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Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Cost of living in Dominican Republic is 36.19% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Dominican Republic is 73.93% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.17 € 4.41-8.81
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 31.72 € 19.38-44.05
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.14 € 4.93-8.77
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.76 € 1.41-2.63
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.64 € 2.47-4.38
Cappuccino (regular) 1.32 € 0.88-1.76
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.75 € 0.53-1.06
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.35 € 0.26-0.70
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.94 € 3.34-4.67
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.74-1.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.41 € 0.32-0.49
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.58 € 1.06-2.29
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.48 € 1.67-4.23
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.11 € 1.52-3.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.49 € 1.48-3.80
Apples (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.40-1.15
Banana (1 lb) 0.32 € 0.20-0.45
Oranges (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.24-0.79
Tomato (1 lb) 0.36 € 0.17-0.70
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 € 0.32-0.58
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.32-0.88
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 € 0.53-1.06
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 € 0.44-1.41
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.05 € 5.29-10.57
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.67 € 1.32-2.11
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.60 € 2.00-3.52
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.52 € 1.94-3.88
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.44 € 0.44-0.62
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 26.43 € 15.22-37.01
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.08 € 2.64-3.52
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.25 € 1.70-5.10
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.41 € 3.52-7.93
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.01 € 3.52-4.58
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,110.94 € 14,097.46-33,481.46
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,004.03 € 14,273.68-31,719.28
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 51.77 € 25.60-88.11
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) 43.71 € 26.43-63.44
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.70 € 17.62-52.87
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.80 € 4.41-21.15
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.41 € 3.52-6.17
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 177.16 € 88.11-299.57
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,771.38 € 2,643.27-17,621.82
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.85 € 21.15-79.30
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.76 € 26.43-61.68
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.28 € 52.60-105.73
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 75.04 € 44.05-123.35
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 266.98 € 123.35-493.41
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 152.49 € 88.11-264.33
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 590.89 € 299.57-1,057.31
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 310.75 € 176.22-440.55
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 87.95 € 49.11-150.77
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 51.81 € 29.47-81.86
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 312.52 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.21 0.19-0.32

Prices in Dominican Republic

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Last update: August 2018
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