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Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and United States 

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Consumer Prices in United States are 2.60% higher than in Puerto Rico
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 18.26% higher than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in United States are 78.75% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 5.28% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 5.39% higher than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 56.24% higher than in Puerto Rico

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  Puerto Rico  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     45.00 $      -10.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.48 $     6.25 $      -3.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1.50 $     3.50 $      +133.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 $     5.00 $      +66.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.45 $     3.64 $      +48.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.06 $     1.58 $      +49.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.05 $     1.27 $      +20.66 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.70 $     0.99 $      -41.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.31 $     2.39 $      +3.05 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.88 $     2.89 $      +53.72 %
Eggs (12) 2.47 $     2.25 $      -8.91 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.51 $     9.46 $      +45.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.32 $     7.64 $      +20.91 %
Apples (1kg) 4.00 $     3.71 $      -7.36 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     3.58 $      -5.52 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.07 $     3.72 $      +21.07 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     2.35 $      -2.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.44 $     1.57 $      -35.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.76 $      +1.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.47 $     2.29 $      +55.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 $     3.28 $      +19.89 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.00 $      0.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.38 $     2.00 $      +45.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $     65.50 $      +118.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $     3.00 $      +50.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 $     1.55 $      +3.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     28.10 $      -6.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     0.96 $      +0.21 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,997.50 $     20,000.00 $      -19.99 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 239.27 $     161.94 $      -32.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 $     0.15 $      -28.44 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.99 $     46.17 $      -9.45 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.00 $     39.53 $      +16.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.57 $     18.45 $      +35.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 $     10.00 $      +42.86 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.37 $     40.75 $      +3.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.00 $     36.55 $      -20.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.58 $     76.32 $      -4.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.24 $     83.44 $      -0.95 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 570.83 $     993.57 $      +74.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 405.09 $     749.89 $      +85.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 925.91 $     1,700.09 $      +83.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 742.00 $     1,282.20 $      +72.80 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,416.38 $     1,909.27 $      -20.99 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,336.11 $     1,230.64 $      -7.89 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,770.33 $     3,271.19 $      +84.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.46     4.20      -23.01 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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