Bahamas vs Seychelles - Cost of Living Comparison

Bahamas Seychelles
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1809
$1387
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5119
$3294
🏠 One person rent
$876
$766
🏘️ Family rent
$2380
$1474
🍽️ Food expenses
$665
$468
🚐 Transport expenses
$110
$61.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1831
$579
💸 GDP per capita
$25194
$10764
😃 Human freedom index
8.22
7.84
❤️ Life expectancy
74.1
77.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
64
70
🌐 English speaking %
87.1%
37.9%
🎓 Higher education
22
12
😀 Quality of life
63
58
🏙️ Population
395K
95.8K

The average cost of living in the Bahamas ($1809) is 30% more expensive than in the Seychelles ($1387). the Bahamas ranked 15th vs 28th for the Seychelles 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 0.4 months in the Seychelles. Ranked 49th and 64th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Bahamas vs the Seychelles

We calculate prices for the Bahamas and the Seychelles as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 1 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 Seychelles
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$22.8
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$89.3
$57.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.98
$6.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.75
$3.94
 Cappuccino
$5.33
$4.7
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.07
$1.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$887
$890
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$625
$555
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2203
$1857
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2088
$1171
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$39.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$207
$61.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$62.3
$104
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.81%
16.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1351
$1131
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1021
$1277
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.41
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$63.1
$22.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$30.7
$31
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.49
$1.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.63
$1.28
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$2.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.16
$2.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.72
$25.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.24
$5.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.11
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$2.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.86
$1.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$5.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$1.69
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$1.27
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.33
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.59
$3.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.2
$9.46
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.4
$2.7
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.94
$10.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$9.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.97
$7.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.06
$2.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.5
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$78.9
$65.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.6
$5.08
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$97.5
$26.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.9
$58.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$91.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$358
$340
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7691
$4030

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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 the Seychelles

City Cost of living Population
Victoria
$1387
26.5K