Belize vs Tonga - Cost of Living Comparison

Belize Tonga
🚶 Cost of living one person
$840
$957
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1904
$1968
🏠 One person rent
$396
$406
🏘️ Family rent
$587
$422
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$466
🚐 Transport expenses
$59.4
$23.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$888
$1159
💸 GDP per capita
$4115
$4625
😃 Human freedom index
7.64
5.6
❤️ Life expectancy
74.8
71
👮 Corruption perceptions index
58
50
🌐 English speaking %
81.7%
30%
🎓 Higher education
25
1
😀 Quality of life
38
35
🏙️ Population
375K
108K

The average cost of living in Belize ($840) is 12% less expensive than in Tonga ($957). Belize ranked 92nd vs 72nd for Tonga 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 Belize compared to 1.2 months in Tonga. Ranked 127th and 143rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Belize vs Tonga

We calculate prices for Belize and Tonga as a population-weighted mean of 5 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.

Belize Tonga
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.09
$40
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$69.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.84
$7.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.55
$1.7
 Cappuccino
$3.62
$2.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.24
$1.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$376
$239
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$239
$362
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$638
$444
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$369
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64.8
$39.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$100
$61.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$64.3
$28.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.03%
11.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$703
$1111
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$946
$724
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.54
$0.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.3
$20.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22
$7.31
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.54
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.82
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.43
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.05
$1.57
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.86
$6.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
$4.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.8
$7.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.95
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$1.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.97
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.3
$7.43
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.82
$1.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.06
$7.81
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$4.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.86
$2.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.54
$1.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31
$30.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.5
$4.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29
$21.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.78
$4.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.4
$38.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$95.2
$67.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$130
$144
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3674
$3843

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Belize

City Cost of living Population
Belize City
$826
57.2K
Belmopan
$803
17.2K
San Pedro Town
$848
11.8K
San Ignacio
$920
17K
Caye Caulker
$848
2K

In Tonga

City Cost of living Population
Nukualofa
$958
23.2K
Mua
$954
5K