Barbados vs Uruguay - Cost of Living Comparison

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Barbados Uruguay
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1348
$1193
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3562
$2934
🏠 One person rent
$552
$515
🏘️ Family rent
$1242
$898
🍽️ Food expenses
$595
$452
🚐 Transport expenses
$67.4
$105
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1412
$1100
💸 GDP per capita
$20239
$20795
😃 Human freedom index
7.72
7.96
❤️ Life expectancy
77.6
75.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
69
73
🌐 English speaking %
98.6%
24%
🎓 Higher education
32
63
😀 Quality of life
65
66
🏙️ Population
286K
3.46M

The average cost of living in Barbados ($1348) is 13% more expensive than in Uruguay ($1193). Barbados ranked 40th vs 54th for Uruguay 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 0.9 months in Uruguay. Ranked 50th and 48th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Barbados vs Uruguay

We calculate prices for Barbados and Uruguay as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 15 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 Uruguay
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.1
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$79.9
$43
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.01
$10.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.61
$3.49
 Cappuccino
$4.87
$4.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.57
$2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$570
$514
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$399
$368
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1538
$890
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$976
$697
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67.2
$80.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$51.4
$37.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.8%
7.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3519
$2714
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3480
$1964
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.74
$1.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.5
$48.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.2
$14.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.08
$1.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.54
$1.1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.48
$2.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.11
$1.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.2
$4.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$9.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.12
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.68
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.82
$2.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
$1.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
$1.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.43
$1.07
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.16
$3.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.7
$7.62
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.06
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.97
$4.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.7
$10.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.94
$7.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.17
$2.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.31
$4.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$66.9
$48.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.95
$9.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.4
$44.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.82
$9.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$79.8
$89.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$112
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$244
$376
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5390
$7340

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Barbados

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

In Uruguay

City Cost of living Population
Montevideo
$1301
1.32M
Ciudad de la Costa
$1184
112K
Salto
$1048
125K
Maldonado
$983
86.8K
Paysandu
$839
76.4K
Melo
$785
51.8K
Rivera
$834
64.5K
Tacuarembo
$898
54.8K
Barros Blancos
$1175
31.7K
Mercedes
$1059
42K
Minas
$1180
38.4K
Durazno
$1086
34.4K
Artigas
$951
40.7K
Florida
$1121
33.6K
Punta del Este
$1686
9.28K