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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 45.46% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Peru is 62.59% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.09 $ 2.16-4.33
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 19.27 $ 11.13-37.09
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.64 $ 4.33-5.87
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.55 $ 1.24-2.47
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.49 $ 1.85-3.71
Cappuccino (regular) 2.36 $ 1.55-3.09
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.73 $ 0.62-1.08
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.44 $ 0.31-0.62
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.65 $ 3.71-6.43
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.51 $ 0.84-2.24
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.42-0.56
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.67 $ 1.29-2.16
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.11 $ 1.68-4.91
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.94 $ 1.36-3.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.23 $ 2.10-4.91
Apples (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.42-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.43 $ 0.28-0.70
Oranges (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.28-0.70
Tomato (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.35-0.70
Potato (1 lb) 0.35 $ 0.28-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.37 $ 0.21-0.62
Lettuce (1 head) 0.65 $ 0.31-0.93
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 $ 0.62-1.08
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.73 $ 5.56-10.82
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.31 $ 0.93-1.85
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.10 $ 1.24-3.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.78 $ 2.47-3.55
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.46 $ 0.31-0.62
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 28.50 $ 15.45-37.63
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.60 $ 1.24-2.47
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.49 $ 1.49-2.98
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.18 $ 4.64-10.82
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.11 $ 3.40-4.64
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,453.56 $ 12,862.00-20,089.63
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,952.44 $ 16,689.85-21,634.99
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 53.46 $ 30.65-78.81
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) 44.99 $ 24.73-61.81
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.65 $ 24.73-92.72
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.35 $ 5.56-18.54
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.95 $ 4.00-6.49
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 169.49 $ 108.17-247.26
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,495.04 $ 4,450.63-18,544.27
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.27 $ 24.73-61.81
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.18 $ 24.73-61.81
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.71 $ 46.36-108.17
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 69.44 $ 41.72-108.17
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 393.31 $ 185.44-700.11
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 292.90 $ 154.54-463.61
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 792.59 $ 463.61-1,236.28
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 582.49 $ 309.07-927.21
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 177.21 $ 97.63-232.29
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 113.96 $ 75.23-148.94
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 417.41 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 10.57 2.63-3.71

Prices in Peru

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Last update: December 2017
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