Cost of Living in Dominican Republic

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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 350.00 RD$
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,855.32 RD$
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 341.70 RD$
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 100.00 RD$
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 150.00 RD$
Cappuccino (regular) 71.31 RD$
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 43.20 RD$
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 20.71 RD$


Milk (regular), (1 liter) 55.74 RD$
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 63.29 RD$
Rice (white), (1kg) 52.16 RD$
Eggs (regular) (12) 87.34 RD$
Local Cheese (1kg) 333.74 RD$
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 267.58 RD$
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 318.09 RD$
Apples (1kg) 96.36 RD$
Banana (1kg) 44.53 RD$
Oranges (1kg) 82.47 RD$
Tomato (1kg) 58.70 RD$
Potato (1kg) 54.34 RD$
Onion (1kg) 78.93 RD$
Lettuce (1 head) 50.43 RD$
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 56.44 RD$
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 RD$
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 93.25 RD$
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 147.96 RD$
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 180.00 RD$


One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 RD$
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 881.96 RD$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 150.00 RD$
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 150.00 RD$
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 RD$
Gasoline (1 liter) 55.64 RD$
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,198,000.00 RD$
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,332,076.32 RD$

Utilities (Monthly)

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 3,083.71 RD$
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.12 RD$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,031.09 RD$

Sports And Leisure

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,407.28 RD$
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 593.01 RD$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 RD$


Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,229.05 RD$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 391,622.77 RD$

Clothing And Shoes

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,477.80 RD$
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,585.57 RD$
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,368.76 RD$
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,878.27 RD$

Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,538.94 RD$
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,084.35 RD$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,794.25 RD$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,266.81 RD$

Buy Apartment Price

Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 54,250.00 RD$
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 30,054.53 RD$

Salaries And Financing

Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,227.57 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.61