Cost of Living in Aruba

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 10.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 9.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.75 $ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 4.50-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.94 $ 1.94-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.12 $ 1.39-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 $ 1.00-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.54 $ 5.23-9.46
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.29 $ 1.99-4.31
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.16 $ 0.68-3.78
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.32 $ 2.36-3.99
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.93 $ 4.79-22.68
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.54 $ 1.98-4.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.86 $ 2.52-8.81
Apples (1 lb) 2.15 $ 1.70-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 1.67 $ 1.00-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 2.25 $ 1.39-3.18
Tomato (1 lb) 2.27 $ 1.76-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $ 0.50-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.40 $ 0.48-1.70
Lettuce (1 head) 2.87 $ 2.08-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $ 1.11-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 7.78-18.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.76 $ 2.36-2.98
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.47 $ 2.50-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.56 $ 8.33-17.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.64 $ 1.67-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.83 $ 41.67-66.67
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.56 $ 8.33-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.47 $ 4.46-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 $
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.89 $ 3.22-6.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,111.17 $ 22,191.40-35,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,879.04 $ 25,000.00-35,506.24
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.14 $ 128.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $ 0.17-0.28
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.99 $ 50.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.03 $ 30.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 39.85 $ 15.00-33.33
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.00-13.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 225.36 $ 194.44-350.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,737.40 $ 5,000.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.87 $ 47.22-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.50 $ 27.78-69.44
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.74 $ 69.44-166.44
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.25 $ 80.00-138.89
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 742.46 $ 555.56-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 525.93 $ 400.00-665.74
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,274.69 $ 1,111.11-1,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,076.15 $ 972.22-1,400.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 396.11 $ 278.71-464.51
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 200.18 $ 130.06-315.87
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,544.14 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.08 6.00-8.00

Prices in Aruba

This country had 107 entries in the past 12 months by 8 different contributors.
Last update: January 2023
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