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Cost of Living Comparison Between Italy and Costa Rica Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Costa Rica are 19.25% lower than in Italy
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Costa Rica are 20.40% lower than in Italy
Rent Prices in Costa Rica are 24.40% lower than in Italy
Restaurant Prices in Costa Rica are 38.02% lower than in Italy
Groceries Prices in Costa Rica are 12.52% lower than in Italy
Local Purchasing Power in Costa Rica is 37.37% lower than in Italy
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(9,681.13 ₡)
6.97 €
(4,500.00 ₡)
     -53.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(32,270.42 ₡)
30.99 €
(20,000.00 ₡)
     -38.02 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(5,163.27 ₡)
6.20 €
(4,000.00 ₡)
     -22.53 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(2,904.34 ₡)
2.32 €
(1,500.00 ₡)
     -48.35 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(2,581.63 ₡)
3.56 €
(2,299.20 ₡)
     -10.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.34 €
(865.26 ₡)
2.35 €
(1,519.49 ₡)
     +75.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 €
(1,311.36 ₡)
1.32 €
(853.19 ₡)
     -34.94 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 €
(642.36 ₡)
1.19 €
(766.47 ₡)
     +19.32 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.22 €
(2,721.87 ₡)
4.62 €
(2,978.65 ₡)
     +9.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 €
(911.08 ₡)
1.51 €
(972.70 ₡)
     +6.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.87 €
(564.12 ₡)
0.86 €
(553.78 ₡)
     -1.83 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.63 €
(1,699.99 ₡)
2.39 €
(1,542.21 ₡)
     -9.28 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.48 €
(3,537.27 ₡)
2.41 €
(1,554.64 ₡)
     -56.05 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.77 €
(2,431.52 ₡)
2.83 €
(1,825.10 ₡)
     -24.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.92 €
(4,464.92 ₡)
3.39 €
(2,188.46 ₡)
     -50.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 €
(531.49 ₡)
1.57 €
(1,013.00 ₡)
     +90.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 €
(498.97 ₡)
0.53 €
(342.08 ₡)
     -31.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 €
(497.26 ₡)
0.81 €
(522.97 ₡)
     +5.17 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.88 €
(565.35 ₡)
0.88 €
(571.11 ₡)
     +1.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 €
(355.31 ₡)
0.83 €
(534.38 ₡)
     +50.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.58 €
(376.42 ₡)
0.69 €
(444.13 ₡)
     +17.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.09 €
(700.29 ₡)
0.94 €
(603.74 ₡)
     -13.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.40 €
(256.12 ₡)
1.91 €
(1,232.65 ₡)
     +381.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(3,227.04 ₡)
10.69 €
(6,897.61 ₡)
     +113.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.22 €
(787.65 ₡)
1.39 €
(895.03 ₡)
     +13.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 €
(1,065.50 ₡)
2.37 €
(1,530.90 ₡)
     +43.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.40 €
(3,485.21 ₡)
3.41 €
(2,200.00 ₡)
     -36.88 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(968.11 ₡)
0.67 €
(430.00 ₡)
     -55.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(22,589.29 ₡)
44.53 €
(28,740.04 ₡)
     +27.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(3,227.04 ₡)
1.01 €
(650.00 ₡)
     -79.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(1,558.03 ₡)
1.65 €
(1,062.17 ₡)
     -31.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.32 €
(18,277.97 ₡)
7.75 €
(5,000.00 ₡)
     -72.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.87 €
(3,789.49 ₡)
3.70 €
(2,389.93 ₡)
     -36.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,700.00 €
(13,359,953.65 ₡)
21,691.69 €
(14,000,000.00 ₡)
     +4.79 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,693.32 €
(14,646,459.31 ₡)
22,847.38 €
(14,745,888.79 ₡)
     +0.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 146.39 €
(94,479.41 ₡)
72.26 €
(46,637.83 ₡)
     -50.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 €
(64.38 ₡)
0.06 €
(39.10 ₡)
     -39.27 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.87 €
(17,986.57 ₡)
62.67 €
(40,448.19 ₡)
     +124.88 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.42 €
(30,606.37 ₡)
46.70 €
(30,138.91 ₡)
     -1.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.65 €
(12,034.58 ₡)
22.41 €
(14,462.20 ₡)
     +20.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(5,163.27 ₡)
5.07 €
(3,274.40 ₡)
     -36.58 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 436.23 €
(281,547.81 ₡)
322.08 €
(207,871.18 ₡)
     -26.17 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,353.55 €
(9,909,311.15 ₡)
7,333.87 €
(4,733,342.89 ₡)
     -52.23 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.47 €
(50,002.73 ₡)
58.00 €
(37,433.31 ₡)
     -25.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.89 €
(19,292.61 ₡)
40.62 €
(26,219.06 ₡)
     +35.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.44 €
(52,560.71 ₡)
93.63 €
(60,426.98 ₡)
     +14.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.84 €
(74,115.82 ₡)
85.54 €
(55,209.04 ₡)
     -25.51 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 609.37 €
(393,290.50 ₡)
432.71 €
(279,274.49 ₡)
     -28.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 460.48 €
(297,200.48 ₡)
330.88 €
(213,551.37 ₡)
     -28.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,036.20 €
(668,772.17 ₡)
811.08 €
(523,476.54 ₡)
     -21.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 763.36 €
(492,677.13 ₡)
594.51 €
(383,701.16 ₡)
     -22.12 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 310.49 €
(200,391.55 ₡)
136.32 €
(87,984.04 ₡)
     -56.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 187.92 €
(121,287.27 ₡)
114.99 €
(74,214.23 ₡)
     -38.81 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,416.20 €
(914,028.60 ₡)
705.99 €
(455,653.38 ₡)
     -50.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.04 9.60      +371.82 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:2703248
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR