Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Cost of living in Dominican Republic is 41.79% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Dominican Republic is, on average, 76.04% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 RD$ 150.00-581.69
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,300.00 RD$ 1,396.05-6,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 365.00 RD$ 300.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 120.00 RD$ 89.16-232.67
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 232.67 RD$ 150.00-349.01
Cappuccino (regular) 92.96 RD$ 50.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 52.57 RD$ 35.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 35.10 RD$ 15.00-100.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 220.63 RD$ 189.27-264.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 76.26 RD$ 39.69-160.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 27.12 RD$ 18.14-45.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 89.10 RD$ 58.00-144.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 166.63 RD$ 68.04-349.01
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 119.55 RD$ 50.00-158.76
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 154.93 RD$ 78.65-272.16
Apples (1 lb) 57.05 RD$ 34.47-113.40
Banana (1 lb) 20.72 RD$ 14.00-45.36
Oranges (1 lb) 61.22 RD$ 13.61-100.00
Tomato (1 lb) 30.65 RD$ 12.25-46.00
Potato (1 lb) 35.57 RD$ 15.88-70.00
Onion (1 lb) 57.64 RD$ 29.00-80.00
Lettuce (1 head) 45.90 RD$ 20.00-66.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.32 RD$ 20.00-80.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 RD$ 300.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 108.20 RD$ 85.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 173.39 RD$ 120.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 RD$ 200.00-261.76
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 RD$ 25.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,800.00 RD$ 1,200.00-4,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$ 150.00-250.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$ 160.93-465.35
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 250.00 RD$ 150.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 232.17 RD$ 195.00-275.24
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,222,000.00 RD$ 1,140,000.00-1,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,495,936.71 RD$ 1,100,000.00-1,948,650.71
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,710.73 RD$ 2,000.00-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 8.41 RD$ 4.00-11.63
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,832.92 RD$ 2,000.00-4,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,510.71 RD$ 990.00-2,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 743.33 RD$ 500.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 RD$ 250.00-400.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,648.26 RD$ 5,000.00-15,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 262,157.53 RD$ 120,000.00-872,530.17
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,261.65 RD$ 1,163.37-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,506.71 RD$ 1,500.00-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,435.70 RD$ 2,500.00-6,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,595.51 RD$ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,598.37 RD$ 12,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,582.08 RD$ 7,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,074.08 RD$ 18,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,769.91 RD$ 14,400.00-29,084.34
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,680.79 RD$ 2,702.00-8,175.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,121.32 RD$ 1,393.53-7,499.94
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,961.81 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.35 8.00-15.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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Last update: November 2020
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