Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 RD$ 150.00-600.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,019.42 RD$ 1,367.85-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 375.00 RD$ 313.47-500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 120.00 RD$ 85.49-227.97
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 213.99 RD$ 150.00-320.00
Cappuccino (regular) 94.45 RD$ 50.00-170.98
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 53.77 RD$ 35.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 38.47 RD$ 15.00-85.49
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 224.41 RD$ 189.27-283.91
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 78.82 RD$ 39.69-163.52
Rice (white), (1 lb) 27.77 RD$ 15.88-45.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 87.69 RD$ 58.00-144.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 178.70 RD$ 100.00-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 117.86 RD$ 50.00-170.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 158.11 RD$ 81.65-250.00
Apples (1 lb) 56.28 RD$ 34.47-100.00
Banana (1 lb) 20.56 RD$ 14.00-45.00
Oranges (1 lb) 61.22 RD$ 13.61-100.00
Tomato (1 lb) 31.12 RD$ 12.25-50.00
Potato (1 lb) 36.56 RD$ 15.88-70.00
Onion (1 lb) 59.13 RD$ 31.75-80.00
Lettuce (1 head) 45.87 RD$ 20.00-66.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.00 RD$ 20.00-70.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 495.00 RD$ 250.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 114.04 RD$ 90.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 173.91 RD$ 120.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 RD$ 200.00-280.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 28.50 RD$ 25.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,800.00 RD$ 1,200.00-4,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$ 125.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$ 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 RD$ 150.00-700.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 232.32 RD$ 190.00-284.97
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,222,000.00 RD$ 1,140,000.00-1,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,576,497.42 RD$ 1,300,000.00-1,994,778.45
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,723.49 RD$ 2,000.00-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 8.39 RD$ 4.00-11.40
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,874.97 RD$ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,558.56 RD$ 990.00-2,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 743.33 RD$ 500.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 RD$ 250.00-400.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,137.46 RD$ 5,000.00-17,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 263,908.46 RD$ 120,000.00-854,905.05
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,211.10 RD$ 1,000.00-3,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,393.99 RD$ 1,500.00-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,618.72 RD$ 2,849.68-6,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,666.59 RD$ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,306.65 RD$ 11,398.73-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,411.58 RD$ 7,000.00-23,937.34
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,871.38 RD$ 18,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,132.72 RD$ 14,000.00-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,834.04 RD$ 2,647.42-8,175.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,333.19 RD$ 1,499.99-7,499.94
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,169.69 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.41 8.00-15.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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