Barbados vs Mauritania - Cost of Living Comparison

Barbados Mauritania
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1262
$739
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2807
$1801
🏠 One person rent
$594
$332
🏘️ Family rent
$832
$599
🍽️ Food expenses
$488
$294
🚐 Transport expenses
$57
$59.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1340
$646
💸 GDP per capita
$15374
$1702
😃 Human freedom index
7.92
5.73
❤️ Life expectancy
79.3
65.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
65
28
🌐 English speaking %
98.6%
4%
🎓 Higher education
15
23
😀 Quality of life
51
34
🏙️ Population
286K
4.42M

The average cost of living in Barbados ($1262) is 71% more expensive than in Mauritania ($739). Barbados ranked 35th vs 113th for Mauritania 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 0.9 months in Mauritania. Ranked 84th and 146th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Barbados vs Mauritania

We calculate prices for Barbados and Mauritania 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.

Barbados Mauritania
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.15
$8.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$44.4
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.05
$6.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$4.21
 Cappuccino
$5
$2.36
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.52
$3.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$759
$312
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$377
$176
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1274
$658
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$380
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.2
$65.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$99.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.7
$63.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.09%
13.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1714
$275
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1442
$212
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.75
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$49.7
$31.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$4.43
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.27
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.56
$2.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.84
$2.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$6.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$6.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$6.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$2.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
$1.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.4
$1.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$0.87
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.65
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
$0.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.02
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.79
$3.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.09
$2.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.7
$5.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.04
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.15
$1.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.32
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54
$32.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.57
$5.03
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.4
$22.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.82
$6.45
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.5
$24.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$130
$37.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$242
$104
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6416
$9096

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Cities Comparison in Barbados vs Mauritania

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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 Mauritania

City Cost of living Population
Nouakchott
$741
1.08M
Rosso
$691
51K