Barbados vs Slovakia - Cost of Living Comparison

Barbados Slovakia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1262
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2807
$2142
🏠 One person rent
$594
$504
🏘️ Family rent
$832
$839
🍽️ Food expenses
$488
$279
🚐 Transport expenses
$57
$43.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1340
$994
💸 GDP per capita
$15374
$19267
😃 Human freedom index
7.92
8.21
❤️ Life expectancy
79.3
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
65
52
🌐 English speaking %
98.6%
25.9%
🎓 Higher education
15
76
😀 Quality of life
51
63
🏙️ Population
286K
5.45M

The average cost of living in Barbados ($1262) is 38% more expensive than in Slovakia ($913). Barbados ranked 35th vs 76th for Slovakia 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 1.1 months in Slovakia. Ranked 84th and 50th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Barbados vs Slovakia

We calculate prices for Barbados and Slovakia as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 23 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 Slovakia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.15
$6.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$44.4
$29.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.05
$6.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$5
$2.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.52
$1.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$759
$460
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$377
$353
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1274
$785
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$615
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.2
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$174
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.7
$16.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.09%
1.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1714
$2802
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1442
$2115
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.75
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$49.7
$23.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$10.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
$1.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.27
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.56
$0.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.84
$2.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$9.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$5.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$1.46
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
$1.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.4
$1.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$3.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.65
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.02
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16
$4.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.79
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.09
$4.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.7
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.04
$3.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.15
$1.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.32
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54
$31.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.57
$7.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.4
$33
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.82
$11.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.5
$57.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$130
$66.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$242
$360
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6416
$6863

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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 Slovakia

City Cost of living Population
Bratislava
$1032
476K
Kosice
$1001
239K
Petrzalka
$848
114K
Nitra
$964
77.4K
Zilina
$934
82.7K
Presov
$716
88.7K
Trnava
$897
65.4K
Banska Bystrica
$884
76K
Martin
$840
55K
Trencin
$795
55.6K
Prievidza
$863
46.1K
Poprad
$851
52K
Zvolen
$846
42.5K
Povazska Bystrica
$776
39.8K
Nove Zamky
$916
38.2K
Komarno
$842
33.9K
Piestany
$712
27.7K
Michalovce
$762
39.2K
Levice
$794
32K
Ruzomberok
$698
26.9K
Spisska Nova Ves
$779
37.3K
Liptovsky Mikulas
$871
32.6K
Lucenec
$900
28K