Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Dominican Republic Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Dominican Republic are 40.82% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dominican Republic are 53.05% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Dominican Republic are 76.58% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Dominican Republic are 50.50% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Dominican Republic are 46.02% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Dominican Republic is 79.09% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(853.23 RD$)
5.27 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -64.84 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(3,412.90 RD$)
36.24 $
(2,061.61 RD$)
     -39.59 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(455.05 RD$)
6.42 $
(365.00 RD$)
     -19.79 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(284.41 RD$)
2.29 $
(130.00 RD$)
     -54.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(341.29 RD$)
4.00 $
(227.75 RD$)
     -33.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.28 $
(243.64 RD$)
1.68 $
(95.35 RD$)
     -60.87 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(108.26 RD$)
0.98 $
(55.66 RD$)
     -48.59 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(87.55 RD$)
0.64 $
(36.69 RD$)
     -58.10 %
Markets
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(183.77 RD$)
3.90 $
(221.86 RD$)
     +20.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(140.83 RD$)
1.39 $
(78.93 RD$)
     -43.96 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(102.16 RD$)
0.49 $
(27.79 RD$)
     -72.79 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 $
(131.35 RD$)
1.54 $
(87.42 RD$)
     -33.45 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.00 $
(284.21 RD$)
3.15 $
(179.00 RD$)
     -37.02 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.13 $
(234.80 RD$)
2.07 $
(117.85 RD$)
     -49.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.70 $
(324.09 RD$)
2.78 $
(158.10 RD$)
     -51.22 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(116.72 RD$)
1.00 $
(57.13 RD$)
     -51.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(40.26 RD$)
0.36 $
(20.55 RD$)
     -48.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $
(102.75 RD$)
1.08 $
(61.22 RD$)
     -40.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.93 $
(109.98 RD$)
0.55 $
(31.12 RD$)
     -71.70 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(66.70 RD$)
0.64 $
(36.64 RD$)
     -45.06 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(67.12 RD$)
1.04 $
(59.27 RD$)
     -11.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(93.04 RD$)
0.81 $
(45.87 RD$)
     -50.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(102.59 RD$)
0.67 $
(38.00 RD$)
     -62.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(682.58 RD$)
8.70 $
(495.00 RD$)
     -27.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.41 $
(137.11 RD$)
2.00 $
(114.04 RD$)
     -16.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 $
(160.27 RD$)
3.06 $
(173.88 RD$)
     +8.49 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(455.05 RD$)
4.40 $
(250.00 RD$)
     -45.06 %
Transportation
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(127.98 RD$)
0.44 $
(25.00 RD$)
     -80.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(3,697.31 RD$)
31.64 $
(1,800.00 RD$)
     -51.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(184.87 RD$)
3.16 $
(180.00 RD$)
     -2.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.65 $
(150.74 RD$)
4.24 $
(241.40 RD$)
     +60.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,706.45 RD$)
5.27 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -82.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.56 $
(145.39 RD$)
4.09 $
(232.75 RD$)
     +60.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(1,308,280.18 RD$)
21,483.17 $
(1,222,000.00 RD$)
     -6.59 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,577.08 $
(1,227,341.85 RD$)
27,089.24 $
(1,540,883.11 RD$)
     +25.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.35 $
(9,348.25 RD$)
65.92 $
(3,749.47 RD$)
     -59.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(7.91 RD$)
0.14 $
(8.20 RD$)
     +3.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.67 $
(3,735.24 RD$)
48.61 $
(2,764.93 RD$)
     -25.98 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.04 $
(2,107.06 RD$)
27.06 $
(1,539.38 RD$)
     -26.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.77 $
(897.23 RD$)
13.07 $
(743.33 RD$)
     -17.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(682.58 RD$)
5.27 $
(300.00 RD$)
     -56.05 %
Childcare
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 935.98 $
(53,240.18 RD$)
178.21 $
(10,137.11 RD$)
     -80.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,806.42 $
(899,096.67 RD$)
4,608.34 $
(262,130.62 RD$)
     -70.85 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.80 $
(2,491.53 RD$)
38.92 $
(2,214.02 RD$)
     -11.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.45 $
(2,016.57 RD$)
43.59 $
(2,479.59 RD$)
     +22.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.93 $
(4,319.30 RD$)
78.69 $
(4,476.23 RD$)
     +3.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.90 $
(5,455.22 RD$)
78.26 $
(4,451.63 RD$)
     -18.40 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,342.23 $
(76,348.39 RD$)
350.96 $
(19,963.14 RD$)
     -73.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,081.80 $
(61,534.68 RD$)
203.61 $
(11,581.59 RD$)
     -81.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,154.57 $
(122,555.45 RD$)
587.56 $
(33,421.23 RD$)
     -72.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,730.81 $
(98,451.44 RD$)
337.25 $
(19,183.41 RD$)
     -80.51 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 332.86 $
(18,933.59 RD$)
100.13 $
(5,695.58 RD$)
     -69.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 198.35 $
(11,282.60 RD$)
56.68 $
(3,223.78 RD$)
     -71.43 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Dominican Republic Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,542.80 $
(201,520.50 RD$)
347.92 $
(19,790.40 RD$)
     -90.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.07 12.41      +205.11 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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