Cost of Living in Jamaica

Summary of cost of living in Jamaica:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 J$ 500.00-2,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 J$ 6,000.00-15,485.32
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,000.00 J$ 1,000.00-1,347.72
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 350.00 J$ 250.00-800.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 J$ 400.00-800.00
Cappuccino (regular) 530.85 J$ 200.00-850.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 192.14 J$ 130.00-385.06
Water (12 oz small bottle) 126.81 J$ 100.00-288.80
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,938.14 J$ 1,135.62-3,028.33
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 382.97 J$ 225.00-544.31
Rice (white), (1 lb) 88.75 J$ 50.00-175.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 516.70 J$ 200.00-800.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 767.82 J$ 250.00-1,800.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 445.19 J$ 113.40-861.97
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 520.63 J$ 204.12-942.57
Apples (1 lb) 374.66 J$ 102.06-1,133.98
Banana (1 lb) 207.53 J$ 113.40-400.00
Oranges (1 lb) 241.75 J$ 90.72-1,000.00
Tomato (1 lb) 170.21 J$ 68.04-400.00
Potato (1 lb) 192.26 J$ 68.04-400.00
Onion (1 lb) 173.69 J$ 74.55-300.00
Lettuce (1 head) 316.25 J$ 180.00-600.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 198.24 J$ 80.00-300.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 J$ 700.00-3,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 381.04 J$ 232.28-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 453.64 J$ 300.00-650.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 J$ 800.00-3,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 150.00 J$ 120.00-300.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 6,500.00 J$ 3,600.00-12,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 150.00 J$ 100.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 804.67 J$ 500.00-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,325.00 J$ 724.00-1,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 791.83 J$ 680.15-946.35
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000,000.00 J$ 5,000,000.00-7,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,984,062.50 J$ 4,500,000.00-6,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 22,065.20 J$ 10,200.00-36,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,328.57 J$ 2,900.00-5,000.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 6,854.99 J$ 5,419.86-8,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,527.50 J$ 4,500.00-15,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,858.33 J$ 900.00-3,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,500.00 J$ 1,200.00-2,200.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 33,888.89 J$ 12,000.00-75,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 445,000.00 J$ 80,000.00-1,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,562.50 J$ 2,500.00-9,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,916.67 J$ 2,000.00-7,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,066.67 J$ 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,071.43 J$ 5,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 74,747.27 J$ 30,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 49,316.48 J$ 25,000.00-140,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 175,109.18 J$ 90,000.00-309,706.47
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 117,488.29 J$ 50,000.00-220,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 30,961.72 J$ 20,844.00-39,999.67
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 42,144.44 J$ 14,999.88-101,008.70
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 95,051.63 J$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.15 5.70-12.00

Prices in Jamaica

This country had 485 entries in the past 12 months by 62 different contributors.
Last update: April 2024
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