Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Aruba Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Aruba are 16.71% higher than in United States (without rent)
Rent Prices in Aruba are 42.09% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Aruba are 9.05% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Aruba are 1.23% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Aruba is 55.39% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 78.10 $      +42.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 8.33 $      +4.17 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 4.00 $      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 4.75 $      -20.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.25 $ 3.11 $      -26.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 1.93 $      +2.21 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $ 1.76 $      +14.43 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.22 $ 6.67 $      +107.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $ 2.06 $      -16.19 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 $ 1.16 $      -35.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.33 $ 3.12 $      +34.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.01 $ 6.12 $      +22.30 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.11 $ 3.20 $      -22.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.65 $ 3.44 $      -39.12 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.07 $ 2.00 $      -3.29 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $ 1.13 $      +59.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 $ 1.69 $      -7.55 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $ 1.90 $      -2.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 $ 0.99 $      -17.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 $ 1.28 $      +7.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.62 $ 2.66 $      +64.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $ 2.60 $      +43.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 10.00 $      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $ 2.71 $      +11.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $ 4.46 $      +50.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 8.50 $      +6.25 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $ 2.50 $      +11.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $ 58.33 $      -16.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 13.06 $      +301.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 10.10 $      +274.19 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 74.02 $      +146.74 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.58 $ 4.67 $      +81.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 27,061.20 $      +17.66 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,459.57 $ 26,349.84 $      +22.79 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.36 $ 162.15 $      -0.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.40 $      +190.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.29 $ 61.68 $      -5.53 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.23 $ 67.13 $      +80.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.81 $ 43.89 $      +177.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 10.00 $      -16.67 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 938.59 $ 250.59 $      -73.30 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,008.67 $ 17,002.81 $      +6.21 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.99 $ 78.19 $      +77.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.53 $ 48.60 $      +36.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.86 $ 95.98 $      +26.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.01 $ 107.48 $      +11.94 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,347.81 $ 659.61 $      -51.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,081.72 $ 562.85 $      -47.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,157.86 $ 1,307.64 $      -39.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,717.88 $ 1,121.53 $      -34.71 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 292.29 $ 435.24 $      +48.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 193.94 $ 12,903.09 $      +6,552.98 %
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,563.12 $ 1,535.14 $      -56.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 6.95      +66.70 %
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