Bahamas vs Trinidad and Tobago - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bahamas Trinidad and Tobago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2300
$1169
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$6141
$2873
🏠 One person rent
$1292
$493
🏘️ Family rent
$3099
$973
🍽️ Food expenses
$731
$481
🚐 Transport expenses
$110
$90
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1852
$823
💸 GDP per capita
$31458
$19629
😃 Human freedom index
7.82
7.45
❤️ Life expectancy
71.6
73
👮 Corruption perceptions index
64
42
🌐 English speaking %
87.1%
87.7%
🎓 Higher education
25
23
😀 Quality of life
59
42
🏙️ Population
395K
1.37M

The average cost of living in the Bahamas ($2300) is 97% more expensive than in Trinidad and Tobago ($1169). the Bahamas ranked 10th vs 55th for Trinidad and Tobago in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in the Bahamas compared to 0.7 months in Trinidad and Tobago. Ranked 62nd and 112th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Bahamas vs Trinidad and Tobago

We calculate prices for the Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 5 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 Trinidad and Tobago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$24.5
$10.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$99.5
$86.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.8
$7.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.36
$1.77
 Cappuccino
$5.21
$3.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.21
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1177
$496
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1003
$359
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2510
$1060
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2815
$789
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$176
$53.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$268
$81.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$77.8
$53.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.58%
4.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2997
$3767
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1353
$1277
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.33
$0.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$52.5
$90.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$32.9
$7.93
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$4.15
$2.28
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$4.3
$2.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.13
$2.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.47
$3.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.12
$8.13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$9.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.7
$10.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.62
$4.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$2.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$3.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
$5.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.51
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$1.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$0.77
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.59
$1.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.6
$17.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.72
$2.06
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.3
$5.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.7
$6.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.02
$5.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.99
$2.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.49
$2.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$94.1
$47.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.7
$8.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$96.5
$45
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$9.58
👖 Brand Jeans
$66.8
$57.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$116
$104
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$590
$185
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12605
$2096

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Bahamas

City Cost of living Population
Nassau
$2316
274K
Freeport
$2202
45.9K

In Trinidad and Tobago

City Cost of living Population
Port of Spain
$1217
545K
San Fernando
$902
55.4K
Chaguanas
$1043
83.5K
Scarborough
$1090
17K
San Juan
$1212
13.8K