# 7 US Dollars a Month

Representing **7 dollars a month** in structured data on a website is complex but not difficult.

"$7 a month" is a quantitative value. Its main properties are a *monetary amount* and a *unit of measurement*.

*"$7"* is the monetary amount in "$7 a month"

*"a month"* is the unit of measure in "$7 a month". It actually means "per month".
Therefore, the unit of measurement is a *reciprocal of the unit of time* a month represents.

## Alternate Names

There are alternative names for "A month", for example "per month", " / month", "/mo", or "monthly".

Also, people use different names for a "dollar", such as its currency symbol "$", its code "USD", or various nicknames. A common nickname for the "US dollar" is "buck"

Combining these different expressions with different formats of the number, we get a long list of alternate names for the same quantitative value.

- $7 per month
- $7 monthly
- $7 per month
- $7 a month
- $7 monthly
- 7 dollars per month
- 7 dollars monthly
- 7 dollars per month
- 7 dollars a month
- 7 dollars monthly
- 7 USD per month
- 7 USD monthly
- 7 bucks per month
- 7 bucks monthly

## Quantitative Value Schema

Below is an *example schema for "$7 a month"*.

` ````
{
"@type": "QuantitativeValue",
"name": "$7 per month",
"unitCode": "H11",
"alternateName": [
"$7 per month",
"$7 monthly",
"$7 per month",
"$7 a month",
"$7 monthly",
"7 dollars per month",
"7 dollars monthly",
"7 dollars per month",
"7 dollars a month",
"7 dollars monthly",
"7 USD per month",
"7 USD monthly",
"7 bucks per month",
"7 bucks monthly"
],
"description": "An amount of $7 (US Dollars) per month",
"disambiguatingDescription": "For example a monthly salary of 7 dollars or a monthly family budget of $7.",
"value": {
"@type": "MonetaryAmount",
"name": "$7",
"description": "An amount of $7 (US Dollars)",
"value": 7,
"currency": "USD",
"alternateName": [
"$7",
"$7",
"7 dollars",
"7 dollars",
"7 USD",
"7 bucks"
],
"sameAs": [
"https://missingentities.com/entities/monetary-amount/usd/7/"
]
},
"sameAs": "https://missingentities.com/entities/quantitative-value/usd/7/a-month/"
}
```

Schema.org defines a specific **schema type for a quantitative value**. Its main attributes are *unitCode* and *value*.
The unitCode attribute uses UN/CEFACT Common Code Rec 20 (3 characters) as its value, e.g. "H11".

"H11" is the UN/CEFACT Common Code for "reciprocal month". The symbol for "H11" is "1/mo".

### How to use the Schema for 7 US Dollars per month?

You can simply copy the schema above and paste it into the JSON-LD code of your schema definition.
Only use this *quantitative value schema* in attributes where allowed. Otherwise, your schema will be invalid.

Feel free to trim the list of alternate names, if some of these are not used in your context. Yet, if you use different names, feel free to add them to the list.

## Quantitative Value Schema Generator

Generate the quantitative value schema for the "amount per month" you need.

## Contexts

### Lease

"$7 per month" could refer to a monthly lease payment for an apartment or a vehicle.

### Salary

"$7 monthly" could refer to salary. While a salary implies an annual amount, it is often paid monthly.

## Related Entities

- $7 US Dollars.
- $7 per year, such as an annual salary.
- $7 per week, such as a weekly paycheck based on an hourly wage.
- $7 per bi-week, such as a bi-weekly paycheck based on an hourly pay rate.
- $7 per hour, such as a wage paid for hourly work.