Cost of living in Vanuata

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Food Price in $
12 eggs dozen, large 12.50 Vt
1 beer pint in local shops, markets 7 Vt
1 kg of tomatoes 8.50 Vt
Full chicken 2kg 38.75 Vt
1litre 100% fruit juice 8.50 Vt
1 package of cigarettes imported brands 25 Vt
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 7.50 Vt
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 48.95 Vt
2.5 liters of Coca-Cola 0.95 Vt
1 Bread loaf standard 9.50 Vt
Whole fat Yogurt. 500ml 12 Vt
1x6 pack Dardanelle tuna 18.50 Vt
Heinz baked beans 1 tin 8 Vt
1.5 kg Sugar 10 Vt
2 liter cooking oil 20 Vt
Yum-yum noodles per pack 2.00 Vt
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5.50 Vt
1 liter milk 8.50 Vt
Fast food restaurant large serving/ take away 25 Vt
Utilities per month (water, electricity, gas) for 2 people in flat 165 Vt
Wi-Fi monthly fee 8 Mbps (1 month) 145 Vt
Laundry detergent (bleach, sunlight liquid, washing surf… altogether) 58.50 Vt
House Cleaning fee per day 105 Vt
Large Gas heater price range upwards. 200 Vt
Original branded Electric Fans 200 Vt
Original branded Electric kettle. 120 Vt
40 inches Beko flat screen HD TV set 2000 Vt
Single bed Blankets 120 Vt
Personal Care
Avon for women and men cologne 100 Vt
Ladies hair plaiting. 60 Vt
Ladies Sanitaryware (Pads and Tampoons) 18 Vt
Men's haircut 40 Vt
Ibuprofen, Panadol, Grandpa Pain killers box of 12 dosses 24.50 Vt
Mobile package local network providers’ talk-time, data and messages 65 Vt
1 month of gym subscription. 105 Vt
Earphones original (Samsung. iPhone) 90 Vt
Unisex Loris perfume 30 Vt
Gadgets maintenance and repairs (cellphone, laptops, tablets...) starting price. 100 Vt
Smart phones (Samsung, Xiaomi, HTC, IPhone) price range upwards 1000 Vt
Laptops (Samsung, Lenovo, Hp, Monster, Dell etc.) price range upwards 3000 Vt
Boat cruise with refreshments and finger snacks 120 Vt
Go carting 30mins 120 Vt
Movie House 3d cinema 30 Vt
Summer Festivals (jet, bumper cars, lucky deep ...(per ticket) 15 Vt
Photo shoot 120 Vt
Cappuccino / expresso/ coffee 12.50 Vt
3 course dinner local restaurant two people 96.50 Vt
3 course dinner classy, exotic restaurant two people 150 Vt
Play station 4 console without games. 2000 Vt
Spalding Basketball 200 Vt
Original branded Racket and Wilson’s tennis balls 500 Vt
Taxi fare on average 5-10km 45 Vt
Public transport per trip one way maximum fare 30 Vt
1 liter petrol/diesel 6.50 Vt
1 day rent a car cost 140 Vt
Driver’s license 2300 Vt
1 pair of jeans (Denim or similar) 150 Vt
1 pair of men’s formal shoes 215 Vt
1 pair original sport/casual shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 280 Vt
1 classy summer dress (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 135.79 Vt
Ladies formal shoes original and durable 120 Vt
Back-pack, gym bag (Nike, Adidas, New balance) 150 Vt

The Overview

We review the explanations of the statistical relationship between spatial price indices and real living standards in the country. Then, using information from several seasons in the country, we show how these variables are positively associated, price indices, and real living standards may be statistically linked on several grounds. The total cost of living in Vanuata for one person with average consumption for one month will be USD 1500, no rent price included. The decent cost of living in Vanuata and its wealth are also relatively popular.

RocApply is a database of user-gathered information detailing the costs of living in cities and countries worldwide. According to its indexes, the cost of food in Vanuata is fairly inexpensive. In Bridgetown, the capital of Vanuata, the most expensive market items are a gallon of milk USD 15 and a mid-range bottle of wine USD 13.

Housing prices vary distinctly depending on whether or not the location is in or near a city center. Renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center costs USD 500 per month or USD 1000 for a three-bedroom apartment. Outside the city center, the prices drop down significantly to USD 400 and USD 800 for one- and three-bedroom apartments, respectively.


Monthly utilities (such as water, heat, gas, garbage and electricity) for a 915-square-foot apartment cost approximately USD 110 per month. High-speed Internet access costs about USD 40

RocApply is a site devoted to giving expatriates reliable data for the costs of living. It lists the price of a new small car with no extra enhancements (specifically the Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV) in Bridgetown as USD 40 000.A monthly pass for public transportation will run someone about USD 40

Here, education at government-run schools is mandatory and free through the secondary level. Parents have the option of enrolling their children in a public school, but they will incur various fees, the most expensive of which is around USD 7500. Because of this education system, the country’s literacy rate is a stellar 100%.