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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 45.68% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Peru is 62.59% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S/. 7.00-13.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S/. 36.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 S/. 14.50-19.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 S/. 4.00-8.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 S/. 5.00-12.00
Cappuccino (regular) 7.65 S/. 5.00-10.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.35 S/. 2.00-3.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.39 S/. 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 15.04 S/. 12.00-20.82
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.70 S/. 2.72-7.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.55 S/. 1.36-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.42 S/. 4.18-7.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.81 S/. 5.44-15.88
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.15 S/. 4.37-11.34
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.99 S/. 6.80-15.88
Apples (1 lb) 1.97 S/. 1.36-2.91
Banana (1 lb) 1.43 S/. 0.91-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.56 S/. 0.91-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.64 S/. 1.13-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 S/. 0.91-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 S/. 0.68-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.17 S/. 1.00-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.58 S/. 2.00-3.21
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 24.50 S/. 17.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.36 S/. 3.50-6.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.05 S/. 4.00-11.24
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 S/. 8.00-11.50
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 S/. 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S/. 50.00-121.74
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 S/. 4.00-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 S/. 4.83-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 S/. 15.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 13.25 S/. 11.00-15.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000.00 S/. 40,000.00-65,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 63,867.15 S/. 54,000.00-70,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 167.23 S/. 99.17-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.46 S/. 0.25-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 138.57 S/. 80.00-200.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 149.43 S/. 80.00-300.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.46 S/. 18.00-60.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 S/. 12.84-20.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 514.62 S/. 333.33-800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,850.00 S/. 14,400.00-58,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 136.19 S/. 80.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 132.85 S/. 80.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 246.73 S/. 150.00-350.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 228.20 S/. 135.00-330.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,248.97 S/. 600.00-2,247.34
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 963.66 S/. 500.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,578.77 S/. 1,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,834.01 S/. 1,000.00-3,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 563.13 S/. 315.87-745.65
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 374.96 S/. 243.40-483.09
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,352.54 S/.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.68 8.50-12.00

Prices in Peru

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Last update: January 2018
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