Cost of Living in Jamaica

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 753.83 J$ 500.00-1,060.72
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,000.00 J$ 5,000.00-13,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 900.00 J$ 750.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 J$ 151.53-757.66
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 425.00 J$ 250.00-757.66
Cappuccino (regular) 430.03 J$ 120.00-850.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 141.49 J$ 100.00-250.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 107.55 J$ 80.00-185.71
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,636.24 J$ 1,135.62-2,574.08
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 349.50 J$ 257.98-450.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 60.28 J$ 27.22-113.40
Eggs (regular) (12) 401.51 J$ 200.00-600.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 624.46 J$ 250.00-1,800.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 348.37 J$ 113.40-680.39
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 431.48 J$ 204.12-698.53
Apples (1 lb) 245.74 J$ 90.72-1,000.00
Banana (1 lb) 183.89 J$ 72.63-400.00
Oranges (1 lb) 181.58 J$ 68.04-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 149.07 J$ 68.04-317.52
Potato (1 lb) 157.30 J$ 72.57-400.00
Onion (1 lb) 161.33 J$ 72.63-344.73
Lettuce (1 head) 272.92 J$ 150.00-500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 140.83 J$ 80.00-250.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 J$ 1,000.00-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 288.80 J$ 191.00-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 386.95 J$ 190.00-550.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 J$ 720.00-1,500.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 127.50 J$ 100.00-180.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,000.00 J$ 2,173.91-8,695.65
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 275.00 J$ 150.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 804.67 J$ 241.40-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,400.00 J$ 1,000.00-1,600.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 683.44 J$ 543.00-946.35
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,700,000.00 J$ 4,000,000.00-7,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,919,950.62 J$ 4,500,000.00-5,336,660.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 12,283.36 J$ 7,000.00-25,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.27 J$ 4.50-10.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 6,161.31 J$ 5,000.00-9,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,768.57 J$ 4,000.00-9,849.58
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,762.50 J$ 900.00-3,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,425.00 J$ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 30,666.67 J$ 15,000.00-50,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 194,375.00 J$ 60,000.00-400,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,006.25 J$ 2,000.00-7,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,300.00 J$ 1,850.00-6,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,276.47 J$ 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,416.67 J$ 4,500.00-18,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 74,647.17 J$ 30,000.00-360,343.06
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 45,909.09 J$ 20,000.00-313,519.67
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 148,174.47 J$ 60,000.00-530,361.94
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 96,447.20 J$ 40,000.00-530,361.94
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 57,969.74 J$ 20,844.00-125,568.34
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 62,736.07 J$ 14,999.88-105,242.09
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 83,647.06 J$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.00 6.00-11.00

Prices in Jamaica

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