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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Jamaica Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Jamaica are 21.76% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Jamaica are 33.94% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Jamaica are 61.22% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Jamaica are 31.94% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Jamaica are 28.17% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Jamaica is 62.41% lower than in United States

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  United States  Jamaica      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(1,167.60 J$)
    5.14 $
(600.00 J$)
     -48.61 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(5,254.20 J$)
    39.59 $
(4,622.01 J$)
     -12.03 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(758.94 J$)
    5.40 $
(630.24 J$)
     -16.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(408.66 J$)
    2.14 $
(250.00 J$)
     -38.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(583.80 J$)
    2.31 $
(270.00 J$)
     -53.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $
(434.72 J$)
    2.41 $
(281.55 J$)
     -35.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(192.01 J$)
    0.97 $
(113.78 J$)
     -40.74 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(155.08 J$)
    0.71 $
(83.45 J$)
     -46.19 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.81 $
(444.72 J$)
    7.86 $
(917.53 J$)
     +106.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.25 $
(263.25 J$)
    2.15 $
(250.88 J$)
     -4.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.46 $
(170.78 J$)
    0.65 $
(75.90 J$)
     -55.55 %
Eggs (12) 2.42 $
(282.90 J$)
    2.48 $
(289.29 J$)
     +2.26 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.41 $
(514.40 J$)
    3.08 $
(359.40 J$)
     -30.13 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.76 $
(439.03 J$)
    2.84 $
(331.64 J$)
     -24.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $
(209.08 J$)
    1.13 $
(132.12 J$)
     -36.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 $
(209.26 J$)
    0.84 $
(97.62 J$)
     -53.35 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(207.78 J$)
    0.82 $
(95.84 J$)
     -53.88 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(136.77 J$)
    0.71 $
(83.38 J$)
     -39.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(184.45 J$)
    0.93 $
(108.80 J$)
     -41.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(206.53 J$)
    1.21 $
(141.82 J$)
     -31.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(1,401.12 J$)
    10.28 $
(1,200.00 J$)
     -14.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(201.57 J$)
    2.23 $
(260.00 J$)
     +28.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.28 $
(265.91 J$)
    3.68 $
(430.00 J$)
     +61.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(700.56 J$)
    4.28 $
(500.00 J$)
     -28.63 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(233.52 J$)
    1.03 $
(120.00 J$)
     -48.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 $
(7,239.12 J$)
    72.80 $
(8,500.00 J$)
     +17.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(350.28 J$)
    2.01 $
(235.00 J$)
     -32.91 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(291.90 J$)
    3.00 $
(350.00 J$)
     +19.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,502.80 J$)
    5.48 $
(640.00 J$)
     -81.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.88 $
(336.32 J$)
    4.05 $
(473.46 J$)
     +40.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(2,451,960.00 J$)
    24,837.27 $
(2,900,000.00 J$)
     +18.27 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.44 $
(18,499.78 J$)
    91.58 $
(10,693.06 J$)
     -42.20 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(18.81 J$)
    0.09 $
(10.85 J$)
     -42.33 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.12 $
(5,501.65 J$)
    26.55 $
(3,100.36 J$)
     -43.65 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.37 $
(4,363.81 J$)
    43.36 $
(5,062.50 J$)
     +16.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.72 $
(2,185.40 J$)
    25.69 $
(3,000.00 J$)
     +37.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(1,167.60 J$)
    8.56 $
(1,000.00 J$)
     -14.35 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.83 $
(4,767.31 J$)
    42.18 $
(4,925.24 J$)
     +3.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.63 $
(4,160.45 J$)
    32.66 $
(3,813.02 J$)
     -8.35 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.20 $
(9,013.65 J$)
    54.05 $
(6,311.12 J$)
     -29.98 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.30 $
(10,076.30 J$)
    67.47 $
(7,877.39 J$)
     -21.82 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 971.83 $
(113,471.06 J$)
    383.36 $
(44,761.01 J$)
     -60.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 761.57 $
(88,920.89 J$)
    195.56 $
(22,833.33 J$)
     -74.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,674.72 $
(195,540.09 J$)
    752.46 $
(87,857.14 J$)
     -55.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,298.21 $
(151,579.21 J$)
    493.52 $
(57,623.71 J$)
     -61.98 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 203.28 $
(23,735.20 J$)
    49.02 $
(5,723.25 J$)
     -75.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 131.29 $
(15,329.77 J$)
    40.86 $
(4,770.85 J$)
     -68.88 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,655.99 $
(310,113.60 J$)
    659.47 $
(77,000.00 J$)
     -75.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     10.06      +139.24 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015June, 2015
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