Bahamas vs Maldives - Cost of Living Comparison

Bahamas Maldives
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1809
$1188
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5119
$2966
🏠 One person rent
$876
$752
🏘️ Family rent
$2380
$1753
🍽️ Food expenses
$665
$317
🚐 Transport expenses
$110
$43.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1831
$761
💸 GDP per capita
$25194
$6924
😃 Human freedom index
8.22
7.1
❤️ Life expectancy
74.1
79.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
64
40
🌐 English speaking %
87.1%
70%
🎓 Higher education
22
11
😀 Quality of life
63
55
🏙️ Population
395K
436K

The average cost of living in the Bahamas ($1809) is 52% more expensive than in Maldives ($1188). the Bahamas ranked 15th vs 40th for Maldives 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 0.6 months in Maldives. Ranked 49th and 72nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Bahamas vs Maldives

We calculate prices for the Bahamas and Maldives as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 2 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 Maldives
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$22.8
$4.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$89.3
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.98
$9.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.75
$5.18
 Cappuccino
$5.33
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.07
$1.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$887
$756
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$625
$529
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2203
$1779
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2088
$1462
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$92.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$207
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$62.3
$85.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.81%
13.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1351
$2621
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1021
$1934
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.41
$1.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$63.1
$43.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$30.7
$14.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.49
$1.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.63
$1.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$0.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.16
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.72
$8.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.24
$3.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$6.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.11
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$3.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.86
$2.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$2.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$1.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.33
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.59
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.2
$9.66
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.4
$6.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.94
$6.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$4.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.97
$3.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.06
$1.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.5
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$78.9
$68.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.6
$7.59
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$97.5
$23.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$3.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.9
$37.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$64.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$358
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7691
$2796

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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 Maldives

City Cost of living Population
Male
$1198
133K
Hulhumale
$1161
50K