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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

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You would need around 7,583.32S/. (1,346,551.37₡) 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 19.11% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 15.84% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 5.37% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 34.76% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 28.37% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 25.86% lower than in San Jose

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  San Jose  Lima      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡     2,130.81 ₡      -46.73 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 23,000.00 ₡     14,205.40 ₡      -38.24 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3,753.15 ₡     2,663.51 ₡      -29.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1,250.00 ₡     887.84 ₡      -28.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,950.00 ₡     1,598.11 ₡      -18.05 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,228.23 ₡     1,359.50 ₡      +10.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 776.37 ₡     446.00 ₡      -42.55 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 640.47 ₡     277.89 ₡      -56.61 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 780.98 ₡     688.06 ₡      -11.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 725.00 ₡     992.53 ₡      +36.90 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1,427.12 ₡     600.18 ₡      -57.94 %
Eggs (12) 1,948.57 ₡     976.62 ₡      -49.88 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 3,872.33 ₡     4,626.62 ₡      +19.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3,804.25 ₡     3,107.21 ₡      -18.32 %
Apples (1kg) 2,416.16 ₡     1,133.18 ₡      -53.10 %
Oranges (1kg) 1,498.93 ₡     963.68 ₡      -35.71 %
Tomato (1kg) 807.23 ₡     635.10 ₡      -21.32 %
Potato (1kg) 787.23 ₡     558.07 ₡      -29.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 470.00 ₡     432.91 ₡      -7.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,257.14 ₡     432.08 ₡      -65.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,000.00 ₡     5,504.59 ₡      -8.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,100.00 ₡     755.13 ₡      -31.35 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,550.00 ₡     1,204.92 ₡      -22.26 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,608.49 ₡     1,242.97 ₡      -22.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 ₡     266.35 ₡      -33.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,000.00 ₡     35,513.49 ₡      +61.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 640.00 ₡     887.84 ₡      +38.72 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 640.00 ₡     799.05 ₡      +24.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,640.00 ₡     4,439.19 ₡      +21.96 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 764.01 ₡     746.91 ₡      -2.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,012,617.20 ₡     10,654,046.70 ₡      -29.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 44,729.97 ₡     32,367.30 ₡      -27.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 33.00 ₡     134.95 ₡      +308.94 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36,248.33 ₡     26,538.26 ₡      -26.79 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26,000.00 ₡     35,051.25 ₡      +34.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,500.00 ₡     4,312.35 ₡      -58.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,216.99 ₡     3,196.21 ₡      -0.65 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40,833.33 ₡     27,248.53 ₡      -33.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32,778.64 ₡     30,414.77 ₡      -7.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 52,329.69 ₡     45,973.83 ₡      -12.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 57,600.00 ₡     49,126.99 ₡      -14.71 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 299,041.22 ₡     317,993.33 ₡      +6.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 271,041.22 ₡     206,538.94 ₡      -23.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 501,148.03 ₡     477,459.13 ₡      -4.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 459,041.23 ₡     446,138.21 ₡      -2.81 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 586,105.14 ₡     955,904.75 ₡      +63.09 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 632,500.00 ₡     591,992.10 ₡      -6.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 400,353.95 ₡     249,792.51 ₡      -37.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 14.40     9.96      -30.84 %
 
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