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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

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You would need around 7,415.68S/. (1,380,274.47₡) in Lima to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 1,600,000.00₡ in San Jose (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Lima are 15.12% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 13.73% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 9.78% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 32.21% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 23.01% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 22.09% lower than in San Jose

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  San Jose  Lima      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,165.80 ₡     2,233.55 ₡      -46.38 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 23,000.00 ₡     14,890.34 ₡      -35.26 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3,790.15 ₡     2,791.94 ₡      -26.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1,250.00 ₡     930.65 ₡      -25.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2,000.00 ₡     1,861.29 ₡      -6.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,216.58 ₡     1,419.24 ₡      +16.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 802.35 ₡     475.33 ₡      -40.76 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 653.76 ₡     296.21 ₡      -54.69 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 857.03 ₡     741.47 ₡      -13.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 742.44 ₡     914.34 ₡      +23.15 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1,431.09 ₡     641.11 ₡      -55.20 %
Eggs (12) 1,584.58 ₡     979.53 ₡      -38.18 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 3,625.00 ₡     4,221.74 ₡      +16.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3,799.48 ₡     3,175.60 ₡      -16.42 %
Apples (1kg) 2,421.45 ₡     1,218.84 ₡      -49.67 %
Oranges (1kg) 1,333.33 ₡     967.50 ₡      -27.44 %
Tomato (1kg) 568.29 ₡     620.43 ₡      +9.18 %
Potato (1kg) 596.58 ₡     568.54 ₡      -4.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 464.92 ₡     398.96 ₡      -14.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,180.00 ₡     451.03 ₡      -61.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5,750.00 ₡     5,499.19 ₡      -4.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,062.44 ₡     783.39 ₡      -26.26 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,175.00 ₡     1,107.47 ₡      -5.75 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,624.35 ₡     1,302.90 ₡      -19.79 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 375.00 ₡     279.19 ₡      -25.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,182.62 ₡     37,225.85 ₡      +67.82 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 615.00 ₡     930.65 ₡      +51.32 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 615.00 ₡     744.52 ₡      +21.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,545.00 ₡     5,211.62 ₡      +47.01 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 759.88 ₡     777.73 ₡      +2.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000,000.00 ₡     9,475,375.00 ₡      -40.78 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 43,079.00 ₡     34,769.64 ₡      -19.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 32.50 ₡     136.55 ₡      +320.16 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38,123.06 ₡     29,367.06 ₡      -22.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25,000.00 ₡     36,295.20 ₡      +45.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,500.00 ₡     4,230.19 ₡      -59.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,750.00 ₡     3,350.33 ₡      +21.83 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36,497.40 ₡     29,152.49 ₡      -20.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28,000.00 ₡     33,503.27 ₡      +19.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 48,750.00 ₡     47,442.49 ₡      -2.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 47,105.33 ₡     48,393.61 ₡      +2.73 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 340,543.75 ₡     357,194.14 ₡      +4.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 276,623.33 ₡     210,190.38 ₡      -24.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 550,000.00 ₡     540,407.68 ₡      -1.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 545,725.00 ₡     437,523.40 ₡      -19.83 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 593,005.00 ₡     1,042,882.21 ₡      +75.86 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 812,500.00 ₡     630,999.89 ₡      -22.34 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 430,000.00 ₡     288,990.64 ₡      -32.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 13.75     9.82      -28.57 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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