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Cost of living in Dominican Republic

Name Dominican Republic
Country ISO codes DO / DOM
Continent North America
Continent code NA
Capital Santo Domingo
Area 4832
DD coordinates 18.700905 / -70.165458
DMS coordinates 18°42'3.26" N / -70°09'55.65" W
UTM coordinates 19Q 377111.35327973 2068134.5229713
Total cities 1589
Flag of Dominican Republic


Family of three estimated monthly costs are 1 399,08$ without rent.

A single person estimated monthly costs of living are 396,69$ without rent.

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5,27$
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 36,68$
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6,63$
Cappuccino (Regular) 1,68$
Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) 0,98$
Water (0,33 liter bottle) 0,69$
Domestic Beer (0,5 liter draught) 2,20$
Imported Beer (0,33 liter bottle) 4,01$
Milk (Regular, 1 liter) 1,04$
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1,53$
Rice (White, 1kg) 1,08$
Eggs (Regular, 12) 1,54$
Local Cheese (1kg) 6,93$
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 4,56$
Beef Round (1kg) 6,12$
Apples (1kg) 2,21$
Banana (1kg) 0,80$
Oranges (1kg) 2,37$
Tomato (1kg) 1,21$
Potato (1kg) 1,42$
Onion (1kg) 2,29$
Lettuce (1 head) 0,81$
Water (1,5 liter bottle) 0,67$
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4,39$
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8,69$
Domestic Beer (0,5 liter bottle) 2,00$
Imported Beer (0,33 liter bottle) 3,06$
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0,50$
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 31,62$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3,51$
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2,63$
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,27$
Gasoline (1 liter) 1,08$
Volkswagen Golf 1,4 90 KW Trendline (or Equivalent New Car) 21 463,45$
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1,6l 97kW Comfort (or Equivalent New Car) 27 079,46$
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 65,94$
1 min of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0,15$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50,11$
Sports and Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27,77$
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13,06$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5,27$
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 178,07$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4 636,39$
Clothing and Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 or Similar) 38,68$
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M) 42,06$
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79,89$
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81,98$
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 358,91$
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 203,29$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 607,37$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 342,61$
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1 103,27$
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 630,27$
Salaries and Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 336,78$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12,41$

Dominican Republic on map

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 18996 km
CCK Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands Cocos [Keeling] Islands Asia - 18446 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 18010 km
TLS Flag of East Timor East Timor Oceania Dili 17941 km
SGP Flag of Singapore Singapore Asia Singapore 17695 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 17475 km
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 17463 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 17378 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 16561 km
THA Flag of Thailand Thailand Asia Bangkok 16369 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
HTI Flag of Haiti Haiti North America - 306 km
TCA Flag of Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands North America - 384 km
PRI Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico North America San Juan 406 km
VIR Flag of U.S. Virgin Islands U.S. Virgin Islands North America - 560 km
VGB Flag of British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands North America - 589 km
ABW Flag of Aruba Aruba North America - 688 km
CUW Flag of Curacao Curacao North America - 733 km
AIA Flag of Anguilla Anguilla North America - 752 km
SXM Flag of Sint Maarten Sint Maarten North America - 753 km
MAF Flag of Saint Martin Saint Martin North America - 753 km