Cost of Living in Port of Spain

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1002
$2412
🛋️ Without rent
$535
$1587
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$467
$825
🍽️ Food
$398
$1058
🚐 Transport
$33.8
$86.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$881
😀 Quality of life
54
🏙️ Population
81.1K

The average cost of living in Port of Spain is $1002, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5369th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 5 in Trinidad and Tobago.

The median after-tax salary is $881, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months. Ranked 5912th (TOP 64%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Trinidad and Tobago. With an estimated population of 81.1K, Port of Spain is the 2nd largest city in Trinidad and Tobago.

✈️ Closest airport 21 km Piarco International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 7.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 8434 University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
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Prices in Port of Spain

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$75.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.15
 Cappuccino
$3.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$556
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$329
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1012
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$632
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$48.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$43.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2310
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1222
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.88
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$49.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.78
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.48
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.57
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.33
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.42
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$43.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.03
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$104
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$190
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6333

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