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Cost of Living in Managua

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.60 $ 3.03-9.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 13.49 $ 6.00-40.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.55 $ 4.99-7.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 0.88 $ 0.35-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 $ 0.60-3.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.06 $ 1.01-2.75
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.92 $ 0.57-1.60
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.71 $ 0.50-1.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.79 $ 2.84-5.77
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.13 $ 0.69-2.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.40 $ 0.40-1.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.75 $ 1.30-3.35
Local Cheese (1 lb) 0.67 $ 0.45-2.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.36 $ 1.36-2.90
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.70 $ 3.00-6.10
Apples (1 lb) 2.50 $ 2.00-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.38-1.11
Oranges (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.74-0.74
Tomato (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.50-0.67
Potato (1 lb) 0.90 $ 0.50-1.30
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 $ 0.50-0.50
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 $ 0.60-0.80
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 $ 0.70-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.72 $ 10.00-11.43
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.90 $ 0.49-1.84
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 1.60-2.44
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.75 $ 1.71-1.87
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.08 $ 0.08-0.11
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9.57 $ 9.13-10.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.25 $ 0.95-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.67 $ 0.53-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.34 $ 3.34-9.98
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.96 $ 3.71-4.88
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 $ 15,320.65-18,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,403.18 $ 18,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 60.00 $ 50.00-130.77
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $ 0.10-0.46
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.00 $ 38.99-120.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.96 $ 15.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.25 $ 20.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.38 $ 2.75-7.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 142.97 $ 70.00-200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,989.70 $ 1,200.00-4,200.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.43 $ 25.00-75.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 10.00 $ 10.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.41 $ 48.84-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.53 $ 32.00-120.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 232.73 $ 150.00-400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 179.17 $ 100.00-250.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 504.73 $ 300.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 349.02 $ 180.00-500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 91.04 $ 55.74-111.48
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 39.84 $ 23.23-60.39
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 372.50 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.50 2.50-11.00

Prices in Managua

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5 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Jun 11, 2019 :
It's not dangerous like people want you to believe, I just moved here two months ago and I've been loving every single minute of it! it's super cheap, food is great
#Anonymous on Mar 19, 2019 :
If you like major gunfire dangerous situations throughout the country then move to Nicaragua,but wear body armour at all times even when you sleep.
#Anonymous on Mar 07, 2019 :
The majority of expats left Managua at least the smart ones like me and my wife in January too dangerous.
#Carlos on Apr 09, 2018 :
Does anybody know if houses have air conditioner? I know is some parts of Latin America you won't find them, but not sure in Managua because the weather seem to be pretty hot.
#Ron on May 12, 2017 :
A few of the prices seem wring. Nearly $410 per month net wage? More like $150 a month working 60 hour weeks. I know of a psychiatrist with 30. Years working at government hospital earning $500 a month gross.
My average electric is $12, water $4, garbage $4.
Rent of 3 bedroom, 2 bath in the best part of town $400.
Internet at 6 mbps is $28 unlimited. Taxi anywhere in town $2 or less.
You can just about forget repairing anything. Even if they knew how, there are no parts.
I have lived in 4 Latin countries the last 4 years. Panama is cheapest, Costa Rica by far the highest. But Nicaraguas attraction is low crime and low drug use. That makes it the safest.