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Cost of Living Comparison Between Cartago and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 50.54% higher than in Cartago
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 110.72% higher than in Cartago
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 457.18% higher than in Cartago
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 72.68% higher than in Cartago
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 58.05% higher than in Cartago
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 27.25% higher than in Cartago
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,250.00 ₡
(9.13 C$)
6,983.00 ₡
(15.00 C$)
     +64.31 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18,000.00 ₡
(38.67 C$)
37,242.66 ₡
(80.00 C$)
     +106.90 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3,800.00 ₡
(8.16 C$)
4,655.33 ₡
(10.00 C$)
     +22.51 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,500.00 ₡
(3.22 C$)
2,793.20 ₡
(6.00 C$)
     +86.21 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,548.18 ₡
(3.33 C$)
3,258.73 ₡
(7.00 C$)
     +110.49 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,400.00 ₡
(3.01 C$)
2,004.96 ₡
(4.31 C$)
     +43.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 850.00 ₡
(1.83 C$)
1,097.68 ₡
(2.36 C$)
     +29.14 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 700.00 ₡
(1.50 C$)
945.77 ₡
(2.03 C$)
     +35.11 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,649.79 ₡
(5.69 C$)
4,301.91 ₡
(9.24 C$)
     +62.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 983.33 ₡
(2.11 C$)
1,332.37 ₡
(2.86 C$)
     +35.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 517.51 ₡
(1.11 C$)
834.39 ₡
(1.79 C$)
     +61.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,533.33 ₡
(3.29 C$)
1,857.48 ₡
(3.99 C$)
     +21.14 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,500.00 ₡
(3.22 C$)
3,036.59 ₡
(6.52 C$)
     +102.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,602.69 ₡
(3.44 C$)
3,259.80 ₡
(7.00 C$)
     +103.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,078.97 ₡
(4.47 C$)
3,208.79 ₡
(6.89 C$)
     +54.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 879.49 ₡
(1.89 C$)
775.64 ₡
(1.67 C$)
     -11.81 %
Banana (1 lb) 272.16 ₡
(0.58 C$)
370.47 ₡
(0.80 C$)
     +36.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 408.23 ₡
(0.88 C$)
705.05 ₡
(1.51 C$)
     +72.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 442.25 ₡
(0.95 C$)
866.61 ₡
(1.86 C$)
     +95.95 %
Potato (1 lb) 512.56 ₡
(1.10 C$)
492.16 ₡
(1.06 C$)
     -3.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 422.60 ₡
(0.91 C$)
490.37 ₡
(1.05 C$)
     +16.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 450.00 ₡
(0.97 C$)
957.71 ₡
(2.06 C$)
     +112.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,100.00 ₡
(2.36 C$)
1,085.93 ₡
(2.33 C$)
     -1.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,000.00 ₡
(12.89 C$)
8,612.36 ₡
(18.50 C$)
     +43.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 900.00 ₡
(1.93 C$)
1,239.61 ₡
(2.66 C$)
     +37.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,238.54 ₡
(2.66 C$)
1,612.74 ₡
(3.46 C$)
     +30.21 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,000.00 ₡
(4.30 C$)
6,517.46 ₡
(14.00 C$)
     +225.87 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 555.00 ₡
(1.19 C$)
1,303.49 ₡
(2.80 C$)
     +134.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 17,500.00 ₡
(37.59 C$)
44,225.65 ₡
(95.00 C$)
     +152.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 650.00 ₡
(1.40 C$)
1,629.37 ₡
(3.50 C$)
     +150.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,110.45 ₡
(2.39 C$)
1,415.99 ₡
(3.04 C$)
     +27.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7,000.00 ₡
(15.04 C$)
15,762.95 ₡
(33.86 C$)
     +125.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,380.13 ₡
(5.11 C$)
2,743.53 ₡
(5.89 C$)
     +15.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,000,000.00 ₡
(27,924.97 C$)
12,103,862.95 ₡
(26,000.00 C$)
     -6.89 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,749,500.00 ₡
(31,683.03 C$)
10,977,272.63 ₡
(23,580.00 C$)
     -25.58 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 42,541.67 ₡
(91.38 C$)
37,528.22 ₡
(80.61 C$)
     -11.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 38.00 ₡
(0.08 C$)
206.06 ₡
(0.44 C$)
     +442.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29,950.00 ₡
(64.33 C$)
35,506.14 ₡
(76.27 C$)
     +18.55 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 21,250.00 ₡
(45.65 C$)
24,580.15 ₡
(52.80 C$)
     +15.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15,000.00 ₡
(32.22 C$)
8,311.06 ₡
(17.85 C$)
     -44.59 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,300.00 ₡
(7.09 C$)
6,983.00 ₡
(15.00 C$)
     +111.61 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 214,092.04 ₡
(459.89 C$)
586,350.14 ₡
(1,259.52 C$)
     +173.88 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,783,508.62 ₡
(10,275.33 C$)
8,984,790.57 ₡
(19,300.00 C$)
     +87.83 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30,000.00 ₡
(64.44 C$)
33,969.39 ₡
(72.97 C$)
     +13.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 23,500.00 ₡
(50.48 C$)
20,156.50 ₡
(43.30 C$)
     -14.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 59,931.22 ₡
(128.74 C$)
49,191.26 ₡
(105.67 C$)
     -17.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 50,000.00 ₡
(107.40 C$)
61,932.25 ₡
(133.04 C$)
     +23.86 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 165,000.00 ₡
(354.43 C$)
905,407.92 ₡
(1,944.88 C$)
     +448.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 118,333.33 ₡
(254.19 C$)
690,921.24 ₡
(1,484.15 C$)
     +483.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 300,000.00 ₡
(644.42 C$)
1,672,828.65 ₡
(3,593.36 C$)
     +457.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 225,000.00 ₡
(483.32 C$)
1,213,489.85 ₡
(2,606.67 C$)
     +439.33 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
(? C$)
507,048.38 ₡
(1,089.18 C$)
    
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
(? C$)
388,131.28 ₡
(833.73 C$)
    
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 550,000.00 ₡
(1,181.44 C$)
1,474,716.78 ₡
(3,167.80 C$)
     +168.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.05 3.58      -60.39 %
Last update: November 2018November 2018
Contributors:14472
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CRC