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

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Consumer Prices in Santo Domingo are 53.75% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Santo Domingo are 69.03% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Santo Domingo are 86.02% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Santo Domingo are 61.93% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Santo Domingo are 58.82% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Santo Domingo is 79.56% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(1,361.59 RD$)
7.80 $
(425.00 RD$)
     -68.79 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(5,446.35 RD$)
39.02 $
(2,125.00 RD$)
     -60.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(544.64 RD$)
7.34 $
(400.00 RD$)
     -26.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.62 $
(415.01 RD$)
2.75 $
(150.00 RD$)
     -63.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.56 $
(520.70 RD$)
4.59 $
(250.00 RD$)
     -51.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.09 $
(277.12 RD$)
2.22 $
(120.71 RD$)
     -56.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(135.87 RD$)
0.83 $
(45.00 RD$)
     -66.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 $
(118.53 RD$)
0.54 $
(29.44 RD$)
     -75.16 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.39 $
(238.82 RD$)
4.70 $
(255.76 RD$)
     +7.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.49 $
(190.04 RD$)
1.82 $
(99.21 RD$)
     -47.80 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.32 $
(181.00 RD$)
0.54 $
(29.45 RD$)
     -83.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.50 $
(190.62 RD$)
1.84 $
(100.39 RD$)
     -47.33 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.67 $
(417.78 RD$)
3.32 $
(180.81 RD$)
     -56.72 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.22 $
(338.74 RD$)
2.49 $
(135.75 RD$)
     -59.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.38 $
(510.96 RD$)
3.85 $
(209.86 RD$)
     -58.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.45 $
(133.21 RD$)
1.05 $
(56.99 RD$)
     -57.22 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.23 $
(66.92 RD$)
0.32 $
(17.44 RD$)
     -73.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.24 $
(121.88 RD$)
1.06 $
(57.93 RD$)
     -52.47 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.66 $
(144.81 RD$)
0.55 $
(29.75 RD$)
     -79.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.07 $
(112.77 RD$)
0.70 $
(37.95 RD$)
     -66.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.75 $
(95.41 RD$)
1.11 $
(60.25 RD$)
     -36.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.61 $
(141.91 RD$)
0.75 $
(41.11 RD$)
     -71.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $
(128.38 RD$)
1.27 $
(69.40 RD$)
     -45.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(816.95 RD$)
11.02 $
(600.00 RD$)
     -26.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.82 $
(207.99 RD$)
2.43 $
(132.49 RD$)
     -36.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.82 $
(208.05 RD$)
3.35 $
(182.22 RD$)
     -12.41 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(816.95 RD$)
4.60 $
(250.50 RD$)
     -69.34 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(149.77 RD$)
0.64 $
(35.00 RD$)
     -76.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.50 $
(7,053.03 RD$)
38.32 $
(2,086.96 RD$)
     -70.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $
(217.85 RD$)
3.67 $
(200.00 RD$)
     -8.20 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(163.39 RD$)
5.02 $
(273.59 RD$)
     +67.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,633.91 RD$)
5.51 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -81.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.69 $
(255.30 RD$)
4.68 $
(254.65 RD$)
     -0.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $
(1,416,051.99 RD$)
23,869.18 $
(1,300,000.00 RD$)
     -8.20 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,899.48 $
(1,356,113.64 RD$)
28,143.44 $
(1,532,791.53 RD$)
     +13.03 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.17 $
(8,614.24 RD$)
83.91 $
(4,569.89 RD$)
     -46.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(5.99 RD$)
0.22 $
(11.72 RD$)
     +95.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.45 $
(3,564.87 RD$)
46.11 $
(2,511.11 RD$)
     -29.56 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 102.62 $
(5,589.30 RD$)
37.39 $
(2,036.25 RD$)
     -63.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.50 $
(2,205.77 RD$)
18.13 $
(987.50 RD$)
     -55.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $
(980.34 RD$)
5.51 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -69.40 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,331.67 $
(126,990.82 RD$)
191.64 $
(10,437.50 RD$)
     -91.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,100.00 $
(2,183,987.87 RD$)
6,318.60 $
(344,133.33 RD$)
     -84.24 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.57 $
(3,407.75 RD$)
56.13 $
(3,057.14 RD$)
     -10.29 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.06 $
(3,380.11 RD$)
40.89 $
(2,227.06 RD$)
     -34.11 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.41 $
(4,978.72 RD$)
85.68 $
(4,666.67 RD$)
     -6.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152.29 $
(8,294.48 RD$)
99.96 $
(5,444.44 RD$)
     -34.36 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,426.86 $
(186,639.07 RD$)
589.73 $
(32,119.04 RD$)
     -82.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,229.62 $
(121,432.74 RD$)
256.27 $
(13,957.14 RD$)
     -88.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,759.26 $
(368,133.17 RD$)
1,024.60 $
(55,803.31 RD$)
     -84.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,037.54 $
(219,898.63 RD$)
446.78 $
(24,333.33 RD$)
     -88.93 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,431.06 $
(77,940.79 RD$)
135.21 $
(7,363.96 RD$)
     -90.55 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 815.58 $
(44,419.62 RD$)
88.95 $
(4,844.71 RD$)
     -89.09 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Santo Domingo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,223.10 $
(338,932.16 RD$)
393.94 $
(21,455.56 RD$)
     -93.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.10 12.36      +142.22 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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