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Cost of Living Comparison Between Cartago and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 40.67% higher than in Cartago
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 97.66% higher than in Cartago
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 433.47% higher than in Cartago
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 67.32% higher than in Cartago
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 49.29% higher than in Cartago
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 32.90% higher than in Cartago
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,195.37 ₡
(9.33 C$)
6,743.11 ₡
(15.00 C$)
     +60.73 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18,000.00 ₡
(40.04 C$)
35,963.26 ₡
(80.00 C$)
     +99.80 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,000.00 ₡
(8.90 C$)
4,495.41 ₡
(10.00 C$)
     +12.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,500.00 ₡
(3.34 C$)
2,922.01 ₡
(6.50 C$)
     +94.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,500.00 ₡
(3.34 C$)
3,371.56 ₡
(7.50 C$)
     +124.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,400.00 ₡
(3.11 C$)
1,940.42 ₡
(4.32 C$)
     +38.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 881.81 ₡
(1.96 C$)
1,038.94 ₡
(2.31 C$)
     +17.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 714.00 ₡
(1.59 C$)
889.62 ₡
(1.98 C$)
     +24.60 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,606.04 ₡
(5.80 C$)
3,935.55 ₡
(8.75 C$)
     +51.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,006.98 ₡
(2.24 C$)
1,179.13 ₡
(2.62 C$)
     +17.10 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 526.17 ₡
(1.17 C$)
805.23 ₡
(1.79 C$)
     +53.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,550.00 ₡
(3.45 C$)
1,748.10 ₡
(3.89 C$)
     +12.78 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,536.92 ₡
(3.42 C$)
3,006.43 ₡
(6.69 C$)
     +95.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,602.69 ₡
(3.57 C$)
3,187.87 ₡
(7.09 C$)
     +98.91 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,041.17 ₡
(4.54 C$)
3,062.36 ₡
(6.81 C$)
     +50.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 879.49 ₡
(1.96 C$)
708.51 ₡
(1.58 C$)
     -19.44 %
Banana (1 lb) 287.28 ₡
(0.64 C$)
353.13 ₡
(0.79 C$)
     +22.92 %
Oranges (1 lb) 408.23 ₡
(0.91 C$)
669.87 ₡
(1.49 C$)
     +64.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 461.08 ₡
(1.03 C$)
872.70 ₡
(1.94 C$)
     +89.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 558.37 ₡
(1.24 C$)
475.25 ₡
(1.06 C$)
     -14.89 %
Onion (1 lb) 501.67 ₡
(1.12 C$)
485.50 ₡
(1.08 C$)
     -3.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 450.00 ₡
(1.00 C$)
946.64 ₡
(2.11 C$)
     +110.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,100.00 ₡
(2.45 C$)
1,048.63 ₡
(2.33 C$)
     -4.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,000.00 ₡
(13.35 C$)
8,091.73 ₡
(18.00 C$)
     +34.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,000.00 ₡
(2.22 C$)
1,208.04 ₡
(2.69 C$)
     +20.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,200.00 ₡
(2.67 C$)
1,557.34 ₡
(3.46 C$)
     +29.78 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,000.00 ₡
(4.45 C$)
6,293.57 ₡
(14.00 C$)
     +214.68 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 550.00 ₡
(1.22 C$)
1,281.19 ₡
(2.85 C$)
     +132.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 20,750.00 ₡
(46.16 C$)
42,706.37 ₡
(95.00 C$)
     +105.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 650.00 ₡
(1.45 C$)
1,573.39 ₡
(3.50 C$)
     +142.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,038.03 ₡
(2.31 C$)
1,367.35 ₡
(3.04 C$)
     +31.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7,000.00 ₡
(15.57 C$)
15,221.45 ₡
(33.86 C$)
     +117.45 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,380.09 ₡
(5.29 C$)
2,618.98 ₡
(5.83 C$)
     +10.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,000,000.00 ₡
(28,918.40 C$)
11,436,316.88 ₡
(25,440.00 C$)
     -12.03 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,749,500.00 ₡
(32,810.15 C$)
10,572,713.91 ₡
(23,518.92 C$)
     -28.32 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 44,459.76 ₡
(98.90 C$)
34,874.60 ₡
(77.58 C$)
     -21.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 38.00 ₡
(0.08 C$)
169.50 ₡
(0.38 C$)
     +346.06 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29,950.00 ₡
(66.62 C$)
34,299.88 ₡
(76.30 C$)
     +14.52 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25,000.00 ₡
(55.61 C$)
23,539.59 ₡
(52.36 C$)
     -5.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15,000.00 ₡
(33.37 C$)
7,975.60 ₡
(17.74 C$)
     -46.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,500.00 ₡
(7.79 C$)
6,743.11 ₡
(15.00 C$)
     +92.66 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 222,500.00 ₡
(494.95 C$)
562,862.49 ₡
(1,252.08 C$)
     +152.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,669,641.73 ₡
(10,387.58 C$)
8,676,136.63 ₡
(19,300.00 C$)
     +85.80 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30,000.00 ₡
(66.73 C$)
32,373.06 ₡
(72.01 C$)
     +7.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 20,000.00 ₡
(44.49 C$)
19,311.81 ₡
(42.96 C$)
     -3.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 60,000.00 ₡
(133.47 C$)
47,422.91 ₡
(105.49 C$)
     -20.96 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 58,747.97 ₡
(130.68 C$)
58,470.78 ₡
(130.07 C$)
     -0.47 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 176,666.67 ₡
(392.99 C$)
858,900.34 ₡
(1,910.62 C$)
     +386.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 105,000.00 ₡
(233.57 C$)
666,369.49 ₡
(1,482.33 C$)
     +534.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 300,000.00 ₡
(667.35 C$)
1,604,480.13 ₡
(3,569.15 C$)
     +434.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 225,000.00 ₡
(500.51 C$)
1,157,394.55 ₡
(2,574.62 C$)
     +414.40 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
(? C$)
485,784.67 ₡
(1,080.62 C$)
    
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
(? C$)
378,127.74 ₡
(841.14 C$)
    
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 550,000.00 ₡
(1,223.47 C$)
1,444,749.07 ₡
(3,213.83 C$)
     +162.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.05 3.72      -58.91 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
Contributors:14502
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CRC