Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Dominican Republic are 38.04% lower than in Puerto Rico (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dominican Republic are 40.69% lower than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in Dominican Republic are 50.89% lower than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in Dominican Republic are 39.35% lower than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in Dominican Republic are 46.60% lower than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in Dominican Republic is 69.64% lower than in Puerto Rico
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Restaurants
Puerto Rico Edit Dominican Republic Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $
(682.92 RD$)
5.27 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -56.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(3,414.60 RD$)
36.53 $
(2,078.82 RD$)
     -39.12 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(398.37 RD$)
6.63 $
(377.50 RD$)
     -5.24 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $
(113.82 RD$)
2.28 $
(130.00 RD$)
     +14.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 $
(177.84 RD$)
4.00 $
(227.88 RD$)
     +28.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.75 $
(156.76 RD$)
1.69 $
(96.23 RD$)
     -38.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 $
(69.90 RD$)
0.98 $
(55.70 RD$)
     -20.32 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 $
(64.31 RD$)
0.69 $
(39.22 RD$)
     -39.02 %
Markets
Puerto Rico Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.79 $
(386.51 RD$)
3.92 $
(223.00 RD$)
     -42.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.17 $
(123.23 RD$)
1.39 $
(78.93 RD$)
     -35.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.97 $
(54.99 RD$)
0.49 $
(27.79 RD$)
     -49.46 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.79 $
(158.69 RD$)
1.54 $
(87.42 RD$)
     -44.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.44 $
(195.74 RD$)
3.15 $
(179.08 RD$)
     -8.51 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.16 $
(236.50 RD$)
2.07 $
(117.86 RD$)
     -50.17 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.23 $
(240.62 RD$)
2.78 $
(158.11 RD$)
     -34.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.63 $
(149.78 RD$)
1.00 $
(57.16 RD$)
     -61.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $
(52.22 RD$)
0.36 $
(20.56 RD$)
     -60.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.72 $
(97.64 RD$)
1.08 $
(61.22 RD$)
     -37.30 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.06 $
(117.26 RD$)
0.55 $
(31.12 RD$)
     -73.46 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.50 $
(85.45 RD$)
0.64 $
(36.66 RD$)
     -57.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 $
(68.71 RD$)
1.04 $
(59.30 RD$)
     -13.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.57 $
(146.05 RD$)
0.81 $
(45.87 RD$)
     -68.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $
(92.73 RD$)
0.67 $
(38.00 RD$)
     -59.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(682.92 RD$)
8.70 $
(495.00 RD$)
     -27.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $
(103.83 RD$)
2.00 $
(114.04 RD$)
     +9.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 $
(157.18 RD$)
3.06 $
(173.90 RD$)
     +10.63 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(569.10 RD$)
4.39 $
(250.00 RD$)
     -56.07 %
Transportation
Puerto Rico Edit Dominican Republic Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $
(85.36 RD$)
0.50 $
(28.48 RD$)
     -66.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 $
(1,991.85 RD$)
31.63 $
(1,800.00 RD$)
     -9.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(284.55 RD$)
3.51 $
(200.00 RD$)
     -29.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $
(137.38 RD$)
4.24 $
(241.40 RD$)
     +75.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(1,422.75 RD$)
5.27 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -78.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.90 $
(164.79 RD$)
4.10 $
(233.42 RD$)
     +41.65 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(1,422,750.00 RD$)
21,472.50 $
(1,222,000.00 RD$)
     -14.11 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,856.67 $
(1,357,682.90 RD$)
27,079.08 $
(1,541,070.42 RD$)
     +13.51 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Puerto Rico Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 204.61 $
(11,644.35 RD$)
65.94 $
(3,752.75 RD$)
     -67.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(7.79 RD$)
0.15 $
(8.39 RD$)
     +7.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.41 $
(3,551.49 RD$)
50.12 $
(2,852.41 RD$)
     -19.68 %
Sports And Leisure
Puerto Rico Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.40 $
(1,901.00 RD$)
27.78 $
(1,580.90 RD$)
     -16.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.23 $
(1,094.18 RD$)
13.06 $
(743.33 RD$)
     -32.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 $
(455.28 RD$)
5.27 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -34.11 %
Childcare
Puerto Rico Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 366.21 $
(20,840.83 RD$)
178.13 $
(10,137.31 RD$)
     -51.36 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,308.70 $
(472,847.87 RD$)
4,637.03 $
(263,893.38 RD$)
     -44.19 %
Clothing And Shoes
Puerto Rico Edit Dominican Republic Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.04 $
(2,506.46 RD$)
38.69 $
(2,201.78 RD$)
     -12.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.23 $
(2,573.96 RD$)
42.06 $
(2,393.80 RD$)
     -7.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.06 $
(4,727.15 RD$)
79.90 $
(4,546.97 RD$)
     -3.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.74 $
(5,106.98 RD$)
81.99 $
(4,666.31 RD$)
     -8.63 %
Rent Per Month
Puerto Rico Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 630.11 $
(35,859.62 RD$)
354.48 $
(20,173.26 RD$)
     -43.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 438.94 $
(24,979.86 RD$)
201.54 $
(11,469.71 RD$)
     -54.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,115.31 $
(63,472.07 RD$)
600.28 $
(34,161.66 RD$)
     -46.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 853.53 $
(48,574.36 RD$)
337.19 $
(19,189.36 RD$)
     -60.49 %
Buy Apartment Price
Puerto Rico Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 151.55 $
(8,624.97 RD$)
100.09 $
(5,696.14 RD$)
     -33.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 120.42 $
(6,853.29 RD$)
56.65 $
(3,223.95 RD$)
     -52.96 %
Salaries And Financing
Puerto Rico Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,898.58 $
(108,048.15 RD$)
341.86 $
(19,455.29 RD$)
     -81.99 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.79 12.58      +162.70 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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