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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

You would need around 7,560.11S/. (1,463,464.91₡) in Lima to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 1,700,000.00₡ 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 13.32% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 13.91% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 15.52% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 29.36% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 22.76% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 14.93% lower than in San Jose

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  San Jose  Lima      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,151.60 ₡     2,322.93 ₡      -44.05 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 23,000.00 ₡     15,486.19 ₡      -32.67 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3,765.30 ₡     2,903.66 ₡      -22.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1,225.00 ₡     967.89 ₡      -20.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2,151.60 ₡     1,935.77 ₡      -10.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,183.51 ₡     1,514.05 ₡      +27.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 801.37 ₡     499.35 ₡      -37.69 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 663.27 ₡     319.00 ₡      -51.90 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 751.33 ₡     777.95 ₡      +3.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 701.71 ₡     855.78 ₡      +21.96 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1,328.43 ₡     677.52 ₡      -49.00 %
Eggs (12) 1,505.90 ₡     955.98 ₡      -36.52 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 3,390.96 ₡     3,795.33 ₡      +11.93 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3,738.70 ₡     2,855.27 ₡      -23.63 %
Apples (1kg) 2,613.70 ₡     1,259.52 ₡      -51.81 %
Oranges (1kg) 1,317.20 ₡     1,045.32 ₡      -20.64 %
Tomato (1kg) 509.48 ₡     622.29 ₡      +22.14 %
Potato (1kg) 525.27 ₡     589.65 ₡      +12.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 461.22 ₡     387.87 ₡      -15.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,035.62 ₡     490.62 ₡      -52.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5,500.00 ₡     4,839.43 ₡      -12.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 868.95 ₡     840.51 ₡      -3.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,066.67 ₡     1,179.49 ₡      +10.58 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,556.85 ₡     1,355.04 ₡      -12.96 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 ₡     290.37 ₡      -27.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,102.75 ₡     38,715.46 ₡      +75.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 605.00 ₡     967.89 ₡      +59.98 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 615.00 ₡     967.89 ₡      +57.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6,613.60 ₡     5,420.17 ₡      -18.05 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 769.43 ₡     792.19 ₡      +2.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000,000.00 ₡     10,119,254.57 ₡      -36.75 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 30,303.67 ₡     36,438.07 ₡      +20.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 32.50 ₡     139.22 ₡      +328.37 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37,184.58 ₡     30,136.60 ₡      -18.95 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25,220.10 ₡     38,246.58 ₡      +51.65 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14,000.00 ₡     4,448.41 ₡      -68.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,500.00 ₡     3,006.15 ₡      -14.11 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33,909.60 ₡     29,278.57 ₡      -13.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32,677.33 ₡     32,751.99 ₡      +0.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 53,056.33 ₡     47,034.99 ₡      -11.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 47,677.33 ₡     50,330.10 ₡      +5.56 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 294,132.50 ₡     337,006.51 ₡      +14.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 256,598.33 ₡     206,949.97 ₡      -19.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 590,791.67 ₡     538,566.53 ₡      -8.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 631,583.33 ₡     420,398.33 ₡      -33.44 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 555,830.00 ₡     1,069,611.50 ₡      +92.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 591,690.00 ₡     588,707.36 ₡      -0.50 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 422,948.57 ₡     309,730.17 ₡      -26.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 14.00     9.90      -29.29 %
 
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