Castries vs Port of Spain - Cost of Living Comparison

Castries Port of Spain
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$1002
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2620
$2412
🏠 One person rent
$388
$467
🏘️ Family rent
$786
$825
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$398
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.8
$33.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$881
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
21 km
🎓 Higher education
3
28
😀 Quality of life
41
54
🏙️ Population
70K
81.1K

The cost of living in Castries is 3% more expensive than in Port of Spain. Cities ranked 4537th and 5369th ($1031 vs $1002) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago, respectively. Check Saint Lucia vs Trinidad and Tobago comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Castries compared to 0.9 months in Port of Spain. Castries ranked 1st best city to live in Saint Lucia vs Port of Spain ranked 2nd in Trinidad and Tobago, while ranked 6983rd and 5912th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Castries vs Port of Spain

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Castries Port of Spain
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$8.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.3
$75.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$6.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$2.15
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$3.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$429
$556
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
$329
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$937
$1012
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$586
$632
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$48.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
$74.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$43.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.29%
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$2310
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1017
$1222
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$0.88
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.3
$49.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$7.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.09
$1.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
$1.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$1.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.43
$3.78
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$6.48
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
$3.57
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$1.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$3.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$18.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$1.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$5.33
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.14
$6.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$6.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$2.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.23
$2.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$46.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$7.42
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45
$43.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$8.03
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.8
$58.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$104
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$170
$190
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1853
$6333

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Cities near Castries

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 Port of Spain

Distance City Cost of living
7.5 km or 4.7 mi San Juan
$908
21 km or 13 mi Chaguanas
$973
43 km or 27 mi San Fernando
$928
103 km or 64 mi Scarborough
$1100
155 km or 96 mi St. George's
$1018
162 km or 101 mi Grenville
$1000
188 km or 117 mi Tucupita
$679
188 km or 117 mi Carupano
$691
209 km or 130 mi Maturin
$980
257 km or 159 mi Porlamar
$589
259 km or 161 mi La Asuncion
$682
280 km or 174 mi Kingstown
$866
285 km or 177 mi Ciudad Guayana
$846
291 km or 181 mi Cumana
$707
294 km or 183 mi Georgetown
$845
310 km or 193 mi Upata
$679
340 km or 211 mi Bridgetown
$1262
343 km or 213 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
346 km or 215 mi Vieux Fort
$1095
346 km or 215 mi Cantaura
$681
347 km or 216 mi Holetown
$1268
351 km or 218 mi Anaco
$697
351 km or 218 mi Barcelona
$701
352 km or 218 mi Lecheria
$688
360 km or 224 mi El Tigre
$702
361 km or 224 mi Ciudad Bolivar
$865
377 km or 234 mi Castries
$1031
440 km or 273 mi Fort-de-France
$1181
442 km or 274 mi Zaraza
$683
515 km or 320 mi Roseau
$943
518 km or 322 mi Valle de la Pascua
$731
540 km or 335 mi Altagracia de Orituco
$708
546 km or 339 mi Portsmouth
$1233
549 km or 341 mi Guarenas
$762
550 km or 341 mi Guatire
$760
563 km or 350 mi Santa Teresa del Tuy
$756
565 km or 351 mi Santa Lucia
$679
567 km or 353 mi Georgetown
$833
579 km or 360 mi Ocumare del Tuy
$751
586 km or 364 mi Charallave
$681