Cost of living in Suva, Fiji

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 11 FJ$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 12 FJ$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10 FJ$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.90 FJ$
12 eggs, large 7 FJ$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.76 FJ$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 16 FJ$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 5.77 FJ$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.50 FJ$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.99 FJ$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 24 FJ$
2 liters of Coca-Cola 3.73 FJ$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.58 FJ$
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 3,786 FJ$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,689 FJ$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 173 FJ$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,275 FJ$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,119 FJ$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 97 FJ$
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 55 FJ$
40” flat screen TV 1,795 FJ$
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 414 FJ$
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 12 FJ$
Hourly rate for cleaning help 3.70 FJ$
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 62 FJ$
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 82 FJ$
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 187 FJ$
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 151 FJ$
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 47,225 FJ$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 2.18 FJ$
Monthly ticket public transport 49 FJ$
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 10 FJ$
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 8 FJ$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 20 FJ$
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 28 FJ$
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 8 FJ$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 5.86 FJ$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.43 FJ$
4 rolls of toilet paper 3.75 FJ$
Tube of toothpaste 3.28 FJ$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 14 FJ$
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 45 FJ$
2 tickets to the movies 14 FJ$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 40 FJ$
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 77 FJ$
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 15 FJ$
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 6 FJ$
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 5.04 FJ$
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 1,641 FJ$
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 5.22 FJ$
1 month of gym membership in business district 60 FJ$
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 10 FJ$
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 306 prices entered by 28 different people.
Latest price update: May 25, 2018.

Suva position in our World Ranking

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185th
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11th
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