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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Jamaica Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Jamaica are 18.91% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Jamaica are 30.59% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Jamaica are 56.30% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Jamaica are 30.81% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Jamaica are 25.79% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Jamaica is 66.09% lower than in United States

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  United States  Jamaica      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     5.33 $      -46.66 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     38.23 $      -15.05 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     5.78 $      -11.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.00 $      -42.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     2.58 $      -48.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     2.61 $      -28.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.01 $      -37.09 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.72 $      -44.57 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.15 $      +113.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.26 $      -6.97 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.02 $     1.55 $      -48.82 %
Eggs (12) 2.31 $     2.34 $      +1.43 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.50 $     5.89 $      -37.98 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.75 $     6.42 $      -17.23 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     2.29 $      -40.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.74 $     1.89 $      -49.56 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     2.01 $      -47.63 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     1.74 $      -27.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $     1.03 $      -34.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.39 $      -21.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.89 $      -25.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     2.29 $      -0.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     3.87 $      +17.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     4.50 $      -24.94 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.89 $      -55.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     40.90 $      -41.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.78 $      -40.73 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.20 $      -22.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.40 $     5.69 $      -80.65 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.16 $      +21.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,860.00 $     29,783.07 $      +42.78 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.62 $     104.99 $      -34.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.22 $      +43.79 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.91 $     29.70 $      -36.67 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.38 $     51.56 $      +30.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $     22.23 $      +20.97 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.89 $      -11.10 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.36 $     50.88 $      +23.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.12 $     38.35 $      +6.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.20 $     57.88 $      -25.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.54 $     73.07 $      -13.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,024.49 $     338.95 $      -66.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 768.81 $     221.14 $      -71.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,731.91 $     990.26 $      -42.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.60 $     561.19 $      -57.05 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,913.30 $     470.66 $      -75.40 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,248.83 $     639.26 $      -48.81 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,298.78 $     776.36 $      -76.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     12.19      +190.40 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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