Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Cost of living in Dominican Republic is 42.42% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Dominican Republic is, on average, 75.64% lower than in United States.

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.40 € 2.20-8.57
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 31.49 € 17.59-73.30
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.31 € 4.71-7.33
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.76 € 1.17-3.43
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.93 € 2.20-4.40
Cappuccino (regular) 1.34 € 0.73-2.93
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.76 € 0.51-1.47
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.49 € 0.22-1.29
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.25 € 2.77-3.88
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.58-1.71
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.41 € 0.27-0.66
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.29 € 0.85-2.57
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.47 € 1.00-5.14
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.78 € 0.73-2.49
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.38 € 1.20-3.99
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 € 0.47-1.66
Banana (1 lb) 0.30 € 0.17-0.66
Oranges (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.20-1.47
Tomato (1 lb) 0.43 € 0.16-0.67
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 € 0.23-1.03
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.40-1.17
Lettuce (1 head) 0.69 € 0.29-1.10
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.61 € 0.29-1.29
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.33 € 4.40-14.66
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 € 1.25-2.20
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 € 1.76-3.67
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.67 € 2.93-4.10
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.37 € 0.37-0.73
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 29.32 € 17.59-47.80
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.93 € 2.20-3.67
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.54 € 2.36-6.86
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.67 € 2.20-7.33
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.43 € 2.92-4.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,914.69 € 14,660.14-23,456.22
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,247.60 € 16,126.15-27,854.26
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 55.68 € 29.32-87.96
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 € 0.06-0.17
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.49 € 29.32-58.64
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 22.26 € 14.51-36.65
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.86 € 7.33-14.66
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.40 € 3.67-5.86
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 148.82 € 85.69-249.22
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,939.82 € 1,759.22-12,853.28
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.54 € 17.14-58.64
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.94 € 21.99-58.64
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.16 € 36.65-95.29
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 65.89 € 36.65-117.28
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 311.61 € 205.24-586.41
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 171.66 € 102.62-359.89
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 551.72 € 293.20-1,099.51
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 294.24 € 219.90-513.10
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 89.75 € 41.20-136.20
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 44.30 € 21.99-109.95
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 279.84 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.51 7.00-18.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

This country had 1637 entries in the past 12 months by 144 different contributors.
Last update: September 2020
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