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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Jamaica Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Jamaica are 19.03% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Jamaica are 30.67% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Jamaica are 56.29% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Jamaica are 30.96% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Jamaica are 25.95% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Jamaica is 63.62% lower than in United States

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  United States  Jamaica      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     5.33 $      -46.69 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     37.77 $      -16.07 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     5.78 $      -11.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.00 $      -42.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     2.62 $      -47.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     2.64 $      -27.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.04 $      -35.52 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.73 $      -43.57 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     2.10 $      +109.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.42 $     2.20 $      -9.10 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     1.55 $      -48.49 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     2.34 $      +1.93 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.56 $     5.89 $      -38.36 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     6.42 $      -17.37 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     2.29 $      -39.91 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     1.89 $      -49.39 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     2.01 $      -47.64 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     1.74 $      -27.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.03 $      -34.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $     1.39 $      -21.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.88 $      -25.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     2.29 $      -0.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     3.87 $      +18.48 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     4.51 $      -24.88 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.89 $      -55.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     40.87 $      -41.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.78 $      -40.77 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.20 $      -22.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     5.69 $      -80.39 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.15 $      +19.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,800.00 $     29,764.55 $      +43.10 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.42 $     104.93 $      -34.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.22 $      +47.51 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.98 $     29.69 $      -36.81 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.46 $     51.53 $      +30.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.60 $     22.21 $      +19.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.88 $      -11.15 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.22 $     50.86 $      +23.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.38 $     38.34 $      +5.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.00 $     57.86 $      -24.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.36 $     73.03 $      -13.44 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,021.19 $     338.74 $      -66.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767.63 $     221.04 $      -71.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.69 $     989.79 $      -42.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,304.49 $     560.91 $      -57.00 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,938.87 $     470.37 $      -75.74 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.42 $     640.19 $      -49.13 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,300.43 $     832.49 $      -74.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     12.19      +191.10 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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