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Cost of Living in Peru

Cost of living in Peru is 46.02% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Peru is 70.14% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.73 $ 1.82-3.64
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15.17 $ 10.62-30.33
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.16 $ 3.94-6.07
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.97 $ 1.36-3.03
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.34 $ 2.43-4.55
Cappuccino (regular) 2.27 $ 1.52-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.70 $ 0.61-0.91
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.47 $ 0.30-0.70
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.77 $ 3.44-6.89
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.33 $ 0.83-2.34
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.41-0.69
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.68 $ 1.21-2.58
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.03 $ 1.67-5.37
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.68 $ 1.10-2.89
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.98 $ 2.06-4.82
Apples (1 lb) 0.66 $ 0.41-0.96
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.28-0.69
Oranges (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.28-0.83
Tomato (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.28-0.69
Potato (1 lb) 0.35 $ 0.25-0.61
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 $ 0.28-0.69
Lettuce (1 head) 0.73 $ 0.45-1.21
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 $ 0.61-1.21
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.89 $ 4.55-12.13
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.54 $ 1.06-2.12
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.79 $ 1.76-3.64
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.79 $ 2.43-4.25
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.45 $ 0.30-0.76
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 28.82 $ 18.20-36.40
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.12 $ 1.52-3.03
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.44 $ 1.46-3.42
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.07 $ 5.46-9.10
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.18 $ 3.66-4.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,199.19 $ 14,604.85-22,445.67
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,323.78 $ 15,165.99-22,354.67
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 51.22 $ 30.33-91.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $ 0.08-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.90 $ 24.27-60.66
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.77 $ 22.75-91.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.23 $ 6.07-24.27
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.46 $ 4.55-6.67
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 200.19 $ 91.00-303.32
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,280.29 $ 2,426.56-9,099.60
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.31 $ 27.30-60.66
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.30 $ 18.20-45.50
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.19 $ 54.60-97.06
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.65 $ 48.53-91.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 356.25 $ 181.99-606.64
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 226.21 $ 149.96-394.32
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 690.35 $ 394.32-1,061.62
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 495.71 $ 272.99-799.76
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 159.53 $ 74.98-238.96
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 94.21 $ 52.44-169.07
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 451.25 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.91 2.25-4.25

Prices in Peru

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Last update: April 2019
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