Italy is 2.2 times more expensive than Suriname.

If you lived in Italy instead of Suriname, you would:

pay 2.2 times more for restaurants

 
Suriname
Italy
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $6.70
$49.68
$16.28
€14.27
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.48
$47.99
$9.39
€8.23
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.89
$6.60
$2.48
€2.17

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pay 30.9% more for groceries

 
Suriname
Italy
Bread
1 loaf
$1.51
$11.21
$1.86
€1.63
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.29
$39.19
$7.41
€6.50
Milk (1 gallon) $4.95
$36.64
$4.98
€4.36

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pay 2.7 times more for transportation

 
Suriname
Italy
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.35
$24.82
$6.99
€6.13
Monthly public transit pass $6.97
$51.66
$43.01
€37.72
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,908.42
$191,978.65
$26,336.31
€23,094.33

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pay 2.1 times more for housing

 
Suriname
Italy
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$31.33
$232.17
$34.75
€30.47
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $359.65
$2,664.96
$639.56
€560.83
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $235.91
$1,748.08
$490.87
€430.44

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pay 3.3 times more for childcare

 
Suriname
Italy
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $92.03
$681.90
$498.43
€437.07
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,385.89
$69,548.48
$11,939.46
€10,469.72

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pay 2.1 times more for entertainment and sports

 
Suriname
Italy
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.58
$11.72
$5.00
€4.38
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.66
$19.70
$1.68
€1.47
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.24
$31.45
$6.74
€5.91

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pay 33.2% more for clothing

 
Suriname
Italy
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$47.61
$352.78
$87.77
€76.97
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$40.89
$302.98
$37.94
€33.27
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$65.99
$488.97
$97.30
€85.32

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