Price Rankings for San Jose, Costa Rica

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World Ranking

53th Cheapest Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre (Buy Apartment Price) out of 308 Cities in the World.
75th Cheapest Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment (Utilities (Monthly)) out of 424 Cities in the World.
32th Most Expensive Water (1.5 liter bottle) (Markets) out of 432 Cities in the World.
20th Most Expensive 1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) (Clothing And Shoes) out of 420 Cities in the World.
25th Most Expensive Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) (Markets) out of 415 Cities in the World.

America Ranking

3rd Cheapest Monthly Pass (Regular Price) (Transportation) out of 39 Cities in America
4th Most Expensive Gasoline (1 liter) (Transportation) out of 106 Cities in America
2nd Most Expensive 1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) (Clothing And Shoes) out of 103 Cities in America
3rd Most Expensive 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) (Clothing And Shoes) out of 103 Cities in America

Central America Ranking

1st Most Expensive Onion (1kg) (Markets) out of 9 Cities in Central America
1st Most Expensive Rice (white), (1kg) (Markets) out of 9 Cities in Central America
1st Most Expensive Potato (1kg) (Markets) out of 9 Cities in Central America

RestaurantsValue World
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5,259.47 ₡ Moderate 251st/441 81st/106 6th/9
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30,003.00 ₡ Moderate 208th/431 75th/106 2nd/9
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5,000.00 ₡ High 146th/368 54th/87 1st/7
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,725.00 ₡ Moderate 229th/414 72th/104 1st/8
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,500.00 ₡ Moderate 170th/390 68th/99 2nd/8
Cappuccino (regular) 1,835.57 ₡ Moderate 191st/440 76th/106 4th/9
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 991.74 ₡ Moderate 222th/439 71st/106 1st/9
Water (12 oz small bottle) 745.77 ₡ Moderate 214th/437 69th/103 1st/9
MarketsValue World
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,739.61 ₡ Very High 59th/443 17th/106 1st/9
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,269.18 ₡ High 99th/440 67th/106 2nd/9
Rice (white), (1 lb) 528.99 ₡ Moderate 200th/434 70th/103 1st/9
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,670.66 ₡ Moderate 201st/438 57th/103 1st/9
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2,012.82 ₡ Low 314th/430 83th/103 6th/9
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2,353.43 ₡ High 170th/436 68th/105 2nd/9
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3,484.79 ₡ High 166th/415 55th/102 1st/8
Apples (1 lb) 1,048.55 ₡ Very High 66th/440 59th/105 1st/9
Banana (1 lb) 333.16 ₡ Low 315th/441 73th/106 4th/9
Oranges (1 lb) 707.14 ₡ High 109th/416 64th/98 1st/9
Tomato (1 lb) 657.69 ₡ Moderate 193th/417 72th/105 2nd/9
Potato (1 lb) 635.40 ₡ Very High 51st/425 41st/100 1st/9
Onion (1 lb) 570.48 ₡ Very High 75th/423 57th/100 1st/9
Lettuce (1 head) 583.13 ₡ Moderate 245th/412 78th/100 7th/8
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,181.49 ₡ Very High 32th/432 29th/98 1st/9
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8,500.00 ₡ Very High 25th/415 10th/104 1st/9
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,220.86 ₡ Very High 78th/400 25th/90 1st/9
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,586.26 ₡ High 100th/379 48th/88 3rd/8
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,300.00 ₡ Low 218th/360 47th/64 2nd/7
TransportationValue World
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 450.00 ₡ Low 251st/389 64th/85 2nd/9
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 19,565.22 ₡ Low 153th/247 37th/39 1st/2
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 855.00 ₡
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,269.65 ₡ High 63th/206 15th/26 2nd/4
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,562.50 ₡
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,868.23 ₡ Moderate 203th/441 4th/106 1st/9
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,200,000.00 ₡
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,886,402.21 ₡
Utilities (Monthly)Value World
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 34,059.36 ₡ Very Low 350th/424 94th/106 7th/9
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11,300.00 ₡ Moderate 200th/437 81st/105 8th/9
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24,511.69 ₡ High 143th/441 74th/106 2nd/9
Sports And LeisureValue World
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30,370.68 ₡ Very High 74th/410 18th/82 2nd/9
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15,018.59 ₡ Very High 33th/233 9th/34 1st/5
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4,000.00 ₡ Low 248th/388 71st/96 2nd/8
ChildcareValue World
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 237,500.00 ₡
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,622,273.46 ₡ High 78th/204 17th/36 1st/5
Clothing And ShoesValue World
Position
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Ranking
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43,699.34 ₡ High 107th/412 3rd/103 1st/8
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26,259.47 ₡ Very High 58th/371 18th/78 2nd/8
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64,274.04 ₡ Very High 20th/420 2nd/103 1st/8
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61,124.38 ₡ High 122th/384 41st/94 2nd/8
Rent Per MonthValue World
Position
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Ranking
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Central America
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 354,346.83 ₡ Moderate 244th/422 76th/102 6th/9
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 226,705.52 ₡ Low 257th/417 81st/102 7th/9
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 672,432.73 ₡ Moderate 235th/410 78th/103 7th/9
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 575,679.57 ₡ Moderate 203th/411 77th/105 5th/9
Buy Apartment PriceValue World
Position
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Ranking
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Central America
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 89,950.52 ₡ Very Low 256th/308 53th/66 5th/6
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 63,311.67 ₡
Salaries And FinancingValue World
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Ranking
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 462,756.90 ₡ Low 298th/439 77th/103 5th/8
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.88
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