Dominica vs Vanuatu - Cost of Living Comparison

Dominica Vanuatu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$992
$1886
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2735
$4173
🏠 One person rent
$389
$1234
🏘️ Family rent
$1000
$2269
🍽️ Food expenses
$438
$516
🚐 Transport expenses
$52.3
$44.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$486
$671
💸 GDP per capita
$7004
$2870
😃 Human freedom index
6.1
6.7
❤️ Life expectancy
76.6
70.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
55
45
🌐 English speaking %
94%
83.5%
🎓 Higher education
39
1
😀 Quality of life
34
36
🏙️ Population
73.9K
276K

The average cost of living in Dominica ($992) is 47% less expensive than in Vanuatu ($1886). Dominica ranked 67th vs 13th for Vanuatu 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 0.4 months in Vanuatu. Ranked 144th and 138th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Dominica vs Vanuatu

We calculate prices for Dominica and Vanuatu 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 Vanuatu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.53
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.9
$54.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.57
$10.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.85
$3.81
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$3.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.57
$2.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$408
$1249
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$268
$892
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1199
$2081
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$815
$1875
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28
$158
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.5
$240
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$64.6
$113
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
24.96%
7.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1297
$988
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$889
$622
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.29
$1.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.7
$51.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.9
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
$1.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$5
$1.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.11
$1.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$2.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.45
$3.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$23.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
$14.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.16
$15.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.26
$4.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$0.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$4.19
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.61
$4.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.97
$2.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
$2.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.27
$0.83
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.41
$1.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.49
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.99
$2.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.17
$8.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.68
$3.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.04
$2.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.39
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$63.1
$66.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.25
$6.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.5
$20.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.07
$11.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.5
$46.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$149
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$142
$538
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4775
$5816

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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 Vanuatu

City Cost of living Population
Port Vila
$1635
51.4K
Luganville
$2865
13.2K