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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

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You would need around 7,426.31S/. (1,373,065.54₡) 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 15.58% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 14.18% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 10.21% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 32.58% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 23.43% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 22.10% lower than in San Jose

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  San Jose  Lima      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,159.52 ₡     2,218.71 ₡      -46.66 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 23,000.00 ₡     14,791.37 ₡      -35.69 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3,779.16 ₡     2,773.38 ₡      -26.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1,250.00 ₡     924.46 ₡      -26.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2,000.00 ₡     1,848.92 ₡      -7.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,215.95 ₡     1,409.80 ₡      +15.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 801.79 ₡     472.40 ₡      -41.08 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 653.30 ₡     294.30 ₡      -54.95 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 856.22 ₡     736.59 ₡      -13.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 741.96 ₡     908.38 ₡      +22.43 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1,429.91 ₡     636.85 ₡      -55.46 %
Eggs (12) 1,583.95 ₡     973.32 ₡      -38.55 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 3,625.00 ₡     4,195.06 ₡      +15.73 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3,795.71 ₡     3,154.49 ₡      -16.89 %
Apples (1kg) 2,419.88 ₡     1,210.74 ₡      -49.97 %
Oranges (1kg) 1,333.33 ₡     961.07 ₡      -27.92 %
Tomato (1kg) 567.98 ₡     616.31 ₡      +8.51 %
Potato (1kg) 595.95 ₡     565.01 ₡      -5.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 464.36 ₡     396.60 ₡      -14.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,180.00 ₡     448.24 ₡      -62.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5,750.00 ₡     5,471.88 ₡      -4.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,061.96 ₡     778.26 ₡      -26.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,175.00 ₡     1,100.11 ₡      -6.37 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,619.64 ₡     1,294.24 ₡      -20.09 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 375.00 ₡     277.34 ₡      -26.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,147.30 ₡     36,978.42 ₡      +66.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 615.00 ₡     924.46 ₡      +50.32 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 615.00 ₡     739.57 ₡      +20.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,545.00 ₡     5,176.98 ₡      +46.04 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 758.97 ₡     773.06 ₡      +1.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000,000.00 ₡     9,444,750.00 ₡      -40.97 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 43,047.60 ₡     34,553.33 ₡      -19.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 32.50 ₡     135.70 ₡      +317.55 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38,123.06 ₡     29,171.86 ₡      -23.48 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25,000.00 ₡     36,053.96 ₡      +44.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,500.00 ₡     4,204.71 ₡      -59.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,750.00 ₡     3,328.06 ₡      +21.02 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36,478.56 ₡     28,958.72 ₡      -20.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28,000.00 ₡     33,280.58 ₡      +18.86 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 48,750.00 ₡     47,145.63 ₡      -3.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 47,063.47 ₡     48,071.94 ₡      +2.14 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 339,955.00 ₡     355,346.87 ₡      +4.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 276,309.33 ₡     208,808.52 ₡      -24.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 550,000.00 ₡     537,000.58 ₡      -2.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 544,940.00 ₡     434,747.33 ₡      -20.22 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 592,638.67 ₡     1,036,566.67 ₡      +74.91 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 812,500.00 ₡     627,514.50 ₡      -22.77 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 430,000.00 ₡     287,471.70 ₡      -33.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 13.75     9.82      -28.57 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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