Cost of living in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Summary of cost of living in Grand Cayman

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: CI$6,461
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: CI$3,891
  • Grand Cayman is the most expensive city in Latin America (1 out of 44)
  • Grand Cayman is the 2nd most expensive city in the World (2 out of 271)
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List of prices in Grand Cayman
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CI$16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) CI$9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CI$5.09
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CI$2.68
12 eggs, large CI$4.69
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CI$7
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CI$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CI$5.68
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CI$3.06
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CI$2.92
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CI$20
2 liters of coca-cola CI$3.25
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CI$2.88
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area CI$3,692
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area CI$2,274
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CI$303
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area CI$1,911
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area CI$1,246
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio CI$169
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) CI$90
40” flat screen tv CI$443
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) CI$194
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CI$14
Hourly rate for cleaning help CI$10
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) CI$62
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) CI$51
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) CI$130
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CI$126
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new CI$25,242
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CI$1.15
Monthly ticket public transport CI$113
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CI$23
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) CI$10
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CI$25
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) CI$86
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) CI$6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CI$6
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CI$7
4 rolls of toilet paper CI$4.23
Tube of toothpaste CI$4.19
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CI$27
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CI$47
2 tickets to the movies CI$27
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CI$46
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CI$93
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CI$11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CI$5.23
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CI$5.55
Ipad wi-fi 128gb CI$528
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CI$0.34
1 month of gym membership in business district CI$66
1 package of marlboro cigarettes CI$10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: May 21, 2022

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out of 271
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out of 44

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