Spain vs Suriname - Cost of Living Comparison

Spain Suriname
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1141
$679
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2609
$1743
🏠 One person rent
$613
$264
🏘️ Family rent
$972
$524
🍽️ Food expenses
$329
$317
🚐 Transport expenses
$88.7
$35.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1701
$206
💸 GDP per capita
$27056
$4917
😃 Human freedom index
8.56
7.64
❤️ Life expectancy
82.3
71.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
61
39
🌐 English speaking %
22%
87.1%
🎓 Higher education
90
27
😀 Quality of life
73
37
🏙️ Population
46.7M
563K

The average cost of living in Spain ($1141) is 68% more expensive than in Suriname ($679). Spain ranked 46th vs 123rd 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 1.5 months in Spain compared to 0.3 months in Suriname. Ranked 27th and 134th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Spain vs Suriname

We calculate prices for Spain and Suriname as a population-weighted mean of 153 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.

Spain Suriname
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.3
$4.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$40.1
$56.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.85
$5.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$1.93
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$2.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.85
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$620
$272
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$470
$194
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1021
$579
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$767
$416
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$77.5
$38.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$119
$58.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.5
$15.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.28%
14.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3348
$767
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2169
$456
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.57
$0.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.5
$5.96
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.5
$13.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.66
$0.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.99
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.17
$2.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.56
$4.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$7.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$4.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
$1.73
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$2.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$2.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.73
$1.5
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.76
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.93
$1.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.16
$2.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$6.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$2.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.2
$9.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.07
$4.96
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$59.9
$9.96
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.8
$1.97
👖 Brand Jeans
$74
$56.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.9
$89
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$370
$81.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7276
$4077

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Cities Comparison in Spain vs Suriname

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Spain

City Cost of living Population
Madrid
$1445
3.31M
Barcelona
$1487
1.64M
Tenerife
$1133
905K
Zaragoza
$1018
675K
Valencia
$1197
790K
Seville
$996
684K
Malaga
$1115
577K
Palma de Mallorca
$1326
419K
Bilbao
$1338
346K
Murcia
$970
460K
Pamplona
$1207
203K
Gijon
$1150
269K
Alicante
$999
337K
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
$1170
265K
San Sebastian
$1379
188K
Valladolid
$1024
298K
Las Palmas
$1086
379K
Terrassa
$1153
223K
Vigo
$991
294K
Vitoria-Gasteiz
$1278
253K
Granada
$951
232K
Sabadell
$1269
216K
Cordoba
$885
322K
Cartagena
$852
216K
Almeria
$941
201K
Jerez de la Frontera
$848
213K
Badalona
$1399
223K
Oviedo
$978
186K
A Coruna
$1100
245K
Elche
$886
234K

In Suriname

City Cost of living Population
Paramaribo
$675
224K
Nieuw Nickerie
$736
12.8K