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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

You would need around 7,520.00S/. (1,429,854.75₡) 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 16.01% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 15.89% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 15.58% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 30.96% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 27.05% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 5.39% lower than in San Jose

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  San Jose  Lima      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,163.24 ₡     2,281.68 ₡      -45.19 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 23,000.00 ₡     15,211.23 ₡      -33.86 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3,785.67 ₡     2,852.11 ₡      -24.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1,225.00 ₡     950.70 ₡      -22.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2,163.24 ₡     1,901.40 ₡      -12.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,207.90 ₡     1,466.80 ₡      +21.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 827.12 ₡     466.32 ₡      -43.62 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 671.17 ₡     304.55 ₡      -54.62 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 809.34 ₡     749.80 ₡      -7.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 742.24 ₡     879.40 ₡      +18.48 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1,344.49 ₡     665.49 ₡      -50.50 %
Eggs (12) 1,615.61 ₡     976.81 ₡      -39.54 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 3,571.42 ₡     3,748.43 ₡      +4.96 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3,797.94 ₡     2,804.57 ₡      -26.16 %
Apples (1kg) 2,657.94 ₡     1,271.25 ₡      -52.17 %
Oranges (1kg) 1,500.00 ₡     1,026.76 ₡      -31.55 %
Tomato (1kg) 568.16 ₡     613.08 ₡      +7.91 %
Potato (1kg) 545.40 ₡     580.95 ₡      +6.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 493.36 ₡     384.95 ₡      -21.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,187.50 ₡     484.67 ₡      -59.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5,750.00 ₡     4,753.51 ₡      -17.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 952.80 ₡     818.12 ₡      -14.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,066.67 ₡     1,178.62 ₡      +10.50 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,600.00 ₡     1,330.98 ₡      -16.81 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 375.00 ₡     285.21 ₡      -23.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,168.22 ₡     38,028.07 ₡      +71.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 615.00 ₡     950.70 ₡      +54.59 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 615.00 ₡     855.63 ₡      +39.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,545.00 ₡     5,323.93 ₡      +50.18 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 771.87 ₡     782.51 ₡      +1.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000,000.00 ₡     10,146,364.47 ₡      -36.59 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 36,927.31 ₡     35,951.63 ₡      -2.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 32.50 ₡     137.48 ₡      +323.03 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38,123.06 ₡     29,663.56 ₡      -22.19 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26,456.54 ₡     37,751.31 ₡      +42.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,500.00 ₡     4,387.81 ₡      -58.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,000.00 ₡     2,984.53 ₡      -0.52 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33,979.44 ₡     28,758.73 ₡      -15.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32,754.93 ₡     32,299.14 ₡      -1.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 51,122.27 ₡     46,322.41 ₡      -9.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 47,754.93 ₡     49,436.49 ₡      +3.52 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 294,641.73 ₡     342,842.07 ₡      +16.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 257,616.80 ₡     213,876.69 ₡      -16.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 592,004.12 ₡     531,087.35 ₡      -10.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 634,008.25 ₡     414,404.56 ₡      -34.64 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 624,485.94 ₡     1,061,648.65 ₡      +70.00 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 905,607.42 ₡     585,029.26 ₡      -35.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 402,549.31 ₡     320,318.21 ₡      -20.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 13.40     9.75      -27.24 %
 
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