Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Dominican Republic Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Dominican Republic are 39.63% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dominican Republic are 52.99% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Dominican Republic are 74.95% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Dominican Republic are 47.49% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Dominican Republic are 45.91% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Dominican Republic is 78.57% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 $
(854.42 RD$)
6.55 $
(350.00 RD$)
     -59.04 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(3,471.09 RD$)
37.45 $
(2,000.00 RD$)
     -42.38 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 $
(453.91 RD$)
7.49 $
(400.00 RD$)
     -11.88 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(267.01 RD$)
2.62 $
(140.00 RD$)
     -47.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(320.41 RD$)
4.68 $
(250.00 RD$)
     -21.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.54 $
(242.67 RD$)
1.97 $
(105.14 RD$)
     -56.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $
(110.50 RD$)
1.00 $
(53.59 RD$)
     -51.51 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 $
(87.03 RD$)
0.69 $
(36.66 RD$)
     -57.87 %
Markets
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 $
(187.54 RD$)
4.48 $
(239.18 RD$)
     +27.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 $
(142.67 RD$)
1.50 $
(80.29 RD$)
     -43.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.85 $
(98.64 RD$)
0.58 $
(31.23 RD$)
     -68.34 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.18 $
(169.95 RD$)
1.73 $
(92.56 RD$)
     -45.54 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.19 $
(277.35 RD$)
3.54 $
(189.05 RD$)
     -31.84 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.30 $
(282.99 RD$)
2.36 $
(126.14 RD$)
     -55.43 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.75 $
(360.28 RD$)
3.60 $
(192.10 RD$)
     -46.68 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.15 $
(114.98 RD$)
1.12 $
(59.85 RD$)
     -47.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $
(38.69 RD$)
0.36 $
(19.49 RD$)
     -49.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.86 $
(99.26 RD$)
1.07 $
(57.17 RD$)
     -42.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.01 $
(107.12 RD$)
0.59 $
(31.25 RD$)
     -70.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $
(64.61 RD$)
0.63 $
(33.88 RD$)
     -47.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 $
(65.03 RD$)
1.06 $
(56.48 RD$)
     -13.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.76 $
(93.82 RD$)
0.85 $
(45.45 RD$)
     -51.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.88 $
(100.46 RD$)
0.72 $
(38.69 RD$)
     -61.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $
(693.68 RD$)
8.80 $
(470.00 RD$)
     -32.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $
(140.07 RD$)
2.25 $
(120.07 RD$)
     -14.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.06 $
(163.53 RD$)
3.12 $
(166.64 RD$)
     +1.90 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.75 $
(467.26 RD$)
4.68 $
(250.00 RD$)
     -46.50 %
Transportation
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(133.50 RD$)
0.66 $
(35.00 RD$)
     -73.78 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(3,738.10 RD$)
37.45 $
(2,000.00 RD$)
     -46.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(173.55 RD$)
3.75 $
(200.00 RD$)
     +15.24 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(138.84 RD$)
4.52 $
(241.40 RD$)
     +73.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,602.04 RD$)
5.62 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -81.27 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 $
(254.25 RD$)
4.70 $
(251.01 RD$)
     -1.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(1,281,632.95 RD$)
24,343.94 $
(1,300,000.00 RD$)
     +1.43 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,758.02 $
(1,215,309.55 RD$)
31,708.60 $
(1,693,282.95 RD$)
     +39.33 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.73 $
(9,331.05 RD$)
68.52 $
(3,659.12 RD$)
     -60.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(7.86 RD$)
0.16 $
(8.65 RD$)
     +9.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.27 $
(3,645.63 RD$)
51.97 $
(2,775.22 RD$)
     -23.88 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.71 $
(2,013.55 RD$)
29.19 $
(1,558.62 RD$)
     -22.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.05 $
(910.29 RD$)
13.80 $
(736.72 RD$)
     -19.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(640.82 RD$)
5.62 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -53.18 %
Childcare
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,144.50 $
(61,117.71 RD$)
183.66 $
(9,807.87 RD$)
     -83.95 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,203.58 $
(865,293.38 RD$)
5,086.27 $
(271,613.56 RD$)
     -68.61 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.26 $
(2,416.70 RD$)
41.60 $
(2,221.57 RD$)
     -8.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.82 $
(1,913.07 RD$)
45.27 $
(2,417.27 RD$)
     +26.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.67 $
(4,201.00 RD$)
83.38 $
(4,452.46 RD$)
     +5.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.39 $
(5,361.21 RD$)
84.36 $
(4,504.89 RD$)
     -15.97 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,678.75 $
(89,647.80 RD$)
493.85 $
(26,372.07 RD$)
     -70.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,358.42 $
(72,541.47 RD$)
260.26 $
(13,898.31 RD$)
     -80.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,795.96 $
(149,308.16 RD$)
843.82 $
(45,061.04 RD$)
     -69.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,204.77 $
(117,737.65 RD$)
416.50 $
(22,241.86 RD$)
     -81.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 420.72 $
(22,467.26 RD$)
125.44 $
(6,698.53 RD$)
     -70.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 226.68 $
(12,104.88 RD$)
79.24 $
(4,231.66 RD$)
     -65.04 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,698.81 $
(197,521.46 RD$)
372.53 $
(19,893.74 RD$)
     -89.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.35 11.83      +121.08 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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