Cost of Living in Jamaica

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 J$ 450.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,999.92 J$ 4,000.00-12,448.82
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 750.00 J$ 700.00-975.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 290.00 J$ 150.00-449.99
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 379.89 J$ 250.00-700.00
Cappuccino (regular) 323.67 J$ 120.00-749.99
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 122.08 J$ 100.00-225.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 103.00 J$ 80.00-200.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,346.58 J$ 946.35-1,892.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 303.90 J$ 200.00-408.23
Rice (white), (1 lb) 62.12 J$ 24.95-120.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 374.31 J$ 225.00-480.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 623.28 J$ 158.76-1,587.58
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 276.71 J$ 113.40-453.59
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 352.44 J$ 158.76-725.75
Apples (1 lb) 349.66 J$ 90.72-800.00
Banana (1 lb) 144.09 J$ 45.36-400.00
Oranges (1 lb) 169.24 J$ 68.04-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 137.77 J$ 50.00-340.19
Potato (1 lb) 170.22 J$ 68.04-317.52
Onion (1 lb) 167.44 J$ 45.36-344.73
Lettuce (1 head) 198.80 J$ 100.00-350.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 151.79 J$ 100.00-250.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,800.00 J$ 1,200.00-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 262.02 J$ 150.00-449.99
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 345.00 J$ 190.00-460.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,200.00 J$ 650.00-1,400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 J$ 100.00-150.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,000.00 J$ 2,100.00-8,695.65
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 J$ 130.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 571.87 J$ 321.87-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,400.00 J$ 800.00-1,600.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 599.13 J$ 492.10-662.45
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,000,000.00 J$ 3,500,000.00-6,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,945,449.30 J$ 3,000,000.00-5,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,786.89 J$ 6,861.99-20,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.83 J$ 4.50-10.49
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,079.37 J$ 4,000.00-7,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,694.74 J$ 4,000.00-8,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,700.00 J$ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,500.00 J$ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 31,384.62 J$ 15,000.00-48,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 145,000.00 J$ 50,000.00-350,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,912.50 J$ 2,000.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,520.00 J$ 1,850.00-7,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,668.75 J$ 4,500.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,433.33 J$ 5,000.00-18,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 73,931.64 J$ 30,000.00-356,695.10
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 41,931.70 J$ 18,000.00-310,345.74
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 152,090.65 J$ 70,000.00-524,992.79
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 105,649.79 J$ 40,000.00-524,992.79
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 56,947.97 J$ 16,711.95-124,297.14
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 80,679.59 J$ 19,999.83-107,931.56
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 97,093.31 J$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.50 6.00-11.00

Prices in Jamaica

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Last update: April 2021
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