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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Lima Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Lima are 24.13% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lima are 19.13% lower than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Lima are 3.33% lower than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Lima are 28.28% lower than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Lima are 32.53% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Lima is 1.08% higher than in San Jose
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  San JoseLimaDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡
(22.58 S/.)
2,126.21 ₡
(12.00 S/.)
     -46.84 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20,000.00 ₡
(112.88 S/.)
16,420.24 ₡
(92.67 S/.)
     -17.90 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,000.00 ₡
(22.58 S/.)
2,657.76 ₡
(15.00 S/.)
     -33.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,200.00 ₡
(6.77 S/.)
1,063.11 ₡
(6.00 S/.)
     -11.41 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2,000.00 ₡
(11.29 S/.)
1,594.66 ₡
(9.00 S/.)
     -20.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,328.53 ₡
(7.50 S/.)
1,458.88 ₡
(8.23 S/.)
     +9.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 822.49 ₡
(4.64 S/.)
391.88 ₡
(2.21 S/.)
     -52.35 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 699.22 ₡
(3.95 S/.)
259.94 ₡
(1.47 S/.)
     -62.82 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,015.69 ₡
(17.02 S/.)
2,850.05 ₡
(16.09 S/.)
     -5.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 944.68 ₡
(5.33 S/.)
911.03 ₡
(5.14 S/.)
     -3.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 557.92 ₡
(3.15 S/.)
278.50 ₡
(1.57 S/.)
     -50.08 %
Eggs (12) 1,745.77 ₡
(9.85 S/.)
992.23 ₡
(5.60 S/.)
     -43.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,505.17 ₡
(8.49 S/.)
2,087.38 ₡
(11.78 S/.)
     +38.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,953.59 ₡
(11.03 S/.)
1,316.05 ₡
(7.43 S/.)
     -32.63 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,539.86 ₡
(14.33 S/.)
2,199.20 ₡
(12.41 S/.)
     -13.41 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,229.15 ₡
(6.94 S/.)
390.89 ₡
(2.21 S/.)
     -68.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 302.00 ₡
(1.70 S/.)
272.40 ₡
(1.54 S/.)
     -9.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 556.47 ₡
(3.14 S/.)
287.01 ₡
(1.62 S/.)
     -48.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 660.26 ₡
(3.73 S/.)
295.24 ₡
(1.67 S/.)
     -55.28 %
Potato (1 lb) 493.02 ₡
(2.78 S/.)
213.34 ₡
(1.20 S/.)
     -56.73 %
Onion (1 lb) 525.54 ₡
(2.97 S/.)
218.78 ₡
(1.23 S/.)
     -58.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 468.92 ₡
(2.65 S/.)
395.71 ₡
(2.23 S/.)
     -15.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,088.46 ₡
(6.14 S/.)
459.41 ₡
(2.59 S/.)
     -57.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,250.00 ₡
(35.27 S/.)
4,429.61 ₡
(25.00 S/.)
     -29.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,016.01 ₡
(5.73 S/.)
805.38 ₡
(4.55 S/.)
     -20.73 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,783.48 ₡
(10.07 S/.)
1,208.07 ₡
(6.82 S/.)
     -32.26 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1,900.00 ₡
(10.72 S/.)
1,550.36 ₡
(8.75 S/.)
     -18.40 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 ₡
(2.26 S/.)
354.37 ₡
(2.00 S/.)
     -11.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 28,000.00 ₡
(158.03 S/.)
17,718.43 ₡
(100.00 S/.)
     -36.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 640.00 ₡
(3.61 S/.)
974.51 ₡
(5.50 S/.)
     +52.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,046.07 ₡
(5.90 S/.)
1,425.75 ₡
(8.05 S/.)
     +36.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,781.10 ₡
(32.63 S/.)
4,429.61 ₡
(25.00 S/.)
     -23.38 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,213.20 ₡
(12.49 S/.)
2,301.87 ₡
(12.99 S/.)
     +4.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,355,000.00 ₡
(69,729.65 S/.)
8,859,215.63 ₡
(50,000.00 S/.)
     -28.29 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,732,000.00 ₡
(83,145.06 S/.)
11,148,444.97 ₡
(62,920.05 S/.)
     -24.32 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 30,859.18 ₡
(174.16 S/.)
28,918.28 ₡
(163.21 S/.)
     -6.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 40.50 ₡
(0.23 S/.)
78.34 ₡
(0.44 S/.)
     +93.43 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 25,198.71 ₡
(142.22 S/.)
25,940.54 ₡
(146.40 S/.)
     +2.94 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29,208.33 ₡
(164.85 S/.)
31,893.18 ₡
(180.00 S/.)
     +9.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,828.08 ₡
(61.11 S/.)
5,874.04 ₡
(33.15 S/.)
     -45.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,500.00 ₡
(19.75 S/.)
3,543.69 ₡
(20.00 S/.)
     +1.25 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 183,333.33 ₡
(1,034.70 S/.)
136,643.04 ₡
(771.19 S/.)
     -25.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,234,330.00 ₡
(18,254.04 S/.)
10,663,707.27 ₡
(60,184.26 S/.)
     +229.70 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40,624.93 ₡
(229.28 S/.)
28,005.83 ₡
(158.06 S/.)
     -31.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28,833.33 ₡
(162.73 S/.)
27,110.30 ₡
(153.01 S/.)
     -5.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 58,574.93 ₡
(330.59 S/.)
43,195.37 ₡
(243.79 S/.)
     -26.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 56,631.84 ₡
(319.62 S/.)
45,612.30 ₡
(257.43 S/.)
     -19.46 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 337,997.65 ₡
(1,907.60 S/.)
334,971.00 ₡
(1,890.52 S/.)
     -0.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 232,014.95 ₡
(1,309.46 S/.)
221,046.39 ₡
(1,247.55 S/.)
     -4.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 583,151.65 ₡
(3,291.21 S/.)
611,323.62 ₡
(3,450.21 S/.)
     +4.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 432,561.79 ₡
(2,441.31 S/.)
374,937.09 ₡
(2,116.09 S/.)
     -13.32 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 87,694.27 ₡
(494.93 S/.)
111,785.05 ₡
(630.90 S/.)
     +27.47 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 62,994.76 ₡
(355.53 S/.)
75,053.64 ₡
(423.59 S/.)
     +19.14 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 394,785.71 ₡
(2,228.11 S/.)
322,711.07 ₡
(1,821.33 S/.)
     -18.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.95 10.86      +9.13 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
Contributors:109139
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CRC