Cost of Living Comparison

EUR
COMPARED TO
XCD

Basseterre is 4.8% more expensive than Rome.

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

pay 17.2% less for restaurants

  Rome help_outline Basseterre help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $17.68
€15.51
$11.10
EC$29.93
-37.2%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.43
€8.27
$9.05
EC$24.40
-4.0%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.31
€2.03
$1.70
EC$4.59
-26.4%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.29
€1.13
$1.28
EC$3.44
-1.4%
Average -17.2%

Rome vs. Basseterre - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 34.2% more for groceries

  Rome help_outline Basseterre help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$2.05
€1.80
$3.50
EC$9.44
+70.7%
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.69
€6.74
$1.11
EC$2.99
-85.6%
Milk (1 gallon) $6.03
€5.28
$14.01
EC$37.76
+132.4%
Eggs
1 dozen
$4.10
€3.60
$0.99
EC$2.67
-75.9%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.57
€4.01
$2.32
EC$6.26
-49.3%
Apples (1 lb) $1.05
€0.92
??
Bananas (1 lb) $0.95
€0.83
$1.59
EC$4.28
+67.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.10
€0.96
$3.00
EC$8.09
+173.4%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.18
€1.03
$1.80
EC$4.84
+52.2%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.80
€0.70
$1.00
EC$2.70
+25.1%
Onions (1 lb) $0.76
€0.67
$1.00
EC$2.70
+31.0%
Average +34.2%

Rome vs. Basseterre - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 35.2% more for transportation

  Rome help_outline Basseterre help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.84
€6.00
$9.25
EC$24.94
+35.2%
Monthly public transit pass $41.26
€36.18
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $26,288.71
€23,052.59
??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $18.86
€16.54
??
Average +35.2%

Rome vs. Basseterre - Cost of transportation
home

pay 13.1% less for housing

  Rome help_outline Basseterre help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$34.14
€29.93
$57.44
EC$154.86
+68.3%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,071.34
€939.46
$605.27
EC$1,631.91
-43.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $756.29
€663.19
$370.02
EC$997.65
-51.1%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$158.55
€139.04
$117.41
EC$316.55
-26.0%
Average -13.1%

Rome vs. Basseterre - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 75.3% less for childcare

  Rome help_outline Basseterre help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $561.96
€492.79
$138.76
EC$374.12
-75.3%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,794.16
€11,219.21
??
Average -75.3%

Rome vs. Basseterre - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 70.4% more for entertainment and sports

  Rome help_outline Basseterre help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.89
€5.17
$4.00
EC$10.78
-32.1%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.52
€1.33
$6.66
EC$17.96
+338.0%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$6.72
€5.89
??
Monthly membership at local gym $73.82
€64.73
$83.25
EC$224.47
+12.8%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $10.61
€9.30
$6.66
EC$17.96
-37.2%
Average +70.4%

Rome vs. Basseterre - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 0.4% less for clothing

  Rome help_outline Basseterre help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$97.63
€85.61
$37.00
EC$99.76
-62.1%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$37.17
€32.60
$60.00
EC$161.77
+61.4%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$101.14
€88.69
??
Men's business shoes (leather) $146.60
€128.55
??
Average -0.4%

Rome vs. Basseterre - Cost of clothing
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