Cost of Living in El Salvador

Summary of cost of living in El Salvador:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 $ 2.50-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.00 $ 25.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.10-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 $ 1.50-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 $ 0.75-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.81 $ 0.50-1.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.53 $ 5.30-13.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.73 $ 0.91-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 $ 0.27-1.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.62 $ 1.80-3.84
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.12 $ 1.81-4.50
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.30 $ 1.13-3.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.36 $ 2.72-6.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.37 $ 0.81-1.92
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 $ 0.45-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.45-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.45-2.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.45-1.72
Onion (1 lb) 0.88 $ 0.45-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 $ 0.65-1.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.04 $ 0.75-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 6.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.54 $ 1.00-2.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 $ 1.75-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.00 $ 3.25-4.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.35 $ 0.35-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 28.75 $ 10.50-35.00
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) 4.01 $ 3.77-4.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 18,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,699.01 $ 20,111.11-25,680.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 83.86 $ 45.33-120.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.23 $ 15.00-25.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.00 $ 35.00-56.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.98 $ 15.00-40.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.76 $ 15.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 $ 5.00-6.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 142.22 $ 90.00-250.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,983.33 $ 2,400.00-6,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.68 $ 25.00-75.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.75 $ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 102.50 $ 75.00-125.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.62 $ 70.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 698.30 $ 520.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 577.29 $ 350.00-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 962.31 $ 500.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 812.87 $ 500.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 144.32 $ 83.61-290.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 95.05 $ 55.74-130.06
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 526.11 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.75 6.00-13.00

Prices in El Salvador

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Last update: July 2024
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