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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 45.25% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Peru is 64.53% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.06 $ 2.14-6.12
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 19.20 $ 12.24-30.60
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.59 $ 3.98-6.12
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.84 $ 1.38-2.75
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 2.14-3.67
Cappuccino (regular) 2.25 $ 1.53-3.06
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.73 $ 0.61-1.07
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.47 $ 0.31-0.61
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.78 $ 3.47-5.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.34 $ 0.83-2.22
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.42-0.56
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.69 $ 1.10-2.45
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.96 $ 1.39-5.41
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.78 $ 1.25-3.47
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.12 $ 2.08-5.55
Apples (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.28-0.97
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.28-0.69
Oranges (1 lb) 0.44 $ 0.28-0.83
Tomato (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.28-0.69
Potato (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.25-0.42
Onion (1 lb) 0.38 $ 0.21-0.56
Lettuce (1 head) 0.69 $ 0.31-0.92
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 $ 0.61-1.22
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.19 $ 4.59-10.71
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.60 $ 1.22-2.14
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.79 $ 1.84-3.67
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.67 $ 2.45-3.82
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.46 $ 0.31-0.76
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 29.07 $ 15.30-36.72
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.99 $ 1.22-3.06
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.46 $ 1.48-3.45
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.12 $ 6.12-9.18
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.13 $ 3.37-4.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,889.84 $ 14,733.78-21,419.83
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,057.53 $ 15,029.83-21,419.83
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 51.40 $ 30.60-85.17
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $ 0.08-0.15
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.13 $ 24.48-61.20
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.84 $ 22.95-76.50
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.82 $ 6.12-30.60
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.51 $ 4.28-6.43
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 179.41 $ 91.80-306.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,940.43 $ 3,671.97-9,179.93
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.71 $ 24.48-61.20
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.59 $ 21.42-45.90
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.87 $ 55.08-107.10
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 74.14 $ 50.10-94.19
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 390.68 $ 183.60-743.57
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 283.59 $ 153.00-459.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 809.45 $ 459.00-1,223.99
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 532.59 $ 306.00-917.99
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 165.68 $ 85.28-229.13
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 99.00 $ 56.86-162.04
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 426.19 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.83 2.45-4.59

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Last update: June 2018
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