Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Santo Domingo 

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Cost of Living in Santo Domingo is 35.8% lower than in Vancouver (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Santo Domingo is 46.5% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Santo Domingo are 62.4% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Santo Domingo are 42.9% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Santo Domingo are 46.5% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Santo Domingo is 71.7% lower than in Vancouver
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Restaurants
Vancouver Edit Santo Domingo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(1,076.37 RD$)
14.06 C$
(605.21 RD$)
     -43.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$
(5,166.56 RD$)
69.68 C$
(3,000.00 RD$)
     -41.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$
(645.82 RD$)
9.29 C$
(400.00 RD$)
     -38.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$
(344.44 RD$)
3.48 C$
(150.00 RD$)
     -56.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$
(387.49 RD$)
5.81 C$
(250.00 RD$)
     -35.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.41 C$
(232.94 RD$)
3.36 C$
(144.50 RD$)
     -38.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.94 C$
(126.50 RD$)
1.21 C$
(52.31 RD$)
     -58.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 C$
(112.43 RD$)
0.80 C$
(34.58 RD$)
     -69.2 %
Markets
Vancouver Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.64 C$
(458.26 RD$)
6.42 C$
(276.53 RD$)
     -39.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.75 C$
(161.47 RD$)
2.58 C$
(111.20 RD$)
     -31.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.66 C$
(114.52 RD$)
0.82 C$
(35.42 RD$)
     -69.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.56 C$
(239.36 RD$)
2.97 C$
(127.82 RD$)
     -46.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.17 C$
(351.89 RD$)
4.27 C$
(183.76 RD$)
     -47.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.67 C$
(416.29 RD$)
3.67 C$
(158.17 RD$)
     -62.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.10 C$
(478.12 RD$)
6.97 C$
(299.98 RD$)
     -37.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.77 C$
(119.39 RD$)
1.83 C$
(78.60 RD$)
     -34.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 C$
(36.36 RD$)
0.44 C$
(18.88 RD$)
     -48.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 C$
(103.12 RD$)
1.78 C$
(76.51 RD$)
     -25.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.00 C$
(129.32 RD$)
1.00 C$
(43.14 RD$)
     -66.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.95 C$
(83.91 RD$)
1.21 C$
(52.09 RD$)
     -37.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.71 C$
(73.56 RD$)
1.51 C$
(64.99 RD$)
     -11.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.54 C$
(152.41 RD$)
1.16 C$
(49.88 RD$)
     -67.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.65 C$
(114.17 RD$)
1.41 C$
(60.56 RD$)
     -47.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$
(861.09 RD$)
18.00 C$
(775.00 RD$)
     -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.33 C$
(186.50 RD$)
3.49 C$
(150.10 RD$)
     -19.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.64 C$
(199.99 RD$)
4.98 C$
(214.44 RD$)
     +7.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.07 C$
(864.32 RD$)
5.81 C$
(250.00 RD$)
     -71.1 %
Transportation
Vancouver Edit Santo Domingo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.15 C$
(135.62 RD$)
0.81 C$
(35.00 RD$)
     -74.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 C$
(6,027.66 RD$)
116.13 C$
(5,000.00 RD$)
     -17.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(172.22 RD$)
4.65 C$
(200.00 RD$)
     +16.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.45 C$
(148.63 RD$)
5.05 C$
(217.26 RD$)
     +46.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.29 C$
(1,562.45 RD$)
9.29 C$
(400.00 RD$)
     -74.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.32 C$
(315.15 RD$)
6.69 C$
(288.23 RD$)
     -8.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$
(1,462,912.51 RD$)
39,484.66 C$
(1,700,000.00 RD$)
     +16.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,031.10 C$
(1,206,870.67 RD$)
41,526.89 C$
(1,787,927.65 RD$)
     +48.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vancouver Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.21 C$
(6,251.90 RD$)
95.63 C$
(4,117.19 RD$)
     -34.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 62.60 C$
(2,695.37 RD$)
32.54 C$
(1,400.91 RD$)
     -48.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.75 C$
(3,390.74 RD$)
60.50 C$
(2,605.00 RD$)
     -23.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Vancouver Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.12 C$
(2,373.01 RD$)
60.62 C$
(2,610.00 RD$)
     +10.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.78 C$
(636.49 RD$)
27.74 C$
(1,194.38 RD$)
     +87.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.50 C$
(753.46 RD$)
8.71 C$
(375.00 RD$)
     -50.2 %
Childcare
Vancouver Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,596.88 C$
(68,752.97 RD$)
559.75 C$
(24,100.00 RD$)
     -64.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,100.00 C$
(865,399.42 RD$)
9,036.30 C$
(389,054.97 RD$)
     -55.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vancouver Edit Santo Domingo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.84 C$
(3,652.93 RD$)
80.42 C$
(3,462.50 RD$)
     -5.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.91 C$
(2,450.20 RD$)
72.58 C$
(3,125.00 RD$)
     +27.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 134.88 C$
(5,807.22 RD$)
138.07 C$
(5,944.44 RD$)
     +2.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 168.58 C$
(7,258.30 RD$)
130.65 C$
(5,625.00 RD$)
     -22.5 %
Rent Per Month
Vancouver Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,790.14 C$
(120,128.44 RD$)
1,143.62 C$
(49,238.42 RD$)
     -59.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,346.32 C$
(101,020.06 RD$)
612.83 C$
(26,385.13 RD$)
     -73.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,091.40 C$
(219,208.89 RD$)
2,253.44 C$
(97,021.38 RD$)
     -55.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,878.59 C$
(166,991.51 RD$)
1,298.49 C$
(55,906.12 RD$)
     -66.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vancouver Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,431.55 C$
(61,635.01 RD$)
254.84 C$
(10,971.96 RD$)
     -82.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 930.14 C$
(40,046.78 RD$)
175.22 C$
(7,544.05 RD$)
     -81.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Vancouver Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,511.44 C$
(194,238.59 RD$)
684.26 C$
(29,460.68 RD$)
     -84.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 11.97      +82.1 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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