Cost of Living in Port-au-Prince

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$547
$1344
🛋️ Without rent
$307
$900
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$240
$443
🍽️ Food
$197
$514
🚐 Transport
$54.5
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$320
😀 Quality of life
34
🏙️ Population
987K

The average cost of living in Port-au-Prince is $547, which is in the top 14% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7977th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 10 in Haiti.

The median after-tax salary is $320, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 8139th (TOP 88%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Haiti. With an estimated population of 987K, Port-au-Prince is the 1st largest city in Haiti.

Why living in Port-au-Prince 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 Port-au-Prince for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 6 km Toussaint Louverture International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 5.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 8694 Haiti State University
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Prices in Port-au-Prince

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.72
 Cappuccino
$1.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$235
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$499
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$314
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1185
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$675
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.14
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.44
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.25
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.18
👖 Brand Jeans
$30.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$99.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3368

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