Cuba vs Germany - Cost of Living Comparison

Cuba Germany
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1078
$1325
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2500
$3223
🏠 One person rent
$549
$720
🏘️ Family rent
$853
$1340
🍽️ Food expenses
$396
$370
🚐 Transport expenses
$51.5
$114
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$590
$2611
💸 GDP per capita
$9478
$46253
😃 Human freedom index
5.2
8.73
❤️ Life expectancy
78.9
80.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
46
80
🌐 English speaking %
6%
56.3%
🎓 Higher education
61
94
😀 Quality of life
49
79
🏙️ Population
11.2M
83.1M

The average cost of living in Cuba ($1078) is 19% less expensive than in Germany ($1325). Cuba ranked 51st vs 30th 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 0.5 months in Cuba compared to 2 months in Germany. Ranked 93rd and 17th 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
$9.86
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$47.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.65
$8.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.91
$3.72
 Cappuccino
$1.65
$3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.15
$2.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$593
$667
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$413
$519
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1245
$1374
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$614
$1025
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$22.6
$138
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.7
$212
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$77.8
$33.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.64%
1.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$447
$5740
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$229
$4180
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.38
$2.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$25
$70.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.26
$20.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.18
$2.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.98
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.08
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.24
$2.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.16
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$7.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.11
$14.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.38
$2.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$2.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
$1.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.94
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.57
$5.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.13
$0.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.8
$7.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.3
$8.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$9.03
$2.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.55
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.69
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$15.5
$31.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.74
$11.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$48.5
$58.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.5
$15
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$75.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.9
$83.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$69.5
$330
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15007
$11602

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Cities Comparison in Cuba vs Germany

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cuba

City Cost of living Population
Havana
$863
2.14M
Santiago de Cuba
$1238
445K
Holguin
$895
350K
Camaguey
$1215
322K
Santa Clara
$1170
247K
Bayamo
$1174
235K
Guantanamo
$1261
228K
Las Tunas
$1322
202K
Pinar del Rio
$1178
189K
Cienfuegos
$1136
165K
Manzanillo
$1829
151K
Matanzas
$878
145K
Ciego de Avila
$1195
143K
Sancti Spiritus
$1250
139K
Palma Soriano
$1107
125K
Cardenas
$1193
86.7K
Moa
$1723
73.1K
Placetas
$1166
71.2K
Florida
$1204
71.7K
Colon
$1193
71.6K
Guines
$1198
66.9K
Yara
$1195
59.4K
Moron
$1189
59.4K
Artemisa
$1170
59.1K
Sagua La Grande
$1171
56.1K

In Germany

City Cost of living Population
Berlin
$1761
3.66M
Hamburg City
$1757
1.85M
Munich
$1941
1.49M
Cologne
$1502
1.08M
Frankfurt
$1681
764K
Dusseldorf
$1470
646K
Stuttgart
$1516
630K
Essen
$1102
582K
Nuremberg
$1206
516K
Leipzig
$1178
597K
Dresden
$1125
555K
Hanover
$1253
543K
Dortmund
$1155
588K
Bremen City
$1260
567K
Duisburg
$1001
496K
Karlsruhe
$1355
308K
Mannheim
$1357
310K
Gelsenkirchen
$1351
259K
Bielefeld
$1498
334K
Braunschweig
$1158
249K
Freiburg im Breisgau
$1545
231K
Wuppertal
$1076
355K
Bonn
$1440
331K
Aachen
$1169
249K
Monchengladbach
$1256
260K
Krefeld
$1219
227K
Augsburg
$1389
296K
Wiesbaden
$1425
279K
Magdeburg
$1127
236K
Bochum
$1118
364K