Cost of Living in Jamaica

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 783.12 J$ 500.00-2,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,500.00 J$ 5,500.00-15,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,000.00 J$ 800.00-1,072.73
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 350.00 J$ 153.25-949.42
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 J$ 350.00-800.00
Cappuccino (regular) 496.32 J$ 200.00-800.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 164.74 J$ 100.00-306.49
Water (12 oz small bottle) 117.27 J$ 100.00-200.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,675.93 J$ 1,135.62-2,517.65
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 356.25 J$ 257.98-500.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 67.02 J$ 27.22-113.40
Eggs (regular) (12) 424.24 J$ 200.00-700.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 812.63 J$ 250.00-1,800.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 371.23 J$ 113.40-700.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 470.48 J$ 204.12-725.75
Apples (1 lb) 304.42 J$ 90.72-1,000.00
Banana (1 lb) 207.62 J$ 54.43-450.00
Oranges (1 lb) 212.26 J$ 90.72-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 157.58 J$ 72.57-272.16
Potato (1 lb) 155.02 J$ 72.57-317.52
Onion (1 lb) 174.66 J$ 76.60-344.73
Lettuce (1 head) 274.86 J$ 200.00-500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 163.53 J$ 80.00-250.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 J$ 1,000.00-3,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 314.51 J$ 191.00-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 419.71 J$ 200.00-550.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 J$ 720.00-1,500.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 150.00 J$ 100.00-200.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,300.00 J$ 3,043.48-12,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 J$ 100.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 804.67 J$ 500.00-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,450.00 J$ 1,000.00-1,600.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 737.29 J$ 543.00-946.35
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,900,000.00 J$ 5,000,000.00-6,700,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,936,364.23 J$ 4,500,000.00-5,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 16,577.58 J$ 10,000.00-30,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.42 J$ 4.50-10.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 6,440.14 J$ 5,000.00-9,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 7,064.36 J$ 4,000.00-15,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,791.67 J$ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,500.00 J$ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 32,272.73 J$ 10,000.00-75,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 228,333.33 J$ 60,000.00-1,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 3,971.43 J$ 2,500.00-7,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,733.33 J$ 2,000.00-6,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,566.67 J$ 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,700.00 J$ 5,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 68,000.00 J$ 30,000.00-120,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 42,954.55 J$ 25,000.00-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 156,288.02 J$ 85,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 96,724.55 J$ 40,000.00-180,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 29,254.89 J$ 20,844.00-39,999.67
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 36,751.81 J$ 9,290.23-103,801.21
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 93,439.58 J$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.59 5.00-12.00

Prices in Jamaica

This country had 430 entries in the past 12 months by 60 different contributors.
Last update: January 2023
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