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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

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You would need around 7,539.81S/. (1,386,229.64₡) 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 15.76% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 13.36% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 6.12% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 30.86% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 23.23% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 22.37% lower than in San Jose

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  San Jose  Lima      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡     2,206.26 ₡      -44.84 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22,000.00 ₡     14,708.38 ₡      -33.14 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3,765.30 ₡     2,757.82 ₡      -26.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1,225.00 ₡     919.27 ₡      -24.96 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2,000.00 ₡     1,838.55 ₡      -8.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,192.74 ₡     1,403.43 ₡      +17.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 781.64 ₡     473.72 ₡      -39.39 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 635.48 ₡     300.28 ₡      -52.75 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 841.77 ₡     717.54 ₡      -14.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 741.37 ₡     956.05 ₡      +28.96 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1,346.74 ₡     620.51 ₡      -53.93 %
Eggs (12) 1,710.00 ₡     988.22 ₡      -42.21 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 3,625.00 ₡     4,307.46 ₡      +18.83 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3,790.96 ₡     3,007.08 ₡      -20.68 %
Apples (1kg) 2,417.90 ₡     1,224.11 ₡      -49.37 %
Oranges (1kg) 1,333.33 ₡     1,010.74 ₡      -24.19 %
Tomato (1kg) 567.58 ₡     682.89 ₡      +20.32 %
Potato (1kg) 595.16 ₡     588.34 ₡      -1.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 463.64 ₡     385.64 ₡      -16.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,180.00 ₡     434.36 ₡      -63.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5,750.00 ₡     5,699.50 ₡      -0.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,061.37 ₡     768.01 ₡      -27.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,175.00 ₡     1,158.29 ₡      -1.42 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,613.70 ₡     1,286.98 ₡      -20.25 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 ₡     275.78 ₡      -31.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,102.75 ₡     36,770.96 ₡      +66.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 622.50 ₡     919.27 ₡      +47.67 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 615.00 ₡     827.35 ₡      +34.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,592.50 ₡     5,331.79 ₡      +48.41 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 759.85 ₡     770.84 ₡      +1.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,530,600.00 ₡     9,619,283.66 ₡      -38.06 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 44,756.00 ₡     33,406.78 ₡      -25.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 33.00 ₡     140.47 ₡      +325.65 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36,248.33 ₡     29,876.41 ₡      -17.58 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26,000.00 ₡     34,932.41 ₡      +34.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,500.00 ₡     3,983.52 ₡      -62.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,000.00 ₡     3,309.39 ₡      +10.31 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38,454.80 ₡     28,221.71 ₡      -26.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33,010.67 ₡     30,152.19 ₡      -8.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 50,833.80 ₡     47,296.65 ₡      -6.96 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 54,206.40 ₡     49,181.16 ₡      -9.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 305,593.75 ₡     354,034.50 ₡      +15.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 294,343.75 ₡     205,890.49 ₡      -30.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 514,303.75 ₡     528,582.58 ₡      +2.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 494,897.50 ₡     425,492.56 ₡      -14.02 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 488,265.00 ₡     1,002,376.42 ₡      +105.29 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 611,666.67 ₡     620,517.34 ₡      +1.45 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 410,880.71 ₡     276,339.05 ₡      -32.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 14.00     9.96      -28.87 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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