Cost of Living Comparison

XPF
COMPARED TO
WST

French Polynesia is 94.2% more expensive than Samoa.

If you lived in Samoa instead of French Polynesia, you would:
local_dining

pay (unknown) more for restaurants

  French Polynesia Samoa help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant ?? $5.69
WST14.44
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
?? $6.45
WST16.36
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) ?? $0.95
WST2.41
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) ?? $0.70
WST1.76

French Polynesia vs. Samoa - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 21.7% less for groceries

  French Polynesia help_outline Samoa help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.72
CFPF75
??
Local cheese (8 oz) $9.38
CFPF983
??
Milk (1 gallon) $4.19
CFPF439
$4.31
WST10.93
+2.9%
Eggs
1 dozen
$3.70
CFPF387
$2.66
WST6.74
-28.1%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.55
CFPF267
??
Apples (1 lb) $1.81
CFPF189
$1.38
WST3.49
-23.8%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.85
CFPF89
$0.52
WST1.31
-39.3%
Oranges (1 lb) $2.00
CFPF210
$1.38
WST3.49
-31.1%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $3.23
CFPF339
$2.58
WST6.55
-20.1%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.68
CFPF71
$0.52
WST1.31
-24.1%
Onions (1 lb) $0.68
CFPF71
$0.86
WST2.18
+26.5%

French Polynesia vs. Samoa - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 50.6% less for transportation

  French Polynesia help_outline Samoa help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.91
CFPF515
$3.71
WST9.40
-24.5%
Monthly public transit pass $18.76
CFPF1,966
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $55,342.63
CFPF5,798,525
$27,334.85
WST69,310.14
-50.6%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $19.14
CFPF2,005
??

French Polynesia vs. Samoa - Cost of transportation
home

pay 6.6% more for housing

  French Polynesia help_outline Samoa help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$56.75
CFPF5,946
$56.95
WST144.40
+0.3%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $984.91
CFPF103,194
$1,518.60
WST3,850.56
+54.2%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $680.06
CFPF71,253
$189.83
WST481.32
-72.1%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$215.19
CFPF22,547
$299.39
WST759.14
+39.1%

French Polynesia vs. Samoa - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 54.5% less for childcare

  French Polynesia help_outline Samoa help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $375.20
CFPF39,312
$170.84
WST433.19
-54.5%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? ??

French Polynesia vs. Samoa - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 49.7% less for entertainment and sports

  French Polynesia help_outline Samoa help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) ?? $1.90
WST4.81
Cappuccino in mid-range area ?? $3.04
WST7.70
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$9.38
CFPF983
??
Monthly membership at local gym $93.80
CFPF9,828
$47.46
WST120.33
-49.4%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $11.96
CFPF1,253
$5.69
WST14.44
-52.4%

French Polynesia vs. Samoa - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 34.9% more for clothing

  French Polynesia help_outline Samoa help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$58.63
CFPF6,142
??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$52.84
CFPF5,536
$60.74
WST154.02
+15.0%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$90.67
CFPF9,500
$132.88
WST336.92
+46.5%
Men's business shoes (leather) $126.63
CFPF13,268
??

French Polynesia vs. Samoa - Cost of clothing
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