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

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Consumer Prices in Santo Domingo are 55.71% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Santo Domingo are 70.90% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Santo Domingo are 88.34% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Santo Domingo are 64.22% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Santo Domingo are 59.93% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Santo Domingo is 80.40% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(1,140.51 RD$)
5.70 $
(325.00 RD$)
     -71.50 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(5,702.54 RD$)
37.26 $
(2,125.00 RD$)
     -62.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(513.23 RD$)
6.27 $
(357.50 RD$)
     -30.34 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.35 $
(419.14 RD$)
2.10 $
(120.00 RD$)
     -71.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(513.23 RD$)
3.51 $
(200.00 RD$)
     -61.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.89 $
(278.67 RD$)
1.79 $
(102.03 RD$)
     -63.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 $
(124.30 RD$)
0.83 $
(47.45 RD$)
     -61.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 $
(101.39 RD$)
0.62 $
(35.41 RD$)
     -65.08 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 $
(254.69 RD$)
4.03 $
(229.55 RD$)
     -9.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.62 $
(206.52 RD$)
1.66 $
(94.49 RD$)
     -54.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.39 $
(136.52 RD$)
0.47 $
(26.88 RD$)
     -80.31 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.15 $
(179.69 RD$)
1.65 $
(93.92 RD$)
     -47.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.21 $
(354.20 RD$)
3.14 $
(178.84 RD$)
     -49.51 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.81 $
(331.05 RD$)
2.25 $
(128.09 RD$)
     -61.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.87 $
(449.03 RD$)
3.26 $
(185.63 RD$)
     -58.66 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.72 $
(154.87 RD$)
0.99 $
(56.29 RD$)
     -63.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.29 $
(73.43 RD$)
0.33 $
(18.60 RD$)
     -74.66 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.68 $
(152.78 RD$)
1.21 $
(69.16 RD$)
     -54.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.83 $
(161.18 RD$)
0.60 $
(34.25 RD$)
     -78.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.92 $
(109.24 RD$)
0.57 $
(32.77 RD$)
     -70.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.87 $
(106.66 RD$)
1.11 $
(63.31 RD$)
     -40.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.38 $
(135.85 RD$)
0.74 $
(42.14 RD$)
     -68.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.14 $
(121.84 RD$)
0.74 $
(42.25 RD$)
     -65.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(855.38 RD$)
10.52 $
(600.00 RD$)
     -29.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.07 $
(174.82 RD$)
2.16 $
(123.21 RD$)
     -29.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 $
(181.68 RD$)
3.23 $
(184.29 RD$)
     +1.43 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(855.38 RD$)
4.38 $
(250.00 RD$)
     -70.77 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(156.82 RD$)
0.53 $
(30.00 RD$)
     -80.87 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 $
(7,413.30 RD$)
35.07 $
(2,000.00 RD$)
     -73.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(199.59 RD$)
3.51 $
(200.00 RD$)
     +0.21 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(171.08 RD$)
4.81 $
(274.38 RD$)
     +60.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,710.76 RD$)
5.26 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -82.46 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.86 $
(163.10 RD$)
4.06 $
(231.76 RD$)
     +42.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,500.00 $
(1,340,096.85 RD$)
21,429.05 $
(1,222,000.00 RD$)
     -8.81 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,412.26 $
(1,221,042.67 RD$)
26,303.07 $
(1,499,942.86 RD$)
     +22.84 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.69 $
(8,535.99 RD$)
81.23 $
(4,632.31 RD$)
     -45.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(6.49 RD$)
0.15 $
(8.74 RD$)
     +34.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.94 $
(3,817.31 RD$)
48.95 $
(2,791.67 RD$)
     -26.87 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 108.93 $
(6,211.84 RD$)
29.15 $
(1,662.50 RD$)
     -73.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.71 $
(2,321.75 RD$)
16.78 $
(957.14 RD$)
     -58.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(912.41 RD$)
5.26 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -67.12 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,566.35 $
(146,347.04 RD$)
171.60 $
(9,785.71 RD$)
     -93.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,687.50 $
(2,149,144.69 RD$)
6,350.68 $
(362,150.00 RD$)
     -83.15 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.33 $
(3,554.30 RD$)
37.92 $
(2,162.50 RD$)
     -39.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.10 $
(2,571.64 RD$)
42.17 $
(2,404.97 RD$)
     -6.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.05 $
(5,249.38 RD$)
81.15 $
(4,627.78 RD$)
     -11.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.60 $
(7,675.60 RD$)
96.45 $
(5,500.00 RD$)
     -28.34 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,115.03 $
(177,636.11 RD$)
391.64 $
(22,333.33 RD$)
     -87.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,005.86 $
(114,384.87 RD$)
216.57 $
(12,350.00 RD$)
     -89.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,379.59 $
(363,798.38 RD$)
744.61 $
(42,461.54 RD$)
     -88.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,531.25 $
(201,370.94 RD$)
398.95 $
(22,750.00 RD$)
     -88.70 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,411.68 $
(80,501.55 RD$)
126.64 $
(7,221.49 RD$)
     -91.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 714.52 $
(40,746.04 RD$)
73.82 $
(4,209.64 RD$)
     -89.67 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,536.46 $
(372,744.51 RD$)
372.86 $
(21,262.50 RD$)
     -94.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.59 12.15      +238.30 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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