Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 8.68% higher than in Puerto Rico (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 33.53% higher than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in United States are 115.30% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 22.90% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 7.16% higher than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 53.78% higher than in Puerto Rico
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Restaurants
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 65.00 $      +8.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 8.00 $      +6.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.25 $ 5.00 $      +122.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 $ 6.00 $      +50.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 $ 4.51 $      +54.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 $ 2.05 $      +53.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.17 $ 1.62 $      +38.37 %
Markets
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.53 $ 3.47 $      -46.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.27 $ 2.65 $      +16.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.95 $ 1.84 $      +92.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.88 $ 3.10 $      +7.51 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.40 $ 5.17 $      +52.15 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.03 $ 5.25 $      +30.22 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.49 $ 6.69 $      +49.22 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.62 $ 2.14 $      -18.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.98 $ 0.72 $      -26.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.77 $ 1.85 $      +4.69 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.10 $ 2.00 $      -4.69 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.43 $ 1.20 $      -16.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 $ 1.21 $      +1.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.47 $ 1.74 $      -29.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.65 $ 1.86 $      +13.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.19 $      +1.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 $ 2.95 $      +41.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 3.03 $      +1.04 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 8.58 $      -14.20 %
Transportation
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 2.50 $      +66.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 47.50 $ 70.00 $      +47.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.25 $      -35.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 2.60 $      +15.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 30.00 $      +20.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.54 $ 4.83 $      +36.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 $ 24,000.00 $      -11.11 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,162.00 $ 22,609.71 $      -6.42 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 217.32 $ 173.34 $      -20.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.15 $      +10.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.17 $ 68.14 $      +13.24 %
Sports And Leisure
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.92 $ 37.52 $      +1.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.59 $ 17.13 $      -16.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 $ 12.00 $      +50.00 %
Childcare
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 368.08 $ 1,041.06 $      +182.84 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,542.86 $ 16,021.26 $      +112.40 %
Clothing And Shoes
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.13 $ 45.03 $      -0.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.93 $ 35.69 $      -22.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.50 $ 78.20 $      -4.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.70 $ 99.66 $      +4.14 %
Rent Per Month
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 808.12 $ 1,662.74 $      +105.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 477.26 $ 1,247.76 $      +161.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,391.11 $ 2,772.79 $      +99.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 976.34 $ 2,181.28 $      +123.41 %
Buy Apartment Price
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 157.17 $ 418.99 $      +166.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 125.21 $ 223.64 $      +78.61 %
Salaries And Financing
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,810.94 $ 3,718.52 $      +105.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.75 5.36      +13.03 %
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