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Cost of Living Reviews by City and Country for 780 International Locations

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Antigua and Barbuda, Saint John's
Overview

Antigua and Barbuda, Saint John'sSt John's is the capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda. St John's is the commercial centre of the nation and the chief port of the island of Antigua. St. John's is one of the most developed and cosmopolitan municipalities in the Lesser Antilles. The city is famous for its various shopping malls as well as boutiques throughout the city, selling designer jewellery and haute-couture clothing. There are also many independent, locally-run establishments, selling a variety of fashions. The investment banking industry has a strong presence in the city. Many major world financial institutions have offices in St. John's.

Antigua and Barbuda are Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico. The climate is tropical and maritime with little seasonal temperature variation.

The official language is English which is generally used in Business. Antiguan Creole English and Barbuda Creole English are also spoken. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Antigua and Barbuda's is service-based, with tourism and government services representing the key sources of employment and income. Tourism accounts directly or indirectly for more than half of GDP and is also the principal earner of foreign exchange in Antigua and Barbuda.

In Antigua and Barbuda people are relatively casual regarding agendas and time schedules. Swimming attire should not be worn in public places, only at the beach or pool and camouflage clothing is forbidden. Business attire usually comprises a lightweight suit/dress for business meetings. Expatriate women should exercise caution at all times and avoid travelling alone at night.

The security risk for expatriates in Antigua and Barbuda is low. Risks include petty street crime, and to a lesser extent violent crime and armed assault, particularly when walking alone at night in urban areas. St Johns has a higher crime rate than the rest of Antigua and Barbuda. Other risks include hurricanes and tropical storms.

The currency of Antigua and Barbuda is the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD).

Medical facilities are good but limited and generally expensive. Serious or complex medical treatment may require evacuation which can be expensive. Dengue fever occurs. Cases of Chikungunya virus have been reported.

The population of Saint John's is 81,800 (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 1.4% for Antigua and Barbuda as at 2012.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Antigua and Barbuda is based on the current personal income tax rates which are 0% as there is no personal income tax.


Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Saint John's as at 1 October 2018 is very high in comparison to other places in the world.

In Saint John's, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Very High
2) Clothing: Very High
3) Communication: Average
4) Education: Average
5) Furniture & Appliances: Very High
6) Groceries: Very High
7) Healthcare: High
8) Household Accommodation: High
9) Miscellaneous: Average
10) Personal Care: High
11) Recreation & Culture: High
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Very High
13) Transport: Very High

Saint John's is for example 105.4% more expensive than Houston TX for groceries, 50.4% more expensive for household costs than Kuala Lumpur, and 86.8% more expensive for transport costs than Dubai.

Saint John's is ranked as a some hardship location.

The hardship premium for Saint John's for an expat from Perth, is for example 10%, i.e. host location (Saint John's) premium of 20% minus home (Perth) location premium of 10%.

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