Curacao vs Monaco - Cost of Living Comparison

Curacao Monaco
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1261
$3585
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3182
$8352
🏠 One person rent
$590
$2652
🏘️ Family rent
$1163
$4903
🍽️ Food expenses
$476
$675
🚐 Transport expenses
$94.7
$72.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$910
$5732
💸 GDP per capita
$16753
$174K
😃 Human freedom index
7.2
8.7
❤️ Life expectancy
78
89.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
72
82
🌐 English speaking %
60%
40%
🎓 Higher education
15
33
😀 Quality of life
64
65
🏙️ Population
160K
38.4K

The average cost of living in Curacao ($1261) is 65% less expensive than in Monaco ($3585). Curacao ranked 36th vs 1st for Monaco 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 1.6 months in Monaco. Ranked 48th and 43rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Curacao vs Monaco

We calculate prices for Curacao and Monaco 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 Monaco
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.4
$25.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.5
$90.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.28
$9.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.01
$7.91
 Cappuccino
$3.05
$4.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.04
$4.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$504
$3660
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$2180
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1117
$5434
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$863
$4475
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$120
$110
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$185
$170
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$63.8
$66
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.03%
1.9%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2484
$62186
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1498
$43355
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.12
$2.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.2
$37.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$40.2
$30.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.4
$2.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.64
$2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.01
$3.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
$2.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.83
$3.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.57
$18.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.27
$13.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$2.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$2.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$2.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$2.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$3.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
$2.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.28
$1.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.71
$3.63
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.5
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.1
$2.07
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.34
$8.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.7
$14.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.18
$7.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$7.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$2.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$56.6
$101
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.32
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.1
$82.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.95
$37
👖 Brand Jeans
$61.4
$83.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.9
$118
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$341
$2521
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11830
$25547

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In Curacao

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In Monaco

City Cost of living Population
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$3521
38.4K
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$3747
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