Cost of Living in Puerto Plata

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$628
$1550
🛋️ Without rent
$363
$1101
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$265
$450
🍽️ Food
$251
$676
🚐 Transport
$66.6
$183
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$474
😀 Quality of life
30
🏙️ Population
441K

The average cost of living in Puerto Plata is $628, which is in the top 24% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7067th out of 9294 in our global list and 17th out of 25 in the Dominican Republic.

The median after-tax salary is $474, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 8087th (TOP 87%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in the Dominican Republic. With an estimated population of 441K, Puerto Plata is the 3rd largest city in the Dominican Republic.

✈️ Closest airport14 kmGregorio Luperon International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent5.8 µg/m³
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Prices in Puerto Plata

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2
 Cappuccino
$2.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.72
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$158
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$181
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$397
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$336
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1147
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$904
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.7
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.75
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.46
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.12
👖 Brand Jeans
$13.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$35.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$43.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8589

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