Cost of Living Comparison Between Guatemala and Nicaragua Reverse

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Cost of Living in Nicaragua is 13.4% lower than in Guatemala (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Nicaragua is 17.4% lower than in Guatemala
Rent Prices in Nicaragua are 31.2% lower than in Guatemala
Restaurant Prices in Nicaragua are 25.4% lower than in Guatemala
Groceries Prices in Nicaragua are 4.6% lower than in Guatemala
Local Purchasing Power in Nicaragua is 33.2% lower than in Guatemala
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Restaurants
Guatemala Edit Nicaragua Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 37.50 Q
(4.83 $)
31.44 Q
(4.05 $)
     -16.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 320.00 Q
(41.18 $)
226.75 Q
(29.18 $)
     -29.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 48.50 Q
(6.24 $)
39.20 Q
(5.05 $)
     -19.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 Q
(2.57 $)
10.57 Q
(1.36 $)
     -47.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 Q
(3.22 $)
15.54 Q
(2.00 $)
     -37.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 21.98 Q
(2.83 $)
16.00 Q
(2.06 $)
     -27.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8.25 Q
(1.06 $)
7.20 Q
(0.93 $)
     -12.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.30 Q
(0.81 $)
5.71 Q
(0.73 $)
     -9.5 %
Markets
Guatemala Edit Nicaragua Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 52.27 Q
(6.73 $)
32.43 Q
(4.17 $)
     -38.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15.63 Q
(2.01 $)
9.21 Q
(1.19 $)
     -41.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.02 Q
(0.78 $)
3.80 Q
(0.49 $)
     -36.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 16.23 Q
(2.09 $)
14.55 Q
(1.87 $)
     -10.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 25.08 Q
(3.23 $)
15.95 Q
(2.05 $)
     -36.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 25.17 Q
(3.24 $)
18.21 Q
(2.34 $)
     -27.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 31.94 Q
(4.11 $)
27.60 Q
(3.55 $)
     -13.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.42 Q
(1.47 $)
17.51 Q
(2.25 $)
     +53.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.82 Q
(0.62 $)
5.22 Q
(0.67 $)
     +8.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 8.92 Q
(1.15 $)
13.01 Q
(1.67 $)
     +45.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 5.50 Q
(0.71 $)
4.71 Q
(0.61 $)
     -14.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.20 Q
(0.67 $)
6.96 Q
(0.90 $)
     +33.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 6.03 Q
(0.78 $)
5.53 Q
(0.71 $)
     -8.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.08 Q
(0.78 $)
6.94 Q
(0.89 $)
     +14.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.09 Q
(1.04 $)
7.80 Q
(1.00 $)
     -3.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 Q
(7.72 $)
77.70 Q
(10.00 $)
     +29.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.31 Q
(1.58 $)
10.34 Q
(1.33 $)
     -16.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.53 Q
(2.38 $)
16.87 Q
(2.17 $)
     -9.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 28.00 Q
(3.60 $)
22.73 Q
(2.92 $)
     -18.8 %
Transportation
Guatemala Edit Nicaragua Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 Q
(0.64 $)
1.75 Q
(0.23 $)
     -65.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 Q
(9.65 $)
77.70 Q
(10.00 $)
     +3.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 30.00 Q
(3.86 $)
4.66 Q
(0.60 $)
     -84.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 10.46 Q
(1.35 $)
7.09 Q
(0.91 $)
     -32.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Q
(12.87 $)
77.70 Q
(10.00 $)
     -22.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 33.33 Q
(4.29 $)
39.28 Q
(5.05 $)
     +17.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 Q
(18,016.92 $)
137,294.31 Q
(17,668.72 $)
     -1.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 167,977.29 Q
(21,617.38 $)
187,365.38 Q
(24,112.48 $)
     +11.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Guatemala Edit Nicaragua Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 494.56 Q
(63.65 $)
558.61 Q
(71.89 $)
     +13.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 164.90 Q
(21.22 $)
126.87 Q
(16.33 $)
     -23.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 355.19 Q
(45.71 $)
336.96 Q
(43.36 $)
     -5.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Guatemala Edit Nicaragua Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 358.25 Q
(46.10 $)
240.48 Q
(30.95 $)
     -32.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 149.25 Q
(19.21 $)
0.00 Q
(0.00 $)
     -100.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 55.00 Q
(7.08 $)
54.39 Q
(7.00 $)
     -1.1 %
Childcare
Guatemala Edit Nicaragua Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,435.00 Q
(184.67 $)
925.98 Q
(119.17 $)
     -35.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 55,807.14 Q
(7,181.95 $)
57,695.76 Q
(7,425.00 $)
     +3.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Guatemala Edit Nicaragua Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 402.67 Q
(51.82 $)
345.44 Q
(44.46 $)
     -14.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 422.73 Q
(54.40 $)
317.67 Q
(40.88 $)
     -24.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 775.00 Q
(99.74 $)
611.24 Q
(78.66 $)
     -21.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 815.00 Q
(104.88 $)
466.55 Q
(60.04 $)
     -42.8 %
Rent Per Month
Guatemala Edit Nicaragua Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,728.54 Q
(479.83 $)
2,505.98 Q
(322.50 $)
     -32.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,704.81 Q
(348.09 $)
1,724.07 Q
(221.88 $)
     -36.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,800.86 Q
(1,003.91 $)
4,934.25 Q
(635.00 $)
     -36.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,429.41 Q
(570.03 $)
3,669.39 Q
(472.22 $)
     -17.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Guatemala Edit Nicaragua Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,022.07 Q
(131.53 $)
693.02 Q
(89.19 $)
     -32.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 776.60 Q
(99.94 $)
556.11 Q
(71.57 $)
     -28.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Guatemala Edit Nicaragua Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,957.28 Q
(509.27 $)
2,183.48 Q
(281.00 $)
     -44.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.11 14.00      +72.6 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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