Cost of Living Comparison

CVE
COMPARED TO
USD

Cabo Verde is 85.9% cheaper than New York.

If you lived in New York instead of Cabo Verde, you would:
local_dining

pay 2.3 times more for restaurants

  Cabo Verde help_outline New York help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $6.05
CVE585.36
$17.12 +183.0%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.54
CVE439.02
$7.87 +73.3%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.08
CVE104.06
$1.90 +77.0%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.69
CVE66.67
$1.53 +121.6%

Cabo Verde vs. New York - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 97.7% more for groceries

  Cabo Verde help_outline New York help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.11
CVE107.32
$2.87 +158.8%
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.01
CVE97.56
$5.44 +439.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.44
CVE332.37
$3.41 -0.7%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.42
CVE234.14
$2.33 -3.9%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.29
CVE221.26
$3.97 +73.5%
Apples (1 lb) $1.14
CVE110.63
$2.31 +102.2%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.82
CVE79.65
$0.76 -7.4%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.91
CVE88.50
$2.30 +151.7%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.91
CVE88.50
$2.23 +143.4%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.69
CVE66.38
$1.30 +89.5%
Onions (1 lb) $0.59
CVE57.53
$1.34 +125.2%

Cabo Verde vs. New York - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 4.6 times more for transportation

  Cabo Verde help_outline New York help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.28
CVE413.62
$2.82 -34.1%
Monthly public transit pass $20.17
CVE1,951.19
$122.62 +507.9%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $22,209.10
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $9.58
CVE926.81
$18.57 +93.8%

Cabo Verde vs. New York - Cost of transportation
home

pay 5.0 times more for housing

  Cabo Verde help_outline New York help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$75.64
CVE7,316.94
$63.35 -16.2%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $302.57
CVE29,267.78
$1,517.12 +401.4%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $151.29
CVE14,633.89
$1,269.56 +739.2%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$66.84
CVE6,465.69
$136.94 +104.9%

Cabo Verde vs. New York - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 8.1 times more for childcare

  Cabo Verde help_outline New York help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $105.90
CVE10,243.72
$1,111.88 +949.9%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,420.57
CVE234,142.22
$19,231.25 +694.5%

Cabo Verde vs. New York - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 39.5% more for entertainment and sports

  Cabo Verde help_outline New York help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.81
CVE78.05
$4.97 +515.6%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.51
CVE146.34
$4.03 +166.4%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.03
CVE292.68
$10.81 +257.4%
Monthly membership at local gym $35.30
CVE3,414.57
$36.87 +4.5%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $13.70

Cabo Verde vs. New York - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 35.7% more for clothing

  Cabo Verde help_outline New York help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$35.30
CVE3,414.57
$43.53 +23.3%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$15.13
CVE1,463.39
$34.21 +126.1%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$60.51
CVE5,853.56
$72.76 +20.2%
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $94.80

Cabo Verde vs. New York - Cost of clothing
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