Cost of living in Havana, Cuba

Summary of cost of living in Havana

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 2,833 CUC
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 997 CUC
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List of prices in Havana, Cuba. Current as of Feb 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 26 CUC
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 10 CUC
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 4.42 CUC
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.55 CUC
12 eggs, large 3.06 CUC
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1.97 CUC
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 6 CUC
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 4.90 CUC
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.12 CUC
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1.66 CUC
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 14 CUC
2 liters of coca-cola 3.59 CUC
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.61 CUC
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 505 CUC
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 316 CUC
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 47 CUC
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 311 CUC
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 258 CUC
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 53 CUC
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 50 CUC
40” flat screen tv 605 CUC
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 156 CUC
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 7 CUC
Hourly rate for cleaning help 6 CUC
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 36 CUC
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 26 CUC
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 86 CUC
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 90 CUC
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 47,004 CUC
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.23 CUC
Monthly ticket public transport 28 CUC
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 23 CUC
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 3.34 CUC
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 4.65 CUC
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 27 CUC
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 4.48 CUC
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2.66 CUC
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 6 CUC
4 rolls of toilet paper 1.86 CUC
Tube of toothpaste 2.59 CUC
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 8 CUC
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 22 CUC
2 tickets to the movies 14 CUC
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 53 CUC
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 34 CUC
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 4.84 CUC
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 2.88 CUC
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 2.13 CUC
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 674 CUC
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.35 CUC
1 month of gym membership in business district 32 CUC
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 2.35 CUC
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,423 prices entered by 72 different people.
Latest price update: February 27, 2021

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