Cost of living in New Kingston, Jamaica

Summary of cost of living in New Kingston

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: J$446,555
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: J$192,672
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in New Kingston
Current as of Jul 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district J$794
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) J$867
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast J$790
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk J$506
12 eggs, large J$417
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes J$298
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese J$865
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples J$984
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes J$855
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket J$362
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality J$2,154
2 liters of coca-cola J$229
Bread for 2 people for 1 day J$264
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area J$123,411
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area J$91,242
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat J$34,364
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area J$121,821
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area J$67,518
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio J$22,774
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) J$4,541
40” flat screen tv J$61,635
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) J$9,502
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) J$600
Hourly rate for cleaning help J$1,000
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) J$3,249
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) J$2,748
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) J$9,760
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes J$4,249
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new J$1,300,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas J$264
Monthly ticket public transport J$4,502
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) J$500
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) J$4,000
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) J$4,507
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) J$1,500
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) J$313
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) J$800
4 rolls of toilet paper J$1,200
Tube of toothpaste J$600
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city J$3,000
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub J$3,507
2 tickets to the movies J$2,140
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert J$11,854
1 cocktail drink in downtown club J$558
Cappuccino in expat area of the city J$366
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) J$250
Ipad wi-fi 128gb J$28,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) J$35
1 month of gym membership in business district J$30,000
1 package of marlboro cigarettes J$500
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 68 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: July 20, 2022

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