Historical Prices in Los Angeles, CA

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2021 20.00 80.00 9.00
2020 20.00 75.00 9.00
2019 15.00 70.00 8.15
2018 16.00 70.00 8.00
2017 15.00 60.00 8.00
2016 15.00 60.00 7.00
2015 15.00 52.50 7.00
2014 11.00 57.50 7.00
2013 10.00 50.00 6.61
2012 12.00 55.00 6.00
2011 10.00 40.00 6.00
2010 10.00 40.00 6.00
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2021 8.00 8.50 2.53 2.30 4.94
2020 7.00 8.00 2.09 2.03 4.69
2019 6.00 7.50 2.40 1.87 4.54
2018 6.00 7.50 2.53 1.89 4.49
2017 6.00 7.19 1.99 1.61 4.09
2016 5.00 6.00 1.87 1.55 4.03
2015 5.00 6.50 1.81 1.49 3.98
2014 5.00 6.00 1.89 1.40 3.95
2013 4.00 5.00 1.42 1.30 3.81
2012 5.00 6.00 1.47 1.35 4.12
2011 3.00 4.00 1.61 1.25 2.88
2010 3.38 5.12 1.75 1.50 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2021 0.96 3.42 3.46 1.65 2.39 2.58
2020 1.03 3.75 3.44 2.13 2.85 2.35
2019 0.99 3.29 4.17 1.93 1.95 -
2018 1.02 3.39 3.18 2.03 - -
2017 1.06 3.04 3.10 1.92 2.38 2.80
2016 0.93 3.06 3.31 1.71 2.17 2.85
2015 1.00 2.84 3.94 1.93 1.96 2.03
2014 0.95 2.86 3.18 2.25 1.50 -
2013 1.20 2.33 2.65 1.53 1.80 3.04
2012 0.98 3.12 2.14 1.83 2.67 3.65
2011 1.44 3.01 2.66 1.82 2.00 4.00
2010 2.23 2.62 2.20 1.63 2.80 3.77
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2021 4.03 3.52 2.38 1.83 4.45 3.85 1.65 2.02
2020 3.84 3.04 2.74 1.72 6.02 4.46 1.78 2.23
2019 5.27 3.16 2.59 1.85 4.79 2.82 2.65 1.80
2018 4.57 3.27 3.17 1.40 3.50 4.06 2.01 2.24
2017 4.25 3.55 2.97 1.39 4.87 4.11 2.37 2.42
2016 4.26 3.22 2.72 1.94 3.98 3.50 2.04 2.57
2015 3.56 3.48 2.48 1.35 3.64 3.28 2.11 2.36
2014 3.09 2.80 1.30 2.13 3.00 2.25 - -
2013 2.31 2.15 1.63 1.32 1.93 2.37 - -
2012 3.30 1.84 2.95 1.00 1.67 2.59 - -
2011 3.19 1.10 1.13 1.14 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2021 12.75 12.00 10.00 11.73 15.01
2020 12.56 15.00 10.00 12.46 14.77
2019 - 12.00 - 9.76 12.94
2018 10.83 10.00 10.00 11.89 13.93
2017 11.19 13.00 8.00 10.12 13.76
2016 10.22 12.00 6.25 8.87 11.12
2015 9.77 12.00 6.00 10.25 12.89
2014 4.82 10.50 6.00 11.06 -
2013 8.62 10.00 6.00 4.75 -
2012 9.24 10.50 6.75 7.27 -
2011 7.83 12.00 4.50 7.58 -
2010 7.60 12.00 5.50 8.05 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2021 2213.25 1640.32 4171.38 3241.62
2020 2230.53 1795.12 4288.21 2998.55
2019 2260.07 1743.53 4119.31 3066.36
2018 2139.40 1649.79 3881.70 2825.53
2017 2043.57 1552.67 3455.08 2726.98
2016 1867.88 1378.68 3539.09 2565.51
2015 1739.25 1331.48 3289.08 2541.55
2014 1658.40 1173.21 3009.09 2291.67
2013 1596.36 1099.64 2477.78 1822.22
2012 1400.00 1066.67 2671.43 1778.57
2011 1334.00 1170.00 3075.00 2500.00
2010 1420.00 1020.83 2780.00 1750.00

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2021 9377.19 5820.58
2020 8661.69 5949.12
2019 7995.52 5201.00
2018 7232.95 4437.20
2017 7147.32 4379.24
2016 5006.63 3433.76
2015 7438.36 3733.59
2014 - -
2013 4423.52 -
2012 6081.61 3088.43
2011 4402.44 1679.17
2010 3767.37 2332.18

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2021 5563.71
2020 4507.58
2019 4535.46
2018 3929.71
2017 3356.29
2016 3659.10
2015 3093.68
2014 3417.85
2013 3532.33
2012 2496.75
2011 3049.18
2010 4166.67

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2021 1.75 1.14
2020 1.75 0.94
2019 1.75 1.02
2018 1.75 0.96
2017 1.75 0.82
2016 1.75 0.76
2015 1.75 0.88
2014 1.75 1.08
2013 1.50 1.05
2012 1.50 1.10
2011 1.65 1.04
2010 1.75 0.86
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2021 92.50
2020 100.00
2019 100.00
2018 100.00
2017 100.00
2016 100.00
2015 100.00
2014 95.00
2013 67.50
2012 80.00
2011 62.50
2010 67.50

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2021 3.14
2020 3.60
2019 4.18
2018 4.33
2017 3.96
2016 3.76
2015 3.97
2014 4.27
2013 4.14
2012 4.00
2011 4.74
2010 5.38

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2021 145.08 65.71
2020 142.95 66.69
2019 129.50 64.10
2018 144.11 57.48
2017 133.40 56.28
2016 136.68 50.84
2015 117.79 47.61
2014 111.19 40.32
2013 112.68 37.50
2012 95.83 41.50
2011 156.00 43.62
2010 149.17 35.75

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2021 45.83 - 15.49
2020 40.68 7.71 15.00
2019 42.77 10.89 15.00
2018 42.45 12.67 15.00
2017 42.18 14.17 15.00
2016 41.49 11.75 14.00
2015 42.71 16.50 14.00
2014 46.00 - 13.00
2013 40.50 - 11.75
2012 54.17 - 15.00
2011 35.00 10.00 10.00
2010 55.75 39.00 10.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2021 57.38 43.29 87.74 124.88
2020 51.86 39.24 77.37 115.54
2019 50.30 35.61 79.72 108.98
2018 51.63 40.49 79.39 100.88
2017 46.48 37.85 76.20 95.97
2016 48.31 37.71 76.28 98.21
2015 49.30 33.81 80.28 102.08
2014 45.12 32.50 94.67 91.50
2013 45.00 37.50 84.82 102.64
2012 46.25 53.00 71.25 115.00
2011 46.25 40.00 84.50 133.33
2010 53.33 40.00 57.00 72.50
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