Vanuatu is 6.6% cheaper than United States.

If you lived in Vanuatu instead of United States, you would:

pay 6.2% less for restaurants

 
United States
Vanuatu
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.20
 
$13.04
VUV1,533
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.21
 
$10.43
VUV1,226
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.01
 
$2.17
VUV255

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pay 23.8% more for groceries

 
United States
Vanuatu
Bread
1 loaf
$2.85
 
$2.43
VUV286
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.66
 
$10.94
VUV1,286
Milk (1 gallon) $3.38
 
$7.44
VUV874

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pay 19.8% less for transportation

 
United States
Vanuatu
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.54
 
$5.24
VUV616
Monthly public transit pass $64.19
 
$52.15
VUV6,130
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,050.13
 
$13,492.36
VUV1,586,073

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pay 17.3% more for housing

 
United States
Vanuatu
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$68.65
 
$121.68
VUV14,304
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,446.14
 
$1,126.68
VUV132,445
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,166.13
 
$726.74
VUV85,431

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pay 52.1% less for childcare

 
United States
Vanuatu
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $980.97
 
$551.57
VUV64,839
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $14,983.58
 
$5,933.31
VUV697,480

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pay 6.7% less for entertainment and sports

 
United States
Vanuatu
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.14
 
$3.91
VUV460
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.34
 
$3.39
VUV399
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$8.25
 
$7.82
VUV920

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pay 2.2% less for clothing

 
United States
Vanuatu
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$44.10
 
$47.80
VUV5,619
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.31
 
$34.76
VUV4,087
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.71
 
$104.29
VUV12,260

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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: August 2022
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