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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 57.57
Rent Index: 13.13
Groceries Index: 54.88
Restaurants Index: 45.01
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 34.97
Local Purchasing Power: 57.50

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 J$
450.00
1,187.80
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,300.00 J$
3,000.00
6,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 630.24 J$
600.00
750.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 250.00 J$
150.00
347.76
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 260.00 J$
208.66
400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 271.63 J$
150.00
350.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 116.27 J$
90.00
160.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 85.59 J$
60.00
115.92
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 243.37 J$
190.05
275.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 280.11 J$
240.00
330.69
Rice (white), (1kg) 160.99 J$
88.18
277.05
Eggs (12) 279.34 J$
240.00
320.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 794.22 J$
400.00
1,500.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 707.95 J$
418.88
992.08
Apples (1kg) 277.23 J$
220.46
400.00
Oranges (1kg) 214.89 J$
150.00
255.56
Tomato (1kg) 213.38 J$
160.00
300.00
Potato (1kg) 183.83 J$
132.28
220.46
Lettuce (1 head) 108.72 J$
80.00
150.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 139.64 J$
95.02
200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 J$
800.00
1,600.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 260.00 J$
150.00
400.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 430.00 J$
290.00
700.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 500.00 J$
264.00
700.00
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 120.00 J$
100.00
120.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 8,500.00 J$
4,000.00
10,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 235.00 J$
100.00
350.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 268.21 J$
100.00
350.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 640.00 J$
500.00
1,500.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 126.45 J$
112.00
136.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,900,000.00 J$
2,500,000.00
3,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 11,578.68 J$
8,000.00
16,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 11.86 J$
8.78
20.00
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,227.00 J$
2,500.00
4,000.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,944.44 J$
5,000.00
8,500.00
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$
800.00
1,200.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,567.88 J$
3,500.00
8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,086.56 J$
3,000.00
5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 6,792.53 J$
5,000.00
10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 7,677.74 J$
6,000.00
10,000.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 41,810.02 J$
25,000.00
57,959.95
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 26,000.00 J$
15,000.00
60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 97,533.70 J$
50,000.00
185,471.84
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 62,742.93 J$
40,000.00
90,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 74,907.60 J$
52,940.00
96,875.19
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 52,068.03 J$
20,000.00
95,024.10
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 80,200.00 J$
55,000.00
150,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 11.06
8.00
16.00

These data are based on 999 entries in the past 18 months from 117 different contributors.

Last update: May, 2015

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