Dominica vs Papua New Guinea - Cost of Living Comparison

Dominica Papua New Guinea
🚶 Cost of living one person
$992
$524
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2735
$1274
🏠 One person rent
$389
$234
🏘️ Family rent
$1000
$414
🍽️ Food expenses
$438
$201
🚐 Transport expenses
$52.3
$32.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$486
$353
💸 GDP per capita
$7004
$2757
😃 Human freedom index
6.1
7.17
❤️ Life expectancy
76.6
64.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
55
31
🌐 English speaking %
94%
49.8%
🎓 Higher education
39
39
😀 Quality of life
34
47
🏙️ Population
73.9K
8.94M

The average cost of living in Dominica ($992) is 89% more expensive than in Papua New Guinea ($524). Dominica ranked 67th vs 166th for Papua New Guinea in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Dominica compared to 0.7 months in Papua New Guinea. Ranked 144th and 104th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Dominica vs Papua New Guinea

We calculate prices for Dominica and Papua New Guinea 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.

Dominica Papua New Guinea
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.53
$3.63
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.9
$19.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.57
$4.64
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.85
$1.66
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$1.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.57
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$408
$226
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$268
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1199
$447
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$815
$293
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28
$37.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.5
$57.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$64.6
$32.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
24.96%
11.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1297
$1046
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$889
$645
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.29
$0.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.7
$18.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.9
$6.94
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$5
$1.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.11
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.45
$1.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$6.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
$4.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.16
$6.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.26
$1.93
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.61
$1.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.97
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.27
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.41
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.49
$7.05
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.99
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.17
$2.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.68
$3.64
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.04
$2.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.39
$1.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$63.1
$23.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.25
$4.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.5
$20.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.07
$4.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.5
$33.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$149
$63.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$142
$118
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4775
$3323

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Dominica

City Cost of living Population
Roseau
$943
14.7K
Portsmouth
$1233
2.98K

In Papua New Guinea

City Cost of living Population
Port Moresby
$528
317K
Lae
$514
101K