Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Puerto Rico, San Juan Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Puerto Rico.

Location: Puerto Rico (Territory of the USA with Commonwealth status) is an island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic.

Country Climate: Tropical marine, mild; little seasonal temperature variation.

Country Terrain: Mostly mountains with coastal plain belt in north; mountains precipitous to sea on west coast; sandy beaches along most coastal areas.

Major Languages: Spanish, English (both official).

Major Religions: Christianity.

Country Population: 4 million (2008 est.) 4 million (2009 est.).

Country Economy: The economy of Puerto Rico is dynamic with a diverse industrial sector that has surpassed agriculture as the primary focus of economic activity and income.

Currency: US Dollar (USD).

Country Inflation: N/A.

City: San Juan is the capital and largest municipality in Puerto Rico.

City Economy: San Juan is one of Puerto Rico's most important seaports, and is the island's manufacturing, financial, cultural, and tourism center.
Cost of Living: San Juan has an overall cost of living index which equates it with middle cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups. San Juan is currently ranked 148 overall, most expensive place in the world for expatriates to live, out of 282 international locations.

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