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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 46.02% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Peru is 70.14% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 S/. 6.00-12.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 S/. 35.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 17.00 S/. 13.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 S/. 4.50-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.00 S/. 8.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 7.48 S/. 5.00-11.54
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 S/. 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 S/. 1.00-2.31
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 15.72 S/. 11.36-22.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.40 S/. 2.72-7.71
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.67 S/. 1.36-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.55 S/. 4.00-8.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.97 S/. 5.50-17.69
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.54 S/. 3.63-9.53
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.81 S/. 6.80-15.88
Apples (1 lb) 2.16 S/. 1.36-3.18
Banana (1 lb) 1.50 S/. 0.91-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.61 S/. 0.91-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 S/. 0.91-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 S/. 0.82-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.36 S/. 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.39 S/. 1.50-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.06 S/. 2.00-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 26.00 S/. 15.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.07 S/. 3.50-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.20 S/. 5.80-12.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 S/. 8.00-14.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 S/. 1.00-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 S/. 60.00-120.00
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/. 18.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 13.80 S/. 12.06-15.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 60,000.00 S/. 48,150.00-74,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 63,707.59 S/. 50,000.00-73,700.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.86 S/. 100.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.49 S/. 0.25-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 131.54 S/. 80.00-200.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 147.60 S/. 75.00-300.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 46.90 S/. 20.00-80.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 S/. 15.00-22.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 659.99 S/. 300.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,408.33 S/. 8,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 146.08 S/. 90.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 99.91 S/. 60.00-150.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 251.19 S/. 180.00-320.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 232.91 S/. 160.00-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,174.51 S/. 600.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 745.79 S/. 494.38-1,300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,275.99 S/. 1,300.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,634.29 S/. 900.00-2,636.69
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 525.95 S/. 247.19-787.81
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 310.61 S/. 172.89-557.41
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,487.72 S/.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.91 7.42-14.00

Prices in Peru

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Last update: April 2019
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