Curacao vs Maldives - Cost of Living Comparison

Curacao Maldives
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1261
$1188
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3182
$2966
🏠 One person rent
$590
$752
🏘️ Family rent
$1163
$1753
🍽️ Food expenses
$476
$317
🚐 Transport expenses
$94.7
$43.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$910
$761
💸 GDP per capita
$16753
$6924
😃 Human freedom index
7.2
7.1
❤️ Life expectancy
78
79.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
72
40
🌐 English speaking %
60%
70%
🎓 Higher education
15
11
😀 Quality of life
64
55
🏙️ Population
160K
436K

The average cost of living in Curacao ($1261) is 6% more expensive than in Maldives ($1188). Curacao ranked 36th vs 40th for Maldives 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 0.6 months in Maldives. Ranked 48th and 72nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Curacao vs Maldives

We calculate prices for Curacao and Maldives as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 2 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 Maldives
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.4
$4.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.5
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.28
$9.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.01
$5.18
 Cappuccino
$3.05
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.04
$1.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$504
$756
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$529
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1117
$1779
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$863
$1462
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$120
$92.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$185
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$63.8
$85.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.03%
13.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2484
$2621
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1498
$1934
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.12
$1.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.2
$43.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$40.2
$14.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.4
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.64
$1.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.01
$1.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
$0.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.83
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.57
$8.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.27
$3.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$6.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$3.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$2.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$2.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$1.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.28
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.71
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.5
$9.66
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.1
$6.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.34
$6.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.7
$4.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.18
$3.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$56.6
$68.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.32
$7.59
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$23.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.95
$3.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$61.4
$37.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.9
$64.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$341
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11830
$2796

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In Maldives

City Cost of living Population
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$1198
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$1161
50K