Cost of Living Comparison Between Dominican Republic and United States Reverse

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Cost of Living in United States is 88.1% higher than in Dominican Republic (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in United States is 130.8% higher than in Dominican Republic
Rent Prices in United States are 295.6% higher than in Dominican Republic
Restaurant Prices in United States are 105.5% higher than in Dominican Republic
Groceries Prices in United States are 103.5% higher than in Dominican Republic
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 398.2% higher than in Dominican Republic
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Restaurants
Dominican Republic Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 400.00 RD$
(6.80 $)
1,176.39 RD$
(20.00 $)
     +194.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,900.00 RD$
(49.30 $)
4,411.48 RD$
(75.00 $)
     +52.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 RD$
(6.80 $)
647.02 RD$
(11.00 $)
     +61.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 RD$
(2.55 $)
352.92 RD$
(6.00 $)
     +135.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 RD$
(4.25 $)
411.74 RD$
(7.00 $)
     +64.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 123.26 RD$
(2.10 $)
300.10 RD$
(5.10 $)
     +143.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 56.60 RD$
(0.96 $)
146.22 RD$
(2.49 $)
     +158.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 42.03 RD$
(0.71 $)
120.59 RD$
(2.05 $)
     +186.9 %
Markets
Dominican Republic Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 268.09 RD$
(4.56 $)
235.29 RD$
(4.00 $)
     -12.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 90.37 RD$
(1.54 $)
190.46 RD$
(3.24 $)
     +110.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 32.29 RD$
(0.55 $)
121.29 RD$
(2.06 $)
     +275.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 98.80 RD$
(1.68 $)
217.66 RD$
(3.70 $)
     +120.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 187.32 RD$
(3.18 $)
341.79 RD$
(5.81 $)
     +82.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 134.94 RD$
(2.29 $)
322.63 RD$
(5.49 $)
     +139.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 235.10 RD$
(4.00 $)
427.18 RD$
(7.26 $)
     +81.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 70.45 RD$
(1.20 $)
141.08 RD$
(2.40 $)
     +100.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 22.41 RD$
(0.38 $)
44.84 RD$
(0.76 $)
     +100.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 63.36 RD$
(1.08 $)
119.65 RD$
(2.03 $)
     +88.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 38.71 RD$
(0.66 $)
130.42 RD$
(2.22 $)
     +236.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 36.93 RD$
(0.63 $)
79.89 RD$
(1.36 $)
     +116.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 58.70 RD$
(1.00 $)
81.04 RD$
(1.38 $)
     +38.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 46.25 RD$
(0.79 $)
126.97 RD$
(2.16 $)
     +174.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 46.28 RD$
(0.79 $)
128.59 RD$
(2.19 $)
     +177.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 550.00 RD$
(9.35 $)
882.30 RD$
(15.00 $)
     +60.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 135.31 RD$
(2.30 $)
104.65 RD$
(1.78 $)
     -22.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 186.03 RD$
(3.16 $)
209.12 RD$
(3.56 $)
     +12.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 RD$
(4.25 $)
588.20 RD$
(10.00 $)
     +135.3 %
Transportation
Dominican Republic Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.50 RD$
(0.64 $)
147.05 RD$
(2.50 $)
     +292.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,500.00 RD$
(42.50 $)
4,117.38 RD$
(70.00 $)
     +64.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$
(3.40 $)
220.57 RD$
(3.75 $)
     +10.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$
(4.10 $)
161.75 RD$
(2.75 $)
     -33.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 325.00 RD$
(5.53 $)
1,764.59 RD$
(30.00 $)
     +443.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 285.72 RD$
(4.86 $)
214.97 RD$
(3.65 $)
     -24.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,560,000.00 RD$
(26,521.71 $)
1,962,373.24 RD$
(33,362.50 $)
     +25.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,786,377.47 RD$
(30,370.38 $)
1,534,675.28 RD$
(26,091.17 $)
     -14.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dominican Republic Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,124.36 RD$
(53.12 $)
11,944.42 RD$
(203.07 $)
     +282.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,088.23 RD$
(18.50 $)
3,094.37 RD$
(52.61 $)
     +184.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,504.29 RD$
(42.58 $)
4,154.33 RD$
(70.63 $)
     +65.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Dominican Republic Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,540.23 RD$
(26.19 $)
2,760.75 RD$
(46.94 $)
     +79.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 785.00 RD$
(13.35 $)
1,288.05 RD$
(21.90 $)
     +64.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 350.00 RD$
(5.95 $)
823.48 RD$
(14.00 $)
     +135.3 %
Childcare
Dominican Republic Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,780.00 RD$
(268.28 $)
80,880.91 RD$
(1,375.06 $)
     +412.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 292,659.87 RD$
(4,975.54 $)
1,335,490.73 RD$
(22,704.81 $)
     +356.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dominican Republic Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,656.41 RD$
(45.16 $)
3,059.77 RD$
(52.02 $)
     +15.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,074.83 RD$
(52.28 $)
2,495.70 RD$
(42.43 $)
     -18.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,744.64 RD$
(80.66 $)
5,198.35 RD$
(88.38 $)
     +9.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,660.51 RD$
(79.23 $)
6,695.47 RD$
(113.83 $)
     +43.7 %
Rent Per Month
Dominican Republic Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 29,063.47 RD$
(494.11 $)
103,025.16 RD$
(1,751.54 $)
     +254.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,030.89 RD$
(255.54 $)
84,815.59 RD$
(1,441.96 $)
     +464.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 54,409.37 RD$
(925.02 $)
172,970.06 RD$
(2,940.68 $)
     +217.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,199.46 RD$
(479.42 $)
140,364.03 RD$
(2,386.34 $)
     +397.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dominican Republic Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,218.65 RD$
(139.73 $)
18,044.14 RD$
(306.77 $)
     +119.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,499.91 RD$
(93.50 $)
14,649.76 RD$
(249.06 $)
     +166.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Dominican Republic Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,241.12 RD$
(395.12 $)
267,217.43 RD$
(4,542.99 $)
     +1,049.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.72 6.56      -48.4 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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