# Cost of Living Estimator in Kingston, Jamaica

Currency: Sticky Currency

Eating lunch or dinner in restaurants: of the time

When eating in restaurants you are chosing inexpensive restaurants: of the time

Drinking Coffee outside of your home:

Going out (cinema, night life, etc.):

Smoking (household overall): packs of cigarettes per day

Alcoholic beverages (consume):

At home we are eating: food

Driving car:

Taking Taxi:

Paying for public transport tickets:

Sport Memberships:

Vacation and Travel:

Rent:

Number of your children going to the kindergarten:

Number of your children going to the private school:

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Restaurants 75,092.72 J\$
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 J\$ x 8.68 = 8,680.00 J\$
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,000.00 J\$ x 3.72 = 3,720.00 J\$
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,500.00 J\$ x 6.20 = 46,500.00 J\$
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 325.00 J\$ x 1.55 = 503.75 J\$
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 J\$ x 1.55 = 775.00 J\$
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 162.00 J\$ x 4.65 = 753.30 J\$
Water (12 oz small bottle) 110.91 J\$ x 4.65 = 515.73 J\$
Cappuccino (regular) 550.20 J\$ x 24.80 = 13,644.94 J\$
Going out 22,028.70 J\$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,500.00 J\$ x 8.40 = 12,600.00 J\$
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 325.00 J\$ x 1.05 = 341.25 J\$
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 J\$ x 1.05 = 525.00 J\$
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 162.00 J\$ x 3.15 = 510.30 J\$
Water (12 oz small bottle) 110.91 J\$ x 3.15 = 349.36 J\$
Cappuccino (regular) 550.20 J\$ x 14.00 = 7,702.79 J\$
Cigarettes 0.00 J\$
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 J\$ x 0.00 = 0.00 J\$
Food at Home 189,628.25 J\$
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,080.26 J\$ x 7.6433765 = 15,900.18 J\$
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 407.72 J\$ x 31.8935027 = 13,003.69 J\$
Rice (white), (1 lb) 68.65 J\$ x 25.5148021 = 1,751.47 J\$
Eggs (regular) (12) 508.55 J\$ x 23.1466667 = 11,771.13 J\$
Local Cheese (1 lb) 937.09 J\$ x 25.5148021 = 23,909.63 J\$
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 454.52 J\$ x 38.2722032 = 17,395.41 J\$
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 527.61 J\$ x 38.2722032 = 20,192.93 J\$
Apples (1 lb) 334.36 J\$ x 76.5444064 = 25,593.12 J\$
Banana (1 lb) 196.23 J\$ x 63.7870053 = 12,516.91 J\$
Oranges (1 lb) 258.55 J\$ x 76.5444064 = 19,790.40 J\$
Tomato (1 lb) 175.32 J\$ x 51.0296043 = 8,946.38 J\$
Potato (1 lb) 146.98 J\$ x 51.0296043 = 7,500.55 J\$
Onion (1 lb) 141.41 J\$ x 25.5148021 = 3,608.09 J\$
Lettuce (1 head) 334.75 J\$ x 23.1466667 = 7,748.35 J\$
Drinks at Home 8,784.73 J\$
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 331.25 J\$ x 5.1190476 = 1,695.68 J\$
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 430.00 J\$ x 1.0238095 = 440.24 J\$
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,800.00 J\$ x 0.7678571 = 1,382.14 J\$
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 175.56 J\$ x 30.00 = 5,266.67 J\$
Car and Gasoline 0.00 J\$
Gasoline (1 gallon) 773.87 J\$ x 0.00 = 0.00 J\$
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000,000.00 J\$ x 0.00 = 0.00 J\$
Public Transport and Taxi 22,000.00 J\$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 J\$ x 0.00 = 0.00 J\$
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 804.67 J\$ x 0.00 = 0.00 J\$
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 J\$ x 0.00 = 0.00 J\$
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 150.00 J\$ x 0.00 = 0.00 J\$
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,500.00 J\$ x 4.00 = 22,000.00 J\$
Leisure and Sport Memberships 43,170.00 J\$
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,242.50 J\$ x 4.00 = 32,970.00 J\$
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,550.00 J\$ x 4.00 = 10,200.00 J\$
Vacation and Travel (Monthly Approximate Amount) 0.00 J\$
Utilities 30,727.41 J\$
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 23,299.15 J\$ x 1.00 = 23,299.15 J\$
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.33 J\$ x 80.00 = 746.53 J\$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 6,681.73 J\$ x 1.00 = 6,681.73 J\$
Clothing and Shoes 12,707.14 J\$
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,785.71 J\$ x 0.40 = 2,314.29 J\$
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,857.14 J\$ x 0.40 = 1,942.86 J\$
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,187.50 J\$ x 0.40 = 4,075.00 J\$
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,937.50 J\$ x 0.40 = 4,375.00 J\$
Rent 0.00 J\$
Childcare and School Fees 0.00 J\$
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 43,285.71 J\$ x 0.00 = 0.00 J\$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 338,333.33 J\$ x 0.00 = 0.00 J\$
Other Goods and Services 36,887.94 J\$
Household Supplies, approximation using (Groceries index + 20) / 100.0 x 20EUR x 4 family members 11,840.31 J\$
Electronics, approximation using 30.0EUR * (household members + 1) formula 17,804.59 J\$
Other, approximation using Cost of Living Plus Rent Index 7,243.04 J\$
Overall estimate of monthly spending* 441,026.89 J\$

* Our estimator doesn't include insurance, health-related expenses, parking fees or domestic help. It doesn't take into calculations income tax.