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Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Cost of living in Dominican Republic is 34.53% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Dominican Republic is 73.79% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.11 € 4.37-8.73
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 34.93 € 20.96-43.66
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.11 € 4.80-8.73
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.75 € 1.40-2.65
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.62 € 2.10-4.42
Cappuccino (regular) 1.37 € 0.87-1.92
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.77 € 0.52-1.14
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.39 € 0.26-0.79
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.88 € 3.31-4.63
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.05 € 0.69-1.43
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.44 € 0.32-0.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.62 € 1.05-2.43
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.39 € 1.58-4.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.18 € 1.51-3.06
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.82 € 1.48-3.96
Apples (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.40-1.19
Banana (1 lb) 0.34 € 0.16-0.63
Oranges (1 lb) 0.53 € 0.24-0.79
Tomato (1 lb) 0.41 € 0.17-0.70
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.28-0.70
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 € 0.32-0.71
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 € 0.44-1.22
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 € 0.52-1.66
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.80 € 5.24-10.48
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.71 € 1.40-2.27
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 € 2.10-3.49
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.49 € 2.10-3.84
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.44 € 0.44-0.52
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 26.20 € 17.46-37.97
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.49 € 2.62-3.49
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.22 € 3.49-5.06
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.37 € 2.62-6.99
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.01 € 3.67-4.40
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,531.32 € 13,971.45-33,182.20
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,056.34 € 14,844.67-31,435.77
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 58.56 € 33.18-94.47
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 € 0.09-0.26
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.90 € 34.14-66.36
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.78 € 17.46-43.66
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.59 € 8.73-20.96
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.24 € 3.93-6.11
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 168.12 € 87.32-296.89
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,064.42 € 2,357.68-17,464.32
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.14 € 26.20-96.05
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.89 € 26.20-69.86
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.12 € 52.39-139.71
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.08 € 52.39-122.25
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 291.59 € 157.18-523.93
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 169.86 € 87.32-279.43
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 590.99 € 270.70-1,047.86
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 321.26 € 174.64-436.61
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 103.91 € 49.08-162.25
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 51.19 € 29.20-107.89
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 292.16 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.02 0.17-0.31

Prices in Dominican Republic

These data are based on 2170 entries in the past 18 months from 214 different contributors.
Last update: April 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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