Cost of Living Comparison

SBD
COMPARED TO
BBD

Barbados is 2.6 times more expensive than Solomon Islands.

If you lived in Barbados instead of Solomon Islands, you would:
local_dining

pay 11.3% less for restaurants

  Solomon Islands help_outline Barbados help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $6.01
$47.22
$9.00
$18.00
+49.7%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$14.46
$113.62
$7.50
$15.00
-48.1%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.71
$21.30
$1.62
$3.25
-40.1%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.21
$9.47
$1.12
$2.25
-6.7%
Average -11.3%

Solomon Islands vs. Barbados - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 27.7% less for groceries

  Solomon Islands help_outline Barbados help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.27
$9.94
$2.00
$4.00
+58.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $9.04
$71.01
$2.00
$4.00
-77.9%
Milk (1 gallon) $11.41
$89.61
$11.36
$22.71
-0.4%
Eggs
1 dozen
$5.06
$39.77
$3.67
$7.33
-27.6%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.26
$33.50
$3.18
$6.35
-25.5%
Apples (1 lb) $1.64
$12.88
$1.59
$3.17
-3.3%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.55
$4.29
$0.49
$0.98
-10.4%
Oranges (1 lb) $2.73
$21.47
$1.02
$2.04
-62.7%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.81
$14.20
$0.53
$1.06
-70.7%
Potatoes (1 lb) $2.02
$15.89
$1.13
$2.27
-43.9%
Onions (1 lb) $1.34
$10.52
$0.79
$1.59
-40.7%
Average -27.7%

Solomon Islands vs. Barbados - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 67.3% more for transportation

  Solomon Islands help_outline Barbados help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.93
$30.87
$7.12
$14.24
+81.2%
Monthly public transit pass ?? $60.50
$121.00
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $33,750.00
$67,500.00
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $15.64
$122.85
$24.00
$48.00
+53.5%
Average +67.3%

Solomon Islands vs. Barbados - Cost of transportation
home

pay 18.3% less for housing

  Solomon Islands help_outline Barbados help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$482,101.50
$3,787,383.60
$69.17
$138.33
-100.0%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,123.89
$8,829.30
$815.00
$1,630.00
-27.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $481.19
$3,780.25
$625.00
$1,250.00
+29.9%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$73.73
$579.25
$91.76
$183.53
+24.5%
Average -18.3%

Solomon Islands vs. Barbados - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 8.7 times more for childcare

  Solomon Islands help_outline Barbados help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $54.74
$430.03
$125.00
$250.00
+128.4%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $198.87
$1,562.30
$3,000.00
$6,000.00
+1408.5%
Average +768.5%

Solomon Islands vs. Barbados - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 10.7% less for entertainment and sports

  Solomon Islands help_outline Barbados help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.22
$33.14
$1.25
$2.50
-70.4%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.02
$31.56
$3.54
$7.07
-12.0%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
?? $7.92
$15.85
Monthly membership at local gym $80.35
$631.23
$81.29
$162.58
+1.2%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $7.23
$56.81
$10.00
$20.00
+38.3%
Average -10.7%

Solomon Islands vs. Barbados - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 4.3 times more for clothing

  Solomon Islands help_outline Barbados help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$8.04
$63.12
$65.33
$130.67
+713.1%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$8.44
$66.28
$47.50
$95.00
+463.0%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$54.24
$426.08
$97.50
$195.00
+79.8%
Men's business shoes (leather) $60.26
$473.42
$100.00
$200.00
+65.9%
Average +330.4%

Solomon Islands vs. Barbados - Cost of clothing
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