Cost of Living in Puerto Rico

Cost of living in Puerto Rico is 3.28% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Puerto Rico is, on average, 52.13% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 7.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 40.00-90.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.25-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 $ 2.50-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.69 $ 1.25-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.21 $ 1.00-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 $ 1.00-1.98
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.68 $ 4.50-11.70
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.19 $ 1.81-3.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.50-2.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.79 $ 1.75-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.57 $ 1.36-7.26
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.08 $ 1.77-7.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.37 $ 2.68-6.80
Apples (1 lb) 2.69 $ 1.00-4.50
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 $ 0.69-1.59
Oranges (1 lb) 1.75 $ 1.00-4.54
Tomato (1 lb) 2.16 $ 0.67-3.99
Potato (1 lb) 1.54 $ 0.57-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.26 $ 0.50-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.58 $ 1.25-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $ 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 6.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.69 $ 0.75-2.86
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $ 1.75-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 9.00-11.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 20.00-70.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.00-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.49 $ 2.00-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.75 $ 15.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.85 $ 2.45-3.22
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 25,000.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,934.57 $ 22,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 201.93 $ 120.00-377.78
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.10-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.56 $ 50.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.33 $ 15.00-59.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.79 $ 7.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 $ 7.00-12.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 364.00 $ 250.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,355.24 $ 3,600.00-14,400.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.09 $ 25.00-65.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.90 $ 25.00-65.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.76 $ 60.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.32 $ 50.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 623.93 $ 400.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 447.14 $ 300.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,097.78 $ 600.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 848.30 $ 575.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 142.78 $ 75.53-250.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 108.38 $ 65.03-165.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,900.31 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.85 3.50-7.00

Prices in Puerto Rico

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Last update: December 2020
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