Cost of Living in Nicaragua

Cost of living in Nicaragua is 39.65% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Nicaragua is, on average, 79.79% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.94 $ 3.00-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 26.50 $ 18.00-51.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 6.00-8.29
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.30 $ 0.80-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.55 $ 2.00-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.92 $ 1.07-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.82 $ 0.58-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.76 $ 0.58-1.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.77 $ 2.84-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 $ 0.91-2.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.40-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.88 $ 1.20-2.30
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.17 $ 0.61-1.81
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.53 $ 1.00-3.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.25 $ 2.72-4.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.51 $ 1.02-6.80
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 $ 0.23-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 $ 0.46-1.13
Tomato (1 lb) 0.68 $ 0.45-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.41-1.05
Onion (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.54-0.80
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 $ 0.60-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.11 $ 0.70-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.11 $ 6.00-11.43
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.06 $ 0.70-1.52
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 $ 1.60-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.00 $ 2.42-5.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 $ 0.08-0.65
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10.00 $ 6.60-24.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 $ 0.60-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 $ 0.97-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.55 $ 5.00-10.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.93 $ 3.48-4.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 $ 15,427.61-18,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,677.39 $ 22,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 77.58 $ 50.00-130.77
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 $ 0.10-0.46
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.35 $ 38.99-150.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.09 $ 12.21-40.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.00 $ 15.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.00 $ 4.00-8.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 110.73 $ 60.00-150.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,606.55 $ 1,800.00-6,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.16 $ 10.00-70.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.20 $ 15.00-58.60
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.32 $ 35.00-117.20
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.38 $ 27.47-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 248.25 $ 150.00-450.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 192.63 $ 130.00-300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 479.80 $ 300.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 355.71 $ 250.00-600.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 90.06 $ 55.74-111.48
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 49.46 $ 27.87-83.61
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 273.43 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.47 9.50-18.00

Prices in Nicaragua

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Last update: November 2020
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