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Cost of Living in Puerto Rico

Cost of living in Puerto Rico is 7.90% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Puerto Rico is 53.72% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 7.50-17.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 46.00 $ 39.00-65.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.58 $ 5.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.25-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.50-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.28 $ 1.50-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.11 $ 1.00-1.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.05 $ 1.00-1.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.75 $ 5.60-11.47
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.36 $ 1.81-3.19
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.45-1.69
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.69 $ 2.00-3.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.81 $ 1.35-5.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.42 $ 2.00-6.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.96 $ 2.27-6.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $ 1.00-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 $ 0.67-1.18
Oranges (1 lb) 1.31 $ 0.91-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 $ 0.91-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 $ 0.50-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.54-1.63
Lettuce (1 head) 2.14 $ 1.25-3.48
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 $ 1.00-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 9.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.48 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.21 $ 2.00-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 6.75-9.75
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 20.00-45.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 1.75-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 2.00-4.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.50 $ 10.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.63 $ 2.27-2.99
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 $ 22,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,847.24 $ 20,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 187.20 $ 100.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $ 0.10-0.35
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.14 $ 40.00-79.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.88 $ 20.00-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.38 $ 5.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.50 $ 6.50-8.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 346.51 $ 250.00-475.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,828.89 $ 4,080.00-12,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.02 $ 27.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.45 $ 25.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.23 $ 65.00-105.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.78 $ 70.00-110.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 545.17 $ 350.00-850.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 408.54 $ 300.00-650.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 953.68 $ 600.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 748.33 $ 500.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 158.29 $ 100.00-278.71
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 105.80 $ 70.00-175.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,794.19 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.41 3.50-5.50

Prices in Puerto Rico

These data are based on 3014 entries in the past 18 months from 323 different contributors.
Last update: July 2018
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