Cost of Living in Jamaica

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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 522.50 J$
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 J$
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 J$
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 250.00 J$
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 297.38 J$
Cappuccino (regular) 298.74 J$
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 111.56 J$
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 95.51 J$


Milk (regular), (1 liter) 262.09 J$
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 284.97 J$
Rice (white), (1kg) 158.44 J$
Eggs (regular) (12) 340.56 J$
Local Cheese (1kg) 854.32 J$
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 903.54 J$
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 823.10 J$
Apples (1kg) 764.74 J$
Banana (1kg) 204.16 J$
Oranges (1kg) 256.00 J$
Tomato (1kg) 293.20 J$
Potato (1kg) 264.72 J$
Onion (1kg) 181.02 J$
Lettuce (1 head) 123.70 J$
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 143.85 J$
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,800.00 J$
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 177.46 J$
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 635.00 J$


One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 J$
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 8,500.00 J$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 350.00 J$
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 152.45 J$
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 J$
Gasoline (1 liter) 131.54 J$
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,100,000.00 J$
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,223,654.84 J$

Utilities (Monthly)

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 14,677.16 J$
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 6.55 J$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,066.78 J$

Sports And Leisure

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,289.29 J$
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5,300.00 J$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,200.00 J$


Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 33,611.11 J$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 240,000.00 J$

Clothing And Shoes

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 4,843.73 J$
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,400.78 J$
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 6,269.15 J$
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,424.50 J$

Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 49,044.96 J$
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 27,649.58 J$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 91,696.60 J$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 56,770.90 J$

Buy Apartment Price

Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 262,452.43 J$
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 249,748.19 J$

Salaries And Financing

Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 64,533.63 J$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.89