Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 RD$ 150.00-635.40
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,000.00 RD$ 1,200.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 380.00 RD$ 350.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 140.00 RD$ 100.00-231.05
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 RD$ 173.29-346.58
Cappuccino (regular) 102.13 RD$ 50.00-173.29
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 51.61 RD$ 30.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 36.05 RD$ 20.00-80.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 234.34 RD$ 189.27-302.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 81.23 RD$ 43.00-161.14
Rice (white), (1 lb) 29.76 RD$ 15.88-57.76
Eggs (regular) (12) 98.05 RD$ 58.00-156.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 186.05 RD$ 80.00-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 128.27 RD$ 54.43-208.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 175.99 RD$ 81.65-400.00
Apples (1 lb) 58.77 RD$ 31.75-104.73
Banana (1 lb) 21.09 RD$ 14.00-40.00
Oranges (1 lb) 59.53 RD$ 13.61-100.00
Tomato (1 lb) 31.86 RD$ 12.25-53.71
Potato (1 lb) 36.46 RD$ 10.00-70.00
Onion (1 lb) 59.08 RD$ 22.68-80.00
Lettuce (1 head) 44.19 RD$ 20.00-70.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 40.14 RD$ 20.00-92.36
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 RD$ 250.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 115.78 RD$ 90.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 177.56 RD$ 120.00-231.05
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 RD$ 200.00-300.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 RD$ 25.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,000.00 RD$ 1,200.00-4,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$ 120.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$ 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 250.00 RD$ 150.00-400.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 238.52 RD$ 194.00-288.82
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) 1,575,407.35 RD$ 1,500,000.00-1,935,080.90
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,701.14 RD$ 2,361.11-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 8.87 RD$ 5.00-14.44
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,793.84 RD$ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,621.39 RD$ 1,000.00-2,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 714.29 RD$ 500.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 284.41 RD$ 250.00-400.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,142.27 RD$ 5,000.00-17,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 264,399.30 RD$ 120,000.00-866,454.14
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,254.90 RD$ 1,000.00-3,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,361.59 RD$ 1,444.09-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,634.88 RD$ 2,888.18-6,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,641.63 RD$ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 21,033.08 RD$ 11,552.72-45,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,727.47 RD$ 7,500.00-28,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,777.43 RD$ 18,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 18,909.52 RD$ 14,000.00-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,414.77 RD$ 4,180.60-9,633.97
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,798.19 RD$ 1,393.53-8,361.20
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,267.29 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.60 8.00-18.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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