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Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Cost of living in Dominican Republic is 36.00% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Dominican Republic is 73.60% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.08 € 4.34-8.68
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 31.24 € 20.83-43.40
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.08 € 5.03-8.68
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.74 € 1.39-2.60
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.60 € 2.08-4.34
Cappuccino (regular) 1.34 € 0.87-1.82
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.76 € 0.52-1.04
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.36 € 0.25-0.69
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.93 € 3.29-4.60
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.79-1.42
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.41 € 0.31-0.52
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.55 € 1.04-2.19
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.56 € 1.73-4.17
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.08 € 1.50-3.04
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.41 € 1.46-3.74
Apples (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.39-1.18
Banana (1 lb) 0.32 € 0.16-0.46
Oranges (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.24-0.69
Tomato (1 lb) 0.37 € 0.16-0.69
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 € 0.31-0.63
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.31-0.87
Lettuce (1 head) 0.85 € 0.52-1.22
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 € 0.43-1.65
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.94 € 5.21-10.41
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.69 € 1.39-2.17
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.58 € 2.00-3.47
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.47 € 2.08-3.82
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.43 € 0.43-0.52
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 26.04 € 15.00-36.45
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.12 € 2.60-3.47
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.19 € 1.68-5.03
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.34 € 2.60-7.81
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.96 € 3.47-4.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,795.12 € 13,886.56-32,980.58
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,153.19 € 14,754.47-31,244.76
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 53.56 € 26.04-86.79
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 € 0.09-0.26
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.67 € 27.77-65.09
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.97 € 17.36-52.07
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.75 € 4.34-21.70
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.51 € 3.91-6.08
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 179.64 € 86.79-295.09
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,201.84 € 2,603.73-14,580.89
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.90 € 20.83-78.11
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.27 € 26.04-60.75
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.42 € 52.07-104.15
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 74.52 € 45.13-112.83
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 276.00 € 121.51-520.75
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 157.25 € 86.79-260.37
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 601.45 € 295.09-1,041.49
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 303.13 € 173.58-503.13
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 96.63 € 48.78-161.26
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 50.91 € 37.21-80.63
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 298.95 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.24 0.21-0.31

Prices in Dominican Republic

These data are based on 2101 entries in the past 18 months from 203 different contributors.
Last update: October 2018
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