Cost of living index in Cuba

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 2.56 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 1.25 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.11 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.24 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.06 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.78 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 11.01 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.8 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.87 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.02 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.07 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.73 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.52 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.6 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.9 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 7.5 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.8 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.6 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 2.42 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.23 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 6.12 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 28.22 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.91 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.46 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.52 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.31 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.88 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 81.03 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 64.85 (USD)
High quality jeans 42.69 (USD)
womens summer dress 41.4 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 0.52 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.56 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 10.2 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.1 (USD)
One month pass 2.97 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.17 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 41217 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 36036 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 14.4 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 6.47 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 1.29 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 178.05 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 343.89 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 56.1 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 114.21 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 190.95 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 203.51 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 19.32 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 99.16 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.34 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 25 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 8820.9 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 28.33 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 4.18 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Cuba

On average a signle person can spend arround 110 (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 Cuba

179 (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 Cuba

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 289 (USD) per month in Cuba, 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 Cuba for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Cuba for arround 379 (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 110 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 56 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 170 (USD).

Average living cost in Cuba for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Cuba can average 571 (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 84 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 179 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 207 (USD).

Average living cost in Cuba for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Cuba for about 1910 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 160 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 1059 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 289 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 179 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Cuba