Barbados vs Liberia - Cost of Living Comparison

Barbados Liberia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1262
$522
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2807
$1268
🏠 One person rent
$594
$232
🏘️ Family rent
$832
$420
🍽️ Food expenses
$488
$188
🚐 Transport expenses
$57
$50.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1340
$303
💸 GDP per capita
$15374
$633
😃 Human freedom index
7.92
6.81
❤️ Life expectancy
79.3
64.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
65
29
🌐 English speaking %
98.6%
82.7%
🎓 Higher education
15
26
😀 Quality of life
51
31
🏙️ Population
286K
5.21M

The average cost of living in Barbados ($1262) is 142% more expensive than in Liberia ($522). Barbados ranked 35th vs 167th for Liberia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Barbados compared to 0.6 months in Liberia. Ranked 84th and 155th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Barbados vs Liberia

We calculate prices for Barbados and Liberia 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.

Barbados Liberia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.15
$2.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$44.4
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.05
$4.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$5
$1.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.52
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$759
$223
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$377
$144
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1274
$468
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$294
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.2
$35.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$54.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.7
$36.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.09%
12.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1714
$1099
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1442
$617
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.75
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$49.7
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$6.45
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.27
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.56
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.84
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$5.73
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$4.08
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$5.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.4
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$0.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.65
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.02
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16
$6.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.79
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.09
$2.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.7
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.04
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.15
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.32
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.57
$3.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.4
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.82
$4.02
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.5
$27.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$130
$58.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$242
$91.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6416
$2952

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Cities Comparison in Barbados vs Liberia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Barbados

City Cost of living Population
Bridgetown
$1262
110K
Holetown
$1268
1.6K

In Liberia

City Cost of living Population
Monrovia
$525
1.02M
Kakata
$483
33.9K
Greenville
$483
17.6K
Sanniquellie
$483
12K
Yekepa
$483
11K