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Cost of Living Comparison Between Costa Rica and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 20.37% higher than in Costa Rica
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 31.27% higher than in Costa Rica
Rent Prices in Germany are 72.90% higher than in Costa Rica
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 40.14% higher than in Costa Rica
Groceries Prices in Germany are 0.42% higher than in Costa Rica
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 142.47% higher than in Costa Rica
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡
(6.35 €)
6,296.85 ₡
(10.00 €)
     +57.42 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20,000.00 ₡
(31.76 €)
28,335.82 ₡
(45.00 €)
     +41.68 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,000.00 ₡
(6.35 €)
5,037.48 ₡
(8.00 €)
     +25.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,500.00 ₡
(2.38 €)
2,203.90 ₡
(3.50 €)
     +46.93 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,000.00 ₡
(3.18 €)
2,014.99 ₡
(3.20 €)
     +0.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,550.92 ₡
(2.46 €)
1,699.88 ₡
(2.70 €)
     +9.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 875.91 ₡
(1.39 €)
1,420.99 ₡
(2.26 €)
     +62.23 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 779.86 ₡
(1.24 €)
1,200.66 ₡
(1.91 €)
     +53.96 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,914.71 ₡
(4.63 €)
1,728.89 ₡
(2.75 €)
     -40.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 921.50 ₡
(1.46 €)
820.15 ₡
(1.30 €)
     -11.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 521.42 ₡
(0.83 €)
611.37 ₡
(0.97 €)
     +17.25 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,566.38 ₡
(2.49 €)
1,241.93 ₡
(1.97 €)
     -20.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,556.46 ₡
(2.47 €)
2,562.88 ₡
(4.07 €)
     +64.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,732.72 ₡
(2.75 €)
2,265.70 ₡
(3.60 €)
     +30.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,180.31 ₡
(3.46 €)
3,005.16 ₡
(4.77 €)
     +37.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,018.31 ₡
(1.62 €)
655.16 ₡
(1.04 €)
     -35.66 %
Banana (1 lb) 346.65 ₡
(0.55 €)
436.53 ₡
(0.69 €)
     +25.93 %
Oranges (1 lb) 531.60 ₡
(0.84 €)
548.53 ₡
(0.87 €)
     +3.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 558.44 ₡
(0.89 €)
657.56 ₡
(1.04 €)
     +17.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 513.26 ₡
(0.82 €)
325.19 ₡
(0.52 €)
     -36.64 %
Onion (1 lb) 491.23 ₡
(0.78 €)
360.72 ₡
(0.57 €)
     -26.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 585.34 ₡
(0.93 €)
540.33 ₡
(0.86 €)
     -7.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,239.35 ₡
(1.97 €)
244.62 ₡
(0.39 €)
     -80.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7,000.00 ₡
(11.12 €)
3,142.13 ₡
(4.99 €)
     -55.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,010.00 ₡
(1.60 €)
511.91 ₡
(0.81 €)
     -49.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,712.07 ₡
(2.72 €)
762.08 ₡
(1.21 €)
     -55.49 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,200.00 ₡
(3.49 €)
4,029.98 ₡
(6.40 €)
     +83.18 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 435.00 ₡
(0.69 €)
1,700.15 ₡
(2.70 €)
     +290.84 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 26,724.08 ₡
(42.44 €)
44,077.94 ₡
(70.00 €)
     +64.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 650.00 ₡
(1.03 €)
2,203.90 ₡
(3.50 €)
     +239.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,062.17 ₡
(1.69 €)
2,026.76 ₡
(3.22 €)
     +90.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,782.50 ₡
(6.01 €)
18,890.55 ₡
(30.00 €)
     +399.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,404.92 ₡
(3.82 €)
3,397.02 ₡
(5.39 €)
     +41.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,000,000.00 ₡
(20,645.25 €)
12,593,697.47 ₡
(20,000.00 €)
     -3.13 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,870,308.12 ₡
(23,615.48 €)
13,006,217.68 ₡
(20,655.12 €)
     -12.54 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 43,206.04 ₡
(68.62 €)
136,688.09 ₡
(217.07 €)
     +216.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 40.24 ₡
(0.06 €)
63.12 ₡
(0.10 €)
     +56.85 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36,559.79 ₡
(58.06 €)
19,068.68 ₡
(30.28 €)
     -47.84 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29,299.76 ₡
(46.53 €)
18,307.93 ₡
(29.07 €)
     -37.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13,401.85 ₡
(21.28 €)
12,130.10 ₡
(19.26 €)
     -9.49 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,500.00 ₡
(5.56 €)
6,706.14 ₡
(10.65 €)
     +91.60 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 205,743.83 ₡
(326.74 €)
197,418.49 ₡
(313.52 €)
     -4.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,496,561.45 ₡
(7,140.97 €)
7,363,174.30 ₡
(11,693.43 €)
     +63.75 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37,331.02 ₡
(59.29 €)
47,722.07 ₡
(75.79 €)
     +27.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 24,971.97 ₡
(39.66 €)
20,443.04 ₡
(32.47 €)
     -18.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 59,029.41 ₡
(93.74 €)
50,351.27 ₡
(79.96 €)
     -14.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 52,640.05 ₡
(83.60 €)
64,327.49 ₡
(102.16 €)
     +22.20 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 264,702.57 ₡
(420.37 €)
453,796.51 ₡
(720.67 €)
     +71.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 203,042.56 ₡
(322.45 €)
338,778.47 ₡
(538.01 €)
     +66.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 490,984.22 ₡
(779.73 €)
858,944.33 ₡
(1,364.09 €)
     +74.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 365,311.88 ₡
(580.15 €)
637,688.82 ₡
(1,012.71 €)
     +74.56 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 88,694.63 ₡
(140.86 €)
296,508.23 ₡
(470.88 €)
     +234.30 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 79,527.13 ₡
(126.30 €)
203,305.48 ₡
(322.87 €)
     +155.64 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 445,818.79 ₡
(708.00 €)
1,419,027.99 ₡
(2,253.55 €)
     +218.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.01 1.88      -81.18 %
Last update: December 2019December 2019
Contributors:2373622
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CRC