Global Property Guide

Financial Information for the Residential Property Buyer


Currency +/- Value - Puerto Rico Compared to Caribbean

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Bahamas $ 0.98
Barbados $ 0.98
Puerto Rico $ 0.81
St Lucia $ 0.72
Dominica $ 0.71
Grenada $ 0.70
St Vincent & G $ 0.64
Antigua $ 0.64
St Kitts and Nevis $ 0.61
Belize $ 0.56
Jamaica $ 0.55
Trinidad & T. $ 0.47
Dom. Rep. $ 0.43
Haiti $ 0.42
Aruba $ 0.00
Anguilla $ 0.00
US Virgin Is. $ 0.00
Neth. Antilles $ 0.00
Martinique $ 0.00
Turks & C. Is. $ 0.00
St Martin $ 0.00
Bermuda $ 0.00
BVI $ 0.00
Montserrat $ 0.00
Cuba $ 0.00
Cayman Is. $ 0.00
Guadeloupe $ 0.00

Puerto Rico: Currency +/- valuation index

This is a cost of living indicator. The figure shows how much how much a bundle of goods and services costing US$1 in the US would cost in other countries (similar to The Economist's Big Mac Index).

To arrive at the figure, the Global Property Guide takes the difference between the IMF's nominal GDP figures, and their purchasing power parity GDP figures for the latest year available.

Note that currency undervaluation (as measured by PPP) is not a good predictor of future currency movements.

These cost of living indicators refer to data collected annually (for date of collection, see Data FAQ )

Source: calculated using figures from the IMF World Economic Outlook Database


Puerto Rico publishes a quarterly purchase-only house price index. through the US Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). General economics statistics are from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and US Census Bureau.