Cost of living comparison

compared to

Russia is 39.1% more expensive than Lima.

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

pay 63.3% more for restaurants

 
Lima
Russia
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.84
PEN12.44
$10.05
₽601.28
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.16
PEN16.73
$6.50
₽388.86
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.75
PEN2.44
$1.10
₽65.95

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pay 51.9% more for groceries

 
Lima
Russia
Bread
1 loaf
$1.68
PEN5.44
$0.74
₽44.55
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.55
PEN11.51
$6.12
₽365.92
Milk (1 gallon) $4.50
PEN14.60
$4.79
₽286.82

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pay 39.1% more for transportation

 
Lima
Russia
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.54
PEN14.70
$3.32
₽198.84
Monthly public transit pass $15.88
PEN51.49
$26.69
₽1,596.64
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $14,556.04
PEN47,197.96
$40,723.29
₽2,436,307.47

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pay 2.4% more for housing

 
Lima
Russia
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$30.40
PEN98.58
$9.10
₽544.29
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $504.17
PEN1,634.78
$429.22
₽25,678.35
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $338.26
PEN1,096.80
$297.58
₽17,802.89

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pay 30.8% more for childcare

 
Lima
Russia
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $199.44
PEN646.68
$310.74
₽18,590.28
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,175.83
PEN20,025.14
$6,542.10
₽391,387.15

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pay 4.2% less for entertainment and sports

 
Lima
Russia
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.12
PEN6.87
$2.22
₽132.78
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.55
PEN8.28
$2.43
₽145.45
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.63
PEN15.02
$3.03
₽181.01

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pay 90.1% more for clothing

 
Lima
Russia
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$42.41
PEN137.52
$87.55
₽5,237.62
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$28.46
PEN92.27
$56.71
₽3,392.91
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$67.59
PEN219.16
$106.20
₽6,353.81

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