Cost of Living Comparison

WST
COMPARED TO
XPF

Samoa is 48.5% cheaper than French Polynesia.

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

pay (unknown) more for restaurants

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia  
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
??

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 27.7% more for groceries

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
?? $0.72
CFPF75
Local cheese (8 oz) ?? $9.38
CFPF983
Milk (1 gallon) $4.31
WST10.93
$4.19
CFPF439
-2.8%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.66
WST6.74
$3.70
CFPF387
+39.1%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) ?? $2.55
CFPF267
Apples (1 lb) $1.38
WST3.49
$1.81
CFPF189
+31.3%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.52
WST1.31
$0.85
CFPF89
+64.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.38
WST3.49
$2.00
CFPF210
+45.2%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $2.58
WST6.55
$3.23
CFPF339
+25.2%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.52
WST1.31
$0.68
CFPF71
+31.8%
Onions (1 lb) $0.86
WST2.18
$0.68
CFPF71
-20.9%

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 2.0 times more for transportation

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.71
WST9.40
$4.91
CFPF515
+32.5%
Monthly public transit pass ?? $18.76
CFPF1,966
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $27,334.85
WST69,310.14
$55,342.63
CFPF5,798,525
+102.5%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) ?? $19.14
CFPF2,005

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of transportation
home

pay 6.2% less for housing

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$56.95
WST144.40
$56.75
CFPF5,946
-0.3%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,518.60
WST3,850.56
$984.91
CFPF103,194
-35.1%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $189.83
WST481.32
$680.06
CFPF71,253
+258.3%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$299.39
WST759.14
$215.19
CFPF22,547
-28.1%

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 2.2 times more for childcare

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $170.84
WST433.19
$375.20
CFPF39,312
+119.6%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? ??

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 99.0% more for entertainment and sports

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia 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 $47.46
WST120.33
$93.80
CFPF9,828
+97.7%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.69
WST14.44
$11.96
CFPF1,253
+110.0%

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

pay 25.9% less for clothing

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $58.63
CFPF6,142
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$60.74
WST154.02
$52.84
CFPF5,536
-13.0%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$132.88
WST336.92
$90.67
CFPF9,500
-31.8%
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $126.63
CFPF13,268

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of clothing
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