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Cost of Living in El Salvador

Cost of living in El Salvador is 35.07% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in El Salvador is 69.48% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.50 $ 3.00-7.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.00 $ 20.00-40.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 5.30-6.19
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.00-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.65 $ 1.50-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.68 $ 0.50-1.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.64 $ 0.35-1.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.74 $ 4.00-5.30
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.42 $ 0.91-2.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.45-0.75
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.69 $ 1.44-2.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.50 $ 2.27-4.50
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.37 $ 1.25-3.60
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.66 $ 1.58-6.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.30 $ 0.75-1.59
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.45-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.67 $ 0.35-1.25
Tomato (1 lb) 0.76 $ 0.36-1.00
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.27-1.00
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 $ 0.23-1.49
Lettuce (1 head) 0.85 $ 0.60-1.25
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 $ 0.50-1.25
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 $ 7.50-12.50
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $ 0.66-1.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.75 $ 1.50-2.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.50 $ 2.50-4.15
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.25 $ 0.25-0.33
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 23.50 $ 20.00-30.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 $ 3.22-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 11.00 $ 10.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.05 $ 2.50-3.90
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $ 18,000.00-20,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,200.00 $ 18,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 62.95 $ 30.00-106.25
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $ 0.09-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.35 $ 24.99-75.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.28 $ 25.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.14 $ 5.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 $ 4.00-7.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 160.00 $ 60.00-250.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,450.00 $ 1,200.00-7,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.00 $ 30.00-65.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.07 $ 30.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.88 $ 65.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.92 $ 50.00-120.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 308.24 $ 150.00-500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 219.06 $ 100.00-350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 624.05 $ 300.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 536.43 $ 250.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 99.50 $ 58.06-167.22
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 98.38 $ 55.74-139.35
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 396.70 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.64 8.00-10.00

Prices in El Salvador

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Last update: February 2018
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