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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 46.46% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Peru is 68.21% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S/. 7.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S/. 40.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.00 S/. 14.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 S/. 5.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 S/. 8.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 7.61 S/. 5.00-12.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 S/. 2.00-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 S/. 1.00-3.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 17.07 S/. 12.50-25.70
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.65 S/. 2.72-7.80
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.64 S/. 1.32-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.41 S/. 4.00-8.90
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.98 S/. 5.44-17.69
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.30 S/. 3.95-9.53
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.08 S/. 6.80-15.88
Apples (1 lb) 2.38 S/. 1.36-3.18
Banana (1 lb) 1.64 S/. 0.91-2.72
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 S/. 0.91-2.86
Tomato (1 lb) 1.65 S/. 0.91-2.81
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 S/. 0.68-2.22
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 S/. 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 S/. 1.00-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.05 S/. 2.00-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 27.00 S/. 19.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.06 S/. 4.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.64 S/. 7.00-12.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 S/. 8.00-15.84
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 S/. 1.00-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 88.48 S/. 50.00-120.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 S/. 5.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 S/. 4.83-11.27
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 S/. 20.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 14.35 S/. 13.00-16.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 60,000.00 S/. 43,000.00-75,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 60,713.63 S/. 49,500.00-73,700.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.90 S/. 100.00-350.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.46 S/. 0.10-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 132.88 S/. 79.00-200.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 146.46 S/. 70.00-300.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.75 S/. 20.00-80.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 S/. 15.00-25.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 717.47 S/. 300.00-1,100.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,084.04 S/. 10,000.00-26,400.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 147.12 S/. 90.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 102.99 S/. 70.00-180.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 246.82 S/. 180.00-339.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 241.51 S/. 180.00-320.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,260.00 S/. 600.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 838.81 S/. 500.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,606.57 S/. 1,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,769.00 S/. 1,000.00-3,033.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 512.56 S/. 278.71-729.28
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 323.05 S/. 185.80-557.41
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,517.90 S/.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.12 7.00-13.00

Prices in Peru

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Last update: October 2019
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