Cost of Living in Gonaives

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$507
$1224
🛋️ Without rent
$279
$816
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$228
$407
🍽️ Food
$192
$501
🚐 Transport
$34.6
$95.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$307
😀 Quality of life
26
🏙️ Population
324K

The average cost of living in Gonaives is $507, which is in the top 11% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8277th out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 10 in Haiti.

The median after-tax salary is $307, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 8814th (TOP 95%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 6th best city to live in Haiti. With an estimated population of 324K, Gonaives is the 4th largest city in Haiti.

Why living in Gonaives is so expensive? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Gonaives for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 57 km Port-de-Paix Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 5.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 14118 Public University of Gonaives in Artibonite
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Prices in Gonaives

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$218
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$141
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$439
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$285
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$954
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$559
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.72
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.87
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.89
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.11
👖 Brand Jeans
$29
👟 Brand Sneakers
$60.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$93.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2733

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