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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 46.16% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Peru is 67.47% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.03 $ 2.12-4.54
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.15 $ 12.10-30.25
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.54 $ 3.93-6.05
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.82 $ 1.36-3.03
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.03 $ 2.12-4.54
Cappuccino (regular) 2.24 $ 1.51-3.03
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.72 $ 0.61-1.21
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.48 $ 0.30-0.61
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.81 $ 3.44-5.73
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.28 $ 0.82-2.20
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.50 $ 0.41-0.55
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.72 $ 1.09-2.42
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.90 $ 1.65-5.49
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.75 $ 1.10-3.43
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.01 $ 2.06-5.49
Apples (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.41-0.96
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.27-0.69
Oranges (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.27-0.82
Tomato (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.27-0.69
Potato (1 lb) 0.34 $ 0.25-0.55
Onion (1 lb) 0.39 $ 0.21-0.69
Lettuce (1 head) 0.66 $ 0.30-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 $ 0.61-1.21
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.02 $ 4.54-12.10
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.58 $ 1.21-2.12
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.88 $ 1.82-4.24
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.63 $ 2.42-4.08
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.45 $ 0.30-0.61
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 27.23 $ 15.13-36.30
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.82 $ 1.44-3.03
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.43 $ 1.46-3.41
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.05 $ 6.05-9.08
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.10 $ 3.44-4.58
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,316.29 $ 14,566.63-22,386.93
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,036.98 $ 15,126.30-21,176.83
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 49.62 $ 30.25-75.63
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.06-0.15
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.72 $ 24.20-60.51
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.67 $ 24.20-75.63
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.43 $ 6.05-30.25
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.45 $ 4.54-6.35
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 185.62 $ 90.76-302.53
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,846.32 $ 3,630.31-9,075.78
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.52 $ 24.20-60.51
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.96 $ 18.15-45.38
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.60 $ 54.45-105.88
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 73.29 $ 54.45-93.71
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 374.68 $ 181.52-697.85
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 279.04 $ 151.26-453.79
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 717.80 $ 453.79-1,210.10
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 516.16 $ 302.53-797.55
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 173.57 $ 95.56-238.33
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 102.07 $ 56.21-168.63
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 435.36 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.09 2.42-4.54

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Last update: September 2018
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