Cost of Living in Jamaica

Cost of living in Jamaica is 26.46% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Jamaica is, on average, 61.28% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.00 £ 2.25-4.99
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 29.14 £ 19.97-59.92
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.64 £ 3.47-4.87
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.45 £ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 £ 1.25-3.50
Cappuccino (regular) 1.54 £ 0.60-3.99
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.60 £ 0.50-1.09
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.50 £ 0.36-1.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.38 £ 4.73-9.45
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.46 £ 0.82-2.04
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.32 £ 0.11-0.60
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.88 £ 1.09-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.01 £ 0.79-7.93
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.43 £ 0.61-2.26
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.91 £ 0.79-3.62
Apples (1 lb) 1.73 £ 0.45-3.99
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 £ 0.23-2.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.84 £ 0.34-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.25-1.70
Potato (1 lb) 0.85 £ 0.34-1.59
Onion (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.23-1.72
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 £ 0.50-1.75
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.76 £ 0.50-1.25
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.99 £ 5.99-12.48
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £ 0.75-2.19
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.72 £ 0.95-2.30
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.99 £ 3.25-6.99
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 £ 0.50-0.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 24.97 £ 10.49-43.42
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.25 £ 0.65-2.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.86 £ 1.61-4.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.99 £ 3.99-7.99
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.98 £ 2.46-3.31
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,966.81 £ 17,476.77-32,456.86
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,649.18 £ 14,980.09-24,966.81
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 51.23 £ 33.46-99.87
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 £ 0.02-0.05
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.02 £ 19.97-39.95
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.40 £ 19.97-49.93
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.49 £ 4.99-9.99
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.49 £ 4.99-9.99
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 151.05 £ 74.90-374.50
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 519.31 £ 249.67-1,747.68
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 22.79 £ 9.99-49.93
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 17.58 £ 9.24-34.95
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 39.57 £ 22.47-59.92
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 51.34 £ 24.97-89.88
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 357.90 £ 149.80-898.81
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 210.01 £ 99.87-1,507.50
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 756.20 £ 349.54-2,550.14
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 456.97 £ 199.73-2,550.14
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 276.87 £ 79.89-603.77
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 390.73 £ 99.87-515.95
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 497.31 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.50 6.00-11.00

Prices in Jamaica

This country had 428 entries in the past 12 months by 36 different contributors.
Last update: January 2021
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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