Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Galway 

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Consumer Prices in Galway are 56.80% higher than in San Jose (without rent)
Rent Prices in Galway are 139.86% higher than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Galway are 89.88% higher than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Galway are 35.80% higher than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Galway is 75.21% higher than in San Jose
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Restaurants
San Jose[ Edit ] Galway[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡
(5.54 €)
10,820.72 ₡
(15.00 €)
     +170.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25,000.00 ₡
(34.66 €)
43,282.88 ₡
(60.00 €)
     +73.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,500.00 ₡
(6.24 €)
5,771.05 ₡
(8.00 €)
     +28.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,500.00 ₡
(2.08 €)
3,606.91 ₡
(5.00 €)
     +140.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,500.00 ₡
(3.47 €)
3,606.91 ₡
(5.00 €)
     +44.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,575.64 ₡
(2.18 €)
2,191.20 ₡
(3.04 €)
     +39.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 903.89 ₡
(1.25 €)
1,265.19 ₡
(1.75 €)
     +39.97 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 793.48 ₡
(1.10 €)
892.85 ₡
(1.24 €)
     +12.52 %
Markets
San Jose[ Edit ] Galway[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,177.78 ₡
(4.41 €)
2,688.71 ₡
(3.73 €)
     -15.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 847.21 ₡
(1.17 €)
928.47 ₡
(1.29 €)
     +9.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 344.07 ₡
(0.48 €)
490.35 ₡
(0.68 €)
     +42.51 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,419.08 ₡
(1.97 €)
2,190.11 ₡
(3.04 €)
     +54.33 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,725.77 ₡
(2.39 €)
2,423.53 ₡
(3.36 €)
     +40.43 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,780.06 ₡
(2.47 €)
2,965.37 ₡
(4.11 €)
     +66.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,536.64 ₡
(3.52 €)
3,709.65 ₡
(5.14 €)
     +46.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,140.62 ₡
(1.58 €)
823.49 ₡
(1.14 €)
     -27.80 %
Banana (1 lb) 365.54 ₡
(0.51 €)
668.74 ₡
(0.93 €)
     +82.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 645.70 ₡
(0.90 €)
817.38 ₡
(1.13 €)
     +26.59 %
Tomato (1 lb) 600.27 ₡
(0.83 €)
866.02 ₡
(1.20 €)
     +44.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 577.25 ₡
(0.80 €)
550.81 ₡
(0.76 €)
     -4.58 %
Onion (1 lb) 638.32 ₡
(0.88 €)
509.80 ₡
(0.71 €)
     -20.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 537.86 ₡
(0.75 €)
706.95 ₡
(0.98 €)
     +31.44 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,331.58 ₡
(1.85 €)
813.10 ₡
(1.13 €)
     -38.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8,000.00 ₡
(11.09 €)
6,853.12 ₡
(9.50 €)
     -14.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,213.53 ₡
(1.68 €)
1,767.38 ₡
(2.45 €)
     +45.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,181.32 ₡
(3.02 €)
1,886.41 ₡
(2.61 €)
     -13.52 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,400.00 ₡
(3.33 €)
9,738.65 ₡
(13.50 €)
     +305.78 %
Transportation
San Jose[ Edit ] Galway[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 500.00 ₡
(0.69 €)
1,731.32 ₡
(2.40 €)
     +246.26 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 23,260.87 ₡
(32.24 €)
44,004.26 ₡
(61.00 €)
     +89.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 670.00 ₡
(0.93 €)
2,885.53 ₡
(4.00 €)
     +330.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,126.54 ₡
(1.56 €)
1,323.48 ₡
(1.83 €)
     +17.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,775.00 ₡
(5.23 €)
19,477.30 ₡
(27.00 €)
     +415.95 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,389.70 ₡
(3.31 €)
3,863.98 ₡
(5.36 €)
     +61.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,000,000.00 ₡
(19,407.21 €)
21,641,440.66 ₡
(30,000.00 €)
     +54.58 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,868,750.00 ₡
(21,997.73 €)
22,889,430.41 ₡
(31,730.00 €)
     +44.24 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Jose[ Edit ] Galway[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 39,558.11 ₡
(54.84 €)
109,055.62 ₡
(151.18 €)
     +175.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 41.94 ₡
(0.06 €)
278.93 ₡
(0.39 €)
     +565.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35,695.32 ₡
(49.48 €)
37,539.02 ₡
(52.04 €)
     +5.17 %
Sports And Leisure
San Jose[ Edit ] Galway[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34,324.94 ₡
(47.58 €)
35,548.07 ₡
(49.28 €)
     +3.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15,222.22 ₡
(21.10 €)
13,225.32 ₡
(18.33 €)
     -13.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4,000.00 ₡
(5.54 €)
7,213.81 ₡
(10.00 €)
     +80.35 %
Childcare
San Jose[ Edit ] Galway[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 217,882.17 ₡
(302.03 €)
566,799.64 ₡
(785.71 €)
     +160.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,535,074.28 ₡
(4,900.42 €)
7,718,780.50 ₡
(10,700.00 €)
     +118.35 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Jose[ Edit ] Galway[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37,799.22 ₡
(52.40 €)
53,833.08 ₡
(74.62 €)
     +42.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26,902.56 ₡
(37.29 €)
24,436.79 ₡
(33.88 €)
     -9.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 52,553.68 ₡
(72.85 €)
61,718.18 ₡
(85.56 €)
     +17.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 51,687.05 ₡
(71.65 €)
78,321.40 ₡
(108.57 €)
     +51.53 %
Rent Per Month
San Jose[ Edit ] Galway[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 347,275.14 ₡
(481.40 €)
757,450.42 ₡
(1,050.00 €)
     +118.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 237,973.34 ₡
(329.89 €)
603,682.29 ₡
(836.84 €)
     +153.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 542,185.20 ₡
(751.59 €)
1,274,440.39 ₡
(1,766.67 €)
     +135.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 409,139.34 ₡
(567.16 €)
1,050,010.64 ₡
(1,455.56 €)
     +156.64 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Jose[ Edit ] Galway[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 104,176.34 ₡
(144.41 €)
248,524.95 ₡
(344.51 €)
     +138.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 81,584.64 ₡
(113.10 €)
202,729.34 ₡
(281.03 €)
     +148.49 %
Salaries And Financing
San Jose[ Edit ] Galway[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 531,538.46 ₡
(736.83 €)
1,631,444.01 ₡
(2,261.56 €)
     +206.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.84 4.02      -54.57 %
Last update: October 2020November 2020
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