Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 350.00 RD$ 150.00-700.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,150.00 RD$ 1,350.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 RD$ 350.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 140.00 RD$ 100.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 RD$ 150.00-320.00
Cappuccino (regular) 106.93 RD$ 50.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 51.80 RD$ 30.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 39.67 RD$ 20.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 253.86 RD$ 204.41-340.69
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 84.44 RD$ 43.00-160.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 31.71 RD$ 19.31-45.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 93.83 RD$ 60.00-134.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 182.38 RD$ 80.00-408.23
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 135.55 RD$ 56.70-199.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 212.88 RD$ 81.65-386.20
Apples (1 lb) 66.95 RD$ 36.29-100.00
Banana (1 lb) 19.74 RD$ 13.61-40.00
Oranges (1 lb) 57.06 RD$ 13.61-100.00
Tomato (1 lb) 34.33 RD$ 14.97-80.00
Potato (1 lb) 33.77 RD$ 15.00-70.00
Onion (1 lb) 54.81 RD$ 20.41-80.00
Lettuce (1 head) 44.05 RD$ 25.00-77.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 43.34 RD$ 20.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 495.00 RD$ 300.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 126.40 RD$ 96.15-171.43
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 184.20 RD$ 110.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 RD$ 200.00-320.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 RD$ 30.00-60.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,391.30 RD$ 1,500.00-5,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$ 125.00-350.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$ 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 RD$ 150.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 261.33 RD$ 199.00-297.04
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,419,224.47 RD$ 1,222,000.00-1,900,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,778,901.71 RD$ 1,600,000.00-2,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,664.22 RD$ 2,300.00-6,800.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.68 RD$ 5.00-15.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,742.63 RD$ 1,750.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,510.06 RD$ 900.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 721.35 RD$ 500.00-1,200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 RD$ 250.00-600.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 11,658.82 RD$ 5,000.00-26,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 232,061.39 RD$ 110,000.00-454,151.83
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,605.54 RD$ 1,000.00-5,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,497.84 RD$ 1,500.00-4,200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,683.73 RD$ 2,500.00-7,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,721.61 RD$ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 27,595.13 RD$ 15,000.00-56,768.98
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,309.71 RD$ 8,000.00-34,061.39
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 48,424.78 RD$ 25,000.00-102,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,154.24 RD$ 15,000.00-60,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,123.84 RD$ 3,716.09-10,838.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,868.89 RD$ 1,499.99-9,327.39
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 21,024.80 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.17 8.00-18.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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