Barbados vs Qatar - Cost of Living Comparison

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Barbados Qatar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1348
$1912
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3562
$4530
🏠 One person rent
$552
$1243
🏘️ Family rent
$1242
$2409
🍽️ Food expenses
$595
$415
🚐 Transport expenses
$67.4
$123
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1412
$3506
💸 GDP per capita
$20239
$87661
😃 Human freedom index
7.72
5.39
❤️ Life expectancy
77.6
79.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
69
58
🌐 English speaking %
98.6%
30%
🎓 Higher education
32
71
😀 Quality of life
65
76
🏙️ Population
286K
2.64M

The average cost of living in Barbados ($1348) is 29% less expensive than in Qatar ($1912). Barbados ranked 40th vs 17th for Qatar 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 Barbados compared to 1.8 months in Qatar. Ranked 50th and 37th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Barbados vs Qatar

We calculate prices for Barbados and Qatar 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 Qatar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.1
$8.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$79.9
$56.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.01
$7.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.61
$12.3
 Cappuccino
$4.87
$5.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.57
$0.9
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$570
$1546
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$399
$955
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1538
$2979
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$976
$2002
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67.2
$98.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$150
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$51.4
$90.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.8%
5.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3519
$6057
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3480
$4315
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.74
$0.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.5
$40.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.2
$20.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.08
$0.58
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.54
$2.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.48
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.11
$1.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.2
$3.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$7.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.12
$1.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.68
$1.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.82
$1.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.43
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.16
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.7
$17.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.06
$1.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.97
$6.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.7
$12.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.94
$5.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.17
$3.72
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.31
$2.07
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$66.9
$115
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.95
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.4
$48.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.82
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$79.8
$63.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$93.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$244
$754
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5390
$10486

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In Barbados

City Cost of living Population
Bridgetown
$1349
110K
Holetown
$1296
1.6K

In Qatar

City Cost of living Population
Doha
$1914
1.19M
Al Khor
$1836
31.5K