Cost of Living in El Salvador

Summary of cost of living in El Salvador:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 $ 2.50-11.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.00 $ 24.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.25 $ 6.00-7.50
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 $ 2.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.08 $ 1.50-4.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 $ 0.75-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.77 $ 0.50-1.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.52 $ 5.68-13.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.72 $ 0.91-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.27-0.95
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.43 $ 1.60-3.84
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.26 $ 1.20-4.50
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.25 $ 1.02-3.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.70 $ 2.50-7.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.34 $ 0.81-1.92
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.36-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.09 $ 0.45-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.03 $ 0.45-1.59
Potato (1 lb) 1.09 $ 0.45-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 0.87 $ 0.35-1.50
Lettuce (1 head) 1.00 $ 0.50-1.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.02 $ 0.75-1.25
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 6.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.59 $ 1.00-2.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 $ 1.50-3.28
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.00 $ 3.00-4.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.35 $ 0.25-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 26.25 $ 10.50-30.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.00-7.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 $ 4.02-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 7.00-20.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.05 $ 3.82-4.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $ 18,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,845.68 $ 20,111.11-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 87.22 $ 50.00-150.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 17.70 $ 15.00-50.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.50 $ 35.00-56.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.29 $ 20.00-35.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.48 $ 15.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 $ 4.89-6.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 147.22 $ 90.00-250.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,556.25 $ 2,400.00-6,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.38 $ 45.00-75.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.11 $ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.22 $ 75.00-125.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.38 $ 70.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 738.17 $ 550.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 554.73 $ 350.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,035.42 $ 750.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 888.84 $ 500.00-1,100.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 157.41 $ 116.13-191.19
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 96.23 $ 55.74-130.06
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 432.69 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.73 5.50-13.00

Prices in El Salvador

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Last update: February 2024
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