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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 50.54% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Peru is 65.36% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S/. 8.00-18.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 S/. 45.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 S/. 13.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.62 S/. 3.50-8.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.46 S/. 5.00-12.00
Cappuccino (regular) 7.55 S/. 5.00-10.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.26 S/. 2.00-3.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.38 S/. 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 14.26 S/. 12.49-15.90
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.45 S/. 3.63-7.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.46 S/. 1.27-1.81
Eggs (12) 4.96 S/. 4.00-6.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.29 S/. 5.44-14.06
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 8.02 S/. 5.44-10.89
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.70 S/. 7.71-15.88
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 S/. 1.36-2.95
Banana (1 lb) 1.26 S/. 0.91-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 S/. 1.13-2.49
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 S/. 1.00-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 S/. 0.73-1.45
Onion (1 lb) 1.10 S/. 0.91-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 1.86 S/. 1.00-2.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 S/. 2.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 S/. 20.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.07 S/. 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.12 S/. 4.00-8.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 S/. 7.00-9.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.20 S/. 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 S/. 43.00-120.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 S/. 3.50-7.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 S/. 5.00-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 S/. 15.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 13.90 S/. 12.00-16.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 48,497.50 S/. 35,000.00-57,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.58 S/. 100.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.46 S/. 0.25-0.50
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 132.20 S/. 90.00-190.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 154.83 S/. 116.67-220.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.25 S/. 20.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 S/. 14.00-20.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 138.00 S/. 95.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 124.41 S/. 80.00-150.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 263.22 S/. 180.00-320.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 208.76 S/. 150.00-350.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,355.73 S/. 791.10-2,101.80
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 918.90 S/. 600.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,589.40 S/. 1,500.00-4,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,740.06 S/. 1,100.00-2,600.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 522.81 S/. 278.71-696.77
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 364.10 S/. 278.71-418.06
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,516.31 S/. 800.00-2,500.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.30 9.00-12.00

Prices in Peru

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Last update: February, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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