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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 46.10% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Peru is 69.25% 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/. 35.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.00 S/. 15.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 S/. 4.50-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.40 S/. 7.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 7.85 S/. 5.00-11.80
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 S/. 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.57 S/. 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 16.10 S/. 11.36-22.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.31 S/. 2.72-7.58
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.69 S/. 1.36-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.69 S/. 4.00-8.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.94 S/. 5.50-17.69
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.80 S/. 3.95-11.34
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.51 S/. 6.80-18.14
Apples (1 lb) 2.21 S/. 1.36-3.18
Banana (1 lb) 1.56 S/. 0.91-2.72
Oranges (1 lb) 1.68 S/. 0.91-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 S/. 0.91-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 S/. 0.82-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.33 S/. 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.36 S/. 1.50-3.37
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.05 S/. 2.00-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 28.50 S/. 15.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.19 S/. 4.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.38 S/. 7.00-12.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 S/. 8.00-13.50
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 S/. 1.00-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 S/. 50.00-120.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 S/. 4.87-10.00
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) 13.81 S/. 12.00-15.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 61,691.21 S/. 50,000.00-70,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 62,499.70 S/. 50,000.00-70,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 167.40 S/. 100.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.47 S/. 0.20-0.60
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 125.16 S/. 80.00-180.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 144.94 S/. 80.00-250.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 49.93 S/. 20.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 S/. 15.00-22.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 648.28 S/. 320.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,340.00 S/. 10,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 149.23 S/. 80.00-202.27
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 100.84 S/. 70.00-150.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 255.33 S/. 180.00-330.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 241.46 S/. 168.56-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,240.56 S/. 600.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 873.00 S/. 500.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,348.83 S/. 1,500.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,659.76 S/. 1,000.00-2,697.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 525.97 S/. 252.84-787.81
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 319.26 S/. 172.89-557.41
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,443.45 S/.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.13 7.42-15.00

Prices in Peru

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Last update: December 2018
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