Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 RD$ 150.00-608.30
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,000.00 RD$ 1,300.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 380.00 RD$ 350.00-450.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 145.00 RD$ 100.00-221.20
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 RD$ 165.90-331.80
Cappuccino (regular) 108.06 RD$ 50.00-221.20
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 52.24 RD$ 30.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 39.29 RD$ 20.00-82.95
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 235.37 RD$ 189.27-302.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 83.16 RD$ 43.00-160.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 30.17 RD$ 15.88-51.49
Eggs (regular) (12) 94.13 RD$ 58.00-155.05
Local Cheese (1 lb) 184.81 RD$ 80.00-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 127.24 RD$ 54.43-195.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 179.00 RD$ 81.65-390.73
Apples (1 lb) 57.31 RD$ 31.75-97.68
Banana (1 lb) 19.91 RD$ 11.34-40.00
Oranges (1 lb) 56.88 RD$ 13.61-100.00
Tomato (1 lb) 30.71 RD$ 12.25-46.34
Potato (1 lb) 38.03 RD$ 10.00-74.84
Onion (1 lb) 58.44 RD$ 22.68-80.00
Lettuce (1 head) 45.65 RD$ 25.00-70.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 42.62 RD$ 20.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 RD$ 250.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 117.64 RD$ 91.43-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 169.58 RD$ 120.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 RD$ 200.00-300.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 34.09 RD$ 25.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,000.00 RD$ 1,200.00-3,260.87
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$ 110.60-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$ 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 250.00 RD$ 150.00-350.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 241.41 RD$ 195.00-285.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,300,000.00 RD$ 1,000,000.00-1,800,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,581,209.23 RD$ 1,500,000.00-1,852,550.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,789.90 RD$ 2,450.00-6,071.43
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 8.55 RD$ 5.00-13.82
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,859.04 RD$ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,589.40 RD$ 1,000.00-2,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 753.33 RD$ 500.00-1,200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 290.00 RD$ 250.00-400.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,413.53 RD$ 5,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 262,956.47 RD$ 120,000.00-650,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,234.39 RD$ 861.41-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,337.82 RD$ 1,600.00-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,608.00 RD$ 2,765.00-6,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,723.45 RD$ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 22,262.72 RD$ 12,000.00-45,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,797.66 RD$ 8,000.00-28,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,258.45 RD$ 20,000.00-80,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,824.26 RD$ 14,400.00-33,180.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,845.41 RD$ 4,645.11-10,219.25
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,099.53 RD$ 1,858.05-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,557.52 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.35 8.00-18.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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