Cost of living in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 50 TT$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 37 TT$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 33 TT$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 12 TT$
12 eggs, large 25 TT$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 17 TT$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 47 TT$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 21 TT$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 13 TT$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 13 TT$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 150 TT$
2 liters of Coca-Cola 10 TT$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 11 TT$
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 10,706 TT$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 5,277 TT$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 635 TT$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 5,574 TT$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 2,815 TT$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 482 TT$
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 221 TT$
40” flat screen TV 3,971 TT$
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,144 TT$
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 82 TT$
Hourly rate for cleaning help 39 TT$
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 406 TT$
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 375 TT$
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 793 TT$
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 768 TT$
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 245,229 TT$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 3.69 TT$
Monthly ticket public transport 318 TT$
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 42 TT$
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 36 TT$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 81 TT$
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 240 TT$
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 30 TT$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 30 TT$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 41 TT$
4 rolls of toilet paper 13 TT$
Tube of toothpaste 15 TT$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 55 TT$
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 336 TT$
2 tickets to the movies 104 TT$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 256 TT$
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 587 TT$
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 52 TT$
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 32 TT$
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 14 TT$
iPod nano 16GB 1,916 TT$
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.23 TT$
1 month of gym membership in business district 321 TT$
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 31 TT$
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 530 prices entered by 34 different people.
Latest price update: May 23, 2017.

Port of Spain position in our World Ranking

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7th
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