Cost of living in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CI$17
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CI$9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CI$6
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CI$2.14
12 eggs, large CI$5.36
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CI$5.35
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CI$9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CI$6
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CI$4.04
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CI$3.98
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CI$24
2 liters of Coca-Cola CI$3.37
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CI$2.57
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CI$2,270
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area CI$1,563
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CI$269
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area CI$1,318
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area CI$1,063
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio CI$257
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) CI$80
40” flat screen TV CI$434
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) CI$198
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CI$14
Hourly rate for cleaning help CI$11
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CI$75
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) CI$74
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) CI$126
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CI$158
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new CI$22,661
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CI$1.06
Monthly ticket public transport CI$99
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CI$27
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) CI$8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CI$20
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) CI$142
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CI$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CI$5.60
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CI$5.87
4 rolls of toilet paper CI$3.58
Tube of toothpaste CI$3.53
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CI$28
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CI$57
2 tickets to the movies CI$23
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CI$63
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CI$120
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CI$10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CI$4.68
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CI$5.30
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB CI$615
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CI$0.31
1 month of gym membership in business district CI$60
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes CI$10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 280 prices entered by 42 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2018.

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