Cape Verde vs Trinidad and Tobago - Cost of Living Comparison

Cape Verde Trinidad and Tobago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$695
$977
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1533
$2353
🏠 One person rent
$336
$430
🏘️ Family rent
$499
$768
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$415
🚐 Transport expenses
$38.3
$29.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$320
$874
💸 GDP per capita
$3064
$15426
😃 Human freedom index
8.26
7.7
❤️ Life expectancy
73.2
73.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
58
41
🌐 English speaking %
8%
87.7%
🎓 Higher education
31
21
😀 Quality of life
38
47
🏙️ Population
556K
1.37M

The average cost of living in Cape Verde ($695) is 29% less expensive than in Trinidad and Tobago ($977). Cape Verde ranked 121st vs 70th for Trinidad and Tobago in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cape Verde compared to 0.9 months in Trinidad and Tobago. Ranked 130th and 103rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Verde vs Trinidad and Tobago

We calculate prices for Cape Verde and Trinidad and Tobago as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 5 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.

Cape Verde Trinidad and Tobago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.66
$8.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.2
$73.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.04
$6.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$1.79
 Cappuccino
$1.35
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.05
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$285
$501
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$197
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$872
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$612
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$75.2
$34.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$116
$52.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.3
$51.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
19.95%
5.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$967
$1487
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$707
$1467
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.67
$1.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.7
$31.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.5
$8.11
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.41
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
$1.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.89
$1.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$2.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.22
$3.57
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$7.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.2
$6.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.73
$7.45
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$4.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.95
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.87
$20.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$1.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.6
$4.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.8
$6.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.1
$6.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.56
$2.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.3
$44
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.06
$7.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.9
$44
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.44
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$36.3
$54.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.7
$109
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$74.1
$171
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3304
$3440

Cities Comparison in Cape Verde vs Trinidad and Tobago

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cape Verde

City Cost of living Population
Praia
$683
159K
Mindelo
$729
70.5K
Assomada
$656
12K

In Trinidad and Tobago

City Cost of living Population
Port of Spain
$1002
81.1K
Chaguanas
$973
83.5K
San Fernando
$928
55.4K
Scarborough
$1100
17K
San Juan
$908
13.8K