Cost of Living Comparison Between Cartago and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 53.36% higher than in Cartago (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 113.13% higher than in Cartago
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 428.46% higher than in Cartago
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 145.14% higher than in Cartago
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 51.90% higher than in Cartago
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 138.41% higher than in Cartago
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Restaurants
Cartago Edit Vancouver Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3,750.00 ₡
(8.12 C$)
11,546.76 ₡
(25.00 C$)
     +207.91 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20,000.00 ₡
(43.30 C$)
51,960.43 ₡
(112.50 C$)
     +159.80 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,100.00 ₡
(8.88 C$)
5,542.45 ₡
(12.00 C$)
     +35.18 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,300.00 ₡
(2.81 C$)
3,233.09 ₡
(7.00 C$)
     +148.70 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,250.00 ₡
(4.87 C$)
4,156.83 ₡
(9.00 C$)
     +84.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,033.33 ₡
(2.24 C$)
2,291.07 ₡
(4.96 C$)
     +121.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 716.67 ₡
(1.55 C$)
1,216.97 ₡
(2.63 C$)
     +69.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 950.00 ₡
(2.06 C$)
1,114.40 ₡
(2.41 C$)
     +17.30 %
Markets
Cartago Edit Vancouver Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,744.42 ₡
(5.94 C$)
5,530.22 ₡
(11.97 C$)
     +101.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 725.75 ₡
(1.57 C$)
1,389.00 ₡
(3.01 C$)
     +91.39 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 537.05 ₡
(1.16 C$)
953.54 ₡
(2.06 C$)
     +77.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,704.00 ₡
(3.69 C$)
2,152.32 ₡
(4.66 C$)
     +26.31 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,360.78 ₡
(2.95 C$)
3,519.89 ₡
(7.62 C$)
     +158.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,837.05 ₡
(3.98 C$)
3,319.08 ₡
(7.19 C$)
     +80.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,464.52 ₡
(5.34 C$)
4,101.74 ₡
(8.88 C$)
     +66.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,209.58 ₡
(2.62 C$)
864.44 ₡
(1.87 C$)
     -28.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 574.55 ₡
(1.24 C$)
403.88 ₡
(0.87 C$)
     -29.71 %
Oranges (1 lb) 438.47 ₡
(0.95 C$)
946.62 ₡
(2.05 C$)
     +115.89 %
Tomato (1 lb) 514.07 ₡
(1.11 C$)
964.10 ₡
(2.09 C$)
     +87.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 755.99 ₡
(1.64 C$)
708.77 ₡
(1.53 C$)
     -6.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 347.75 ₡
(0.75 C$)
524.49 ₡
(1.14 C$)
     +50.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 550.00 ₡
(1.19 C$)
1,407.87 ₡
(3.05 C$)
     +155.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,100.00 ₡
(4.55 C$)
1,208.80 ₡
(2.62 C$)
     -42.44 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10,000.00 ₡
(21.65 C$)
9,237.41 ₡
(20.00 C$)
     -7.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,146.85 ₡
(2.48 C$)
1,566.94 ₡
(3.39 C$)
     +36.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,833.33 ₡
(3.97 C$)
1,857.04 ₡
(4.02 C$)
     +1.29 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,000.00 ₡
(4.33 C$)
8,773.23 ₡
(18.99 C$)
     +338.66 %
Transportation
Cartago Edit Vancouver Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 570.00 ₡
(1.23 C$)
1,408.70 ₡
(3.05 C$)
     +147.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30,000.00 ₡
(64.95 C$)
57,733.81 ₡
(125.00 C$)
     +92.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 800.00 ₡
(1.73 C$)
1,732.01 ₡
(3.75 C$)
     +116.50 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,367.94 ₡
(2.96 C$)
1,434.59 ₡
(3.11 C$)
     +4.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,459.38 ₡
(7.49 C$)
16,858.27 ₡
(36.50 C$)
     +387.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,749.47 ₡
(5.95 C$)
3,701.49 ₡
(8.01 C$)
     +34.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000,000.00 ₡
(38,971.97 C$)
13,856,114.24 ₡
(30,000.00 C$)
     -23.02 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000,000.00 ₡
(43,302.18 C$)
12,138,533.41 ₡
(26,281.25 C$)
     -39.31 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Cartago Edit Vancouver Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 41,875.00 ₡
(90.66 C$)
53,318.44 ₡
(115.44 C$)
     +27.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 33.90 ₡
(0.07 C$)
161.65 ₡
(0.35 C$)
     +376.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33,972.83 ₡
(73.55 C$)
38,918.09 ₡
(84.26 C$)
     +14.56 %
Sports And Leisure
Cartago Edit Vancouver Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31,666.67 ₡
(68.56 C$)
29,685.68 ₡
(64.27 C$)
     -6.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15,000.00 ₡
(32.48 C$)
7,513.09 ₡
(16.27 C$)
     -49.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4,000.00 ₡
(8.66 C$)
7,849.49 ₡
(16.99 C$)
     +96.24 %
Childcare
Cartago Edit Vancouver Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 222,500.00 ₡
(481.74 C$)
633,978.00 ₡
(1,372.63 C$)
     +184.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
(? C$)
11,842,559.82 ₡
(25,640.43 C$)
    
Clothing And Shoes
Cartago Edit Vancouver Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 31,333.33 ₡
(67.84 C$)
36,828.09 ₡
(79.74 C$)
     +17.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30,666.67 ₡
(66.40 C$)
22,981.40 ₡
(49.76 C$)
     -25.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72,333.33 ₡
(156.61 C$)
54,392.04 ₡
(117.76 C$)
     -24.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 55,000.00 ₡
(119.08 C$)
72,122.85 ₡
(156.15 C$)
     +31.13 %
Rent Per Month
Cartago Edit Vancouver Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 190,000.00 ₡
(411.37 C$)
1,090,476.19 ₡
(2,361.00 C$)
     +473.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 180,000.00 ₡
(389.72 C$)
921,244.35 ₡
(1,994.59 C$)
     +411.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 310,000.00 ₡
(671.18 C$)
2,081,969.99 ₡
(4,507.69 C$)
     +571.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 367,475.90 ₡
(795.63 C$)
1,443,570.54 ₡
(3,125.49 C$)
     +292.83 %
Buy Apartment Price
Cartago Edit Vancouver Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
(? C$)
589,594.01 ₡
(1,276.54 C$)
    
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 39,799.67 ₡
(86.17 C$)
449,893.97 ₡
(974.07 C$)
     +1,030.40 %
Salaries And Financing
Cartago Edit Vancouver Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 450,000.00 ₡
(974.30 C$)
2,286,585.94 ₡
(4,950.71 C$)
     +408.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.00 3.98      -55.77 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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