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

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Consumer Prices in Santo Domingo are 55.0% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Santo Domingo are 66.9% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Santo Domingo are 80.2% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Santo Domingo are 62.4% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Santo Domingo are 58.2% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Santo Domingo is 76.6% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $
(1,752.97 RD$)
10.00 $
(584.32 RD$)
     -66.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $
(7,596.20 RD$)
51.34 $
(3,000.00 RD$)
     -60.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(701.19 RD$)
6.85 $
(400.00 RD$)
     -43.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(467.46 RD$)
2.57 $
(150.00 RD$)
     -67.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(584.32 RD$)
4.28 $
(250.00 RD$)
     -57.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.91 $
(345.54 RD$)
2.32 $
(135.50 RD$)
     -60.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.05 $
(178.34 RD$)
0.86 $
(50.45 RD$)
     -71.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $
(134.35 RD$)
0.54 $
(31.82 RD$)
     -76.3 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.35 $
(312.88 RD$)
4.81 $
(281.07 RD$)
     -10.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.25 $
(248.34 RD$)
2.07 $
(121.11 RD$)
     -51.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.25 $
(189.84 RD$)
0.54 $
(31.37 RD$)
     -83.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.69 $
(332.54 RD$)
2.14 $
(125.11 RD$)
     -62.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.46 $
(435.75 RD$)
3.11 $
(181.85 RD$)
     -58.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.41 $
(432.87 RD$)
2.63 $
(153.77 RD$)
     -64.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.90 $
(519.87 RD$)
5.26 $
(307.20 RD$)
     -40.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.20 $
(186.80 RD$)
1.34 $
(78.40 RD$)
     -58.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 $
(52.86 RD$)
0.35 $
(20.43 RD$)
     -61.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.67 $
(156.03 RD$)
1.18 $
(69.00 RD$)
     -55.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 $
(164.50 RD$)
0.70 $
(40.87 RD$)
     -75.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.92 $
(111.94 RD$)
0.84 $
(48.95 RD$)
     -56.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.74 $
(101.71 RD$)
1.03 $
(60.16 RD$)
     -40.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.88 $
(168.10 RD$)
0.78 $
(45.29 RD$)
     -73.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $
(142.88 RD$)
1.05 $
(61.25 RD$)
     -57.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $
(1,168.65 RD$)
11.55 $
(675.00 RD$)
     -42.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $
(139.89 RD$)
2.38 $
(138.89 RD$)
     -0.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 $
(223.67 RD$)
3.44 $
(201.25 RD$)
     -10.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $
(993.35 RD$)
4.02 $
(235.00 RD$)
     -76.3 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $
(169.45 RD$)
0.60 $
(35.00 RD$)
     -79.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $
(7,713.07 RD$)
85.57 $
(5,000.00 RD$)
     -35.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(292.16 RD$)
3.42 $
(200.00 RD$)
     -31.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(189.91 RD$)
3.72 $
(217.26 RD$)
     +14.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,752.97 RD$)
6.85 $
(400.00 RD$)
     -77.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.89 $
(227.17 RD$)
4.92 $
(287.48 RD$)
     +26.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $
(1,636,105.16 RD$)
31,489.42 $
(1,840,000.00 RD$)
     +12.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,886.68 $
(1,512,618.92 RD$)
30,131.46 $
(1,760,651.27 RD$)
     +16.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.45 $
(9,842.86 RD$)
53.85 $
(3,146.48 RD$)
     -68.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 62.37 $
(3,644.33 RD$)
19.10 $
(1,116.11 RD$)
     -69.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.06 $
(4,093.91 RD$)
45.92 $
(2,683.33 RD$)
     -34.5 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 114.37 $
(6,682.65 RD$)
36.11 $
(2,110.00 RD$)
     -68.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 65.83 $
(3,846.79 RD$)
20.44 $
(1,194.38 RD$)
     -69.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $
(1,168.65 RD$)
6.42 $
(375.00 RD$)
     -67.9 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,057.95 $
(178,683.06 RD$)
412.44 $
(24,100.00 RD$)
     -86.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 63,250.00 $
(3,695,844.68 RD$)
6,582.80 $
(384,648.49 RD$)
     -89.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.63 $
(4,010.00 RD$)
59.26 $
(3,462.50 RD$)
     -13.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.61 $
(2,606.73 RD$)
57.76 $
(3,375.00 RD$)
     +29.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.65 $
(5,764.63 RD$)
95.20 $
(5,562.50 RD$)
     -3.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.86 $
(9,457.69 RD$)
96.27 $
(5,625.00 RD$)
     -40.5 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,071.33 $
(237,897.48 RD$)
833.53 $
(48,704.96 RD$)
     -79.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,686.44 $
(156,975.20 RD$)
393.82 $
(23,011.88 RD$)
     -85.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,134.32 $
(475,307.14 RD$)
1,673.78 $
(97,802.86 RD$)
     -79.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,316.30 $
(252,211.24 RD$)
903.56 $
(52,797.27 RD$)
     -79.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,419.88 $
(82,966.72 RD$)
187.12 $
(10,933.64 RD$)
     -86.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,164.67 $
(68,054.21 RD$)
128.37 $
(7,500.75 RD$)
     -89.0 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,297.30 $
(367,966.10 RD$)
486.65 $
(28,436.30 RD$)
     -92.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.65 11.97      +80.0 %
Last update: February 2024January 2024
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