️ Life expectancy
71.6
75
👮 Corruption perceptions index
64
24
🌐 English speaking %
87.1%
40%
🎓 Higher education
25
75
😀 Quality of life
60
46
🏙️ Population
395K
6.1M

The average cost of living in the Bahamas ($2229) is 87% more expensive than in Lebanon ($1194). the Bahamas ranked 10th vs 48th for Lebanon 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 0.3 months in Lebanon. Ranked 57th and 91st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Bahamas vs Lebanon

We calculate prices for the Bahamas and Lebanon as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 6 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 Lebanon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$24.1
$7.37
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$97.7
$44.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.33
$7.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.33
$2.47
 Cappuccino
$5.19
$2.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.21
$1.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1039
$619
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$966
$308
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2447
$1427
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2545
$733
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$147
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$270
$229
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$74.3
$55
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.23%
9.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5564
$3385
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1345
$1549
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.32
$1.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$52.1
$59.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$33.4
$14.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.68
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$4.17
$1.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$4.2
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.01
$1.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.7
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.21
$9.25
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$6.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.6
$11.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
$1.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.9
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.62
$0.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.51
$1.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.4
$0.78
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$0.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.94
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.59
$7.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.6
$5.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.73
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.2
$2.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$19.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.03
$15.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.03
$7.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.56
$4.41
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$94.2
$48.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.9
$6.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$97
$22.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.6
$26.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.8
$70.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$117
$112
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$585
$301
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12624
$4149

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In the Bahamas

City Cost of living Population
Nassau
$2239
274K
Freeport
$2164
45.9K

In Lebanon

City Cost of living Population
Beirut
$1287
2.42M
Tyre
$749
160K
Tripoli
$822
244K
Sidon
$821
80K
Zahle
$979
100K
Jounieh
$1079
102K