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Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 6.80% higher than in Puerto Rico
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 22.89% higher than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in United States are 85.45% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 8.44% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 9.25% higher than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 24.20% higher than in Puerto Rico

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 48.00 $     45.00 $      -6.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     6.50 $      +8.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1.88 $     3.50 $      +86.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 $     5.00 $      +66.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.34 $     3.72 $      +59.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.03 $     1.64 $      +59.33 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.03 $     1.33 $      +28.36 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.73 $     3.81 $      -43.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.16 $     2.25 $      +4.19 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 $     1.46 $      +64.78 %
Eggs (12) 2.65 $     2.42 $      -8.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.93 $     4.40 $      +50.13 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.77 $     3.76 $      +35.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.77 $     1.79 $      +1.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.58 $     1.79 $      +13.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.35 $     1.78 $      +31.73 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $     1.17 $      -0.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.64 $     1.58 $      -40.11 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.59 $     1.77 $      +11.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.50 $     1.73 $      +15.09 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.85 $     2.28 $      -20.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.50 $     6.00 $      -7.69 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     2.00 $      +33.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $     62.00 $      +106.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $     3.00 $      +50.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $     2.50 $      +3.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     30.00 $      +50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.09 $     2.88 $      -6.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $     21,000.00 $      -12.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 229.51 $     158.35 $      -31.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $     0.16 $      +13.05 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.81 $     47.11 $      -5.41 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.06 $     37.36 $      +9.68 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.91 $     18.72 $      +71.57 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.75 $     10.00 $      +48.15 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36.16 $     40.84 $      +12.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.13 $     35.64 $      -19.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.26 $     77.20 $      -10.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.64 $     86.31 $      -0.39 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 538.97 $     972.08 $      +80.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 391.31 $     761.62 $      +94.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 893.89 $     1,675.37 $      +87.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 714.29 $     1,298.49 $      +81.79 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 158.01 $     203.28 $      +28.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 124.51 $     131.29 $      +5.45 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,740.21 $     2,655.99 $      +52.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.07     4.20      -17.12 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: USD