Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 RD$ 150.00-600.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,000.00 RD$ 1,300.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 377.50 RD$ 302.65-450.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 RD$ 100.00-220.11
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 RD$ 150.00-320.00
Cappuccino (regular) 106.03 RD$ 50.00-220.11
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 50.69 RD$ 30.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 37.99 RD$ 20.00-82.54
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 233.58 RD$ 189.27-302.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 83.62 RD$ 43.00-160.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 29.76 RD$ 15.88-51.71
Eggs (regular) (12) 96.23 RD$ 58.00-154.47
Local Cheese (1 lb) 179.65 RD$ 80.00-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 126.86 RD$ 54.43-199.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 180.43 RD$ 81.65-389.27
Apples (1 lb) 57.32 RD$ 31.75-97.32
Banana (1 lb) 19.81 RD$ 11.34-40.00
Oranges (1 lb) 56.88 RD$ 13.61-100.00
Tomato (1 lb) 30.35 RD$ 12.25-50.00
Potato (1 lb) 37.91 RD$ 10.00-74.84
Onion (1 lb) 60.21 RD$ 22.68-80.00
Lettuce (1 head) 44.00 RD$ 25.00-70.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 42.62 RD$ 20.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 RD$ 250.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 117.40 RD$ 91.43-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 171.54 RD$ 120.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 RD$ 200.00-300.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 33.02 RD$ 25.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,000.00 RD$ 1,200.00-3,260.87
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$ 110.05-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$ 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 250.00 RD$ 150.00-350.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 238.70 RD$ 195.00-275.13
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,300,000.00 RD$ 1,000,000.00-1,800,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,579,854.04 RD$ 1,500,000.00-1,843,385.64
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,818.45 RD$ 2,450.00-6,071.43
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 8.65 RD$ 5.00-13.76
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,871.32 RD$ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,558.83 RD$ 1,000.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 753.33 RD$ 500.00-1,200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 275.13 RD$ 250.00-400.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,411.92 RD$ 5,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 262,792.33 RD$ 120,000.00-650,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,233.03 RD$ 858.18-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,335.73 RD$ 1,600.00-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,605.26 RD$ 2,751.32-6,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,720.06 RD$ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 21,869.36 RD$ 12,000.00-45,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,294.69 RD$ 8,000.00-28,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 35,208.90 RD$ 19,259.25-66,031.72
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,225.97 RD$ 14,400.00-33,015.86
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,841.88 RD$ 4,645.11-10,219.25
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,098.10 RD$ 1,858.05-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,169.33 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.35 8.00-18.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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