Cost of Living Comparison

XCD
COMPARED TO
ISK

Iceland is 51.1% more expensive than Basseterre.

If you lived in Iceland instead of Basseterre, you would:
local_dining

pay 37.5% more for restaurants

  Basseterre help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $11.10
EC$29.93
$15.54
kr1,631
+40.0%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.05
EC$24.40
$12.54
kr1,316
+38.6%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.70
EC$4.59
$2.37
kr249
+39.3%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.28
EC$3.44
$1.68
kr177
+32.1%
Average +37.5%

Basseterre vs. Iceland - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 72.3% more for groceries

  Basseterre help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$3.50
EC$9.44
$3.04
kr319
-13.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.11
EC$2.99
$5.12
kr538
+361.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $14.01
EC$37.76
$4.59
kr482
-67.2%
Eggs
1 dozen
$0.99
EC$2.67
$5.23
kr549
+428.8%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.32
EC$6.26
$6.56
kr689
+182.8%
Apples (1 lb) ?? $0.98
kr103
Bananas (1 lb) $1.59
EC$4.28
$0.83
kr88
-47.5%
Oranges (1 lb) $3.00
EC$8.09
$1.02
kr107
-66.0%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.80
EC$4.84
$1.68
kr176
-6.6%
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.00
EC$2.70
$0.96
kr100
-4.5%
Onions (1 lb) $1.00
EC$2.70
$0.55
kr58
-44.6%
Average +72.3%

Basseterre vs. Iceland - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 35.5% less for transportation

  Basseterre help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $9.25
EC$24.94
$5.96
kr626
-35.5%
Monthly public transit pass ?? $90.41
kr9,489
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $26,163.21
kr2,745,829
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) ?? $22.36
kr2,347
Average -35.5%

Basseterre vs. Iceland - Cost of transportation
home

pay 67.4% more for housing

  Basseterre help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$57.44
EC$154.86
$63.30
kr6,644
+10.2%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $605.27
EC$1,631.91
$1,285.14
kr134,875
+112.3%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $370.02
EC$997.65
$1,064.16
kr111,684
+187.6%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$117.41
EC$316.55
$69.69
kr7,314
-40.6%
Average +67.4%

Basseterre vs. Iceland - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 2.0 times more for childcare

  Basseterre help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $138.76
EC$374.12
$279.46
kr29,329
+101.4%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? $3,014.93
kr316,417
Average +101.4%

Basseterre vs. Iceland - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 22.2% more for entertainment and sports

  Basseterre help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.00
EC$10.78
$7.97
kr837
+99.3%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $6.66
EC$17.96
$4.17
kr438
-37.4%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
?? $10.58
kr1,110
Monthly membership at local gym $83.25
EC$224.47
$50.68
kr5,319
-39.1%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $6.66
EC$17.96
$11.05
kr1,159
+65.9%
Average +22.2%

Basseterre vs. Iceland - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 92.2% more for clothing

  Basseterre help_outline Iceland help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$37.00
EC$99.76
$104.95
kr11,015
+183.6%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$60.00
EC$161.77
$60.45
kr6,345
+0.8%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
?? $154.03
kr16,166
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $161.72
kr16,973
Average +92.2%

Basseterre vs. Iceland - Cost of clothing
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