Cost of Living Comparison Between Panama and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 53.9% higher than in Panama (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 70.5% higher than in Panama
Rent Prices in United States are 111.8% higher than in Panama
Restaurant Prices in United States are 59.2% higher than in Panama
Groceries Prices in United States are 57.2% higher than in Panama
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 237.4% higher than in Panama
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Restaurants
Panama Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $ 20.00 $      +100.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 75.00 $      +25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 10.80 $      +35.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 6.00 $      +200.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 $ 7.00 $      +124.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.49 $ 5.10 $      +46.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.58 $ 2.49 $      +57.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.21 $ 2.06 $      +69.8 %
Markets
Panama Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.50 $ 4.01 $      -38.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.13 $ 3.24 $      +52.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.96 $ 2.07 $      +115.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.47 $ 3.72 $      +50.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.71 $ 5.84 $      +24.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.27 $ 5.51 $      +68.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.75 $ 7.28 $      +94.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.38 $ 2.41 $      +75.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 $ 0.76 $      +24.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.26 $ 2.04 $      +61.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 $ 2.22 $      +66.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.95 $ 1.37 $      +44.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.92 $ 1.38 $      +50.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.93 $ 2.16 $      +11.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.51 $ 2.19 $      +44.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 $ 15.00 $      +87.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.18 $ 1.77 $      +49.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 $ 3.56 $      +87.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.75 $ 10.00 $      +73.9 %
Transportation
Panama Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.45 $ 2.50 $      +455.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25.00 $ 72.00 $      +188.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 3.75 $      +87.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 $ 2.80 $      -0.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $ 30.00 $      +50.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.72 $ 3.65 $      -1.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,250.00 $ 33,000.00 $      +36.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,188.46 $ 26,086.46 $      +29.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Panama Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 97.43 $ 205.81 $      +111.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 29.71 $ 52.39 $      +76.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.65 $ 71.08 $      +46.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Panama Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.96 $ 47.67 $      +1.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.50 $ 22.57 $      -28.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 $ 14.00 $      +100.0 %
Childcare
Panama Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 361.11 $ 1,374.11 $      +280.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,240.60 $ 23,021.40 $      +179.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Panama Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.95 $ 52.53 $      +7.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.26 $ 43.60 $      +11.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.78 $ 89.00 $      +13.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.26 $ 115.29 $      +35.2 %
Rent Per Month
Panama Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 817.43 $ 1,780.03 $      +117.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 547.35 $ 1,463.29 $      +167.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,688.24 $ 2,984.25 $      +76.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,031.10 $ 2,422.28 $      +134.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Panama Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 217.23 $ 345.78 $      +59.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 130.06 $ 271.17 $      +108.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Panama Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 792.59 $ 4,559.83 $      +475.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.20 6.57      +5.9 %
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