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Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and United States 

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Consumer Prices in United States are 2.85% higher than in Puerto Rico
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 18.51% higher than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in United States are 78.85% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 5.28% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 5.88% higher than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 57.45% 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 $      +48.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.06 $     1.58 $      +49.76 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.05 $     1.27 $      +20.58 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.68 $     0.99 $      -40.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.30 $     2.39 $      +3.64 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.86 $     2.90 $      +55.57 %
Eggs (12) 2.48 $     2.25 $      -9.21 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.70 $     9.47 $      +41.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.26 $     7.63 $      +22.05 %
Apples (1kg) 4.00 $     3.70 $      -7.55 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     3.58 $      -5.43 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.00 $     3.72 $      +24.05 %
Potato (1kg) 2.33 $     2.35 $      +1.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 $     1.57 $      -34.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     1.76 $      +2.62 %
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 $      +19.78 %
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 $     28.20 $      -6.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     0.96 $      +0.30 %
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 238.38 $     161.80 $      -32.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 $     0.15 $      -28.09 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.22 $     46.16 $      -9.88 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.32 $     39.50 $      +15.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.12 $     18.45 $      +40.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 $     10.00 $      +42.86 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.66 $     40.77 $      +2.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.74 $     36.48 $      -21.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 80.00 $     76.29 $      -4.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.14 $     83.38 $      -0.90 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 570.83 $     993.91 $      +74.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 405.09 $     750.39 $      +85.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 925.91 $     1,701.21 $      +83.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 742.00 $     1,282.88 $      +72.90 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,416.38 $     1,914.83 $      -20.76 %
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) 1,747.52 $     3,260.86 $      +86.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.42     4.20      -22.46 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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