Cost of Living Comparison

PEN
COMPARED TO
AUD

Lima is 19.3% cheaper than Canberra.

If you lived in Canberra instead of Lima, you would:
local_dining

pay 2.6 times more for restaurants

  Lima help_outline Canberra help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.97
PEN9.62
$13.19
A$17.06
+344.8%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.17
PEN16.76
$6.94
A$8.98
+34.3%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.75
PEN2.45
$2.30
A$2.97
+204.3%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.51
PEN1.65
$1.96
A$2.53
+284.4%

Lima vs. Canberra - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 62.3% more for groceries

  Lima help_outline Canberra help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.46
PEN4.74
$1.92
A$2.48
+31.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.77
PEN12.24
$2.54
A$3.28
-32.8%
Milk (1 gallon) $4.83
PEN15.65
$3.75
A$4.85
-22.4%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.86
PEN6.04
$3.28
A$4.25
+76.4%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.08
PEN6.74
$3.57
A$4.62
+71.8%
Apples (1 lb) $0.72
PEN2.32
$1.33
A$1.72
+85.8%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.53
PEN1.70
$1.20
A$1.56
+128.9%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.46
PEN1.48
$1.11
A$1.43
+143.2%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.49
PEN1.60
$1.50
A$1.94
+204.2%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.38
PEN1.24
$0.90
A$1.16
+134.8%
Onions (1 lb) $0.41
PEN1.34
$0.81
A$1.05
+97.6%

Lima vs. Canberra - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 8.1% less for transportation

  Lima help_outline Canberra help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.16
PEN13.49
$4.08
A$5.28
-1.9%
Monthly public transit pass $24.91
PEN80.77
$69.42
A$89.77
+178.7%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $18,935.35
PEN61,397.87
$17,355.09
A$22,443.54
-8.3%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $13.94
PEN45.19
$14.58
A$18.85
+4.6%

Lima vs. Canberra - Cost of transportation
home

pay 2.8 times more for housing

  Lima help_outline Canberra help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$39.39
PEN127.73
$48.66
A$62.93
+23.5%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $470.15
PEN1,524.47
$1,234.12
A$1,595.97
+162.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $281.01
PEN911.17
$965.41
A$1,248.46
+243.5%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$43.29
PEN140.37
$118.33
A$153.03
+173.3%

Lima vs. Canberra - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 2.0 times more for childcare

  Lima help_outline Canberra help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $222.61
PEN721.82
$947.06
A$1,224.74
+325.4%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,621.93
PEN18,229.10
$10,968.41
A$14,184.32
+95.1%

Lima vs. Canberra - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 30.8% more for entertainment and sports

  Lima help_outline Canberra help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.00
PEN6.49
$5.55
A$7.18
+177.4%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.30
PEN7.46
$2.86
A$3.70
+24.4%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.71
PEN12.02
$20.13
A$26.03
+443.1%
Monthly membership at local gym $51.32
PEN166.40
$43.56
A$56.33
-15.1%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.34
PEN17.31
$12.50
A$16.16
+134.1%

Lima vs. Canberra - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 39.8% more for clothing

  Lima help_outline Canberra help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$41.85
PEN135.70
$63.38
A$81.97
+51.5%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$30.56
PEN99.08
$46.54
A$60.19
+52.3%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$72.25
PEN234.28
$87.12
A$112.67
+20.6%
Men's business shoes (leather) $72.94
PEN236.52
$107.08
A$138.48
+46.8%

Lima vs. Canberra - Cost of clothing
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