Cost of Living in El Salvador

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.50 $ 2.50-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 27.44 $ 23.80-50.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 5.10-7.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.70
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.69 $ 1.50-4.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.75 $ 0.55-1.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.70 $ 0.50-1.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.88 $ 5.68-11.17
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 $ 0.91-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.25-0.80
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 $ 1.20-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.93 $ 1.50-4.50
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.30 $ 1.00-3.74
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.72 $ 2.72-6.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.43 $ 0.91-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.36-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.30-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 $ 0.45-1.60
Potato (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.45-1.50
Onion (1 lb) 0.89 $ 0.45-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 $ 0.75-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 $ 0.60-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 $ 6.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.49 $ 1.00-2.14
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 $ 1.50-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 $ 0.25-0.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25.00 $ 0.00-65.22
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.00-7.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.91 $ 4.83-11.27
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 5.00-20.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.91 $ 3.50-4.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $ 16,000.00-19,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,373.46 $ 20,111.11-25,900.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 63.40 $ 25.00-110.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $ 0.05-0.25
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.12 $ 30.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.62 $ 10.00-40.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.88 $ 15.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 $ 4.50-8.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 99.00 $ 65.00-150.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,687.50 $ 2,400.00-6,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.33 $ 35.00-75.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.38 $ 20.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.88 $ 60.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.40 $ 40.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 573.33 $ 300.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 421.15 $ 200.00-600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 908.82 $ 600.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 650.04 $ 300.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 123.65 $ 92.90-185.80
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 82.68 $ 55.74-130.06
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 401.92 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.69 5.00-15.75

Prices in El Salvador

This country had 322 entries in the past 12 months by 36 different contributors.
Last update: January 2023
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