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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Jamaica Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Jamaica are 19.41% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Jamaica are 35.22% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Jamaica are 67.66% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Jamaica are 44.37% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Jamaica are 21.73% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Jamaica is 75.07% lower than in United States
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 $
(1,653.27 J$)
4.32 $
(550.00 J$)
     -66.73 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(6,358.75 J$)
39.32 $
(5,000.00 J$)
     -21.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(890.22 J$)
5.23 $
(665.00 J$)
     -25.30 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $
(508.70 J$)
1.97 $
(250.00 J$)
     -50.86 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $
(635.88 J$)
2.36 $
(300.00 J$)
     -52.82 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.91 $
(497.55 J$)
2.35 $
(298.68 J$)
     -39.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.75 $
(222.04 J$)
0.87 $
(110.49 J$)
     -50.24 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.40 $
(177.47 J$)
0.72 $
(91.71 J$)
     -48.32 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.24 $
(412.28 J$)
7.47 $
(950.16 J$)
     +130.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.31 $
(293.95 J$)
2.06 $
(261.97 J$)
     -10.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.76 $
(224.42 J$)
0.55 $
(69.92 J$)
     -68.84 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.53 $
(321.31 J$)
2.56 $
(325.45 J$)
     +1.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.88 $
(620.21 J$)
2.90 $
(368.29 J$)
     -40.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.87 $
(491.93 J$)
3.20 $
(407.59 J$)
     -17.14 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.23 $
(664.55 J$)
3.35 $
(426.00 J$)
     -35.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.93 $
(245.74 J$)
2.56 $
(325.80 J$)
     +32.58 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 $
(87.13 J$)
0.77 $
(97.30 J$)
     +11.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.77 $
(224.81 J$)
0.97 $
(123.23 J$)
     -45.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(226.76 J$)
0.87 $
(110.31 J$)
     -51.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.13 $
(143.97 J$)
0.75 $
(95.45 J$)
     -33.70 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.13 $
(143.71 J$)
0.73 $
(93.01 J$)
     -35.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.52 $
(193.13 J$)
0.79 $
(100.08 J$)
     -48.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(225.78 J$)
1.08 $
(137.02 J$)
     -39.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(1,526.10 J$)
14.15 $
(1,800.00 J$)
     +17.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.07 $
(262.75 J$)
1.60 $
(202.86 J$)
     -22.79 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.73 $
(347.33 J$)
2.34 $
(297.87 J$)
     -14.24 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.75 $
(858.43 J$)
4.72 $
(600.00 J$)
     -30.11 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 $
(279.78 J$)
0.79 $
(100.00 J$)
     -64.26 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(8,266.38 J$)
67.61 $
(8,597.83 J$)
     +4.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(381.52 J$)
2.95 $
(375.00 J$)
     -1.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.65 $
(337.01 J$)
3.27 $
(416.40 J$)
     +23.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $
(3,560.90 J$)
7.86 $
(1,000.00 J$)
     -71.92 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.34 $
(297.57 J$)
3.73 $
(473.81 J$)
     +59.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(2,797,850.00 J$)
23,589.54 $
(3,000,000.00 J$)
     +7.23 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,165.62 $
(2,564,562.64 J$)
21,492.69 $
(2,733,333.33 J$)
     +6.58 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.97 $
(18,818.07 J$)
109.29 $
(13,899.46 J$)
     -26.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(12.72 J$)
0.06 $
(7.18 J$)
     -43.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.42 $
(7,047.73 J$)
37.83 $
(4,811.14 J$)
     -31.73 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.50 $
(4,641.62 J$)
42.98 $
(5,465.38 J$)
     +17.75 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.30 $
(1,945.62 J$)
38.66 $
(4,916.67 J$)
     +152.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $
(1,398.92 J$)
9.44 $
(1,200.00 J$)
     -14.22 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 844.57 $
(107,408.74 J$)
264.29 $
(33,611.11 J$)
     -68.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $
(2,289,150.00 J$)
2,437.59 $
(310,000.00 J$)
     -86.46 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.45 $
(5,270.81 J$)
39.39 $
(5,009.83 J$)
     -4.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.40 $
(4,374.99 J$)
32.52 $
(4,136.10 J$)
     -5.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.34 $
(9,326.67 J$)
49.60 $
(6,307.62 J$)
     -32.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.32 $
(11,613.88 J$)
78.55 $
(9,989.14 J$)
     -13.99 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,172.58 $
(149,122.91 J$)
374.56 $
(47,634.58 J$)
     -68.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 916.25 $
(116,523.68 J$)
214.35 $
(27,259.53 J$)
     -76.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,904.00 $
(242,140.93 J$)
737.67 $
(93,813.54 J$)
     -61.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,475.08 $
(187,592.72 J$)
441.65 $
(56,166.67 J$)
     -70.06 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 207.29 $
(26,361.82 J$)
166.45 $
(21,167.87 J$)
     -19.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 147.30 $
(18,732.40 J$)
176.71 $
(22,473.32 J$)
     +19.97 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,150.03 $
(400,604.74 J$)
508.70 $
(64,694.46 J$)
     -83.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.93 10.36      +163.55 %
Last update: October 2017October 2017
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Currency: USD