Dominica vs Suriname - Cost of Living Comparison

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Dominica Suriname
🚶 Cost of living one person
$902
$894
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2371
$2438
🏠 One person rent
$395
$327
🏘️ Family rent
$890
$859
🍽️ Food expenses
$357
$394
🚐 Transport expenses
$32.6
$101
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$434
$252
💸 GDP per capita
$8351
$5859
😃 Human freedom index
6.1
7.07
❤️ Life expectancy
72.8
70.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
56
40
🌐 English speaking %
94%
87.1%
🎓 Higher education
37
29
😀 Quality of life
44
42
🏙️ Population
73.9K
563K

The average cost of living in Dominica ($902) is 0.9% more expensive than in Suriname ($894). Dominica ranked 93rd vs 95th for Suriname 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 0.3 months in Suriname. Ranked 104th and 114th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Dominica vs Suriname

We calculate prices for Dominica and Suriname 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 Suriname
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.4
$6.71
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$57.5
$55.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.6
$8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.85
$1.54
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$1.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.61
$1.24
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$376
$495
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$264
$203
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1091
$1606
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$673
$567
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.3
$31.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.8
$49.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$61.4
$34.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.11%
15.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1325
$205
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$959
$250
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.11
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.9
$90.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10
$25.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$5.02
$1.34
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.53
$1.21
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$3.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.66
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
$4.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.43
$9.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$5.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$2.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$5.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.69
$1.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.31
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.24
$0.96
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.58
$2.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.34
$9.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.07
$2.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.4
$5.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.98
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.32
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.07
$3.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.33
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.1
$13.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.31
$5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$41.8
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.46
$3.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$70.9
$42.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$148
$88.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$112
$44.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3334
$496

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Dominica

City Cost of living Population
Roseau
$836
14.7K
Portsmouth
$1171
3.63K

In Suriname

City Cost of living Population
Paramaribo
$895
224K
Nieuw Nickerie
$868
12.8K