Tarawa has a high overall cost of living. The overall cost of living index consists of the prices for the defined quantities of the goods and services. South Tarawa is ranked as 12th most expensive place in the world to live. In Kiribati, credits cards are not generally accepted. They mostly accept cash and ATM's are available.
Currency: Kiribati dollar, Australian dollar (AUD)
Cost of Living:
Alcohol & Tobacco: Very High
Clothing: Very Low
Furniture & Appliances: High
Household Accommodation: Very Low
Recreation & Culture: Low
Personal Care: Very High
Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: High
South Tarawa is ranked as a high degree of hardship location.