Cost of living in Nassau, Bahamas

Summary of cost of living in Nassau

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: B$5,727
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: B$2,967
  • Nassau is the 2nd most expensive city in Latin America (2 out of 30)
  • Cost of living in Nassau is more expensive than in 90% of cities in the World (21 out of 207)
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List of prices in Nassau
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district B$21
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) B$9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast B$5.80
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk B$3.97
12 eggs, large B$5.31
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes B$4.26
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese B$6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples B$5.18
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes B$4.03
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket B$3.26
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality B$22
2 liters of coca-cola B$3.60
Bread for 2 people for 1 day B$2.69
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area B$2,472
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area B$1,584
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat B$384
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area B$1,265
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area B$789
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio B$286
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) B$46
40” flat screen tv B$720
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) B$237
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) B$12
Hourly rate for cleaning help B$13
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) B$75
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) B$55
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) B$117
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes B$113
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new B$36,365
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas B$1.75
Monthly ticket public transport B$66
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) B$36
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) B$10
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) B$22
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) B$97
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) B$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) B$7
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) B$8
4 rolls of toilet paper B$5.05
Tube of toothpaste B$4.53
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city B$17
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub B$80
2 tickets to the movies B$23
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) B$50
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert B$126
1 cocktail drink in downtown club B$12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city B$5.54
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) B$6
Ipad wi-fi 128gb B$567
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) B$0.33
1 month of gym membership in business district B$87
1 package of marlboro cigarettes B$9
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 10 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: January 31, 2023

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out of 207
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out of 30

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