Cost of Living in Jamaica

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 762.65 J$ 500.00-1,419.54
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) 990.00 J$ 762.65-1,067.72
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 J$ 200.00-735.31
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 J$ 250.00-762.65
Cappuccino (regular) 446.18 J$ 150.00-800.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 142.94 J$ 100.00-300.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 108.32 J$ 80.00-183.83
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,650.18 J$ 1,135.62-2,505.88
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 351.84 J$ 257.98-453.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 64.45 J$ 27.22-120.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 403.56 J$ 200.00-648.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 752.93 J$ 250.00-1,800.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 381.68 J$ 113.40-700.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 462.20 J$ 204.12-725.75
Apples (1 lb) 296.28 J$ 90.72-1,000.00
Banana (1 lb) 183.89 J$ 70.29-400.00
Oranges (1 lb) 176.54 J$ 68.04-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 145.12 J$ 68.04-272.16
Potato (1 lb) 160.35 J$ 70.29-400.00
Onion (1 lb) 163.75 J$ 70.29-344.73
Lettuce (1 head) 280.62 J$ 200.00-500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 153.06 J$ 80.00-250.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 J$ 1,000.00-3,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 306.30 J$ 191.00-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 403.80 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) 135.00 J$ 100.00-200.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,000.00 J$ 2,173.91-12,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 J$ 140.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 724.21 J$ 241.40-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,400.00 J$ 1,000.00-1,600.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 698.69 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) 4,980,752.22 J$ 4,500,000.00-5,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 13,881.13 J$ 7,000.00-28,980.85
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.22 J$ 4.50-10.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 6,096.93 J$ 5,000.00-9,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 6,308.13 J$ 4,000.00-15,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,612.50 J$ 900.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,500.00 J$ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 33,333.33 J$ 12,000.00-50,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 206,111.11 J$ 60,000.00-400,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,211.76 J$ 2,000.00-7,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,331.25 J$ 1,850.00-6,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,637.50 J$ 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,718.75 J$ 4,500.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 71,800.00 J$ 30,000.00-180,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 47,592.59 J$ 25,000.00-183,036.95
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 155,443.94 J$ 70,000.00-533,857.77
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 99,361.48 J$ 40,000.00-533,857.77
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 56,015.58 J$ 20,844.00-126,396.01
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 63,119.18 J$ 14,999.88-106,464.80
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 83,263.16 J$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.75 6.00-11.00

Prices in Jamaica

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