Brunei vs Curacao - Cost of Living Comparison

Brunei Curacao
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1066
$1261
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2392
$3182
🏠 One person rent
$606
$590
🏘️ Family rent
$976
$1163
🍽️ Food expenses
$313
$476
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.6
$94.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1839
$910
💸 GDP per capita
$27443
$16753
😃 Human freedom index
6.46
7.2
❤️ Life expectancy
76
78
👮 Corruption perceptions index
60
72
🌐 English speaking %
37.8%
60%
🎓 Higher education
54
15
😀 Quality of life
68
64
🏙️ Population
429K
160K

The average cost of living in Brunei ($1066) is 15% less expensive than in Curacao ($1261). Brunei ranked 52nd vs 36th for Curacao in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Brunei compared to 0.7 months in Curacao. Ranked 36th and 48th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brunei vs Curacao

We calculate prices for Brunei and Curacao as a population-weighted mean of 3 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.

Brunei Curacao
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.73
$16.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
$55.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.89
$8.28
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.38
$2.01
 Cappuccino
$3.49
$3.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.72
$2.04
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$664
$504
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$459
$382
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1080
$1117
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$793
$863
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.6
$120
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.9
$185
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70.6
$63.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.29%
6.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1413
$2484
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$892
$1498
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.1
$1.12
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.8
$51.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.8
$40.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$2.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$2.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.03
$2.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.63
$8.57
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.9
$8.27
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$3.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$2.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.6
$3.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
$3.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$3.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$2.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$1.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.47
$1.71
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.3
$2.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.25
$8.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$5.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$4.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.82
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.03
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.2
$56.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.41
$8.32
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.9
$33.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.97
$7.95
👖 Brand Jeans
$80.9
$61.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.1
$94.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$208
$341
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11287
$11830

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In Brunei

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City Cost of living Population
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$1287
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