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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

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You would need around 7,504.69S/. (1,414,737.01₡) 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 12.81% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 11.58% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 8.03% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 29.60% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 20.07% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 23.31% lower than in San Jose

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  San Jose  Lima      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡     2,262.16 ₡      -43.45 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22,500.00 ₡     15,081.10 ₡      -32.97 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3,791.20 ₡     2,827.71 ₡      -25.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1,225.00 ₡     942.57 ₡      -23.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2,000.00 ₡     1,885.14 ₡      -5.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,185.16 ₡     1,437.42 ₡      +21.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 817.61 ₡     480.66 ₡      -41.21 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 664.00 ₡     299.74 ₡      -54.86 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 819.43 ₡     751.16 ₡      -8.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 742.48 ₡     925.55 ₡      +24.66 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1,344.96 ₡     649.33 ₡      -51.72 %
Eggs (12) 1,584.64 ₡     990.75 ₡      -37.48 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 3,441.60 ₡     4,269.88 ₡      +24.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3,499.80 ₡     3,216.28 ₡      -8.10 %
Apples (1kg) 2,377.00 ₡     1,234.45 ₡      -48.07 %
Oranges (1kg) 1,500.00 ₡     979.89 ₡      -34.67 %
Tomato (1kg) 568.32 ₡     628.38 ₡      +10.57 %
Potato (1kg) 545.80 ₡     574.77 ₡      +5.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 493.72 ₡     402.80 ₡      -18.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,187.50 ₡     455.93 ₡      -61.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5,500.00 ₡     5,530.05 ₡      +0.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 953.10 ₡     793.73 ₡      -16.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,066.67 ₡     1,121.66 ₡      +5.16 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,612.40 ₡     1,319.60 ₡      -18.16 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 375.00 ₡     282.77 ₡      -24.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,186.00 ₡     37,702.74 ₡      +69.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 615.00 ₡     942.57 ₡      +53.26 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 615.00 ₡     754.05 ₡      +22.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,545.00 ₡     5,278.38 ₡      +48.90 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 765.89 ₡     785.56 ₡      +2.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000,000.00 ₡     9,458,204.31 ₡      -40.89 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 41,248.00 ₡     35,151.73 ₡      -14.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 32.50 ₡     138.04 ₡      +324.73 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39,747.67 ₡     29,743.27 ₡      -25.17 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25,000.00 ₡     36,760.17 ₡      +47.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,500.00 ₡     4,273.07 ₡      -59.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,750.00 ₡     3,393.25 ₡      +23.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 34,374.00 ₡     28,863.54 ₡      -16.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32,776.00 ₡     33,932.47 ₡      +3.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 48,333.33 ₡     47,971.08 ₡      -0.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 46,664.00 ₡     49,013.57 ₡      +5.04 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 309,706.64 ₡     351,397.27 ₡      +13.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 264,979.97 ₡     207,299.63 ₡      -21.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 550,000.00 ₡     539,859.29 ₡      -1.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 545,799.95 ₡     434,533.54 ₡      -20.39 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 489,559.96 ₡     1,062,714.64 ₡      +117.08 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,000,000.00 ₡     591,559.18 ₡      -40.84 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 430,937.12 ₡     292,205.99 ₡      -32.19 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 13.75     9.82      -28.57 %
 
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