Bahamas vs Trinidad and Tobago - Cost of Living Comparison

Bahamas Trinidad and Tobago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1809
$977
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5119
$2353
🏠 One person rent
$876
$430
🏘️ Family rent
$2380
$768
🍽️ Food expenses
$665
$415
🚐 Transport expenses
$110
$29.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1831
$874
💸 GDP per capita
$25194
$15426
😃 Human freedom index
8.22
7.7
❤️ Life expectancy
74.1
73.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
64
41
🌐 English speaking %
87.1%
87.7%
🎓 Higher education
22
21
😀 Quality of life
63
47
🏙️ Population
395K
1.37M

The average cost of living in the Bahamas ($1809) is 85% more expensive than in Trinidad and Tobago ($977). the Bahamas ranked 15th vs 70th 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 1 months in the Bahamas compared to 0.9 months in Trinidad and Tobago. Ranked 49th and 103rd 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
$22.8
$8.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$89.3
$73.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.98
$6.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.75
$1.79
 Cappuccino
$5.33
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.07
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$887
$501
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$625
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2203
$872
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2088
$612
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$34.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$207
$52.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$62.3
$51.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.81%
5.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1351
$1487
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1021
$1467
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.41
$1.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$63.1
$31.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$30.7
$8.11
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.49
$1.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.63
$1.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$2.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.16
$3.57
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.72
$7.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.24
$6.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$7.45
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.11
$4.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.86
$2.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$3.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.33
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.59
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.2
$20.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.4
$1.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.94
$4.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$6.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.97
$6.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.06
$2.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.5
$2.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$78.9
$44
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.6
$7.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$97.5
$44
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.9
$54.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$109
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$358
$171
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7691
$3440

Cities Comparison in the Bahamas vs Trinidad and Tobago

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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 Trinidad and Tobago

City Cost of living Population
Port of Spain
$1002
81.1K
Chaguanas
$973
83.5K
San Fernando
$928
55.4K
Scarborough
$1100
17K
San Juan
$908
13.8K