Northern Mariana Islands is 16.9% cheaper than United States.

If you lived in Northern Mariana Islands instead of United States, you would:

pay 25.1% less for restaurants

United States
Northern Mariana Islands
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $18.15
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.24

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pay 1.3% less for groceries

United States
Northern Mariana Islands
1 loaf
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.93
Milk (1 gallon) $3.83

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pay 3.0% more for transportation

United States
Northern Mariana Islands
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.72
Monthly public transit pass $63.08
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,096.27

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pay 12.8% less for housing

United States
Northern Mariana Islands
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,528.07
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,282.97

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pay 77.0% less for childcare

United States
Northern Mariana Islands
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,137.97
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $15,943.15

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pay 2.1% more for entertainment and sports

United States
Northern Mariana Islands
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.19
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.51
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar

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pay 7.5% less for clothing

United States
Northern Mariana Islands
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas

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The statistics used to build this comparison are calculated using data from users just like you. We average the price of thousands of data points entered by users across the world. Learn more about our data sources. Page last updated: September 2023
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