Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 RD$ 150.00-624.02
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$ 96.50-226.92
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 RD$ 170.19-320.00
Cappuccino (regular) 103.02 RD$ 50.00-170.19
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 51.44 RD$ 35.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 35.29 RD$ 20.00-80.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 230.91 RD$ 189.27-302.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 81.67 RD$ 43.00-160.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 29.34 RD$ 15.88-56.73
Eggs (regular) (12) 96.04 RD$ 58.00-144.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 188.77 RD$ 80.00-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 128.08 RD$ 54.43-200.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 185.03 RD$ 81.65-400.00
Apples (1 lb) 59.44 RD$ 34.47-100.87
Banana (1 lb) 21.02 RD$ 14.00-40.00
Oranges (1 lb) 61.80 RD$ 13.61-100.00
Tomato (1 lb) 32.43 RD$ 12.25-51.27
Potato (1 lb) 36.31 RD$ 15.00-70.00
Onion (1 lb) 57.31 RD$ 22.68-80.00
Lettuce (1 head) 43.14 RD$ 20.00-66.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 38.09 RD$ 20.00-88.95
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 RD$ 250.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 115.49 RD$ 90.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 174.97 RD$ 120.00-226.92
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) 238.04 RD$ 194.00-283.65
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) 1,570,942.28 RD$ 1,500,000.00-1,900,435.50
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,686.52 RD$ 2,361.11-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 8.85 RD$ 5.00-14.18
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,787.37 RD$ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,617.13 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 281.82 RD$ 250.00-400.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,135.81 RD$ 5,000.00-17,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 263,740.00 RD$ 120,000.00-850,941.27
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,247.92 RD$ 1,000.00-3,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,351.54 RD$ 1,418.24-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,619.36 RD$ 2,836.47-6,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,628.02 RD$ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,931.05 RD$ 11,345.88-45,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,679.47 RD$ 7,500.00-28,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,886.64 RD$ 18,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 18,869.12 RD$ 14,000.00-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,273.74 RD$ 4,180.60-8,175.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,527.60 RD$ 1,393.53-7,499.94
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,215.16 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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