Cost of Living Comparison

ERN
COMPARED TO
PEN

Peru is 2.8 times more expensive than Eritrea.

If you lived in Peru instead of Eritrea, you would:
local_dining

pay 34.6% less for restaurants

  Eritrea help_outline Peru help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $10.00
ERN152.80
$2.69
PEN8.72
-73.1%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.33
ERN50.94
$4.87
PEN15.80
+46.1%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.61
ERN24.62
$0.73
PEN2.36
-54.9%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.11
ERN16.98
$0.48
PEN1.57
-56.5%
Average -34.6%

Eritrea vs. Peru - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 38.3% less for groceries

  Eritrea help_outline Peru help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$5.00
ERN76.40
$1.14
PEN3.71
-77.1%
Local cheese (8 oz) $15.00
ERN229.20
$3.52
PEN11.40
-76.6%
Milk (1 gallon) $7.57
ERN115.68
$4.99
PEN16.18
-34.1%
Eggs
1 dozen
$4.00
ERN61.12
$1.62
PEN5.25
-59.5%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) ?? $1.90
PEN6.15
Apples (1 lb) ?? $0.66
PEN2.14
Bananas (1 lb) $0.45
ERN6.93
$0.47
PEN1.51
+2.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.62
ERN9.53
$0.57
PEN1.85
-8.3%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.61
ERN9.36
$0.52
PEN1.70
-14.6%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.79
ERN12.13
$0.43
PEN1.39
-46.0%
Onions (1 lb) $0.68
ERN10.40
$0.47
PEN1.51
-31.6%
Average -38.3%

Eritrea vs. Peru - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay (unknown) more for transportation

  Eritrea Peru help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) ?? $4.28
PEN13.86
Monthly public transit pass ?? $21.53
PEN69.83
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $18,183.64
PEN58,960.47
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) ?? $13.52
PEN43.85

Eritrea vs. Peru - Cost of transportation
home

pay 3.6 times more for housing

  Eritrea help_outline Peru help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
?? $41.42
PEN134.29
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $100.00
ERN1,527.96
$454.19
PEN1,472.71
+354.2%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center ?? $224.04
PEN726.44
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$15.29
ERN233.69
$40.26
PEN130.56
+163.3%
Average +258.8%

Eritrea vs. Peru - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 5.2 times more for childcare

  Eritrea help_outline Peru help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $20.00
ERN305.60
$154.38
PEN500.58
+671.9%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,000.00
ERN30,560.10
$5,252.82
PEN17,032.28
+162.6%
Average +417.2%

Eritrea vs. Peru - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 47.6% more for entertainment and sports

  Eritrea help_outline Peru help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.75
ERN26.74
$2.25
PEN7.31
+28.8%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.11
ERN32.26
$2.45
PEN7.95
+16.2%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.00
ERN61.12
$2.91
PEN9.43
-27.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $13.33
ERN203.73
$36.35
PEN117.87
+172.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $5.24
PEN16.97
Average +47.6%

Eritrea vs. Peru - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 5.0 times more for clothing

  Eritrea help_outline Peru help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$23.33
ERN356.52
$49.93
PEN161.89
+114.0%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
?? $26.30
PEN85.29
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$10.00
ERN152.80
$82.34
PEN266.99
+723.4%
Men's business shoes (leather) $15.00
ERN229.20
$69.89
PEN226.61
+365.9%
Average +401.1%

Eritrea vs. Peru - Cost of clothing
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