Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Summary of cost of living in Dominican Republic:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 400.00 RD$ 175.00-900.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,700.00 RD$ 1,600.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 RD$ 350.00-475.53
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 RD$ 100.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 RD$ 150.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 121.23 RD$ 50.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 57.00 RD$ 30.00-117.40
Water (12 oz small bottle) 39.69 RD$ 25.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 267.19 RD$ 208.20-340.69
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 89.42 RD$ 50.00-158.76
Rice (white), (1 lb) 31.69 RD$ 19.61-45.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 97.97 RD$ 60.00-156.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 183.78 RD$ 100.00-408.23
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 131.77 RD$ 56.70-200.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 233.72 RD$ 113.40-400.00
Apples (1 lb) 69.11 RD$ 36.29-108.86
Banana (1 lb) 23.30 RD$ 14.00-41.80
Oranges (1 lb) 61.28 RD$ 20.00-120.00
Tomato (1 lb) 38.36 RD$ 18.14-80.00
Potato (1 lb) 36.13 RD$ 18.14-70.00
Onion (1 lb) 58.06 RD$ 20.41-100.00
Lettuce (1 head) 48.05 RD$ 29.00-77.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 45.84 RD$ 22.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 550.00 RD$ 270.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 134.05 RD$ 90.00-192.31
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 182.00 RD$ 110.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 RD$ 200.00-350.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 RD$ 30.00-60.46
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,500.00 RD$ 1,500.00-5,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$ 150.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$ 160.93-402.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 325.00 RD$ 200.00-400.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 285.72 RD$ 227.12-297.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,560,000.00 RD$ 1,378,919.94-1,900,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,770,257.27 RD$ 1,705,000.00-1,813,830.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,124.18 RD$ 2,000.00-7,555.56
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,090.36 RD$ 1,000.00-1,600.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,562.87 RD$ 1,700.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,488.77 RD$ 850.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 785.00 RD$ 500.00-1,200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 350.00 RD$ 250.00-500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,780.00 RD$ 8,000.00-35,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 292,600.00 RD$ 120,000.00-528,300.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,656.14 RD$ 864.60-5,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,005.39 RD$ 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,744.09 RD$ 2,500.00-6,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,659.97 RD$ 2,500.00-7,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 28,909.76 RD$ 15,000.00-58,700.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,777.25 RD$ 8,000.00-38,155.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 53,770.50 RD$ 22,000.00-120,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,595.95 RD$ 15,000.00-70,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,031.54 RD$ 5,574.14-11,630.90
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,498.28 RD$ 1,499.99-9,327.39
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,415.30 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.76 9.50-18.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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