Iceland is 2.2 times more expensive than El Salvador.

If you lived in Iceland instead of El Salvador, you would:

pay 3.0 times more for restaurants

 
El Salvador
Iceland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.83
SVC51.04
$17.84
kr2,483
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.91
SVC51.74
$14.27
kr1,986
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.71
SVC6.21
$2.32
kr323

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pay 53.0% more for groceries

 
El Salvador
Iceland
Bread
1 loaf
$1.83
SVC16.05
$3.42
kr477
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.97
SVC25.98
$5.98
kr833
Milk (1 gallon) $6.82
SVC59.68
$5.33
kr741

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pay 2.0 times more for transportation

 
El Salvador
Iceland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.88
SVC33.99
$8.03
kr1,118
Monthly public transit pass $21.74
SVC190.21
$77.40
kr10,775
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $18,000.00
SVC157,490.37
$29,836.83
kr4,153,883

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pay 2.1 times more for housing

 
El Salvador
Iceland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$43.89
SVC384.00
$62.40
kr8,688
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $610.09
SVC5,337.94
$1,437.14
kr200,079
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $369.44
SVC3,232.44
$1,215.63
kr169,239

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pay 71.2% more for childcare

 
El Salvador
Iceland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $96.15
SVC841.24
$259.34
kr36,106
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $3,776.67
SVC33,043.81
$2,750.10
kr382,869

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pay 2.9 times more for entertainment and sports

 
El Salvador
Iceland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.50
SVC13.12
$8.52
kr1,186
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.31
SVC20.18
$4.15
kr578
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.00
SVC35.00
$10.64
kr1,481

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pay 83.8% more for clothing

 
El Salvador
Iceland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$53.50
SVC468.10
$118.08
kr16,438
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$41.12
SVC359.82
$50.39
kr7,015
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$81.36
SVC711.89
$151.12
kr21,039

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