Cuba vs Spain - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cuba Spain
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1332
$1373
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2846
$3095
🏠 One person rent
$676
$776
🏘️ Family rent
$818
$1235
🍽️ Food expenses
$475
$391
🚐 Transport expenses
$75.5
$85.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3263
$1877
💸 GDP per capita
$56496
$29675
😃 Human freedom index
5.2
8.03
❤️ Life expectancy
73.7
83.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
60
🌐 English speaking %
6%
22%
🎓 Higher education
59
91
😀 Quality of life
63
80
🏙️ Population
11.2M
47.4M

The average cost of living in Cuba ($1332) is 3% less expensive than in Spain ($1373). Cuba ranked 42nd vs 39th for Spain in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Cuba compared to 1.4 months in Spain. Ranked 53rd and 30th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cuba vs Spain

We calculate prices for Cuba and Spain as a population-weighted mean of 25 and 153 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 Spain
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.3
$13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.1
$45.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.77
$9.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.28
$3.23
 Cappuccino
$2.14
$2.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.76
$2.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$758
$811
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$537
$624
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1068
$1355
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$612
$1011
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$81.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.7
$126
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58.2
$33.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.5%
3.16%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$429
$3535
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$317
$2298
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
$1.68
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.3
$35.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$14.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.69
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$1.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.53
$2.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.35
$13.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$7.72
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.26
$2.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$1.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.57
$1.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.9
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$5.27
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.7
$5.98
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.44
$1.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.65
$5.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$18.3
$9.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$9.68
$3.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.66
$1.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.63
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$42.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.98
$8.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$58.6
$68.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$25.4
$14.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.2
$74.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.8
$79.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$91.2
$428
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14460
$8218

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Cities Comparison in Cuba vs Spain

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cuba

City Cost of living Population
Havana
$974
2.49M
Santiago de Cuba
$1529
445K
Holguin
$1181
350K
Camaguey
$1869
322K
Santa Clara
$1300
247K
Bayamo
$2156
235K
Guantanamo
$1664
228K
Las Tunas
$1683
202K
Pinar del Rio
$1108
189K
Cienfuegos
$1239
165K
Manzanillo
$2867
151K
Matanzas
$1166
145K
Ciego de Avila
$1646
143K
Sancti Spiritus
$1495
139K
Palma Soriano
$1533
125K
Cardenas
$1208
86.7K
Moa
$1901
73.1K
Colon
$1196
71.6K
Placetas
$1362
71.2K
Florida
$1769
71.7K
Guines
$1121
66.9K
Moron
$1620
59.4K
Yara
$2545
59.4K
Artemisa
$1072
59.1K
Sagua La Grande
$1262
56.1K

In Spain

City Cost of living Population
Madrid
$1682
3.28M
Barcelona
$1758
1.64M
Valencia
$1392
792K
Tenerife
$1649
932K
Malaga
$1438
579K
Seville
$1335
682K
Zaragoza
$1332
673K
Murcia
$1210
673K
Bilbao
$1498
344K
Palma de Mallorca
$1660
416K
Alicante
$1336
339K
Pamplona
$1310
203K
Gijon
$1194
268K
Valladolid
$1162
296K
Terrassa
$1397
224K
Las Palmas
$1145
379K
San Sebastian
$1528
188K
Vitoria-Gasteiz
$1378
254K
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
$1553
265K
Cordoba
$1057
320K
Sabadell
$1442
216K
Vigo
$1178
292K
Badalona
$1976
224K
Granada
$1174
229K
A Coruna
$1143
245K
Oviedo
$1123
186K
Jerez de la Frontera
$914
213K
Cartagena
$977
217K
Elche
$1147
236K
Santander
$1147
172K