Cost of Living in Jamaica

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 650.00 J$ 500.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,194.89 J$ 4,000.00-13,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 J$ 700.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 J$ 154.87-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 400.00 J$ 250.00-700.00
Cappuccino (regular) 354.58 J$ 120.00-774.36
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 131.27 J$ 100.00-250.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 107.49 J$ 77.44-215.72
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,379.92 J$ 946.35-2,085.27
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 313.38 J$ 166.58-408.23
Rice (white), (1 lb) 60.81 J$ 24.95-120.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 376.91 J$ 183.62-480.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 623.28 J$ 158.76-1,587.58
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 283.43 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) 358.93 J$ 90.72-800.00
Banana (1 lb) 152.73 J$ 45.36-362.87
Oranges (1 lb) 174.31 J$ 68.04-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 119.05 J$ 50.00-272.16
Potato (1 lb) 152.21 J$ 68.04-317.52
Onion (1 lb) 145.47 J$ 68.04-300.00
Lettuce (1 head) 194.81 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) 277.08 J$ 180.00-464.62
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) 617.75 J$ 503.46-700.30
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) 4,387,308.48 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 11,823.08 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) 5,548.00 J$ 4,999.00-8,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,652.38 J$ 4,000.00-10,000.00
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 28,958.33 J$ 12,500.00-48,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 162,500.00 J$ 60,000.00-350,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,005.56 J$ 2,000.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,694.12 J$ 1,850.00-7,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,894.12 J$ 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,970.59 J$ 4,500.00-18,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 72,802.82 J$ 30,000.00-180,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 44,687.19 J$ 20,000.00-140,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 150,855.48 J$ 70,000.00-436,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 106,781.03 J$ 40,000.00-542,053.10
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 55,617.77 J$ 19,999.83-128,336.33
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 76,181.84 J$ 19,999.83-111,610.18
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 94,179.75 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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Last update: July 2021
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