Cost of living index in Dominica

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 2.5 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 10.27 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.23 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.4 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.2 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.4 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.74 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.9 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.26 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.46 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.15 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.82 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.46 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.84 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.74 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 9.24 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.5 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.85 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 6.04 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.22 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 4.35 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 44.09 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.15 (USD)
Cup of coffee 2.54 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.47 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.16 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.81 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 138.34 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 139.2 (USD)
High quality jeans 62.86 (USD)
womens summer dress 39.49 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 3.77 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 2.3 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 94.33 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.13 (USD)
One month pass 19.05 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.14 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 23096.5 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 26155.3 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 59.84 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 37.36 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 5.98 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 339.58 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1221.07 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 209.42 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 869.46 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 122.63 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 43.96 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 45.33 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 63.46 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.31 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 137.61 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 2502.33 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 482.32 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 24.26 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Dominica

On average a signle person can spend arround 186 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Dominica

311 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Dominica

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 491 (USD) per month in Dominica, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Dominica for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Dominica for arround 653 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 186 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 209 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 219 (USD).

Average living cost in Dominica for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Dominica can average 1053 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 314 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 311 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 316 (USD).

Average living cost in Dominica for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Dominica for about 2579 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 1217 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 300 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 491 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 165 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Dominica