Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Puerto Rico Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Puerto Rico are 12.3% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Puerto Rico are 23.9% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Puerto Rico are 45.0% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Puerto Rico are 26.6% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Puerto Rico are 14.0% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Puerto Rico is 32.2% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 13.00 $      -35.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 70.00 $      -6.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.50 $ 8.00 $      -23.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $ 2.50 $      -58.3 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $ 4.00 $      -42.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.08 $ 3.14 $      -38.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.47 $ 1.44 $      -41.5 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.04 $ 1.27 $      -37.5 %
Markets
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.06 $ 1.82 $      +71.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.56 $ 2.79 $      -21.5 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.54 $ 2.42 $      -46.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.72 $ 4.08 $      +9.7 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.84 $ 7.80 $      -39.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 12.16 $ 8.67 $      -28.7 %
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.96 $ 10.41 $      -34.8 %
Apples (1kg) 5.32 $ 5.83 $      +9.6 %
Banana (1kg) 1.68 $ 2.29 $      +36.2 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.50 $ 3.38 $      -24.9 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.90 $ 4.37 $      -10.9 %
Potato (1kg) 3.02 $ 3.35 $      +10.9 %
Onion (1kg) 3.04 $ 2.67 $      -12.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $ 2.38 $      +10.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $ 1.79 $      -17.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $ 2.11 $      +20.6 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.54 $ 2.60 $      -26.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 10.00 $      0.0 %
Transportation
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 1.50 $      -40.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $ 60.00 $      -16.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $ 5.00 $      +33.3 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $ 0.97 $      -44.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 30.00 $      0.0 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $ 0.99 $      +2.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $ 29,500.00 $      -10.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,035.43 $ 25,384.74 $      -2.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 205.79 $ 236.93 $      +15.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 51.18 $ 70.00 $      +36.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.91 $ 62.41 $      -12.0 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.38 $ 36.24 $      -23.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.68 $ 27.91 $      +23.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 8.00 $      -42.9 %
Childcare
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,381.19 $ 368.67 $      -73.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,259.43 $ 6,830.77 $      -70.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.30 $ 45.96 $      -12.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.58 $ 41.83 $      -4.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.46 $ 82.97 $      -6.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.47 $ 98.39 $      -14.0 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,767.74 $ 1,114.93 $      -36.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,450.36 $ 607.88 $      -58.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,959.92 $ 1,792.94 $      -39.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,399.82 $ 1,206.34 $      -49.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,470.72 $ 1,997.29 $      -42.5 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,765.21 $ 1,498.56 $      -45.8 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,537.36 $ 2,342.48 $      -48.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 4.86      -26.0 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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