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Cost of Living in Puerto Rico

Cost of living in Puerto Rico is 6.71% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Puerto Rico is 50.81% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.50 $ 8.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 40.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 5.95-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.39-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.25 $ 2.50-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.27 $ 1.50-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.10 $ 1.00-1.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.08 $ 1.00-1.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.84 $ 5.58-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.36 $ 1.81-3.19
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.50-1.50
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.77 $ 2.00-3.75
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.84 $ 1.35-5.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.22 $ 1.95-5.70
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.82 $ 2.27-5.50
Apples (1 lb) 2.03 $ 1.34-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.65-1.18
Oranges (1 lb) 1.40 $ 0.82-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 $ 0.89-2.85
Potato (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.50-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 $ 0.59-1.50
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 $ 1.39-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.61 $ 1.00-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 9.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.57 $ 1.00-2.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.04 $ 2.00-5.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.53 $ 6.00-9.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 0.75-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 20.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 1.75-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.00-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $ 10.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.50 $ 2.27-2.84
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $ 23,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,482.08 $ 20,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.94 $ 100.00-274.48
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 $ 0.10-0.35
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.93 $ 40.00-79.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.38 $ 20.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.27 $ 10.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.50 $ 6.50-8.75
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 383.97 $ 275.00-475.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,192.00 $ 4,080.00-12,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.79 $ 30.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.06 $ 25.00-75.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.95 $ 60.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.81 $ 75.00-120.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 550.60 $ 350.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 440.70 $ 300.00-650.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 923.80 $ 600.00-1,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 795.65 $ 550.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 159.61 $ 100.00-278.71
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 115.74 $ 75.00-185.80
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,875.69 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 4.59 3.50-6.00

Prices in Puerto Rico

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Last update: December 2017
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