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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 5.37% higher than in Puerto Rico
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 20.19% higher than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in United States are 74.16% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 6.40% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 8.89% higher than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 42.29% 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 50.00 $     45.00 $      -10.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.50 $      +8.33 %
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) 2.47 $     3.67 $      +48.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.05 $     1.61 $      +53.62 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.04 $     1.29 $      +24.25 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.71 $     1.01 $      -41.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.30 $     2.43 $      +5.34 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.76 $     3.00 $      +70.44 %
Eggs (12) 2.53 $     2.30 $      -9.25 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.06 $     9.51 $      +56.83 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.12 $     7.76 $      +26.78 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     3.81 $      -0.83 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.81 $     3.72 $      -2.26 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.03 $     3.83 $      +26.21 %
Potato (1kg) 2.37 $     2.39 $      +1.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.47 $     1.57 $      -36.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     1.77 $      +2.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.53 $     2.30 $      +50.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.93 $     3.27 $      +11.53 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.00 $      0.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     2.00 $      +33.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $     70.00 $      +133.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.88 $     3.00 $      +60.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.55 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     29.80 $      +49.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     0.96 $      +1.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $     20,815.00 $      -13.27 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 232.92 $     160.20 $      -31.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 $     0.15 $      -32.25 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.37 $     46.95 $      -8.61 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.74 $     39.42 $      +13.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.71 $     18.59 $      +73.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.75 $     10.00 $      +48.15 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.54 $     41.31 $      +10.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.88 $     36.21 $      -21.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 82.74 $     77.21 $      -6.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.57 $     84.47 $      -0.12 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 607.83 $     1,021.18 $      +68.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 418.73 $     767.20 $      +83.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 960.00 $     1,729.99 $      +80.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 782.61 $     1,304.42 $      +66.68 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,576.74 $     1,915.94 $      -25.64 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,388.06 $     1,259.28 $      -9.28 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,928.19 $     3,297.67 $      +71.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.48     4.20      -23.45 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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