Cost of Living Comparison

WST
COMPARED TO
XPF

French Polynesia is 97.5% more expensive than Samoa.

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

pay 80.4% more for restaurants

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.97
WST12.59
$15.43
CFPF1,617
+210.7%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.09
WST17.99
$9.58
CFPF1,004
+35.0%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.01
WST2.55
$1.87
CFPF195
+85.6%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.01
WST2.55
$0.91
CFPF95
-9.8%
Average +80.4%

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 21.6% more for groceries

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.17
WST2.97
$0.48
CFPF50
-59.1%
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.82
WST19.83
$9.06
CFPF950
+15.9%
Milk (1 gallon) $4.03
WST10.21
$4.67
CFPF489
+15.8%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.63
WST6.66
$4.52
CFPF474
+72.3%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.58
WST6.53
$4.73
CFPF495
+83.5%
Apples (1 lb) $1.06
WST2.70
$1.85
CFPF194
+73.8%
Bananas (1 lb) $1.06
WST2.70
$1.03
CFPF108
-3.4%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.06
WST2.70
$2.01
CFPF211
+89.3%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $4.03
WST10.21
$2.69
CFPF282
-33.1%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.74
WST1.88
??
Onions (1 lb) $0.80
WST2.04
$0.49
CFPF52
-38.7%
Average +21.6%

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 59.6% more for transportation

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.55
WST9.01
$3.85
CFPF403
+8.3%
Monthly public transit pass ?? $18.13
CFPF1,899
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,540.79
WST64,761.13
$53,470.17
CFPF5,602,337
+109.4%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $11.47
WST29.09
$18.49
CFPF1,937
+61.2%
Average +59.6%

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of transportation
home

pay 15.1% more for housing

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$106.07
WST268.94
$81.87
CFPF8,578
-22.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,064.20
WST2,698.38
$898.97
CFPF94,190
-15.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $301.52
WST764.54
$740.12
CFPF77,546
+145.5%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$347.56
WST881.27
$184.81
CFPF19,363
-46.8%
Average +15.1%

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 4.9 times more for childcare

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $73.90
WST187.39
$362.51
CFPF37,982
+390.5%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,128.40
WST5,396.76
??
Average +390.5%

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 2.3 times more for entertainment and sports

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.77
WST4.50
$8.12
CFPF851
+357.7%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.55
WST8.99
$3.17
CFPF332
-10.6%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.32
WST13.49
$9.06
CFPF950
+70.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $47.89
WST121.43
$101.20
CFPF10,603
+111.3%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.32
WST13.49
$12.91
CFPF1,353
+142.7%
Average +134.3%

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

pay 19.1% less for clothing

  Samoa help_outline French Polynesia help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $74.01
CFPF7,755
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$56.76
WST143.91
$45.94
CFPF4,814
-19.1%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
?? $92.89
CFPF9,733
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $135.94
CFPF14,243
Average -19.1%

Samoa vs. French Polynesia - Cost of clothing
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