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

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Consumer Prices in Santo Domingo are 49.2% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Santo Domingo are 64.2% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Santo Domingo are 80.4% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Santo Domingo are 59.1% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Santo Domingo are 57.9% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Santo Domingo is 78.8% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(1,425.04 RD$)
9.65 $
(550.00 RD$)
     -61.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(5,700.14 RD$)
40.35 $
(2,300.00 RD$)
     -59.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.05 $
(573.15 RD$)
7.02 $
(400.00 RD$)
     -30.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(456.01 RD$)
2.63 $
(150.00 RD$)
     -67.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(570.01 RD$)
4.39 $
(250.00 RD$)
     -56.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.26 $
(299.66 RD$)
1.92 $
(109.38 RD$)
     -63.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 $
(157.85 RD$)
0.81 $
(46.25 RD$)
     -70.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 $
(123.67 RD$)
0.56 $
(32.00 RD$)
     -74.1 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.75 $
(271.02 RD$)
4.79 $
(273.32 RD$)
     +0.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.87 $
(220.41 RD$)
1.88 $
(107.09 RD$)
     -51.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.75 $
(213.70 RD$)
0.56 $
(31.66 RD$)
     -85.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.62 $
(263.47 RD$)
1.98 $
(112.78 RD$)
     -57.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.67 $
(437.39 RD$)
3.11 $
(177.02 RD$)
     -59.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.81 $
(445.44 RD$)
2.70 $
(153.82 RD$)
     -65.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.63 $
(548.87 RD$)
4.67 $
(266.06 RD$)
     -51.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.59 $
(147.89 RD$)
1.29 $
(73.60 RD$)
     -50.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.09 $
(61.92 RD$)
0.28 $
(15.76 RD$)
     -74.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.34 $
(133.49 RD$)
1.13 $
(64.35 RD$)
     -51.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.79 $
(158.98 RD$)
0.62 $
(35.07 RD$)
     -77.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.88 $
(107.12 RD$)
0.74 $
(42.12 RD$)
     -60.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 $
(97.89 RD$)
1.04 $
(59.08 RD$)
     -39.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.79 $
(158.78 RD$)
0.78 $
(44.20 RD$)
     -72.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.48 $
(141.16 RD$)
1.24 $
(70.89 RD$)
     -49.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 $
(1,026.03 RD$)
12.28 $
(700.00 RD$)
     -31.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.18 $
(181.01 RD$)
2.58 $
(147.14 RD$)
     -18.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.91 $
(222.80 RD$)
3.61 $
(205.50 RD$)
     -7.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(855.02 RD$)
4.40 $
(251.00 RD$)
     -70.6 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(156.75 RD$)
0.61 $
(35.00 RD$)
     -77.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.00 $
(7,353.18 RD$)
87.72 $
(5,000.00 RD$)
     -32.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $
(256.51 RD$)
3.51 $
(200.00 RD$)
     -22.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(171.00 RD$)
4.80 $
(273.59 RD$)
     +60.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,710.04 RD$)
5.26 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -82.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.07 $
(231.82 RD$)
4.63 $
(264.05 RD$)
     +13.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $
(1,482,036.87 RD$)
31,578.16 $
(1,800,000.00 RD$)
     +21.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,940.34 $
(1,364,633.28 RD$)
32,164.96 $
(1,833,448.60 RD$)
     +34.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.54 $
(10,176.77 RD$)
83.73 $
(4,772.76 RD$)
     -53.1 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(5.94 RD$)
0.30 $
(16.82 RD$)
     +183.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.86 $
(3,924.97 RD$)
44.96 $
(2,562.50 RD$)
     -34.7 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 98.09 $
(5,591.47 RD$)
43.84 $
(2,498.75 RD$)
     -55.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.00 $
(2,166.05 RD$)
15.31 $
(872.50 RD$)
     -59.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $
(1,026.03 RD$)
5.70 $
(325.00 RD$)
     -68.3 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,264.64 $
(129,087.69 RD$)
292.39 $
(16,666.67 RD$)
     -87.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 39,583.33 $
(2,256,306.13 RD$)
4,078.85 $
(232,500.00 RD$)
     -89.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.40 $
(3,670.73 RD$)
58.67 $
(3,344.44 RD$)
     -8.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 57.29 $
(3,265.37 RD$)
40.15 $
(2,288.89 RD$)
     -29.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.17 $
(5,424.60 RD$)
100.87 $
(5,750.00 RD$)
     +6.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 150.58 $
(8,583.08 RD$)
98.44 $
(5,611.11 RD$)
     -34.6 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,800.51 $
(216,634.41 RD$)
885.48 $
(50,473.63 RD$)
     -76.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,331.73 $
(132,912.11 RD$)
361.03 $
(20,579.22 RD$)
     -84.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,096.94 $
(404,535.61 RD$)
1,512.09 $
(86,191.14 RD$)
     -78.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,095.26 $
(233,435.90 RD$)
609.15 $
(34,722.22 RD$)
     -85.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,326.45 $
(75,609.53 RD$)
196.54 $
(11,202.81 RD$)
     -85.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 861.69 $
(49,117.34 RD$)
114.20 $
(6,509.75 RD$)
     -86.7 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,816.02 $
(331,521.24 RD$)
441.27 $
(25,153.08 RD$)
     -92.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.66 12.03      +112.5 %
Last update: January 2023January 2023
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