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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Jamaica Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Jamaica are 18.47% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Jamaica are 29.78% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Jamaica are 54.75% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Jamaica are 32.63% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Jamaica are 25.56% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Jamaica is 64.08% lower than in United States

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  United States  Jamaica      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     5.32 $      -46.76 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     35.49 $      -21.13 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     5.77 $      -11.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.00 $      -42.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     2.62 $      -47.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     2.64 $      -27.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.02 $      -36.47 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.71 $      -44.40 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     2.06 $      +105.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.20 $      -9.28 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     1.61 $      -46.41 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     2.30 $      +0.60 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.56 $     5.88 $      -38.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.78 $     6.68 $      -14.09 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     2.29 $      -39.92 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.72 $     1.89 $      -49.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     1.86 $      -51.55 %
Potato (1kg) 2.38 $     1.73 $      -27.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.07 $      -31.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.39 $      -21.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.87 $      -26.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.28 $      -1.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     3.87 $      +18.25 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     4.53 $      -24.51 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.89 $      -55.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     40.82 $      -41.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.77 $      -40.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.20 $      -22.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     5.68 $      -80.42 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.14 $      +18.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     29,724.96 $      +42.86 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.52 $     104.79 $      -34.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.22 $      +46.88 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.72 $     28.17 $      -39.71 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.56 $     59.45 $      +50.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.46 $     22.18 $      +20.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.87 $      -11.27 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.15 $     55.11 $      +33.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.49 $     38.36 $      +5.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.92 $     57.79 $      -24.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.42 $     72.93 $      -13.62 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,017.92 $     364.78 $      -64.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.01 $     231.70 $      -69.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,728.51 $     988.48 $      -42.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.39 $     589.48 $      -54.67 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,936.62 $     469.74 $      -75.74 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,249.98 $     644.87 $      -48.41 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,296.86 $     831.69 $      -74.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     12.19      +191.52 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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