Castries vs Fortaleza - Cost of Living Comparison

Castries Fortaleza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$565
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2620
$1614
🏠 One person rent
$388
$182
🏘️ Family rent
$786
$388
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$232
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.8
$72.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$243
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
3
42
😀 Quality of life
41
56
🏙️ Population
70K
2.45M

The cost of living in Castries is 82% more expensive than in Fortaleza. Cities ranked 4537th and 7638th ($1031 vs $565) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 96th in Saint Lucia and Brazil, respectively. Check Saint Lucia vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Castries compared to 0.4 months in Fortaleza. Castries ranked 1st best city to live in Saint Lucia vs Fortaleza ranked 11th in Brazil, while ranked 6983rd and 5737th among best cities to live in the world.

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Castries Fortaleza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$5.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.3
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$1.58
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$1.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$429
$168
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$937
$423
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$586
$272
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$44.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
$69.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$16.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.29%
8.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$1676
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1017
$868
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.3
$17.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$5.55
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.09
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.43
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$6.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$7.43
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$6.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$1.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$1.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.14
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$3.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.23
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$19.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$5.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45
$43.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.8
$40.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$65.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$170
$292
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1853
$6731

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Distance City Cost of living
32 km or 20 mi Vieux Fort
$1095
66 km or 41 mi Fort-de-France
$1181
83 km or 51 mi Georgetown
$845
98 km or 61 mi Kingstown
$866
149 km or 93 mi Roseau
$943
172 km or 107 mi Holetown
$1268
180 km or 112 mi Bridgetown
$1262
181 km or 112 mi Portsmouth
$1233
222 km or 138 mi Grenville
$1000
234 km or 146 mi St. George's
$1018
234 km or 146 mi Basse-Terre
$1203
249 km or 155 mi Sainte-Anne
$1210
250 km or 156 mi Petit-Bourg
$1207
257 km or 160 mi Les Abymes
$1210
259 km or 161 mi Baie-Mahault
$1211
260 km or 162 mi Le Moule
$1208
316 km or 196 mi Scarborough
$1100
348 km or 216 mi All Saints
$1548
357 km or 222 mi St. John's
$1546
377 km or 234 mi Port of Spain
$1002
378 km or 235 mi San Juan
$908
392 km or 244 mi Chaguanas
$973
410 km or 255 mi Basseterre
$1177
415 km or 258 mi Cayon
$1221
418 km or 260 mi San Fernando
$928
445 km or 277 mi Carupano
$691
456 km or 283 mi La Asuncion
$682
461 km or 286 mi Porlamar
$589
497 km or 309 mi Philipsburg
$1845
526 km or 327 mi Cumana
$707
532 km or 330 mi Maturin
$980
563 km or 350 mi Tucupita
$679
577 km or 358 mi Saint Croix
$2457
578 km or 359 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
586 km or 364 mi Lecheria
$688
590 km or 367 mi Barcelona
$701
626 km or 389 mi Road Town
$2248
635 km or 395 mi Anaco
$697
640 km or 398 mi Cantaura
$681
641 km or 399 mi Charlotte Amalie
$2366

Cities near Fortaleza

Distance City Cost of living
14 km or 8.9 mi Caucaia
$433
112 km or 69 mi Caninde
$556
120 km or 74 mi Itapipoca
$555
125 km or 78 mi Aracati
$552
148 km or 92 mi Russas
$554
148 km or 92 mi Quixada
$555
190 km or 118 mi Sobral
$581
200 km or 124 mi Acarau
$556
209 km or 130 mi Mossoro
$423
273 km or 169 mi Camocim
$553
288 km or 179 mi Crateus
$554
300 km or 186 mi Ico
$556
305 km or 189 mi Iguatu
$552
342 km or 213 mi Caico
$555
366 km or 227 mi Piripiri
$554
372 km or 231 mi Parnaiba
$558
392 km or 243 mi Patos
$555
397 km or 247 mi Juazeiro do Norte
$612
402 km or 250 mi Crato
$536
434 km or 269 mi Natal
$586
487 km or 303 mi Salgueiro
$553
487 km or 303 mi Campina Grande
$537
495 km or 307 mi Picos
$556
498 km or 309 mi Teresina
$554
501 km or 312 mi Timon
$562
536 km or 333 mi Chapadinha
$555
546 km or 340 mi Arcoverde
$571
550 km or 342 mi Caxias
$560
554 km or 344 mi Joao Pessoa
$632
578 km or 359 mi Goiana
$697
580 km or 360 mi Caruaru
$444
584 km or 363 mi Carpina
$554
600 km or 373 mi Codo
$425
602 km or 374 mi Floriano
$554
617 km or 383 mi Garanhuns
$572
618 km or 384 mi Camaragibe
$500
619 km or 384 mi Paulista
$464
622 km or 387 mi Coroata
$555
623 km or 387 mi Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594
626 km or 389 mi Olinda
$523