Dominican Republic vs Poland - Cost of Living Comparison

Dominican Republic Poland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$791
$814
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1960
$1866
🏠 One person rent
$305
$468
🏘️ Family rent
$519
$783
🍽️ Food expenses
$295
$226
🚐 Transport expenses
$116
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$367
$899
💸 GDP per capita
$7268
$15742
😃 Human freedom index
7.88
7.96
❤️ Life expectancy
74.3
76.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
56
🌐 English speaking %
0.2%
37.1%
🎓 Higher education
37
83
😀 Quality of life
46
66
🏙️ Population
10.4M
38.4M

The average cost of living in the Dominican Republic ($791) is 3% less expensive than in Poland ($814). the Dominican Republic ranked 104th vs 99th for Poland 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 1.1 months in Poland. Ranked 109th and 42nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Dominican Republic vs Poland

We calculate prices for the Dominican Republic and Poland as a population-weighted mean of 25 and 79 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 Poland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$5.88
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.9
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.99
$5.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.32
$2.14
 Cappuccino
$1.93
$2.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.83
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$320
$405
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$187
$333
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$573
$693
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$361
$583
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$46.5
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.5
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.8
$11.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12%
5.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1050
$2845
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$734
$2061
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.64
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$37
$23
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22
$6.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$0.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.42
$0.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$2.26
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.48
$5.81
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.32
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.05
$8.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$2.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.41
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.6
$5.14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.17
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.38
$3.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.73
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.03
$2.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.98
$1.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.29
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29
$24.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.01
$5.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28.4
$30
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.25
$8.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.5
$64.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$203
$239
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4498
$5917

Cities Comparison in the Dominican Republic vs Poland

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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 Poland

City Cost of living Population
Warsaw
$1046
1.79M
Krakow
$855
767K
Wroclaw
$902
639K
Lodz
$837
690K
Poznan
$873
534K
Gdansk
$950
464K
Szczecin
$864
404K
Bydgoszcz
$957
347K
Lublin
$818
340K
Katowice
$840
276K
Bialystok
$732
298K
Gdynia
$867
248K
Radom
$744
220K
Czestochowa
$717
223K
Torun
$660
201K
Gliwice
$754
178K
Sosnowiec
$709
200K
Rzeszow
$680
183K
Kielce
$615
192K
Rybnik
$738
141K
Bytom
$769
172K
Olsztyn
$637
174K
Tychy
$709
128K
Opole
$734
128K
Zabrze
$729
174K
Ruda Slaska
$723
139K
Dabrowa Gornicza
$713
123K
Zielona Gora
$707
141K
Bielsko-Biala
$725
173K
Gorzow Wielkopolski
$709
123K