Cost of Living in Jamaica

Cost of living in Jamaica is 26.33% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Jamaica is, on average, 65.96% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.41 € 2.56-5.69
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 33.45 € 22.74-67.06
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.04 € 3.95-5.12
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.65 € 1.14-2.27
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 € 1.42-3.98
Cappuccino (regular) 1.80 € 0.68-4.55
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.69 € 0.57-1.25
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.57 € 0.42-1.14
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.08 € 5.38-9.10
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.61 € 0.84-2.32
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.38 € 0.13-0.68
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.06 € 1.36-2.73
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.95 € 0.90-9.03
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.59 € 0.70-2.58
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.07 € 0.90-4.13
Apples (1 lb) 2.38 € 0.52-4.55
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.26-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.39-2.06
Tomato (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.15-1.55
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.39-2.58
Onion (1 lb) 0.88 € 0.26-1.71
Lettuce (1 head) 1.04 € 0.57-1.99
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 € 0.57-1.42
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.95 € 6.82-22.74
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.44 € 0.85-2.51
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 € 1.08-2.62
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.82 € 3.98-7.96
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.57 € 0.57-0.85
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 28.43 € 11.94-49.44
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.42 € 0.74-2.84
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.58 € 1.83-8.36
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.96 € 4.55-9.10
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.39 € 2.80-3.77
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,587.20 € 19,901.15-33,547.66
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,901.68 € 17,058.13-28,430.22
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 55.39 € 34.12-113.72
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 € 0.03-0.06
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.46 € 22.74-45.49
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.57 € 22.74-56.86
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.67 € 5.69-11.37
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.53 € 5.69-10.80
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 179.89 € 85.29-426.45
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 591.35 € 284.30-1,990.12
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 25.85 € 11.37-56.86
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 20.47 € 10.52-39.80
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 44.05 € 25.59-59.70
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 57.75 € 28.43-102.35
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 360.57 € 170.58-836.32
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 214.34 € 113.72-585.42
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 739.92 € 341.16-2,274.42
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 478.81 € 227.44-1,364.65
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 204.81 € 73.92-693.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 300.67 € 85.29-1,056.49
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 548.52 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.33 6.00-10.00

Prices in Jamaica

This country had 792 entries in the past 12 months by 80 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
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