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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 45.90% 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 3.08 $ 2.16-4.01
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.51 $ 10.80-30.85
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.63 $ 4.63-5.86
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.85 $ 1.23-2.78
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.48 $ 1.85-3.70
Cappuccino (regular) 2.42 $ 1.54-3.08
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.70 $ 0.56-1.23
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.43 $ 0.31-0.77
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.71 $ 3.70-5.84
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.48 $ 0.84-2.24
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.35-0.56
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.59 $ 1.23-2.01
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.89 $ 1.68-4.90
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.15 $ 1.54-3.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.31 $ 1.82-4.90
Apples (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.45-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.42 $ 0.28-0.56
Oranges (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.28-0.70
Tomato (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.28-0.62
Potato (1 lb) 0.34 $ 0.28-0.42
Onion (1 lb) 0.34 $ 0.21-0.56
Lettuce (1 head) 0.57 $ 0.31-0.93
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.77 $ 0.62-0.93
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.40 $ 6.17-10.80
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.36 $ 0.93-1.54
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.09 $ 1.23-3.70
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.70 $ 2.47-3.39
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.46 $ 0.31-0.62
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 29.31 $ 22.80-37.56
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.54 $ 1.23-2.16
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.48 $ 1.49-2.98
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.94 $ 4.63-10.80
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.17 $ 3.39-5.09
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,424.75 $ 12,339.80-18,509.70
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,669.60 $ 16,658.73-21,594.65
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 48.52 $ 29.37-77.12
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.08-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.31 $ 25.01-61.70
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.35 $ 30.01-92.55
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.70 $ 5.00-18.51
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.94 $ 3.86-6.48
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 153.41 $ 107.97-246.80
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,360.21 $ 4,442.33-17,892.71
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.67 $ 24.68-61.70
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.17 $ 30.85-61.70
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.15 $ 55.53-98.72
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 69.63 $ 41.65-101.49
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 427.14 $ 185.10-700.21
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 284.75 $ 154.25-462.74
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 787.31 $ 462.74-1,079.73
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 552.67 $ 308.49-925.48
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 181.46 $ 114.64-232.32
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 115.22 $ 74.52-148.66
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 421.24 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.86 2.78-3.70

Prices in Peru

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Last update: August 2017
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