Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 50.09% lower than in United States (without rent, aggregate data for all cities).

Rent in Peru is, on average, 71.37% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.74 $ 1.65-5.49
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20.58 $ 10.98-41.16
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.66 $ 4.12-5.49
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.93 $ 1.23-3.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.29 $ 1.92-5.49
Cappuccino (regular) 2.30 $ 1.23-4.12
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.68 $ 0.55-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.49 $ 0.41-1.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.52 $ 2.60-7.27
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.34 $ 0.50-2.99
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.35-0.62
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.65 $ 0.88-2.96
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.98 $ 1.62-7.47
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.94 $ 0.90-2.99
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.12 $ 1.87-4.98
Apples (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.25-0.87
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.25-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.19-1.00
Tomato (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.19-0.87
Potato (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.12-0.62
Onion (1 lb) 0.35 $ 0.17-0.68
Lettuce (1 head) 0.65 $ 0.27-1.37
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 $ 0.41-1.37
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.68 $ 4.12-13.72
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.55 $ 1.10-2.47
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 $ 1.37-3.29
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.66 $ 3.29-5.49
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.41 $ 0.27-0.82
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 21.95 $ 13.72-41.16
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.92 $ 1.37-3.29
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.21 $ 1.77-3.31
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.86 $ 4.12-9.60
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.91 $ 3.29-4.48
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,462.90 $ 12,621.56-20,825.57
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,212.14 $ 16,462.90-21,127.39
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 65.91 $ 41.16-139.93
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.03-0.27
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.32 $ 21.95-66.73
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.40 $ 16.46-82.31
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.77 $ 5.49-21.95
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.21 $ 4.12-8.23
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 208.78 $ 82.31-521.33
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,781.41 $ 2,634.06-12,347.18
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.47 $ 21.95-68.60
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.71 $ 16.46-49.39
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.87 $ 54.88-109.75
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 73.75 $ 41.16-109.75
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 399.68 $ 192.07-823.15
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 231.93 $ 137.19-548.76
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 717.72 $ 411.57-1,498.05
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 454.34 $ 274.38-1,097.53
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 168.56 $ 114.71-278.35
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 107.73 $ 64.95-203.93
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 423.81 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.72 7.00-15.00

Prices in Peru

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Last update: February 2021
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