Cost of Living in El Salvador

Cost of living in El Salvador is 38.45% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in El Salvador is, on average, 68.71% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.00 $ 2.50-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.00 $ 20.00-35.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 5.00-6.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.25 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 $ 1.70-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.50 $ 1.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.73 $ 0.50-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.67 $ 0.50-1.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.66 $ 4.35-6.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.50 $ 0.85-2.39
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.68 $ 0.54-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.40 $ 1.20-4.68
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.64 $ 1.81-3.50
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.84 $ 1.00-3.29
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.77 $ 2.04-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 1.23 $ 0.45-2.04
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.35-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 $ 0.45-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 0.83 $ 0.45-1.00
Potato (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.30-1.00
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 $ 0.45-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 $ 0.65-1.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.97 $ 0.65-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 $ 6.00-13.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.32 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 $ 1.50-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.00 $ 3.50-4.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.25 $ 0.25-0.35
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 21.74 $ 10.87-30.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 $ 3.22-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 6.00-20.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.52 $ 3.00-4.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $ 15,000.00-19,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,111.11 $ 19,000.00-23,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 61.43 $ 34.00-150.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.04-0.25
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.84 $ 25.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.15 $ 15.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.30 $ 10.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 $ 4.50-7.50
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 139.62 $ 65.00-250.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,066.67 $ 2,400.00-7,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.27 $ 30.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.24 $ 25.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.81 $ 60.00-110.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.25 $ 60.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 350.00 $ 200.00-600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 288.46 $ 200.00-500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 700.00 $ 350.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 633.33 $ 350.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 120.12 $ 92.90-185.80
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 93.97 $ 69.68-139.35
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 362.78 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.93 6.00-15.00

Prices in El Salvador

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Last update: December 2020
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