Cost of Living in San Salvador

Summary about cost of living in San Salvador, El Salvador:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 $ 4.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.00 $ 25.00-50.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 5.99-6.99
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.25 $ 2.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.65 $ 0.75-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.61 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.65 $ 0.50-1.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.83 $ 5.68-11.17
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.48 $ 0.86-2.25
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.53 $ 0.25-0.80
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.22 $ 1.20-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.84 $ 1.36-4.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.38 $ 0.91-4.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.40 $ 2.20-5.50
Apples (1 lb) 1.39 $ 0.57-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.33-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.30-1.50
Tomato (1 lb) 1.03 $ 0.45-2.00
Potato (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.45-1.50
Onion (1 lb) 0.94 $ 0.45-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 0.92 $ 0.65-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 $ 0.60-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 $ 6.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.60 $ 1.00-2.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 $ 1.50-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.25 $ 0.25-0.35
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 21.74 $ 0.00-30.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.00-7.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.91 $ 4.00-11.27
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.50 $ 7.00-20.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.86 $ 3.50-4.31
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $ 15,000.00-19,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,321.43 $ 20,000.00-24,850.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 72.30 $ 25.00-170.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 $ 0.10-0.35
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.75 $ 30.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.15 $ 15.00-40.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.57 $ 15.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 $ 4.75-6.60
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 108.75 $ 70.00-200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,587.50 $ 3,000.00-7,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.45 $ 35.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.89 $ 20.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.42 $ 45.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.00 $ 35.00-101.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 531.25 $ 300.00-800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 392.86 $ 200.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 965.00 $ 600.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 587.56 $ 300.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 110.71 $ 27.87-185.80
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 77.42 $ 32.52-130.06
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 405.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.11 5.00-13.00

Prices in San Salvador

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Last update: June 2022
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3 Comments so far
Johnny on Dec 23, 2020:
Housing is expensive in El Salvador. Really expensive for the region.
Anonymous on Apr 08, 2019:
Whores are very cheap in San Salvador.Bottom end $2 mid-range $8 top of the line $15 and two for $30.I just love 3rd world countries.
Anonymous on Mar 19, 2019:
Cheap pretty women dangerous country, violence day and night.Foreigners shouldn't go to El Salvador unless they have a death wish.Locals very friendly though but militants everywhere.