Cost of living in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Summary of cost of living in Grand Cayman

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: CI$6,833
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: CI$3,959
  • Grand Cayman is the most expensive city in Latin America (1 out of 31)
  • Grand Cayman is the 2nd most expensive city in the World (2 out of 194)
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List of prices in Grand Cayman
Current as of Feb 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CI$20
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) CI$11
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CI$6
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CI$3.13
12 eggs, large CI$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CI$7
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CI$5.70
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CI$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CI$3.98
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CI$3.65
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CI$23
2 liters of coca-cola CI$3.99
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CI$3.51
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area CI$3,241
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area CI$2,706
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CI$416
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area CI$1,830
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area CI$1,441
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio CI$195
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) CI$100
40” flat screen tv CI$489
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) CI$251
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CI$15
Hourly rate for cleaning help CI$15
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) CI$59
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) CI$50
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) CI$136
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CI$117
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new CI$23,662
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CI$1.27
Monthly ticket public transport CI$114
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CI$23
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) CI$9
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) CI$19
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) CI$109
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) CI$7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CI$6
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CI$6
4 rolls of toilet paper CI$4.43
Tube of toothpaste CI$4.12
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CI$33
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CI$70
2 tickets to the movies CI$26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CI$48
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CI$106
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CI$12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CI$5.58
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CI$5.55
Ipad wi-fi 128gb CI$534
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CI$0.33
1 month of gym membership in business district CI$57
1 package of marlboro cigarettes CI$11
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 94 prices entered by 14 different people.
Latest price update: February 27, 2024

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