Curacao vs Lesotho - Cost of Living Comparison

Curacao Lesotho
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1261
$589
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3182
$1482
🏠 One person rent
$590
$264
🏘️ Family rent
$1163
$582
🍽️ Food expenses
$476
$240
🚐 Transport expenses
$94.7
$30.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$910
$1190
💸 GDP per capita
$16753
$875
😃 Human freedom index
7.2
7.01
❤️ Life expectancy
78
54.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
72
38
🌐 English speaking %
60%
27.9%
🎓 Higher education
15
32
😀 Quality of life
64
22
🏙️ Population
160K
2.23M

The average cost of living in Curacao ($1261) is 114% more expensive than in Lesotho ($589). Curacao ranked 36th vs 145th for Lesotho in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Curacao compared to 2 months in Lesotho. Ranked 48th and 180th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Curacao vs Lesotho

We calculate prices for Curacao and Lesotho as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 4 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.

Curacao Lesotho
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.4
$3.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.5
$24.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.28
$12.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.01
$0.92
 Cappuccino
$3.05
$1.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.04
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$504
$268
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1117
$771
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$863
$406
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$120
$36.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$185
$56.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$63.8
$46.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.03%
9.91%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2484
$902
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1498
$517
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.12
$0.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.2
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$40.2
$6.73
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.4
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.64
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.01
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
$1.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.83
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.57
$4.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.27
$2.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$5.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$1.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$1.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$1.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$1.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.28
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.71
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.5
$4.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.1
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.34
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.7
$3.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.18
$2.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$56.6
$25.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.32
$4.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$18.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.95
$4.03
👖 Brand Jeans
$61.4
$39.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.9
$50.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$341
$32.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11830
$718

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