Cuba vs Germany - Cost of Living Comparison

Cuba Germany
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1234
$1533
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2618
$3714
🏠 One person rent
$675
$827
🏘️ Family rent
$885
$1537
🍽️ Food expenses
$402
$444
🚐 Transport expenses
$64.7
$124
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$471
$2978
💸 GDP per capita
$9500
$48432
😃 Human freedom index
5.2
8.33
❤️ Life expectancy
73.7
80.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
45
79
🌐 English speaking %
6%
56.3%
🎓 Higher education
59
93
😀 Quality of life
44
93
🏙️ Population
11.2M
83.1M

The average cost of living in Cuba ($1234) is 19% less expensive than in Germany ($1533). Cuba ranked 44th vs 29th for Germany in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Cuba compared to 1.9 months in Germany. Ranked 106th and 6th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cuba vs Germany

We calculate prices for Cuba and Germany as a population-weighted mean of 25 and 662 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.

Cuba Germany
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.5
$13.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$57.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.86
$9.87
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.85
$4.31
 Cappuccino
$2.01
$3.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.39
$2.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$833
$776
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$506
$586
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1231
$1539
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$652
$1173
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.2
$162
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.4
$249
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$77
$44.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.71%
3.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$530
$5910
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$395
$4304
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.46
$3.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.2
$77.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.9
$22.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$2.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.06
$1.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.2
$2.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$2.26
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.85
$3.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.55
$13.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.11
$9.36
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.68
$16.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.07
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
$2.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$2.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
$1.76
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$1.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.37
$2.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.67
$6.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.24
$0.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.94
$8.21
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$9.93
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$10.8
$2.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.51
$1.72
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.84
$1.82
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$13.9
$37.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.13
$12.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$53.9
$63.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.6
$17.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.3
$85.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.2
$95.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$86.9
$373
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15180
$12464

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In Cuba

City Cost of living Population
Havana
$983
2.49M
Santiago de Cuba
$1366
445K
Holguin
$916
350K
Camaguey
$1681
322K
Santa Clara
$1113
247K
Bayamo
$1874
235K
Guantanamo
$1603
228K
Las Tunas
$1745
202K
Pinar del Rio
$985
189K
Cienfuegos
$1059
165K
Manzanillo
$2790
151K
Matanzas
$891
145K
Ciego de Avila
$1485
143K
Sancti Spiritus
$1388
139K
Palma Soriano
$1234
125K
Cardenas
$975
86.7K
Moa
$1821
73.1K
Colon
$993
71.6K
Florida
$1540
71.7K
Placetas
$1197
71.2K
Guines
$993
66.9K
Yara
$2387
59.4K
Artemisa
$962
59.1K
Moron
$1453
59.4K
Sagua La Grande
$1072
56.1K

In Germany

City Cost of living Population
Berlin
$2180
3.68M
Hamburg City
$1970
1.85M
Munich
$2149
1.49M
Cologne
$1751
1.07M
Frankfurt
$1890
759K
Stuttgart
$1749
626K
Dusseldorf
$1730
619K
Essen
$1416
579K
Nuremberg
$1468
511K
Leipzig
$1276
625K
Dresden
$1303
555K
Hanover
$1452
553K
Bremen City
$1472
563K
Dortmund
$1309
587K
Duisburg
$1147
495K
Karlsruhe
$1689
307K
Wuppertal
$1359
355K
Bochum
$1391
363K
Mannheim
$1499
312K
Augsburg
$1479
296K
Bonn
$1647
332K
Bielefeld
$1683
334K
Aachen
$1429
249K
Wiesbaden
$1607
279K
Freiburg im Breisgau
$1713
232K
Munster
$1623
318K
Monchengladbach
$1409
261K
Mainz
$1494
218K
Braunschweig
$1346
249K
Erfurt
$1373
214K