Dominican Republic vs Pakistan - Cost of Living Comparison

Dominican Republic Pakistan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$791
$294
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1960
$699
🏠 One person rent
$305
$123
🏘️ Family rent
$519
$217
🍽️ Food expenses
$295
$107
🚐 Transport expenses
$116
$32.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$367
$147
💸 GDP per capita
$7268
$1189
😃 Human freedom index
7.88
5.63
❤️ Life expectancy
74.3
67.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
28
🌐 English speaking %
0.2%
9.1%
🎓 Higher education
37
60
😀 Quality of life
46
41
🏙️ Population
10.4M
217M

The average cost of living in the Dominican Republic ($791) is 169% more expensive than in Pakistan ($294). the Dominican Republic ranked 104th vs 197th for Pakistan in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in the Dominican Republic compared to 0.5 months in Pakistan. Ranked 109th and 120th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Dominican Republic vs Pakistan

We calculate prices for the Dominican Republic and Pakistan as a population-weighted mean of 25 and 36 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Dominican Republic Pakistan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$1.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.9
$9.32
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.99
$3.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.32
$2.13
 Cappuccino
$1.93
$1.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.83
$0.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$320
$99
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$187
$67.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$573
$211
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$361
$137
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$46.5
$30.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.5
$47.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.8
$18
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12%
13.16%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1050
$606
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$734
$366
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.64
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$37
$7.99
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22
$2.07
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$0.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$0.54
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.42
$0.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$0.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.48
$4.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.32
$2.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.05
$3.21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$0.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$0.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$0.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.41
$0.72
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.6
$3.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.17
$1.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.38
$1.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.73
$1.32
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.03
$1.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.98
$0.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.29
$0.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29
$13.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.01
$3.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28.4
$8.19
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.25
$2.25
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.5
$13.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$40.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$203
$35.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4498
$965

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Dominican Republic

City Cost of living Population
Santo Domingo
$953
2.58M
Santiago de los Caballeros
$673
1.34M
Puerto Plata
$697
338K
La Vega
$538
248K
San Cristobal
$721
233K
San Francisco de Macoris
$727
188K
Higuey
$809
169K
San Juan de la Maguana
$761
169K
Bonao
$553
158K
Bani
$692
146K
Boca Chica
$678
142K
Azua
$788
128K
La Romana
$610
140K
San Pedro de Macoris
$738
217K
Sabaneta
$723
98.5K
Samana
$839
108K
Barahona
$722
83.6K
Nagua
$721
79.4K
Cotui
$723
79.6K
Mao
$658
76.9K
Punta Cana
$918
44K
El Seibo
$801
66.9K
Sosua
$871
69.9K
Jarabacoa
$634
58.8K
Cabarete
$928
4.09K

In Pakistan

City Cost of living Population
Karachi
$307
14.9M
Lahore
$360
11.1M
Faisalabad
$254
3.2M
Rawalpindi
$319
2.1M
Gujranwala
$223
2.03M
Peshawar
$238
1.97M
Multan
$244
1.87M
Islamabad
$304
1.01M
Hyderabad
$221
1.73M
Sargodha
$404
660K
Quetta
$271
1M
Sialkot
$239
656K
Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
399K
Bahawalpur
$248
762K
Larkana
$248
491K
Sheikhupura
$234
473K
Chiniot
$226
478K
Jhang
$236
414K
Wah
$211
259K
Sukkur
$231
500K
Gujrat
$243
391K
Mardan
$244
359K
Nawabshah
$239
263K
Okara
$343
232K
Mingora
$246
280K
Burewala
$226
203K
Kamoke
$213
231K
Sahiwal
$201
248K
Jacobabad
$244
201K
Mirpur
$256
124K