Cost of living in Hamilton, Bermuda

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district BD$24
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) BD$12
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast BD$10
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk BD$4.62
12 eggs, large BD$4.49
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes BD$9
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese BD$8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples BD$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes BD$4.03
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket BD$3.67
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality BD$23
2 liters of Coca-Cola BD$4.98
Bread for 2 people for 1 day BD$3.73
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area BD$4,303
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area BD$2,711
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat BD$406
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area BD$2,670
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area BD$1,569
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio BD$243
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) BD$115
40” flat screen TV BD$880
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) BD$303
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) BD$16
Hourly rate for cleaning help BD$32
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) BD$77
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) BD$90
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) BD$122
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes BD$174
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new BD$46,002
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas BD$1.91
Monthly ticket public transport BD$59
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) BD$19
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) BD$11
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) BD$41
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) BD$96
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) BD$11
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) BD$7
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) BD$7
4 rolls of toilet paper BD$6
Tube of toothpaste BD$5.13
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city BD$30
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub BD$92
2 tickets to the movies BD$26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) BD$62
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert BD$137
1 cocktail drink in downtown club BD$12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city BD$5.99
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) BD$7
iPad Air 2, 64GB BD$700
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) BD$0.80
1 month of gym membership in business district BD$141
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes BD$11
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 208 prices entered by 14 different people.
Latest price update: September 22, 2017.

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