Castries vs Praia - Cost of Living Comparison

Castries Praia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$683
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2620
$1492
🏠 One person rent
$388
$328
🏘️ Family rent
$786
$467
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$253
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.8
$40.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$322
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
3
33
😀 Quality of life
41
39
🏙️ Population
70K
159K

The cost of living in Castries is 51% more expensive than in Praia. Cities ranked 4537th and 6683rd ($1031 vs $683) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Saint Lucia and Cape Verde, respectively. Check Saint Lucia vs Cape Verde comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Castries compared to 0.5 months in Praia. Castries ranked 1st best city to live in Saint Lucia vs Praia ranked 1st in Cape Verde, while ranked 6983rd and 7219th among best cities to live in the world.

Salary adjustment calculator
the estimated difference in money purchasing power

Cost of living in Castries vs Praia infographic

Share this infographic!

Prices in Castries vs Praia

Prices for goods and services in Castries and Praia are partly crowdsourced by our visitors, just like yourself. Please consider telling us about your city.

Castries Praia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$4.25
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.3
$30
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$5.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$1.47
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$1.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$1.09
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$429
$283
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
$194
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$937
$413
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$586
$286
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$71.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
$111
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$45.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.29%
19.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$934
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1017
$725
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$0.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.3
$22.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$12.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$1.57
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.09
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
$0.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$0.85
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.43
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$4.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$4.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$7.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
$2.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$1.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$1.73
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.84
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$7.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$2.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.14
$2.81
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$9.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$1.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.23
$1.48
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$26.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$4.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45
$23.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$2.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.8
$38.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$68.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$170
$74
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1853
$3329

Hotels map

More cities to compare

Cost of Living in the nearest cities

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 Praia

Distance City Cost of living
26 km or 16 mi Assomada
$656
270 km or 168 mi Mindelo
$729
651 km or 404 mi Dakar
$1047
671 km or 417 mi Rufisque
$921
709 km or 440 mi Thies
$871
760 km or 472 mi Lamin
$358
761 km or 473 mi Saint-Louis
$853
762 km or 474 mi Brikama
$437
765 km or 475 mi Banjul
$450
766 km or 476 mi Fatick
$921
786 km or 488 mi Louga
$921
805 km or 500 mi Kaolack
$930
824 km or 512 mi Ziguinchor
$916
843 km or 524 mi Rosso
$691
877 km or 545 mi Nouakchott
$741
921 km or 572 mi Bissau
$631
952 km or 591 mi Kolda
$903
1004 km or 624 mi Bafata
$557
1156 km or 718 mi Boffa
$833
1222 km or 760 mi Conakry
$983
1263 km or 785 mi Forecariah
$834
1327 km or 825 mi Freetown
$739
1338 km or 831 mi Mamou
$856
1497 km or 930 mi Bo
$770
1554 km or 965 mi Kenema
$763
1618 km or 1005 mi Gueckedou
$862
1621 km or 1007 mi Kankan
$860
1646 km or 1023 mi Tenerife
$1133
1660 km or 1031 mi La Orotava
$956
1662 km or 1033 mi Santa Lucia de Tirajana
$1054
1663 km or 1034 mi Puerto de la Cruz
$1141
1680 km or 1044 mi San Cristobal de La Laguna
$1062
1682 km or 1045 mi Santa Cruz de Tenerife
$1008
1685 km or 1047 mi Monrovia
$525
1688 km or 1049 mi Las Palmas
$1086
1694 km or 1053 mi Bamako
$549
1712 km or 1064 mi Kakata
$483
1729 km or 1074 mi Laayoune
$490
1735 km or 1078 mi Koulikoro
$485
1737 km or 1079 mi Banamba
$486