Cost of Living Comparison

USD
COMPARED TO
CVE

Cabo Verde is 38.5% cheaper than New Jersey.

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

pay 46.9% less for restaurants

  New Jersey help_outline Cabo Verde help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.98 $5.32
CVE514.25
-66.7%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.48 $5.85
CVE565.67
-31.1%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.04 $1.28
CVE123.42
-37.4%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.56 $0.74
CVE71.99
-52.3%
Average -46.9%

New Jersey vs. Cabo Verde - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 42.7% less for groceries

  New Jersey help_outline Cabo Verde help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$3.13 $1.17
CVE113.13
-62.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.42 $1.06
CVE102.85
-80.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.63 $3.62
CVE350.40
-0.3%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.60 $2.55
CVE246.84
-1.9%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.75 $2.41
CVE233.26
-49.2%
Apples (1 lb) $2.26 $1.21
CVE116.63
-46.7%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.91 $0.87
CVE83.97
-5.1%
Oranges (1 lb) $2.51 $0.96
CVE93.30
-61.5%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $2.12 $0.96
CVE93.30
-54.6%
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.39 $0.72
CVE69.98
-47.9%
Onions (1 lb) $1.54 $0.63
CVE60.65
-59.3%
Average -42.7%

New Jersey vs. Cabo Verde - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 12.3% more for transportation

  New Jersey help_outline Cabo Verde help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.56 $4.63
CVE447.73
+80.9%
Monthly public transit pass $110.09 ??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $20,345.53 ??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $22.51 $9.84
CVE951.36
-56.3%
Average +12.3%

New Jersey vs. Cabo Verde - Cost of transportation
home

pay 47.9% less for housing

  New Jersey help_outline Cabo Verde help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$67.21 $71.59
CVE6,925.20
+6.5%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,659.69 $318.98
CVE30,854.87
-80.8%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,352.76 $110.46
CVE10,685.21
-91.8%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$117.61 $87.41
CVE8,454.84
-25.7%
Average -47.9%

New Jersey vs. Cabo Verde - Cost of housing
child_care

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  New Jersey help_outline Cabo Verde  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,212.64 ??
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $15,393.75 ??

New Jersey vs. Cabo Verde - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 55.9% less for entertainment and sports

  New Jersey help_outline Cabo Verde help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.29 $1.06
CVE102.85
-79.9%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.17 $1.17
CVE113.13
-72.0%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$9.36 $3.19
CVE308.55
-65.9%
Monthly membership at local gym $46.71 $37.21
CVE3,599.73
-20.3%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $12.75 $7.44
CVE719.95
-41.6%
Average -55.9%

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

pay 49.8% less for clothing

  New Jersey help_outline Cabo Verde help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$44.16 ??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.49 $15.95
CVE1,542.74
-56.3%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$74.82 $42.53
CVE4,113.98
-43.2%
Men's business shoes (leather) $92.53 ??
Average -49.8%

New Jersey vs. Cabo Verde - Cost of clothing
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