Cost of Living in Jamaica

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 700.00 J$ 450.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,500.00 J$ 5,000.00-15,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 J$ 700.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 J$ 155.61-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 400.00 J$ 250.00-778.06
Cappuccino (regular) 379.82 J$ 120.00-800.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 134.45 J$ 100.00-233.42
Water (12 oz small bottle) 106.63 J$ 80.00-200.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,457.11 J$ 946.35-1,986.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 322.43 J$ 217.72-408.23
Rice (white), (1 lb) 61.14 J$ 24.95-120.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 384.66 J$ 233.42-500.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 598.66 J$ 158.76-1,360.78
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 293.17 J$ 113.40-600.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 352.44 J$ 158.76-680.39
Apples (1 lb) 381.10 J$ 136.08-1,000.00
Banana (1 lb) 151.02 J$ 45.36-362.87
Oranges (1 lb) 166.46 J$ 68.04-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 128.30 J$ 50.00-272.16
Potato (1 lb) 160.08 J$ 68.04-400.00
Onion (1 lb) 168.74 J$ 77.11-300.00
Lettuce (1 head) 218.74 J$ 100.00-500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 148.53 J$ 80.00-250.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,550.00 J$ 1,200.00-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 274.04 J$ 180.00-466.84
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 376.00 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$ 2,173.91-8,695.65
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 J$ 100.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 J$ 321.87-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,400.00 J$ 800.00-1,600.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 627.71 J$ 492.10-719.23
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,000,000.00 J$ 4,000,000.00-7,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,543,756.56 J$ 4,357,149.05-5,336,660.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 12,289.70 J$ 7,000.00-25,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.16 J$ 4.50-10.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,500.38 J$ 4,500.00-7,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,366.67 J$ 3,000.00-8,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,762.50 J$ 900.00-3,000.00
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 30,423.08 J$ 12,500.00-50,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 162,500.00 J$ 60,000.00-400,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,422.22 J$ 2,000.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,235.71 J$ 1,850.00-6,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,747.06 J$ 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,205.88 J$ 4,500.00-18,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 68,264.50 J$ 30,000.00-370,046.44
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 42,375.00 J$ 20,000.00-321,962.19
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 133,444.56 J$ 70,000.00-544,643.63
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 92,739.13 J$ 40,000.00-544,643.63
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 59,495.39 J$ 20,844.00-128,949.67
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 76,171.48 J$ 19,999.83-110,027.16
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 97,115.01 J$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.21 6.00-11.00

Prices in Jamaica

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Last update: November 2021
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