Cost of Living Comparison

BMD
COMPARED TO
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Nuku'alofa is 63.8% cheaper than Hamilton.

If you lived in Nuku'alofa instead of Hamilton, you would:
local_dining

pay 41.5% less for restaurants

  Hamilton help_outline Nuku'alofa help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $40.00
$40.00
$40.00
T$90.66
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$15.00
$15.00
$8.00
T$18.13
-46.7%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.66
$2.66
$1.50
T$3.40
-43.5%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $2.29
$2.29
$1.50
T$3.40
-34.4%
Average -41.5%

Hamilton vs. Nuku'alofa - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  Hamilton help_outline Nuku'alofa  
Bread
1 loaf
$6.72
$6.72
??
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.96
$7.96
??
Milk (1 gallon) $16.80
$16.80
??
Eggs
1 dozen
$5.00
$5.00
??
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $8.40
$8.40
??
Apples (1 lb) $5.69
$5.69
??
Bananas (1 lb) $2.57
$2.57
??
Oranges (1 lb) $2.86
$2.86
??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $3.95
$3.95
??
Potatoes (1 lb) $3.14
$3.14
??
Onions (1 lb) $2.63
$2.63
??

Hamilton vs. Nuku'alofa - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 48.2% less for transportation

  Hamilton help_outline Nuku'alofa help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $8.26
$8.26
$4.28
T$9.70
-48.2%
Monthly public transit pass $69.00
$69.00
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $37,500.00
$37,500.00
??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $29.62
$29.62
??
Average -48.2%

Hamilton vs. Nuku'alofa - Cost of transportation
home

pay 69.2% less for housing

  Hamilton help_outline Nuku'alofa help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$123.88
$123.88
??
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $2,725.00
$2,725.00
??
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,888.89
$1,888.89
$400.00
T$906.64
-78.8%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$157.41
$157.41
$63.74
T$144.47
-59.5%
Average -69.2%

Hamilton vs. Nuku'alofa - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 96.1% less for childcare

  Hamilton help_outline Nuku'alofa help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,154.33
$1,154.33
??
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $22,635.43
$22,635.43
$892.07
T$2,021.96
-96.1%
Average -96.1%

Hamilton vs. Nuku'alofa - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 64.1% less for entertainment and sports

  Hamilton help_outline Nuku'alofa help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $9.00
$9.00
??
Cappuccino in mid-range area $5.33
$5.33
$2.25
T$5.10
-57.8%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$17.25
$17.25
$8.11
T$18.38
-53.0%
Monthly membership at local gym $169.29
$169.29
$31.54
T$71.48
-81.4%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $12.00
$12.00
??
Average -64.1%

Hamilton vs. Nuku'alofa - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  Hamilton help_outline Nuku'alofa  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$87.07
$87.07
??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$62.50
$62.50
??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$125.62
$125.62
??
Men's business shoes (leather) $130.00
$130.00
??

Hamilton vs. Nuku'alofa - Cost of clothing
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