Dominica vs Trinidad and Tobago - Cost of Living Comparison

Dominica Trinidad and Tobago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$992
$977
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2735
$2353
🏠 One person rent
$389
$430
🏘️ Family rent
$1000
$768
🍽️ Food expenses
$438
$415
🚐 Transport expenses
$52.3
$29.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$486
$874
💸 GDP per capita
$7004
$15426
😃 Human freedom index
6.1
7.7
❤️ Life expectancy
76.6
73.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
55
41
🌐 English speaking %
94%
87.7%
🎓 Higher education
39
21
😀 Quality of life
34
47
🏙️ Population
73.9K
1.37M

The average cost of living in Dominica ($992) is 1% more expensive than in Trinidad and Tobago ($977). Dominica ranked 67th vs 70th for Trinidad and Tobago 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 0.9 months in Trinidad and Tobago. Ranked 144th and 103rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Dominica vs Trinidad and Tobago

We calculate prices for Dominica and Trinidad and Tobago as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 5 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 Trinidad and Tobago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.53
$8.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.9
$73.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.57
$6.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.85
$1.79
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.57
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$408
$501
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$268
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1199
$872
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$815
$612
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28
$34.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.5
$52.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$64.6
$51.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
24.96%
5.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1297
$1487
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$889
$1467
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.29
$1.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.7
$31.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.9
$8.11
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$5
$1.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.11
$1.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$2.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.45
$3.57
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$7.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
$6.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.16
$7.45
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.26
$4.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$2.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.61
$3.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.97
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.27
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.41
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.49
$20.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.99
$1.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.17
$4.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.68
$6.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.04
$6.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.39
$2.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$2.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$63.1
$44
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.25
$7.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.5
$44
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.07
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.5
$54.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$149
$109
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$142
$171
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4775
$3440

Cities Comparison in Dominica vs Trinidad and Tobago

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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 Trinidad and Tobago

City Cost of living Population
Port of Spain
$1002
81.1K
Chaguanas
$973
83.5K
San Fernando
$928
55.4K
Scarborough
$1100
17K
San Juan
$908
13.8K