Bahamas - General information
Region region
Capital Nassau
Language English
Currency Bahamian Dollar
Population 353,658
Phone code +1242
Cost of living in Bahamas
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 440 558
Food 343 611
Transportation 24 152
Communications and utilities 105 144
Clothing 25 93
Sports and leisure 29 105
Total 965 1,662
Accommodation in Bahamas USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 444
Shared room in city centre 563
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 563
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 648
Coordinates of Bahamas
Time Zone America/Nassau
GMT -5
DST -4
Latitude 25.040820000
Longitude -77.371220000
Elevation (STRM3) 20 m.

List of largest cities in Bahamas

 
Nassau Nassau
Nassau New Providence
227,940
Lucaya Lucaya
Lucaya Freeport
46,525
Freeport Freeport
Freeport Freeport
26,910
West End West End
West End West Grand Bahama
12,724
Cooper's Town Cooper's Town
Cooper's Town North Abaco
8,413
San Andros San Andros
San Andros North Andros
7,800

Cost of living and prices in Bahamas

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 15 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 85 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 5 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 2 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 4 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 4 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 3 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 13 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 6 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 5 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 19 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 9 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 30 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 5 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 28 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 35,000 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 52 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 20 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 10 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 68 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 45 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 108 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 92 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 810 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 704 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,113 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,667 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 227 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 38 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,833 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,608 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,072 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 6.92%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Bahamas

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 21 20 19 18 18 17 19 19 19 20 21 20 21
Average high °C 21 20 19 17 17 17 18 19 20 21 22 22 19
Average temperature °C 19 18 16 15 14 15 16 16 18 19 19 20 17
Average low °C 17 16 14 13 12 12 13 14 15 17 18 17 15
Record low °C 12 9 7 5 4 5 5 7 9 10 11 12 4
Rain Days 3 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 3 25
Fog Days 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 12
Thunderstorms Days 5 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 6 7 31
Average precipitation Mm. 140 125 55 46 37 36 35 36 90 125 95 124 943
Relative humidity % 56 54 52 54 53 52 50 50 51 54 52 54 53
Relative humidity morning % 44 44 43 42 42 41 41 39 40 42 42 43 42
Relative humidity evening % 35 35 34 33 33 32 31 31 32 34 34 34 33
Wind speed Km/h 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 8 8 7 7 7 8
Day Length Hours 9 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 9 9
Dew point °C 14 13 11 10 10 9 10 10 12 13 14 14 139
Growing degree-day °C 361 337 284 265 235 218 264 289 341 363 388 392 3736
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 14 12 10 9 9 12 14 17 18 17 18 16 14
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