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 2,000.00 RD$ 1,310.54-5,000.00
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$ 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 106.58 RD$ 50.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 51.13 RD$ 30.00-109.21
Water (12 oz small bottle) 38.98 RD$ 20.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 252.45 RD$ 200.00-340.69
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 85.31 RD$ 43.00-160.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 31.44 RD$ 18.14-45.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 94.52 RD$ 58.00-146.28
Local Cheese (1 lb) 184.64 RD$ 80.00-408.23
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 128.37 RD$ 54.43-184.31
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 209.19 RD$ 81.65-400.00
Apples (1 lb) 62.59 RD$ 24.95-95.00
Banana (1 lb) 19.36 RD$ 13.61-40.00
Oranges (1 lb) 59.45 RD$ 13.61-100.00
Tomato (1 lb) 32.60 RD$ 13.61-54.61
Potato (1 lb) 33.36 RD$ 15.00-70.00
Onion (1 lb) 54.48 RD$ 18.43-100.00
Lettuce (1 head) 45.16 RD$ 25.00-77.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 41.18 RD$ 20.00-85.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 495.00 RD$ 250.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 121.97 RD$ 91.43-157.14
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 175.19 RD$ 110.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 RD$ 200.00-300.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 RD$ 30.00-60.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,608.70 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) 257.31 RD$ 199.00-297.04
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,365,141.55 RD$ 1,222,000.00-1,900,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,743,450.39 RD$ 1,590,000.00-2,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,707.74 RD$ 2,300.00-8,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.89 RD$ 5.00-15.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,795.70 RD$ 1,800.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,618.26 RD$ 990.00-3,276.34
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 681.46 RD$ 500.00-1,000.00
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 11,481.14 RD$ 5,000.00-27,302.83
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 231,998.52 RD$ 96,000.00-436,845.30
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,709.60 RD$ 1,000.00-5,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,320.73 RD$ 1,365.14-3,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,707.30 RD$ 2,000.00-8,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,494.65 RD$ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 26,951.80 RD$ 12,000.00-55,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,523.02 RD$ 8,000.00-35,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,868.01 RD$ 20,000.00-102,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,375.02 RD$ 15,000.00-60,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,149.18 RD$ 3,716.09-10,424.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,095.39 RD$ 1,858.05-9,327.39
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 20,479.37 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.90 8.00-18.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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