Cost of living in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

List of prices in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district RD$ 337
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) RD$ 297
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast RD$ 135
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk RD$ 56
12 eggs, large RD$ 99
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes RD$ 67
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese RD$ 198
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples RD$ 113
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes RD$ 56
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket RD$ 103
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality RD$ 641
2 liters of Coca-Cola RD$ 67
Bread for 2 people for 1 day RD$ 47
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area RD$ 31,947
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area RD$ 19,724
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat RD$ 4,620
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area RD$ 22,845
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area RD$ 14,964
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio RD$ 3,215
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) RD$ 1,602
40” flat screen TV RD$ 30,803
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) RD$ 5,803
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) RD$ 376
Hourly rate for cleaning help RD$ 486
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) RD$ 2,208
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) RD$ 2,251
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) RD$ 3,236
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes RD$ 3,650
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new RD$ 1,064,840
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas RD$ 63
Monthly ticket public transport RD$ 1,845
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) RD$ 1,174
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) RD$ 308
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) RD$ 431
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) RD$ 1,244
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) RD$ 450
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) RD$ 224
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) RD$ 222
4 rolls of toilet paper RD$ 139
Tube of toothpaste RD$ 158
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city RD$ 323
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub RD$ 1,643
2 tickets to the movies RD$ 540
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) RD$ 3,209
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert RD$ 2,714
1 cocktail drink in downtown club RD$ 331
Cappuccino in expat area of the city RD$ 117
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) RD$ 148
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB RD$ 25,612
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) RD$ 8
1 month of gym membership in business district RD$ 1,691
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes RD$ 202
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,348 prices entered by 190 different people.
Latest price update: January 21, 2019.

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