Cost of Living Comparison Between Santo Domingo and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 122.8% higher than in Santo Domingo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 203.0% higher than in Santo Domingo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 406.0% higher than in Santo Domingo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 164.4% higher than in Santo Domingo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 140.4% higher than in Santo Domingo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 332.9% higher than in Santo Domingo
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Restaurants
Santo Domingo Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 587.00 RD$
(10.00 $)
1,761.00 RD$
(30.00 $)
     +200.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 RD$
(51.11 $)
7,484.25 RD$
(127.50 $)
     +149.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 RD$
(6.81 $)
704.40 RD$
(12.00 $)
     +76.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 RD$
(2.56 $)
498.95 RD$
(8.50 $)
     +232.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 RD$
(4.26 $)
587.00 RD$
(10.00 $)
     +134.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 135.50 RD$
(2.31 $)
337.34 RD$
(5.75 $)
     +149.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 50.45 RD$
(0.86 $)
171.52 RD$
(2.92 $)
     +240.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 31.82 RD$
(0.54 $)
133.41 RD$
(2.27 $)
     +319.3 %
Markets
Santo Domingo Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 281.07 RD$
(4.79 $)
329.32 RD$
(5.61 $)
     +17.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 121.11 RD$
(2.06 $)
253.89 RD$
(4.33 $)
     +109.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 31.37 RD$
(0.53 $)
190.71 RD$
(3.25 $)
     +507.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 125.11 RD$
(2.13 $)
333.31 RD$
(5.68 $)
     +166.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 181.85 RD$
(3.10 $)
449.34 RD$
(7.65 $)
     +147.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 153.77 RD$
(2.62 $)
423.98 RD$
(7.22 $)
     +175.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 307.20 RD$
(5.23 $)
530.78 RD$
(9.04 $)
     +72.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 78.40 RD$
(1.34 $)
183.84 RD$
(3.13 $)
     +134.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 20.43 RD$
(0.35 $)
53.66 RD$
(0.91 $)
     +162.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 69.00 RD$
(1.18 $)
156.75 RD$
(2.67 $)
     +127.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 40.87 RD$
(0.70 $)
165.25 RD$
(2.82 $)
     +304.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 48.95 RD$
(0.83 $)
108.51 RD$
(1.85 $)
     +121.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 60.16 RD$
(1.02 $)
102.23 RD$
(1.74 $)
     +69.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 45.29 RD$
(0.77 $)
168.87 RD$
(2.88 $)
     +272.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 61.25 RD$
(1.04 $)
143.53 RD$
(2.45 $)
     +134.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 675.00 RD$
(11.50 $)
1,174.00 RD$
(20.00 $)
     +73.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 138.89 RD$
(2.37 $)
140.53 RD$
(2.39 $)
     +1.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 201.25 RD$
(3.43 $)
224.70 RD$
(3.83 $)
     +11.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 235.00 RD$
(4.00 $)
997.90 RD$
(17.00 $)
     +324.6 %
Transportation
Santo Domingo Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 RD$
(0.60 $)
170.23 RD$
(2.90 $)
     +386.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,000.00 RD$
(85.18 $)
7,748.40 RD$
(132.00 $)
     +55.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$
(3.41 $)
293.50 RD$
(5.00 $)
     +46.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 217.26 RD$
(3.70 $)
190.78 RD$
(3.25 $)
     -12.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 400.00 RD$
(6.81 $)
1,761.00 RD$
(30.00 $)
     +340.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 287.48 RD$
(4.90 $)
230.24 RD$
(3.92 $)
     -19.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,840,000.00 RD$
(31,345.83 $)
1,643,600.00 RD$
(28,000.00 $)
     -10.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,761,832.86 RD$
(30,014.19 $)
1,519,548.09 RD$
(25,886.68 $)
     -13.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Santo Domingo Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,146.48 RD$
(53.60 $)
9,750.43 RD$
(166.11 $)
     +209.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,116.11 RD$
(19.01 $)
3,619.83 RD$
(61.67 $)
     +224.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,683.33 RD$
(45.71 $)
4,052.03 RD$
(69.03 $)
     +51.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Santo Domingo Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,110.00 RD$
(35.95 $)
6,713.26 RD$
(114.37 $)
     +218.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,194.38 RD$
(20.35 $)
3,864.42 RD$
(65.83 $)
     +223.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 375.00 RD$
(6.39 $)
1,174.00 RD$
(20.00 $)
     +213.1 %
Childcare
Santo Domingo Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 24,100.00 RD$
(410.56 $)
179,501.59 RD$
(3,057.95 $)
     +644.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 385,050.00 RD$
(6,559.63 $)
3,712,775.00 RD$
(63,250.00 $)
     +864.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Santo Domingo Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 3,462.50 RD$
(58.99 $)
4,049.30 RD$
(68.98 $)
     +16.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,375.00 RD$
(57.50 $)
2,666.22 RD$
(45.42 $)
     -21.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,562.50 RD$
(94.76 $)
5,701.98 RD$
(97.14 $)
     +2.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,625.00 RD$
(95.83 $)
9,640.78 RD$
(164.24 $)
     +71.4 %
Rent Per Month
Santo Domingo Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 48,784.23 RD$
(831.08 $)
241,890.41 RD$
(4,120.79 $)
     +395.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 23,044.00 RD$
(392.57 $)
159,695.61 RD$
(2,720.54 $)
     +593.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 97,928.46 RD$
(1,668.29 $)
477,484.48 RD$
(8,134.32 $)
     +387.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 52,857.50 RD$
(900.47 $)
247,338.32 RD$
(4,213.60 $)
     +367.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Santo Domingo Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,950.44 RD$
(186.55 $)
92,206.26 RD$
(1,570.81 $)
     +742.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,519.74 RD$
(128.10 $)
68,365.96 RD$
(1,164.67 $)
     +809.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Santo Domingo Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 28,449.98 RD$
(484.67 $)
373,208.57 RD$
(6,357.90 $)
     +1,211.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.07 6.65      -44.9 %
Last update: January 2024March 2024
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