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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

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You would need around 7,645.75S/. (1,386,207.49₡) 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 15.86% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 13.36% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 5.76% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 33.03% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 22.25% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 26.05% lower than in San Jose

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  San Jose  Lima      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡     2,175.65 ₡      -45.61 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22,500.00 ₡     14,504.35 ₡      -35.54 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3,738.04 ₡     2,719.57 ₡      -27.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1,250.00 ₡     906.52 ₡      -27.48 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2,000.00 ₡     1,722.39 ₡      -13.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,191.28 ₡     1,365.45 ₡      +14.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 778.94 ₡     472.66 ₡      -39.32 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 634.85 ₡     290.68 ₡      -54.21 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 832.40 ₡     721.81 ₡      -13.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 733.33 ₡     951.39 ₡      +29.74 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1,280.00 ₡     624.49 ₡      -51.21 %
Eggs (12) 1,828.00 ₡     1,007.25 ₡      -44.90 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 3,693.01 ₡     4,421.81 ₡      +19.73 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3,568.01 ₡     3,047.95 ₡      -14.58 %
Apples (1kg) 2,414.00 ₡     1,217.46 ₡      -49.57 %
Oranges (1kg) 1,333.33 ₡     942.42 ₡      -29.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 583.50 ₡     652.44 ₡      +11.81 %
Potato (1kg) 608.50 ₡     604.35 ₡      -0.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 436.80 ₡     521.79 ₡      +19.46 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,100.00 ₡     441.17 ₡      -59.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5,750.00 ₡     5,801.74 ₡      +0.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,100.00 ₡     758.21 ₡      -31.07 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,233.33 ₡     1,142.22 ₡      -7.39 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,602.01 ₡     1,269.13 ₡      -20.78 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 ₡     271.96 ₡      -32.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,015.11 ₡     36,260.88 ₡      +64.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 630.00 ₡     906.52 ₡      +43.89 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 627.50 ₡     906.52 ₡      +44.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,592.50 ₡     5,076.52 ₡      +41.31 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 765.55 ₡     761.10 ₡      -0.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,500,000.00 ₡     10,753,163.24 ₡      -30.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 44,697.58 ₡     32,943.36 ₡      -26.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 33.75 ₡     138.52 ₡      +310.42 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37,289.72 ₡     29,461.96 ₡      -20.99 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27,500.00 ₡     34,447.83 ₡      +25.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,500.00 ₡     3,928.26 ₡      -62.59 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,000.00 ₡     3,263.48 ₡      +8.78 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40,000.00 ₡     27,155.37 ₡      -32.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32,906.80 ₡     29,008.70 ₡      -11.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 50,935.14 ₡     47,904.65 ₡      -5.95 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 54,144.08 ₡     51,168.13 ₡      -5.50 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 304,376.56 ₡     350,854.36 ₡      +15.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 293,126.56 ₡     220,065.87 ₡      -24.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 513,476.06 ₡     503,623.30 ₡      -1.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 492,852.62 ₡     447,217.49 ₡      -9.26 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 486,901.75 ₡     976,021.95 ₡      +100.46 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 611,666.67 ₡     602,492.61 ₡      -1.50 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 411,817.79 ₡     263,828.86 ₡      -35.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 14.00     10.11      -27.81 %
 
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