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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

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You would need around 7,579.50S/. (1,309,729.03₡) 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. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Lima are 20.92% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 18.14% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 9.36% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 37.41% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 30.35% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 27.03% lower than in San Jose

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  San Jose  Lima      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡     1,900.79 ₡      -52.48 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 21,000.00 ₡     12,959.92 ₡      -38.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3,500.00 ₡     2,591.98 ₡      -25.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1,300.00 ₡     863.99 ₡      -33.54 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2,000.00 ₡     1,555.19 ₡      -22.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,289.91 ₡     1,285.19 ₡      -0.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 736.49 ₡     406.08 ₡      -44.86 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 576.16 ₡     232.49 ₡      -59.65 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 731.67 ₡     663.12 ₡      -9.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 750.00 ₡     873.17 ₡      +16.42 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1,287.32 ₡     546.48 ₡      -57.55 %
Eggs (12) 1,820.00 ₡     987.42 ₡      -45.75 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 3,746.18 ₡     4,406.37 ₡      +17.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3,801.95 ₡     2,962.02 ₡      -22.09 %
Apples (1kg) 2,514.63 ₡     1,086.26 ₡      -56.80 %
Oranges (1kg) 1,230.00 ₡     888.43 ₡      -27.77 %
Tomato (1kg) 847.81 ₡     579.64 ₡      -31.63 %
Potato (1kg) 847.81 ₡     518.40 ₡      -38.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 435.71 ₡     379.87 ₡      -12.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,258.33 ₡     457.92 ₡      -63.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,000.00 ₡     5,183.97 ₡      -13.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,083.33 ₡     777.60 ₡      -28.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,583.33 ₡     1,221.94 ₡      -22.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,600.00 ₡     1,252.79 ₡      -21.70 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 ₡     259.20 ₡      -35.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,000.00 ₡     34,559.79 ₡      +57.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 640.00 ₡     863.99 ₡      +35.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 640.00 ₡     777.60 ₡      +21.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,320.00 ₡     4,579.17 ₡      -13.93 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 731.96 ₡     707.76 ₡      -3.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,984,890.00 ₡     10,367,937.94 ₡      -30.81 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 45,016.67 ₡     32,906.47 ₡      -26.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 33.00 ₡     131.33 ₡      +297.96 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33,391.19 ₡     23,198.26 ₡      -30.53 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26,000.00 ₡     34,751.79 ₡      +33.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,500.00 ₡     4,319.97 ₡      -58.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,103.90 ₡     3,110.38 ₡      +0.21 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40,833.33 ₡     25,660.65 ₡      -37.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32,754.16 ₡     28,771.03 ₡      -12.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 55,634.98 ₡     45,465.33 ₡      -18.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 60,500.00 ₡     54,061.39 ₡      -10.64 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 298,658.75 ₡     258,243.73 ₡      -13.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 270,658.75 ₡     205,438.77 ₡      -24.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 500,887.95 ₡     466,557.21 ₡      -6.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 458,658.75 ₡     455,037.28 ₡      -0.79 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 585,748.17 ₡     980,819.27 ₡      +67.45 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 632,500.00 ₡     578,634.62 ₡      -8.52 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 400,162.71 ₡     239,038.57 ₡      -40.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 14.40     9.89      -31.30 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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