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

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Cost of Living in Santo Domingo is 57.4% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Santo Domingo is 68.5% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Santo Domingo are 82.1% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Santo Domingo are 59.0% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Santo Domingo are 56.4% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Santo Domingo is 69.8% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $
(1,774.96 RD$)
10.48 $
(620.00 RD$)
     -65.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 $
(7,099.85 RD$)
50.71 $
(3,000.00 RD$)
     -57.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(709.98 RD$)
7.01 $
(414.50 RD$)
     -41.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(473.32 RD$)
2.54 $
(150.00 RD$)
     -68.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(591.65 RD$)
4.23 $
(250.00 RD$)
     -57.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.68 $
(335.94 RD$)
2.54 $
(150.45 RD$)
     -55.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.01 $
(177.86 RD$)
0.97 $
(57.27 RD$)
     -67.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 $
(133.81 RD$)
0.67 $
(39.62 RD$)
     -70.4 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.53 $
(327.42 RD$)
4.78 $
(282.71 RD$)
     -13.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.32 $
(255.44 RD$)
1.88 $
(111.20 RD$)
     -56.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.40 $
(201.23 RD$)
0.59 $
(35.06 RD$)
     -82.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.15 $
(304.58 RD$)
2.22 $
(131.47 RD$)
     -56.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.58 $
(448.38 RD$)
2.99 $
(176.85 RD$)
     -60.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.56 $
(387.87 RD$)
2.85 $
(168.72 RD$)
     -56.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.90 $
(526.38 RD$)
5.07 $
(299.98 RD$)
     -43.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.10 $
(183.28 RD$)
1.37 $
(80.92 RD$)
     -55.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 $
(56.33 RD$)
0.35 $
(20.75 RD$)
     -63.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.69 $
(159.19 RD$)
1.29 $
(76.51 RD$)
     -51.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.73 $
(161.53 RD$)
0.76 $
(44.73 RD$)
     -72.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.72 $
(102.03 RD$)
0.89 $
(52.78 RD$)
     -48.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.73 $
(102.37 RD$)
1.17 $
(69.16 RD$)
     -32.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.19 $
(188.68 RD$)
0.87 $
(51.29 RD$)
     -72.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $
(139.76 RD$)
1.02 $
(60.56 RD$)
     -56.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $
(1,183.31 RD$)
13.52 $
(800.00 RD$)
     -32.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.75 $
(162.56 RD$)
2.53 $
(149.39 RD$)
     -8.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.69 $
(218.15 RD$)
3.49 $
(206.67 RD$)
     -5.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $
(1,005.81 RD$)
4.23 $
(250.00 RD$)
     -75.1 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $
(171.58 RD$)
0.59 $
(35.00 RD$)
     -79.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $
(7,809.83 RD$)
84.51 $
(5,000.00 RD$)
     -36.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(295.83 RD$)
3.38 $
(200.00 RD$)
     -32.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(207.08 RD$)
3.67 $
(217.26 RD$)
     +4.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 $
(2,011.62 RD$)
6.76 $
(400.00 RD$)
     -80.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.83 $
(226.46 RD$)
4.89 $
(289.12 RD$)
     +27.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $
(2,070,789.10 RD$)
28,733.01 $
(1,700,000.00 RD$)
     -17.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,263.92 $
(1,672,245.94 RD$)
30,349.94 $
(1,795,666.67 RD$)
     +7.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.22 $
(10,130.43 RD$)
82.26 $
(4,867.19 RD$)
     -52.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 67.93 $
(4,019.02 RD$)
24.33 $
(1,439.58 RD$)
     -64.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.81 $
(3,952.95 RD$)
44.87 $
(2,655.00 RD$)
     -32.8 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 145.60 $
(8,614.48 RD$)
43.94 $
(2,600.00 RD$)
     -69.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 74.38 $
(4,400.43 RD$)
20.19 $
(1,194.38 RD$)
     -72.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $
(1,183.31 RD$)
6.55 $
(387.50 RD$)
     -67.3 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,168.00 $
(187,436.00 RD$)
407.33 $
(24,100.00 RD$)
     -87.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 58,000.00 $
(3,431,593.37 RD$)
6,125.45 $
(362,414.77 RD$)
     -89.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.96 $
(4,080.25 RD$)
58.52 $
(3,462.50 RD$)
     -15.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.05 $
(2,783.59 RD$)
52.82 $
(3,125.00 RD$)
     +12.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 103.86 $
(6,145.04 RD$)
103.52 $
(6,125.00 RD$)
     -0.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 164.12 $
(9,710.52 RD$)
108.81 $
(6,437.50 RD$)
     -33.7 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,177.64 $
(247,171.81 RD$)
800.70 $
(47,374.01 RD$)
     -80.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,955.33 $
(174,853.49 RD$)
411.27 $
(24,333.16 RD$)
     -86.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,625.17 $
(510,311.46 RD$)
1,569.28 $
(92,846.80 RD$)
     -81.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,803.08 $
(284,175.98 RD$)
899.38 $
(53,212.22 RD$)
     -81.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,677.90 $
(99,273.79 RD$)
184.51 $
(10,916.50 RD$)
     -89.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,204.66 $
(71,274.40 RD$)
127.65 $
(7,552.75 RD$)
     -89.4 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,500.51 $
(325,439.92 RD$)
524.01 $
(31,003.10 RD$)
     -90.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.92 11.96      +72.7 %
Last update: July 2024July 2024
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