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Cost of Living Comparison Between Cartago and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 37.86% higher than in Cartago
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 95.16% higher than in Cartago
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 436.37% higher than in Cartago
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 64.71% higher than in Cartago
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 44.03% higher than in Cartago
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 34.55% higher than in Cartago
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,185.39 ₡
(9.37 C$)
6,703.00 ₡
(15.00 C$)
     +60.15 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18,000.00 ₡
(40.28 C$)
35,749.33 ₡
(80.00 C$)
     +98.61 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,000.00 ₡
(8.95 C$)
4,468.67 ₡
(10.00 C$)
     +11.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,500.00 ₡
(3.36 C$)
2,904.63 ₡
(6.50 C$)
     +93.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,650.00 ₡
(3.69 C$)
3,239.78 ₡
(7.25 C$)
     +96.35 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,400.00 ₡
(3.13 C$)
1,947.50 ₡
(4.36 C$)
     +39.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 875.00 ₡
(1.96 C$)
1,021.33 ₡
(2.29 C$)
     +16.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 700.00 ₡
(1.57 C$)
859.93 ₡
(1.92 C$)
     +22.85 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,851.68 ₡
(6.38 C$)
3,988.69 ₡
(8.93 C$)
     +39.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,006.98 ₡
(2.25 C$)
1,205.77 ₡
(2.70 C$)
     +19.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 537.51 ₡
(1.20 C$)
786.46 ₡
(1.76 C$)
     +46.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,650.00 ₡
(3.69 C$)
1,829.47 ₡
(4.09 C$)
     +10.88 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,536.92 ₡
(3.44 C$)
3,089.39 ₡
(6.91 C$)
     +101.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,587.58 ₡
(3.55 C$)
3,033.44 ₡
(6.79 C$)
     +91.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,927.77 ₡
(4.31 C$)
3,021.62 ₡
(6.76 C$)
     +56.74 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,043.26 ₡
(2.33 C$)
681.28 ₡
(1.52 C$)
     -34.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 311.47 ₡
(0.70 C$)
348.00 ₡
(0.78 C$)
     +11.73 %
Oranges (1 lb) 408.23 ₡
(0.91 C$)
681.07 ₡
(1.52 C$)
     +66.83 %
Tomato (1 lb) 442.25 ₡
(0.99 C$)
893.52 ₡
(2.00 C$)
     +102.04 %
Potato (1 lb) 580.60 ₡
(1.30 C$)
484.97 ₡
(1.09 C$)
     -16.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 544.31 ₡
(1.22 C$)
500.84 ₡
(1.12 C$)
     -7.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 475.00 ₡
(1.06 C$)
960.99 ₡
(2.15 C$)
     +102.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,133.33 ₡
(2.54 C$)
1,057.29 ₡
(2.37 C$)
     -6.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,000.00 ₡
(13.43 C$)
8,043.60 ₡
(18.00 C$)
     +34.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,000.00 ₡
(2.24 C$)
1,206.51 ₡
(2.70 C$)
     +20.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,195.83 ₡
(2.68 C$)
1,516.15 ₡
(3.39 C$)
     +26.79 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,000.00 ₡
(4.48 C$)
6,256.13 ₡
(14.00 C$)
     +212.81 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 550.00 ₡
(1.23 C$)
1,318.26 ₡
(2.95 C$)
     +139.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 17,500.00 ₡
(39.16 C$)
42,452.33 ₡
(95.00 C$)
     +142.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 647.50 ₡
(1.45 C$)
1,564.03 ₡
(3.50 C$)
     +141.55 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,110.45 ₡
(2.48 C$)
1,359.22 ₡
(3.04 C$)
     +22.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,500.00 ₡
(12.31 C$)
15,130.91 ₡
(33.86 C$)
     +175.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,386.07 ₡
(5.34 C$)
2,515.76 ₡
(5.63 C$)
     +5.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,750,000.00 ₡
(30,769.80 C$)
11,171,666.93 ₡
(25,000.00 C$)
     -18.75 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,340,000.00 ₡
(32,090.11 C$)
10,509,822.41 ₡
(23,518.92 C$)
     -26.71 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 43,892.26 ₡
(98.22 C$)
35,257.97 ₡
(78.90 C$)
     -19.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 36.23 ₡
(0.08 C$)
170.31 ₡
(0.38 C$)
     +370.13 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30,624.93 ₡
(68.53 C$)
33,663.89 ₡
(75.33 C$)
     +9.92 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25,000.00 ₡
(55.95 C$)
23,383.58 ₡
(52.33 C$)
     -6.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15,000.00 ₡
(33.57 C$)
8,391.52 ₡
(18.78 C$)
     -44.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,100.00 ₡
(6.94 C$)
6,703.00 ₡
(15.00 C$)
     +116.23 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 206,793.87 ₡
(462.76 C$)
562,839.22 ₡
(1,259.52 C$)
     +172.17 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,496,771.07 ₡
(10,062.89 C$)
9,582,807.64 ₡
(21,444.44 C$)
     +113.10 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30,000.00 ₡
(67.13 C$)
31,336.53 ₡
(70.12 C$)
     +4.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 20,000.00 ₡
(44.76 C$)
19,245.63 ₡
(43.07 C$)
     -3.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 60,000.00 ₡
(134.27 C$)
47,223.05 ₡
(105.68 C$)
     -21.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 58,660.47 ₡
(131.27 C$)
61,283.45 ₡
(137.14 C$)
     +4.47 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 176,666.67 ₡
(395.35 C$)
864,607.22 ₡
(1,934.82 C$)
     +389.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 105,000.00 ₡
(234.97 C$)
677,627.82 ₡
(1,516.40 C$)
     +545.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 300,000.00 ₡
(671.34 C$)
1,628,279.05 ₡
(3,643.77 C$)
     +442.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 225,000.00 ₡
(503.51 C$)
1,165,594.07 ₡
(2,608.37 C$)
     +418.04 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
(? C$)
483,652.30 ₡
(1,082.32 C$)
    
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
(? C$)
362,326.08 ₡
(810.81 C$)
    
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 550,000.00 ₡
(1,230.79 C$)
1,444,261.64 ₡
(3,231.97 C$)
     +162.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.50 3.71      -56.33 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:13498
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CRC