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Cost of Living in Montego Bay

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 77.44
Rent Index: 9.80
Groceries Index: 92.47
Restaurants Index: 50.58
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 44.33
Local Purchasing Power: 61.27
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Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 550.00 J$ 380.00-600.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 J$ 1,400.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 682.49 J$ 585.00-779.99
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 J$ 130.00-350.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 290.00 J$ 240.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 321.11 J$ 140.00-455.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 100.48 J$ 60.00-120.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 89.91 J$ 50.00-100.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 976.64 J$ 492.10-1,101.56
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 272.16 J$ 181.44-272.16
Rice (white), (1 lb) 90.72 J$ 36.29-130.00
Eggs (12) 375.00 J$ 260.00-400.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 430.91 J$ 181.44-453.59
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 445.86 J$ 217.72-500.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 655.44 J$ 171.46-750.00
Apples (1 lb) 385.55 J$ 68.04-400.00
Banana (1 lb) 116.80 J$ 45.36-158.76
Oranges (1 lb) 90.72 J$ 45.36-127.01
Tomato (1 lb) 117.03 J$ 36.29-226.80
Potato (1 lb) 96.31 J$ 54.43-195.27
Onion (1 lb) 101.30 J$ 45.36-136.08
Lettuce (1 head) 125.00 J$ 50.00-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 132.50 J$ 100.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,700.00 J$ 500.00-3,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 250.00 J$ 130.00-400.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 351.67 J$ 180.00-600.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 670.00 J$ 250.00-670.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 125.00 J$ 100.00-150.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,750.00 J$ 3,000.00-8,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 J$ 100.00-350.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 300.00 J$ 160.93-350.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 J$ 1,000.00-1,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 481.88 J$ 127.00-533.74
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,900,000.00 J$ 2,500,000.00-3,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,100,000.00 J$ 1,200,000.00-4,506,907.11
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 13,500.00 J$ 5,000.00-25,130.43
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 7.50 J$ 2.00-10.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,274.97 J$ 3,500.00-6,499.91
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,000.00 J$ 5,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4,000.00 J$ 3,000.00-5,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 950.00 J$ 700.00-1,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 20,833.33 J$ 20,833.33-20,833.33
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 500,000.00 J$ 500,000.00-500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,333.33 J$ 2,000.00-7,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,200.00 J$ 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,000.00 J$ 3,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,000.00 J$ 4,000.00-11,049.85
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 57,339.60 J$ 30,000.00-76,698.93
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 18,666.67 J$ 16,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 60,000.00 J$ 42,000.00-90,998.73
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 45,000.00 J$ 40,000.00-85,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,023.26 J$ 2,794.94-3,251.58
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,858.05 J$
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 155,000.00 J$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 7.00 7.00-18.90

Prices in Montego Bay, Jamaica

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Last update: May 2017
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1 Comments so far

#Lorraine Phillips on May 20, 2017 :
I may be divorcing my husband and start over here with your culture.