Cost of Living in Jamaica

Cost of living in Jamaica is 26.00% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Jamaica is, on average, 65.83% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 J$ 450.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,856.81 J$ 4,000.00-11,711.61
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 710.00 J$ 695.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 290.00 J$ 200.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 375.00 J$ 250.00-700.00
Cappuccino (regular) 316.86 J$ 120.00-800.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 121.44 J$ 100.00-219.63
Water (12 oz small bottle) 99.57 J$ 73.21-200.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,245.31 J$ 946.35-1,600.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 283.45 J$ 146.42-408.23
Rice (white), (1 lb) 66.47 J$ 22.68-120.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 363.12 J$ 240.00-480.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 695.52 J$ 158.76-1,587.58
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 279.09 J$ 122.47-453.59
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 363.45 J$ 158.76-725.75
Apples (1 lb) 418.72 J$ 90.72-800.00
Banana (1 lb) 125.48 J$ 45.36-400.00
Oranges (1 lb) 168.22 J$ 68.04-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 117.59 J$ 27.22-272.16
Potato (1 lb) 174.28 J$ 68.04-453.59
Onion (1 lb) 155.15 J$ 45.36-300.00
Lettuce (1 head) 182.94 J$ 100.00-350.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 156.25 J$ 100.00-250.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,750.00 J$ 1,200.00-4,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 253.58 J$ 150.00-439.26
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 345.00 J$ 190.00-460.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,200.00 J$ 700.00-1,400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 J$ 100.00-150.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,000.00 J$ 2,100.00-8,695.65
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 J$ 130.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 804.67 J$ 321.87-1,464.20
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,400.00 J$ 800.00-1,600.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 596.25 J$ 492.10-662.45
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,500,000.00 J$ 3,500,000.00-5,900,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,849,976.72 J$ 3,000,000.00-5,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,886.71 J$ 6,000.00-20,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 10.03 J$ 4.50-10.49
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,180.40 J$ 4,000.00-8,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 6,077.53 J$ 4,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,700.00 J$ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,500.00 J$ 1,000.00-1,900.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 31,636.36 J$ 15,000.00-75,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 104,000.00 J$ 50,000.00-350,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,547.06 J$ 2,000.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,600.00 J$ 1,850.00-7,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,747.06 J$ 4,500.00-10,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,156.25 J$ 5,000.00-18,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 63,388.43 J$ 30,000.00-146,420.26
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 37,695.65 J$ 20,000.00-102,494.18
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 130,044.40 J$ 60,000.00-400,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 84,142.03 J$ 40,000.00-240,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 35,924.11 J$ 12,999.89-121,332.46
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 52,671.03 J$ 14,999.88-185,804.53
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 96,468.31 J$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.33 6.00-10.00

Prices in Jamaica

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Last update: December 2020
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