Cost of Living Comparison

SVC
COMPARED TO
TRY

El Salvador is 25.4% cheaper than Turkey.

If you lived in Turkey instead of El Salvador, you would:
local_dining

pay 41.3% less for restaurants

  El Salvador help_outline Turkey help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.00
SVC43.75
$3.32
₺11.83
-33.6%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.00
SVC52.50
$3.22
₺11.50
-46.3%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.83
SVC7.24
$0.62
₺2.21
-25.3%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.74
SVC6.52
$0.22
₺0.77
-71.0%

El Salvador vs. Turkey - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 47.4% less for groceries

  El Salvador help_outline Turkey help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.55
SVC13.53
$0.36
₺1.27
-77.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.86
SVC33.76
$2.29
₺8.16
-40.7%
Milk (1 gallon) $5.58
SVC48.86
$2.39
₺8.52
-57.2%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.00
SVC17.50
$1.55
₺5.51
-22.7%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.74
SVC24.02
$1.49
₺5.31
-45.8%
Apples (1 lb) $1.25
SVC10.94
$0.33
₺1.16
-74.0%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.50
SVC4.38
$0.68
₺2.43
+36.3%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.00
SVC8.75
$0.29
₺1.02
-71.3%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.82
SVC7.17
$0.38
₺1.36
-53.4%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.50
SVC4.38
$0.30
₺1.08
-39.4%
Onions (1 lb) $0.50
SVC4.38
$0.31
₺1.12
-37.3%

El Salvador vs. Turkey - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 29.6% more for transportation

  El Salvador help_outline Turkey help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.41
SVC29.88
$4.21
₺15.01
+23.3%
Monthly public transit pass $23.80
SVC208.29
$22.74
₺81.09
-4.5%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $18,000.00
SVC157,505.09
$23,375.09
₺83,341.56
+29.9%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $28.00
SVC245.01
$5.03
₺17.93
-82.0%

El Salvador vs. Turkey - Cost of transportation
home

pay 54.6% less for housing

  El Salvador help_outline Turkey help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$30.67
SVC268.34
$13.82
₺49.26
-54.9%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $339.06
SVC2,966.89
$169.74
₺605.19
-49.9%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $356.25
SVC3,117.29
$120.10
₺428.22
-66.3%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$40.58
SVC355.10
$44.68
₺159.29
+10.1%

El Salvador vs. Turkey - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 2.2 times more for childcare

  El Salvador help_outline Turkey help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $68.33
SVC597.94
$204.06
₺727.55
+198.6%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,820.00
SVC15,925.52
$4,027.21
₺14,358.62
+121.3%

El Salvador vs. Turkey - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 31.6% less for entertainment and sports

  El Salvador help_outline Turkey help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.00
SVC17.50
$2.39
₺8.53
+19.7%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.53
SVC22.15
$1.60
₺5.72
-36.6%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.50
SVC21.88
$2.29
₺8.16
-8.5%
Monthly membership at local gym $31.88
SVC278.92
$20.93
₺74.61
-34.4%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.00
SVC43.75
$2.80
₺9.99
-44.0%

El Salvador vs. Turkey - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 39.8% less for clothing

  El Salvador help_outline Turkey help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$43.33
SVC379.18
$31.18
₺111.17
-28.0%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$40.45
SVC353.99
$21.26
₺75.81
-47.4%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$73.33
SVC641.69
$50.73
₺180.88
-30.8%
Men's business shoes (leather) $80.00
SVC700.02
$39.61
₺141.24
-50.5%

El Salvador vs. Turkey - Cost of clothing
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