Castries vs Guatemala City - Cost of Living Comparison

Castries Guatemala City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$988
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2620
$2360
🏠 One person rent
$388
$448
🏘️ Family rent
$786
$762
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$316
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.8
$124
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$460
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
3
54
😀 Quality of life
41
56
🏙️ Population
70K
2.93M

The cost of living in Castries is 4% more expensive than in Guatemala City. Cities ranked 4537th and 5410th ($1031 vs $988) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Saint Lucia and Guatemala, respectively. Check Saint Lucia vs Guatemala comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Castries compared to 0.5 months in Guatemala City. Castries ranked 1st best city to live in Saint Lucia vs Guatemala City ranked 1st in Guatemala, while ranked 6983rd and 5720th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Castries vs Guatemala City

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Castries Guatemala City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$7.42
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.3
$27.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$5.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$2.52
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$3.14
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$1.04
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$429
$499
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$937
$960
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$586
$585
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$40.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
$63.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$39.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.29%
7.63%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$1522
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1017
$1011
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.3
$28.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$12.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$1.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.09
$1.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$1.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.43
$2.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$8.93
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$6.27
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$9.71
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
$3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.03
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$2.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$1.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$1.34
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$3.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.14
$6.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$4.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$2.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.23
$2.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$51.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$6.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45
$36.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$9.51
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.8
$59.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$110
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$170
$182
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1853
$5512

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.2 mi Mixco
$741
13 km or 7.9 mi San Miguel Petapa
$731
58 km or 36 mi Jalapa
$801
69 km or 43 mi Panajachel
$762
99 km or 61 mi Coban
$783
105 km or 65 mi Mazatenango
$789
106 km or 66 mi Ahuachapan
$870
107 km or 66 mi Momostenango
$809
109 km or 68 mi Quetzaltenango
$749
128 km or 79 mi Santa Ana
$909
132 km or 82 mi Sonsonate
$794
169 km or 105 mi Santa Tecla
$865
170 km or 106 mi Apopa
$830
171 km or 106 mi Mejicanos
$750
175 km or 109 mi Soyapango
$816
176 km or 109 mi San Salvador
$965
190 km or 118 mi Tapachula
$578
264 km or 164 mi Usulutan
$836
267 km or 166 mi Flores
$775
281 km or 174 mi Villanueva
$590
282 km or 175 mi San Miguel
$645
285 km or 177 mi San Pedro Sula
$811
294 km or 183 mi Choloma
$520
295 km or 183 mi La Lima
$621
306 km or 190 mi El Progreso
$863
310 km or 193 mi Comayagua
$678
310 km or 193 mi Puerto Cortes
$691
323 km or 201 mi San Ignacio
$920
327 km or 203 mi San Cristobal de las Casas
$662
349 km or 217 mi Belmopan
$803
362 km or 225 mi Tegucigalpa
$856
366 km or 227 mi Tuxtla Gutierrez
$535
369 km or 229 mi Yoro
$823
371 km or 230 mi Balancan
$628
407 km or 253 mi Belize City
$826
422 km or 262 mi La Ceiba
$641
428 km or 266 mi Chinandega
$539
439 km or 273 mi Caye Caulker
$848
454 km or 282 mi Villahermosa
$600
459 km or 285 mi San Pedro Town
$848