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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Lima are 27.40% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 23.34% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 10.02% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 34.45% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 35.14% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 16.00% lower than in San Jose
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  San JoseLimaDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,350.00 ₡
(24.52 S/.)
2,129.21 ₡
(12.00 S/.)
     -51.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20,038.00 ₡
(112.93 S/.)
14,587.07 ₡
(82.21 S/.)
     -27.20 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,000.00 ₡
(22.54 S/.)
2,661.52 ₡
(15.00 S/.)
     -33.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,400.00 ₡
(7.89 S/.)
1,108.43 ₡
(6.25 S/.)
     -20.83 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2,500.00 ₡
(14.09 S/.)
1,596.91 ₡
(9.00 S/.)
     -36.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,412.36 ₡
(7.96 S/.)
1,504.80 ₡
(8.48 S/.)
     +6.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 940.52 ₡
(5.30 S/.)
422.07 ₡
(2.38 S/.)
     -55.12 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 769.38 ₡
(4.34 S/.)
270.91 ₡
(1.53 S/.)
     -64.79 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,098.09 ₡
(17.46 S/.)
2,757.87 ₡
(15.54 S/.)
     -10.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 973.43 ₡
(5.49 S/.)
785.67 ₡
(4.43 S/.)
     -19.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 521.63 ₡
(2.94 S/.)
278.65 ₡
(1.57 S/.)
     -46.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,519.44 ₡
(8.56 S/.)
1,003.10 ₡
(5.65 S/.)
     -33.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,516.51 ₡
(8.55 S/.)
2,088.39 ₡
(11.77 S/.)
     +37.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2,111.41 ₡
(11.90 S/.)
1,291.08 ₡
(7.28 S/.)
     -38.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,626.62 ₡
(14.80 S/.)
2,221.33 ₡
(12.52 S/.)
     -15.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,275.59 ₡
(7.19 S/.)
387.78 ₡
(2.19 S/.)
     -69.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 317.31 ₡
(1.79 S/.)
283.35 ₡
(1.60 S/.)
     -10.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 693.51 ₡
(3.91 S/.)
294.47 ₡
(1.66 S/.)
     -57.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 712.69 ₡
(4.02 S/.)
290.05 ₡
(1.63 S/.)
     -59.30 %
Potato (1 lb) 514.25 ₡
(2.90 S/.)
209.99 ₡
(1.18 S/.)
     -59.17 %
Onion (1 lb) 517.86 ₡
(2.92 S/.)
231.36 ₡
(1.30 S/.)
     -55.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 473.57 ₡
(2.67 S/.)
383.90 ₡
(2.16 S/.)
     -18.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,116.67 ₡
(6.29 S/.)
476.71 ₡
(2.69 S/.)
     -57.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,000.00 ₡
(33.82 S/.)
4,435.86 ₡
(25.00 S/.)
     -26.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 971.23 ₡
(5.47 S/.)
806.52 ₡
(4.55 S/.)
     -16.96 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,730.06 ₡
(9.75 S/.)
1,217.85 ₡
(6.86 S/.)
     -29.61 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,900.00 ₡
(10.71 S/.)
1,552.55 ₡
(8.75 S/.)
     -18.29 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 ₡
(2.25 S/.)
354.87 ₡
(2.00 S/.)
     -11.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 26,750.00 ₡
(150.76 S/.)
16,856.28 ₡
(95.00 S/.)
     -36.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 640.00 ₡
(3.61 S/.)
1,242.04 ₡
(7.00 S/.)
     +94.07 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,126.54 ₡
(6.35 S/.)
1,427.77 ₡
(8.05 S/.)
     +26.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,368.00 ₡
(30.25 S/.)
4,435.86 ₡
(25.00 S/.)
     -17.36 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,296.63 ₡
(12.94 S/.)
2,345.53 ₡
(13.22 S/.)
     +2.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,355,000.00 ₡
(69,631.31 S/.)
8,871,727.75 ₡
(50,000.00 S/.)
     -28.19 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,752,982.57 ₡
(83,146.05 S/.)
11,419,079.61 ₡
(64,356.57 S/.)
     -22.60 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 35,450.57 ₡
(199.80 S/.)
30,149.82 ₡
(169.92 S/.)
     -14.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 38.31 ₡
(0.22 S/.)
77.94 ₡
(0.44 S/.)
     +103.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28,980.17 ₡
(163.33 S/.)
25,330.90 ₡
(142.76 S/.)
     -12.59 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30,000.00 ₡
(169.08 S/.)
32,825.39 ₡
(185.00 S/.)
     +9.42 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11,042.50 ₡
(62.23 S/.)
6,492.01 ₡
(36.59 S/.)
     -41.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4,000.00 ₡
(22.54 S/.)
3,371.26 ₡
(19.00 S/.)
     -15.72 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 219,382.22 ₡
(1,236.41 S/.)
98,903.80 ₡
(557.41 S/.)
     -54.92 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,058,026.67 ₡
(22,870.55 S/.)
4,968,167.54 ₡
(28,000.00 S/.)
     +22.43 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41,438.22 ₡
(233.54 S/.)
27,012.93 ₡
(152.24 S/.)
     -34.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34,000.00 ₡
(191.62 S/.)
25,823.72 ₡
(145.54 S/.)
     -24.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 63,277.71 ₡
(356.63 S/.)
42,564.42 ₡
(239.89 S/.)
     -32.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 59,427.00 ₡
(334.92 S/.)
42,521.67 ₡
(239.65 S/.)
     -28.45 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 329,619.13 ₡
(1,857.69 S/.)
300,763.77 ₡
(1,695.07 S/.)
     -8.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 249,696.84 ₡
(1,407.26 S/.)
200,381.28 ₡
(1,129.33 S/.)
     -19.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 562,214.00 ₡
(3,168.57 S/.)
552,680.25 ₡
(3,114.84 S/.)
     -1.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 447,108.08 ₡
(2,519.85 S/.)
381,965.45 ₡
(2,152.71 S/.)
     -14.57 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 83,388.35 ₡
(469.97 S/.)
114,104.99 ₡
(643.08 S/.)
     +36.84 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 58,489.00 ₡
(329.64 S/.)
69,046.34 ₡
(389.14 S/.)
     +18.05 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 457,638.83 ₡
(2,579.20 S/.)
294,676.21 ₡
(1,660.76 S/.)
     -35.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.73 10.59      +8.87 %
Last update: September 2017September 2017
Contributors:117154
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CRC