Cost of living in Jamaica

Map of Cost of Living in Jamaica


This map shows only the top cities in Jamaica. We also have on this page a list of all the cities available in Expatistan.

The color of the markers corresponds with the Cost of Living in the city. Red markers show more expensive cities, green ones show cheaper cities.
The size of the markers correspond with the population of each city.
Moving the mouse on top of a city will show its name and the Cost of Living Index of the city.

What is the Cost of Living Index? To calculate each cities' Cost of Living Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

List of all cities available in Jamaica

Kingston Montego Bay New Kingston

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Recent Prices Added

  • Leather business shoes in Kingston costs J$6,000 (about 11 hours ago)
  • Sport shoes (nike, adidas, or similar) in Kingston costs J$8,000 (about 11 hours ago)
  • Summer dress in a chain store (zara, h&m, ...) in Kingston costs J$10,000 (about 11 hours ago)
  • Jeans (levis 501 or similar) in Kingston costs J$8,000 (about 11 hours ago)
  • Hourly rate for domestic cleaning help in Kingston costs J$800 (about 11 hours ago)
  • Microwave, known brand, 800/900 watt in Kingston costs J$50,000 (about 11 hours ago)
  • 40′ flat screen tv in Kingston costs J$190,000 (about 11 hours ago)
  • Internet 8mb, 1 month in Kingston costs J$4,000 (about 11 hours ago)
  • Utilities (heating, electricity, gas ...), monthly for 1 person in 45 m2 in Kingston costs J$15,000 (about 11 hours ago)
  • Monthly rent - 45 m2 furnished studio in normal area in Kingston costs J$110,000 (about 11 hours ago)