Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 350.00 RD$ 150.00-700.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,000.00 RD$ 1,350.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 RD$ 350.00-450.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 130.00 RD$ 100.00-200.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 RD$ 150.00-320.00
Cappuccino (regular) 105.70 RD$ 50.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 49.82 RD$ 30.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 34.78 RD$ 20.00-80.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 238.74 RD$ 200.00-302.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 79.89 RD$ 39.69-160.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 30.97 RD$ 20.87-45.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 93.16 RD$ 58.00-144.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 187.55 RD$ 85.73-408.23
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 126.13 RD$ 54.43-195.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 198.35 RD$ 81.65-408.23
Apples (1 lb) 59.28 RD$ 34.47-96.46
Banana (1 lb) 19.42 RD$ 13.95-40.00
Oranges (1 lb) 58.04 RD$ 13.61-100.00
Tomato (1 lb) 31.12 RD$ 12.25-50.00
Potato (1 lb) 33.48 RD$ 10.00-70.00
Onion (1 lb) 54.54 RD$ 22.68-80.00
Lettuce (1 head) 45.05 RD$ 25.00-77.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 40.04 RD$ 20.00-85.07
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 450.00 RD$ 200.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 120.45 RD$ 91.43-157.14
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 165.64 RD$ 110.00-220.00
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$ 120.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 RD$ 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 RD$ 150.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 249.96 RD$ 199.00-293.60
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,317,500.00 RD$ 1,000,000.00-1,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,728,686.86 RD$ 1,554,800.00-2,065,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,622.04 RD$ 2,000.00-6,071.43
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 8.63 RD$ 5.00-13.56
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,772.35 RD$ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,589.64 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 9,822.35 RD$ 5,000.00-15,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 272,084.61 RD$ 120,000.00-650,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,225.16 RD$ 850.66-5,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,403.14 RD$ 1,600.00-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,487.57 RD$ 2,000.00-6,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,422.64 RD$ 2,000.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 24,781.73 RD$ 13,000.00-48,822.61
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,834.02 RD$ 8,000.00-28,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 41,651.84 RD$ 20,000.00-85,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,020.86 RD$ 14,400.00-60,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,708.64 RD$ 4,180.60-10,219.25
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,511.39 RD$ 1,858.05-9,327.39
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 20,268.26 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.94 7.15-15.00

Prices in Dominican Republic

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