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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 48.63% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Peru is 61.87% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S/. 8.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 S/. 50.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 S/. 14.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 S/. 3.50-8.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.50 S/. 5.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 7.25 S/. 5.00-10.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.22 S/. 2.00-3.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.34 S/. 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 14.26 S/. 12.49-15.86
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.39 S/. 3.63-7.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.43 S/. 1.13-1.59
Eggs (12) 4.74 S/. 4.00-6.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.10 S/. 5.44-11.34
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 7.62 S/. 5.44-9.98
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.81 S/. 7.71-14.51
Apples (1 lb) 2.07 S/. 1.59-2.95
Banana (1 lb) 1.31 S/. 0.91-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.48 S/. 1.13-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 S/. 1.00-1.72
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 S/. 0.73-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 S/. 0.91-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 1.79 S/. 1.00-2.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.31 S/. 2.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 S/. 20.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.33 S/. 3.50-5.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.12 S/. 5.00-8.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 S/. 8.00-10.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 S/. 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 S/. 43.00-120.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 S/. 4.00-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 S/. 5.63-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 S/. 15.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 13.57 S/. 11.36-16.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000.00 S/. 38,500.00-65,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 61,416.50 S/. 60,000.00-65,666.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.87 S/. 100.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 S/. 0.30-0.50
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 143.24 S/. 100.00-199.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 161.95 S/. 100.00-300.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.25 S/. 16.78-40.00
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) 140.61 S/. 95.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 128.69 S/. 80.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 268.25 S/. 200.00-320.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 213.76 S/. 150.00-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,524.07 S/. 800.00-2,400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 992.16 S/. 600.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,914.34 S/. 1,650.00-4,363.21
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,782.13 S/. 1,100.00-2,600.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 553.91 S/. 232.26-836.12
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 376.50 S/. 276.29-464.51
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 1,649.43 S/.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.50 9.00-12.00

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