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Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Cost of living in Dominican Republic is 33.02% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Dominican Republic is 70.18% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 332.11 RD$ 250.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,600.00 RD$ 1,100.00-2,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 332.11 RD$ 250.00-400.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 100.00 RD$ 94.89-140.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.00 RD$ 110.00-210.00
Cappuccino (regular) 69.29 RD$ 47.44-100.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 40.18 RD$ 25.00-56.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 21.05 RD$ 10.00-47.44
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 206.88 RD$ 179.60-246.05
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 54.85 RD$ 43.04-81.65
Rice (white), (1 lb) 24.34 RD$ 18.14-47.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 88.76 RD$ 60.00-118.14
Local Cheese (1 lb) 161.53 RD$ 99.79-250.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 121.02 RD$ 81.65-188.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 152.70 RD$ 106.75-249.48
Apples (1 lb) 44.48 RD$ 22.68-69.00
Banana (1 lb) 19.30 RD$ 12.00-30.00
Oranges (1 lb) 38.05 RD$ 22.68-60.00
Tomato (1 lb) 27.56 RD$ 9.98-45.00
Potato (1 lb) 25.09 RD$ 13.61-38.56
Onion (1 lb) 42.05 RD$ 21.52-65.00
Lettuce (1 head) 49.64 RD$ 34.00-70.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 54.41 RD$ 35.00-90.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 RD$ 284.67-500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 94.76 RD$ 75.00-130.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 152.97 RD$ 110.00-220.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 165.00 RD$ 120.00-200.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 RD$ 25.00-30.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,061.96 RD$ 720.00-1,956.52
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 150.00 RD$ 100.00-200.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$ 96.56-289.68
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 RD$ 200.00-400.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 207.52 RD$ 174.00-567.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,149,337.55 RD$ 900,000.00-1,305,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,252,452.37 RD$ 1,000,000.00-1,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,122.11 RD$ 1,700.00-5,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 8.79 RD$ 5.00-10.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,894.91 RD$ 1,200.00-3,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,514.09 RD$ 995.00-2,800.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 563.42 RD$ 300.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 RD$ 200.00-300.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,138.64 RD$ 5,693.38-11,861.20
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 476,519.46 RD$ 210,000.00-840,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,679.56 RD$ 1,500.00-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,644.81 RD$ 950.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,605.56 RD$ 2,846.69-6,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,642.96 RD$ 2,500.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,803.45 RD$ 8,000.00-23,722.40
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,314.94 RD$ 5,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,466.40 RD$ 18,000.00-55,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,833.62 RD$ 12,000.00-25,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,943.73 RD$ 3,716.09-7,107.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,846.79 RD$ 1,858.05-3,716.09
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,549.34 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 12.27 10.00-15.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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Last update: July 2017
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