Cost of living index in Barbados

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 3.27 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 9.38 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.52 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.52 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.51 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.64 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.92 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.44 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.8 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.09 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.17 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.88 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.18 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.82 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.59 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 12.75 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.12 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.01 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 7.52 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 8.24 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 12.61 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 75.74 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.19 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.61 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.36 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.33 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.84 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 120.04 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 111.38 (USD)
High quality jeans 66.85 (USD)
womens summer dress 50.95 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 8.91 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 2.57 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 30.59 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.7 (USD)
One month pass 58.7 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.79 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 36011.2 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 39110.8 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 80.97 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 5 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 9.7 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 622.91 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1383.88 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 387.29 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 788.91 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 2502.32 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 2717.39 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 116.4 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 65.54 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.54 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 176.42 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 3135 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 1478.64 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.45 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Barbados

On average a signle person can spend arround 181 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Barbados

299 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Barbados

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 478 (USD) per month in Barbados, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Barbados for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Barbados for arround 1012 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 181 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 387 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 376 (USD).

Average living cost in Barbados for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Barbados can average 1652 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 581 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 299 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 548 (USD).

Average living cost in Barbados for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Barbados for about 3031 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 1104 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 376 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 478 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 280 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Barbados