Bridgetown vs Kingston - Cost of Living Comparison

Bridgetown Kingston
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1344
$1158
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3437
$2976
🏠 One person rent
$564
$538
🏘️ Family rent
$1169
$1195
🍽️ Food expenses
$580
$408
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.9
$127
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1323
$652
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
20
41
😀 Quality of life
65
55
🏙️ Population
110K
580K

The cost of living in Bridgetown is 16% more expensive than in Kingston. Cities ranked 3793rd and 4439th ($1344 vs $1158) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Barbados and Jamaica, respectively. Check Barbados vs Jamaica comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Bridgetown compared to 0.6 months in Kingston. Bridgetown ranked 1st best city to live in Barbados vs Kingston ranked 1st in Jamaica, while ranked 4579th and 5905th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Bridgetown vs Kingston

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Bridgetown Kingston
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.3
$6.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$70.5
$45
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.93
$6.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.63
$2.26
 Cappuccino
$4.79
$3.78
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.52
$1.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$626
$596
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$397
$350
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$1404
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$871
$906
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$72.6
$94.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$112
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$44.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.82%
8.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3526
$2400
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3485
$1891
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.76
$0.97
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$46.4
$35.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.5
$27.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.07
$1.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.52
$3.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.4
$2.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.1
$3.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$13.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$6.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$7.49
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.28
$4.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$2.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$3.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.94
$2.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$2.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.27
$2.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.37
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.96
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.5
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.04
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.05
$9.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.8
$7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7
$6.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.13
$3.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.32
$1.67
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64
$60.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.54
$9.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$51.6
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.73
$9.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$80.9
$37.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$140
$65.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$243
$278
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5280
$2180

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Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.3 mi Holetown
$1302
161 km or 100 mi Vieux Fort
$1101
164 km or 102 mi Georgetown
$942
175 km or 109 mi Kingstown
$972
180 km or 112 mi Castries
$1101
230 km or 143 mi Fort-de-France
$1438
244 km or 151 mi Grenville
$1099
245 km or 152 mi Scarborough
$1004
259 km or 161 mi St. George's
$1060
310 km or 193 mi Roseau
$806
337 km or 210 mi San Juan
$938
339 km or 211 mi Portsmouth
$1160
340 km or 211 mi Port of Spain
$1143
347 km or 216 mi Chaguanas
$1008
372 km or 231 mi San Fernando
$924
395 km or 245 mi Basse-Terre
$1359
396 km or 246 mi Sainte-Anne
$1343
404 km or 251 mi Petit-Bourg
$1349
405 km or 251 mi Le Moule
$1348
407 km or 253 mi Les Abymes
$1347
411 km or 256 mi Baie-Mahault
$1348
478 km or 297 mi Carupano
$725
497 km or 309 mi All Saints
$1571
507 km or 315 mi St. John's
$1574
515 km or 320 mi La Asuncion
$664
518 km or 322 mi Porlamar
$654
522 km or 324 mi Tucupita
$776
538 km or 335 mi Maturin
$958
574 km or 357 mi Basseterre
$1188
576 km or 358 mi Cumana
$693
579 km or 360 mi Cayon
$1243
622 km or 387 mi Ciudad Guayana
$922
632 km or 393 mi Puerto la Cruz
$661
641 km or 398 mi Lecheria
$729
642 km or 399 mi Upata
$788
643 km or 399 mi Barcelona
$720
659 km or 410 mi Philipsburg
$1858
667 km or 415 mi Cantaura
$650
668 km or 415 mi Anaco
$607
690 km or 429 mi El Tigre
$777

Cities near Kingston

Distance City Cost of living
4.4 km or 2.7 mi Half Way Tree
$892
17 km or 11 mi Spanish Town
$771
31 km or 19 mi Linstead
$932
34 km or 21 mi Old Harbour
$689
42 km or 26 mi Port Antonio
$769
48 km or 30 mi May Pen
$860
76 km or 47 mi Mandeville
$649
131 km or 81 mi Montego Bay
$981
144 km or 90 mi Savanna-la-Mar
$963
251 km or 156 mi Santiago de Cuba
$1366
257 km or 160 mi Yara
$2387
263 km or 164 mi Palma Soriano
$1234
265 km or 165 mi Manzanillo
$2790
268 km or 167 mi Bayamo
$1874
293 km or 182 mi Guantanamo
$1603
329 km or 205 mi Holguin
$916
333 km or 207 mi Las Tunas
$1745
356 km or 221 mi Moa
$1821
369 km or 229 mi Anse-a-Veau
$507
395 km or 245 mi Miragoane
$510
397 km or 247 mi Camaguey
$1681
423 km or 263 mi Florida
$1540
450 km or 280 mi Saint-Marc
$511
463 km or 288 mi Gonaives
$523
468 km or 291 mi Carrefour
$530
475 km or 295 mi Port-au-Prince
$540
478 km or 297 mi Ciego de Avila
$1485
479 km or 297 mi Delmas
$520
480 km or 298 mi Petion-Ville
$525
499 km or 310 mi Moron
$1453
504 km or 313 mi George Town
$3255
520 km or 323 mi Sancti Spiritus
$1388
522 km or 324 mi Cap-Haitien
$513
544 km or 338 mi Cerca-la-Source
$507
568 km or 353 mi Placetas
$1197
593 km or 369 mi Santa Clara
$1113
594 km or 369 mi San Juan de la Maguana
$740
597 km or 371 mi Sabaneta
$734
600 km or 373 mi Cienfuegos
$1059
602 km or 374 mi Barahona
$755