Cost of Living in Jamaica

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 650.00 J$ 450.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,004.35 J$ 4,000.00-13,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 J$ 700.00-990.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 J$ 150.11-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 400.00 J$ 250.00-700.00
Cappuccino (regular) 360.34 J$ 120.00-750.54
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 132.26 J$ 100.00-250.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 106.74 J$ 75.05-200.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,379.92 J$ 946.35-2,032.70
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 305.13 J$ 163.29-425.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 64.16 J$ 24.95-120.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 376.91 J$ 180.00-480.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 623.28 J$ 158.76-1,587.58
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 282.47 J$ 113.40-453.59
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 377.67 J$ 181.44-680.39
Apples (1 lb) 356.81 J$ 90.72-800.00
Banana (1 lb) 152.54 J$ 45.36-362.87
Oranges (1 lb) 173.12 J$ 68.04-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 118.52 J$ 50.00-272.16
Potato (1 lb) 151.87 J$ 68.04-317.52
Onion (1 lb) 144.94 J$ 68.04-300.00
Lettuce (1 head) 194.37 J$ 100.00-350.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 157.81 J$ 100.00-250.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,750.00 J$ 1,200.00-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 274.40 J$ 180.00-450.33
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 345.00 J$ 190.00-500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,200.00 J$ 700.00-1,500.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 J$ 100.00-180.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,000.00 J$ 2,100.00-8,695.65
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 J$ 130.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 J$ 321.87-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,300.00 J$ 800.00-1,600.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 614.77 J$ 492.10-700.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,000,000.00 J$ 4,000,000.00-6,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,186,641.83 J$ 3,000,000.00-5,200,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 12,033.95 J$ 7,000.00-23,800.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.97 J$ 4.50-10.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,425.40 J$ 4,999.00-7,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,819.05 J$ 4,000.00-9,757.06
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,885.71 J$ 1,000.00-3,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,500.00 J$ 1,000.00-1,900.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 28,653.85 J$ 12,500.00-48,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 164,285.71 J$ 60,000.00-350,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,800.00 J$ 2,000.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,737.50 J$ 1,850.00-7,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,629.41 J$ 4,500.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,281.25 J$ 4,500.00-18,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 73,339.25 J$ 30,000.00-180,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 44,151.49 J$ 20,000.00-310,574.78
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 153,250.83 J$ 70,000.00-436,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 102,418.97 J$ 40,000.00-525,380.24
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 54,507.81 J$ 19,999.83-124,388.87
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 74,282.20 J$ 19,999.83-109,788.35
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 97,612.66 J$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.38 6.00-10.00

Prices in Jamaica

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