Cost of living in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Latest price update: July 30, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district $10
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $6
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.65
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $2.03
12 eggs, large $3.01
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $4.18
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.86
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes $3.73
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.60
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $16
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.25
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.27
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,334
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $217
Internet 8MB (1 month) $58
40” flat screen TV $630
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt $107
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help $11
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $45
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) $48
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) $79
1 pair of leather business shoes $81
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new $25,991
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $1.29
Monthly ticket public transport $52
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) $34
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) $8
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $5.55
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.42
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.66
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.28
Tube of toothpaste $2.60
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $16
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $45
2 tickets to the movies $14
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $155
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert $98
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $8
Capuccino in expat area of the city $3.13
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.05
iPod nano 16GB $146
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.38
1 month of gym membership in business district $39
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes $6

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