Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 325.00 RD$ 150.00-600.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,000.00 RD$ 1,300.00-4,084.77
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 RD$ 350.00-450.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 140.00 RD$ 100.00-217.85
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 RD$ 150.00-326.78
Cappuccino (regular) 105.23 RD$ 50.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 52.22 RD$ 30.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 37.83 RD$ 20.00-81.70
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 236.75 RD$ 196.84-302.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 79.88 RD$ 45.00-160.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 30.48 RD$ 18.14-45.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 91.79 RD$ 58.00-144.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 190.88 RD$ 85.73-408.23
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 125.36 RD$ 54.43-195.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 193.72 RD$ 81.65-400.00
Apples (1 lb) 58.30 RD$ 31.75-96.04
Banana (1 lb) 19.30 RD$ 13.62-40.00
Oranges (1 lb) 55.28 RD$ 13.61-100.00
Tomato (1 lb) 30.23 RD$ 10.89-46.00
Potato (1 lb) 33.07 RD$ 10.00-70.00
Onion (1 lb) 54.54 RD$ 22.68-80.00
Lettuce (1 head) 43.93 RD$ 25.00-75.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 41.18 RD$ 20.00-85.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 425.00 RD$ 200.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 121.47 RD$ 90.00-157.14
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 169.57 RD$ 110.00-225.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 RD$ 200.00-300.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 RD$ 25.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,000.00 RD$ 1,200.00-3,260.87
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$ 108.93-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$ 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 250.00 RD$ 150.00-350.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 247.41 RD$ 199.00-285.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,300,000.00 RD$ 1,000,000.00-1,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,651,296.30 RD$ 1,500,000.00-2,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,652.75 RD$ 2,000.00-6,071.43
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 8.85 RD$ 5.00-13.62
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,740.34 RD$ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,500.80 RD$ 1,000.00-2,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 736.72 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 9,823.49 RD$ 5,000.00-17,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 271,038.32 RD$ 120,000.00-550,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,117.81 RD$ 846.90-3,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,333.20 RD$ 1,600.00-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,352.05 RD$ 2,000.00-6,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,288.59 RD$ 2,000.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 22,656.46 RD$ 12,000.00-45,600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,514.17 RD$ 8,000.00-28,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,661.23 RD$ 19,062.24-80,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,666.73 RD$ 14,400.00-50,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,711.27 RD$ 4,180.60-10,219.25
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,512.39 RD$ 1,858.05-9,327.39
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,710.85 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.18 8.00-15.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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