Cost of Living Comparison

SCR
COMPARED TO
USD

Seychelles is 66.9% cheaper than Virgin Islands.

If you lived in Virgin Islands instead of Seychelles, you would:
local_dining

pay 16.4% more for restaurants

  Seychelles help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $18.26
SCR244.00
$19.38 +6.1%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.03
SCR80.52
$7.83 +30.0%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.39
SCR18.54
$1.83 +32.1%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.02
SCR13.66
$2.04 +99.6%

Seychelles vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 92.0% more for groceries

  Seychelles help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.31
SCR17.43
$4.23 +224.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.48
SCR73.20
$5.78 +5.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $6.18
SCR82.51
$6.84 +10.7%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.07
SCR27.65
$3.17 +52.9%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.15
SCR42.06
$5.60 +78.0%
Apples (1 lb) $0.83
SCR11.07
$2.97 +258.2%
Bananas (1 lb) $1.33
SCR17.71
$1.47 +10.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.59
SCR7.87
$2.97 +404.2%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.93
SCR25.82
$2.78 +43.6%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.66
SCR8.85
$1.71 +158.0%
Onions (1 lb) $0.50
SCR6.64
$2.10 +321.5%

Seychelles vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 70.9% more for transportation

  Seychelles help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.26
SCR70.21
$3.14 -40.2%
Monthly public transit pass $18.63
SCR248.88
$30.00 +61.0%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,561.51
SCR314,758.30
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Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $18.41
SCR245.95
$34.85 +89.3%

Seychelles vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of transportation
home

pay 39.6% more for housing

  Seychelles help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$94.17
SCR1,258.06
$86.29 -8.4%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $966.71
SCR12,914.25
$1,275.31 +31.9%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $761.03
SCR10,166.61
$1,023.96 +34.5%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$34.15
SCR456.21
$206.28 +504.0%

Seychelles vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 4.2 times more for childcare

  Seychelles help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $236.20
SCR3,155.39
$450.00 +90.5%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,980.81
SCR39,820.58
$13,000.00 +336.1%

Seychelles vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 51.2% more for entertainment and sports

  Seychelles help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.38
SCR58.56
$4.12 -5.9%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.94
SCR52.62
$5.21 +32.2%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$10.05
SCR134.20
$5.17 -48.6%
Monthly membership at local gym $53.82
SCR718.98
$93.12 +73.0%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.48
SCR73.20
$9.83 +79.5%

Seychelles vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 14.1% more for clothing

  Seychelles help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$58.45
SCR780.80
$38.33 -34.4%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$58.45
SCR780.80
$40.00 -31.6%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.93
SCR1,041.06
$88.17 +13.1%
Men's business shoes (leather) $40.18
SCR536.80
$101.67 +153.0%

Seychelles vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of clothing
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