Cuba vs United Kingdom - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cuba United Kingdom
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1347
$2183
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2863
$5169
🏠 One person rent
$683
$1371
🏘️ Family rent
$816
$2364
🍽️ Food expenses
$480
$503
🚐 Transport expenses
$78.4
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3237
$3116
💸 GDP per capita
$56496
$46125
😃 Human freedom index
5.2
8.39
❤️ Life expectancy
73.7
80.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
71
🌐 English speaking %
6%
98.3%
🎓 Higher education
58
100
😀 Quality of life
62
90
🏙️ Population
11.2M
67.3M

The average cost of living in Cuba ($1347) is 38% less expensive than in the United Kingdom ($2183). Cuba ranked 40th vs 12th for the United Kingdom 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 the United Kingdom. Ranked 55th and 16th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cuba vs the United Kingdom

We calculate prices for Cuba and the United Kingdom as a population-weighted mean of 25 and 277 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 United Kingdom
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.2
$18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.1
$75.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.58
$9.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.29
$6.16
 Cappuccino
$2.13
$4.13
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.77
$2.24
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$757
$1440
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$549
$1111
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$925
$2555
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$649
$1959
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.2
$174
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.2
$268
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58
$38
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.51%
5.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$429
$8083
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$310
$5251
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.21
$3.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.8
$85.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.5
$18.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$1.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.73
$1.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.39
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
$2.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.4
$3.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.54
$9.27
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
$8.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$13.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$2.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$2.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$3.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.44
$1.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.57
$1.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.92
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$5.53
$2.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$9.98
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.47
$2.45
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.64
$16.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$18.1
$6.83
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$9.98
$5.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.67
$2.84
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.63
$2.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27
$44.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.98
$13.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$58.5
$101
💇 Haircut, simple
$25.3
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$47.9
$85.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.5
$96.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$90.9
$1613
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14426
$18419

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cuba

City Cost of living Population
Havana
$1001
2.49M
Santiago de Cuba
$1527
445K
Holguin
$1176
350K
Camaguey
$1869
322K
Santa Clara
$1312
247K
Bayamo
$2153
235K
Guantanamo
$1671
228K
Las Tunas
$1727
202K
Pinar del Rio
$1137
189K
Cienfuegos
$1247
165K
Manzanillo
$2841
151K
Matanzas
$1182
145K
Ciego de Avila
$1654
143K
Sancti Spiritus
$1507
139K
Palma Soriano
$1536
125K
Cardenas
$1220
86.7K
Moa
$1872
73.1K
Florida
$1784
71.7K
Colon
$1209
71.6K
Placetas
$1371
71.2K
Guines
$1138
66.9K
Moron
$1626
59.4K
Artemisa
$1092
59.1K
Yara
$2555
59.4K
Sagua La Grande
$1269
56.1K

In the United Kingdom

City Cost of living Population
London
$3321
8.91M
Birmingham
$2004
1.14M
Leeds
$1872
789K
Glasgow
$1884
626K
Edinburgh
$2043
488K
Manchester
$1998
548K
Bristol
$2136
472K
Sheffield
$1715
518K
Coventry
$2320
363K
Liverpool
$1713
513K
Leicester
$1797
464K
Cardiff
$1770
361K
Westminster
$3004
255K
Bolton
$1711
285K
Belfast
$1741
334K
Nottingham
$1966
289K
Brighton and Hove
$1987
277K
Newcastle upon Tyne
$1910
300K
Milton Keynes
$2241
207K
Southampton
$1824
271K
Derby
$1654
255K
York
$1783
208K
Portsmouth
$1938
248K
Bradford
$1564
293K
Ipswich
$1719
290K
Plymouth
$1744
268K
Aberdeen
$1681
201K
Wolverhampton
$1687
251K
Kingston upon Hull
$1386
260K
Swindon
$1935
222K