Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and San Salvador 

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Consumer Prices in San Salvador are 58.8% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Salvador are 69.9% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in San Salvador are 82.0% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in San Salvador are 67.5% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in San Salvador are 57.3% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in San Salvador is 74.0% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit San Salvador Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $ 10.00 $      -66.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $ 30.00 $      -76.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 7.25 $      -39.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 2.00 $      -75.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $ 3.50 $      -65.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.60 $ 3.11 $      -44.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.03 $ 1.02 $      -66.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 $ 0.84 $      -63.4 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit San Salvador Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.91 $ 7.42 $      +25.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.30 $ 1.68 $      -60.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.25 $ 0.69 $      -78.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.46 $ 3.05 $      -44.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.65 $ 2.91 $      -62.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.18 $ 2.63 $      -63.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.04 $ 5.03 $      -44.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.14 $ 1.29 $      -59.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $ 0.71 $      -22.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.70 $ 0.95 $      -64.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 $ 1.04 $      -63.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 $ 0.93 $      -51.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.71 $ 0.81 $      -52.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.88 $ 0.97 $      -66.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $ 1.01 $      -58.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $ 12.00 $      -40.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 $ 1.65 $      -34.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 $ 2.37 $      -38.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $ 4.00 $      -76.5 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit San Salvador Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $ 0.35 $      -87.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $ 23.37 $      -82.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 5.00 $      0.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 4.83 $      +37.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 10.00 $      -66.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.90 $ 4.05 $      +4.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $ 19,500.00 $      -30.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,053.26 $ 23,562.50 $      -12.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit San Salvador Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.07 $ 102.86 $      -40.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 63.28 $ 16.89 $      -73.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.21 $ 42.14 $      -40.0 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit San Salvador Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 132.14 $ 29.88 $      -77.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 74.17 $ 22.86 $      -69.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $ 5.00 $      -75.0 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit San Salvador Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,065.64 $ 165.62 $      -94.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 63,250.00 $ 4,585.71 $      -92.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit San Salvador Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.82 $ 69.29 $      +0.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.42 $ 54.86 $      +20.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.00 $ 99.29 $      +2.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 165.86 $ 104.43 $      -37.0 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit San Salvador Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,155.16 $ 842.86 $      -79.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,893.41 $ 635.71 $      -78.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,432.88 $ 1,150.00 $      -86.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,477.04 $ 962.50 $      -78.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit San Salvador Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,644.57 $ 146.93 $      -91.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,091.71 $ 97.58 $      -91.1 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit San Salvador Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,091.48 $ 477.78 $      -92.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.65 9.58      +44.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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