Cost of living in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Summary of cost of living in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: EC$9,693
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: EC$4,232
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district EC$30
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) EC$28
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast EC$12
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk EC$12
12 eggs, large EC$19
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes EC$9
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese EC$20
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples EC$5.00
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes EC$2.25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket EC$4.33
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality EC$29
2 liters of coca-cola EC$7
Bread for 2 people for 1 day EC$5.81
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area EC$3,514
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area EC$1,182
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat EC$300
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area EC$1,921
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area EC$844
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio EC$491
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) EC$169
40” flat screen tv EC$1,840
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) EC$648
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) EC$25
Hourly rate for cleaning help EC$19
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) EC$113
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) EC$225
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) EC$330
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes EC$180
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new EC$125,455
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas EC$2.31
Monthly ticket public transport EC$134
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) EC$30
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) EC$16
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) EC$30
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) EC$100
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) EC$18
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) EC$7
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) EC$15
4 rolls of toilet paper EC$11
Tube of toothpaste EC$10
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city EC$22
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub EC$124
2 tickets to the movies EC$36
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert EC$177
1 cocktail drink in downtown club EC$15
Cappuccino in expat area of the city EC$12
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) EC$4.44
Ipad wi-fi 128gb EC$200
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district EC$134
1 package of marlboro cigarettes EC$61
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 88 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: January 28, 2020

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