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Cost of Living Comparison Between Cartago and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 49.45% higher than in Cartago
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 108.89% higher than in Cartago
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 452.95% higher than in Cartago
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 78.05% higher than in Cartago
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 66.91% higher than in Cartago
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 34.65% higher than in Cartago
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡
(8.99 C$)
7,118.99 ₡
(16.00 C$)
     +77.97 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 16,670.00 ₡
(37.47 C$)
35,594.95 ₡
(80.00 C$)
     +113.53 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,072.08 ₡
(9.15 C$)
4,449.37 ₡
(10.00 C$)
     +9.27 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,100.00 ₡
(2.47 C$)
3,114.56 ₡
(7.00 C$)
     +183.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,800.00 ₡
(4.05 C$)
3,114.56 ₡
(7.00 C$)
     +73.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,270.00 ₡
(2.85 C$)
1,969.08 ₡
(4.43 C$)
     +55.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 816.67 ₡
(1.84 C$)
953.61 ₡
(2.14 C$)
     +16.77 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 700.00 ₡
(1.57 C$)
853.37 ₡
(1.92 C$)
     +21.91 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,851.68 ₡
(6.41 C$)
4,305.57 ₡
(9.68 C$)
     +50.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 983.33 ₡
(2.21 C$)
1,309.56 ₡
(2.94 C$)
     +33.18 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 521.63 ₡
(1.17 C$)
828.42 ₡
(1.86 C$)
     +58.81 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,627.50 ₡
(3.66 C$)
1,874.04 ₡
(4.21 C$)
     +15.15 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,519.54 ₡
(3.42 C$)
3,492.35 ₡
(7.85 C$)
     +129.83 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,587.58 ₡
(3.57 C$)
3,084.55 ₡
(6.93 C$)
     +94.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,927.77 ₡
(4.33 C$)
3,679.18 ₡
(8.27 C$)
     +90.85 %
Apples (1 lb) 755.99 ₡
(1.70 C$)
783.54 ₡
(1.76 C$)
     +3.64 %
Banana (1 lb) 317.52 ₡
(0.71 C$)
386.85 ₡
(0.87 C$)
     +21.84 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ₡
(0.61 C$)
750.50 ₡
(1.69 C$)
     +175.76 %
Tomato (1 lb) 442.25 ₡
(0.99 C$)
962.71 ₡
(2.16 C$)
     +117.68 %
Potato (1 lb) 558.37 ₡
(1.25 C$)
568.24 ₡
(1.28 C$)
     +1.77 %
Onion (1 lb) 482.82 ₡
(1.09 C$)
607.68 ₡
(1.37 C$)
     +25.86 %
Lettuce (1 head) 500.00 ₡
(1.12 C$)
1,104.56 ₡
(2.48 C$)
     +120.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,000.00 ₡
(2.25 C$)
1,110.12 ₡
(2.50 C$)
     +11.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,000.00 ₡
(13.49 C$)
8,898.74 ₡
(20.00 C$)
     +48.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 937.50 ₡
(2.11 C$)
1,243.73 ₡
(2.80 C$)
     +32.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,250.00 ₡
(2.81 C$)
1,626.35 ₡
(3.66 C$)
     +30.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,500.00 ₡
(5.62 C$)
6,229.12 ₡
(14.00 C$)
     +149.16 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 550.00 ₡
(1.24 C$)
1,312.56 ₡
(2.95 C$)
     +138.65 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 21,250.00 ₡
(47.76 C$)
42,269.00 ₡
(95.00 C$)
     +98.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 647.50 ₡
(1.46 C$)
1,557.28 ₡
(3.50 C$)
     +140.51 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,062.17 ₡
(2.39 C$)
1,353.35 ₡
(3.04 C$)
     +27.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,500.00 ₡
(12.36 C$)
15,065.56 ₡
(33.86 C$)
     +173.92 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,400.29 ₡
(5.39 C$)
2,545.30 ₡
(5.72 C$)
     +6.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,000,000.00 ₡
(29,217.63 C$)
11,443,776.19 ₡
(25,720.00 C$)
     -11.97 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,792,781.79 ₡
(33,246.92 C$)
10,641,095.26 ₡
(23,915.97 C$)
     -28.07 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 42,703.93 ₡
(95.98 C$)
36,838.76 ₡
(82.80 C$)
     -13.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 35.86 ₡
(0.08 C$)
171.45 ₡
(0.39 C$)
     +378.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35,000.00 ₡
(78.66 C$)
33,126.80 ₡
(74.45 C$)
     -5.35 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25,000.00 ₡
(56.19 C$)
23,610.05 ₡
(53.06 C$)
     -5.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15,000.00 ₡
(33.71 C$)
7,514.80 ₡
(16.89 C$)
     -49.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,300.00 ₡
(7.42 C$)
6,674.05 ₡
(15.00 C$)
     +102.24 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 208,208.82 ₡
(467.95 C$)
573,455.17 ₡
(1,288.85 C$)
     +175.42 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,620,809.99 ₡
(10,385.32 C$)
9,877,598.42 ₡
(22,200.00 C$)
     +113.76 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35,000.00 ₡
(78.66 C$)
31,023.44 ₡
(69.73 C$)
     -11.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 22,333.33 ₡
(50.19 C$)
21,422.40 ₡
(48.15 C$)
     -4.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68,333.33 ₡
(153.58 C$)
48,585.52 ₡
(109.20 C$)
     -28.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 48,333.33 ₡
(108.63 C$)
63,272.04 ₡
(142.20 C$)
     +30.91 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 176,666.67 ₡
(397.06 C$)
886,130.70 ₡
(1,991.59 C$)
     +401.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 105,000.00 ₡
(235.99 C$)
708,608.84 ₡
(1,592.61 C$)
     +574.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 300,000.00 ₡
(674.25 C$)
1,661,803.88 ₡
(3,734.92 C$)
     +453.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 225,000.00 ₡
(505.69 C$)
1,196,279.50 ₡
(2,688.65 C$)
     +431.68 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
(? C$)
505,781.94 ₡
(1,136.75 C$)
    
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
(? C$)
371,477.49 ₡
(834.90 C$)
    
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 550,000.00 ₡
(1,236.13 C$)
1,546,935.31 ₡
(3,476.75 C$)
     +181.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.51 3.71      -60.99 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:12501
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CRC