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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

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You would need around 7,034.29S/. (1,141,360.33₡) in Lima to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 1,500,000.00₡ 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 28.49% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 23.91% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 8.94% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 36.48% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 34.47% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 29.67% lower than in San Jose

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  San Jose  Lima      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3,500.00 ₡
(21.57 S/.)
    2,109.34 ₡
(13.00 S/.)
     -39.73 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22,000.00 ₡
(135.59 S/.)
    12,980.52 ₡
(80.00 S/.)
     -41.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3,500.00 ₡
(21.57 S/.)
    2,433.85 ₡
(15.00 S/.)
     -30.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1,250.00 ₡
(7.70 S/.)
    730.15 ₡
(4.50 S/.)
     -41.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2,000.00 ₡
(12.33 S/.)
    1,379.18 ₡
(8.50 S/.)
     -31.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,347.65 ₡
(8.31 S/.)
    1,285.24 ₡
(7.92 S/.)
     -4.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 769.33 ₡
(4.74 S/.)
    386.71 ₡
(2.38 S/.)
     -49.73 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 659.33 ₡
(4.06 S/.)
    242.29 ₡
(1.49 S/.)
     -63.25 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,905.68 ₡
(17.91 S/.)
    2,290.48 ₡
(14.12 S/.)
     -21.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 776.78 ₡
(4.79 S/.)
    926.97 ₡
(5.71 S/.)
     +19.34 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 516.53 ₡
(3.18 S/.)
    268.63 ₡
(1.66 S/.)
     -47.99 %
Eggs (12) 1,670.95 ₡
(10.30 S/.)
    895.27 ₡
(5.52 S/.)
     -46.42 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,688.37 ₡
(10.41 S/.)
    2,046.96 ₡
(12.62 S/.)
     +21.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,748.56 ₡
(10.78 S/.)
    1,341.05 ₡
(8.26 S/.)
     -23.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,033.18 ₡
(6.37 S/.)
    355.73 ₡
(2.19 S/.)
     -65.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 532.97 ₡
(3.28 S/.)
    333.86 ₡
(2.06 S/.)
     -37.36 %
Tomato (1 lb) 439.33 ₡
(2.71 S/.)
    261.60 ₡
(1.61 S/.)
     -40.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 455.29 ₡
(2.81 S/.)
    200.35 ₡
(1.23 S/.)
     -56.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 406.25 ₡
(2.50 S/.)
    379.07 ₡
(2.34 S/.)
     -6.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,200.00 ₡
(7.40 S/.)
    448.91 ₡
(2.77 S/.)
     -62.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7,000.00 ₡
(43.14 S/.)
    4,867.70 ₡
(30.00 S/.)
     -30.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,109.38 ₡
(6.84 S/.)
    659.84 ₡
(4.07 S/.)
     -40.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,687.50 ₡
(10.40 S/.)
    1,186.50 ₡
(7.31 S/.)
     -29.69 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,750.00 ₡
(10.79 S/.)
    1,298.05 ₡
(8.00 S/.)
     -25.83 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 ₡
(2.47 S/.)
    243.38 ₡
(1.50 S/.)
     -39.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,000.00 ₡
(135.59 S/.)
    19,470.79 ₡
(120.00 S/.)
     -11.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 640.00 ₡
(3.94 S/.)
    811.28 ₡
(5.00 S/.)
     +26.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,029.98 ₡
(6.35 S/.)
    1,305.63 ₡
(8.05 S/.)
     +26.76 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 ₡
(30.82 S/.)
    3,650.77 ₡
(22.50 S/.)
     -26.98 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,516.83 ₡
(15.51 S/.)
    2,295.59 ₡
(14.15 S/.)
     -8.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,000,000.00 ₡
(86,283.11 S/.)
    7,626,058.33 ₡
(47,000.00 S/.)
     -45.53 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 41,430.56 ₡
(255.34 S/.)
    30,437.47 ₡
(187.59 S/.)
     -26.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 33.17 ₡
(0.20 S/.)
    86.60 ₡
(0.53 S/.)
     +161.12 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 23,277.78 ₡
(143.46 S/.)
    22,770.00 ₡
(140.33 S/.)
     -2.18 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23,750.00 ₡
(146.37 S/.)
    26,868.91 ₡
(165.60 S/.)
     +13.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12,000.00 ₡
(73.96 S/.)
    4,867.70 ₡
(30.00 S/.)
     -59.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,097.14 ₡
(19.09 S/.)
    3,082.87 ₡
(19.00 S/.)
     -0.46 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44,250.00 ₡
(272.72 S/.)
    25,624.06 ₡
(157.92 S/.)
     -42.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31,000.00 ₡
(191.06 S/.)
    25,135.02 ₡
(154.91 S/.)
     -18.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 50,625.00 ₡
(312.01 S/.)
    43,755.19 ₡
(269.67 S/.)
     -13.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61,666.67 ₡
(380.06 S/.)
    42,457.13 ₡
(261.67 S/.)
     -31.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 281,601.12 ₡
(1,735.53 S/.)
    275,746.80 ₡
(1,699.45 S/.)
     -2.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 235,671.89 ₡
(1,452.46 S/.)
    187,835.50 ₡
(1,157.64 S/.)
     -20.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 522,190.38 ₡
(3,218.30 S/.)
    497,586.78 ₡
(3,066.67 S/.)
     -4.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 406,116.22 ₡
(2,502.93 S/.)
    365,077.26 ₡
(2,250.00 S/.)
     -10.11 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 74,005.95 ₡
(456.10 S/.)
    91,197.71 ₡
(562.06 S/.)
     +23.23 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 69,490.90 ₡
(428.28 S/.)
    61,943.60 ₡
(381.76 S/.)
     -10.86 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 469,928.50 ₡
(2,896.21 S/.)
    251,497.67 ₡
(1,550.00 S/.)
     -46.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 14.00     9.34      -33.26 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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