Cost of Living in Nicaragua

Summary of cost of living in Nicaragua:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.00 $ 2.77-6.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 28.59 $ 20.00-40.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 5.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.30 $ 0.98-2.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 1.74-3.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.00 $ 1.00-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.85 $ 0.56-1.36
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.72 $ 0.55-1.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.03 $ 3.04-5.26
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.19 $ 0.64-3.01
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.30-0.63
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.84 $ 1.20-2.10
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.05 $ 1.02-5.09
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.23 $ 1.29-2.60
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.55 $ 1.86-5.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.25 $ 1.26-4.25
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 $ 0.23-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 $ 0.42-2.46
Tomato (1 lb) 0.61 $ 0.40-0.83
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 $ 0.50-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.50-0.95
Lettuce (1 head) 0.89 $ 0.70-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 $ 0.62-1.37
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 6.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.28 $ 0.86-1.70
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.12 $ 1.54-2.38
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.92 $ 2.66-3.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.23 $ 0.10-2.15
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9.24 $ 4.48-56.10
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.60 $ 0.50-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.91 $ 0.85-1.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 5.73-10.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.98 $ 4.63-5.73
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,500.00 $ 20,000.00-21,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,666.67 $ 25,000.00-29,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 71.89 $ 45.00-108.55
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 16.33 $ 15.00-16.99
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.92 $ 38.91-120.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.32 $ 15.35-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 0.00 $
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 $ 6.15-8.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 119.17 $ 66.67-435.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,425.00 $ 1,800.00-15,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.46 $ 15.00-90.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.88 $ 20.00-70.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.66 $ 31.97-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 60.04 $ 30.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 322.50 $ 200.00-450.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 221.88 $ 150.00-350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 635.00 $ 300.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 472.22 $ 250.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 89.19 $ 61.62-120.77
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 71.57 $ 37.16-92.90
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 270.87 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.00 9.00-18.00

Prices in Nicaragua

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Last update: February 2024
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