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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 68.65
Rent Index: 18.18
Groceries Index: 66.28
Restaurants Index: 48.19
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 44.23
Local Purchasing Power: 55.72

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 650.00 J$
500.00
1,244.77
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 J$
3,000.00
5,476.99
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 625.00 J$
600.00
711.94
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 219.06 J$
160.00
328.59
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 314.29 J$
250.00
500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 289.19 J$
200.00
350.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 111.83 J$
100.00
150.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 81.42 J$
60.00
100.00
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 220.35 J$
160.00
260.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 256.91 J$
180.00
330.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 160.19 J$
88.18
261.78
Eggs (12) 254.92 J$
219.06
300.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 665.99 J$
400.00
1,102.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 847.70 J$
500.00
1,322.77
Apples (1kg) 258.25 J$
219.06
320.00
Oranges (1kg) 205.05 J$
150.00
250.00
Tomato (1kg) 214.64 J$
170.00
300.00
Potato (1kg) 186.14 J$
132.28
230.00
Lettuce (1 head) 128.73 J$
100.00
200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 148.95 J$
109.53
200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 850.00 J$
600.00
1,200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 257.50 J$
160.00
350.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 458.33 J$
300.00
700.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 500.00 J$
264.00
600.00
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 J$
87.62
120.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,200.00 J$
2,500.00
5,200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 220.00 J$
100.00
300.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 135.00 J$
100.00
300.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 780.00 J$
500.00
1,000.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 126.60 J$
120.00
135.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,500,000.00 J$
2,900,000.00
3,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 12,702.16 J$
10,000.00
16,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 36.02 J$
13.00
50.00
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,133.75 J$
2,500.00
3,800.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 7,125.00 J$
5,000.00
10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,500.00 J$
2,000.00
3,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,000.00 J$
900.00
1,200.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,315.90 J$
3,500.00
8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,408.61 J$
3,500.00
5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 6,810.26 J$
5,000.00
10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 8,428.57 J$
7,000.00
10,000.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 42,500.00 J$
30,000.00
60,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 27,034.49 J$
15,000.00
60,241.45
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 112,619.66 J$
65,717.94
200,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 69,166.67 J$
45,000.00
100,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 135,999.90 J$
52,940.00
219,059.80
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 46,928.27 J$
23.12
99,581.69
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 117,652.72 J$
90,000.00
151,598.48
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 13.24
9.97
16.50

These data are based on 698 entries in the past 18 months from 83 different contributors.

Last update: April, 2014

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