Cost of living comparison

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Kampala is 12.2% cheaper than Lima.

If you lived in Kampala instead of Lima, you would:

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pay 25.4% less for restaurants

 
Lima
Kampala
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.03
PEN15.46
$2.66
UGX9,892
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.18
PEN23.70
$7.99
UGX29,675
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.86
PEN3.31
$0.42
UGX1,566

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pay 2.8% more for groceries

 
Lima
Kampala
Bread
1 loaf
$2.33
PEN8.95
$1.24
UGX4,588
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.60
PEN13.81
$1.55
UGX5,745
Milk (1 gallon) $4.93
PEN18.91
$2.78
UGX10,327

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pay 6.8% more for transportation

 
Lima
Kampala
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.61
PEN21.53
$5.85
UGX21,706
Monthly public transit pass $20.86
PEN79.98
$53.30
UGX197,832
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,497.63
PEN82,441.68
$9,992.84
UGX37,093,577

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pay 15.0% more for housing

 
Lima
Kampala
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$29.05
PEN111.40
$82.83
UGX307,460
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $557.54
PEN2,138.10
$281.28
UGX1,044,116
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $362.83
PEN1,391.41
$179.13
UGX664,937

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pay 35.8% less for childcare

 
Lima
Kampala
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $250.81
PEN961.82
$156.55
UGX581,133
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $7,392.79
PEN28,350.78
$4,882.34
UGX18,123,304

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pay 3.1% less for entertainment and sports

 
Lima
Kampala
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.15
PEN8.24
$1.27
UGX4,699
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.66
PEN10.20
$2.52
UGX9,342
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.37
PEN20.61
$2.66
UGX9,892

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pay 46.0% less for clothing

 
Lima
Kampala
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$43.97
PEN168.61
$17.45
UGX64,790
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$31.91
PEN122.37
$23.49
UGX87,183
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$81.88
PEN314.01
$36.31
UGX134,773

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