Cost of living in Peru

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These numbers reflect the average prices of 5 cities in Peru, such as Cusco, Tacna, Trujillo, Lima, Arequipa, and more. To view the cost of living in a specific city in Peru, search for a city above.
 
Cost
Range
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.98
PEN11.23
$2.25 - $5.94
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.00
PEN18.86
$4.43 - $6.15
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.76
PEN2.85
$0.54 - $2.04

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Cost
Range
Bread
1 loaf
$1.30
PEN4.88
$0.58 - $2.16
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.56
PEN9.63
$1.57 - $5.14
Milk (1 gallon) $4.32
PEN16.29
$3.18 - $5.80

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Cost
Range
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.30
PEN19.99
$4.51 - $6.08
Monthly public transit pass $16.55
PEN62.36
$9.99 - $24.08
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $20,417.59
PEN76,949.01
$19,395.24 - $21,762.79

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Cost
Range
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$29.53
PEN111.28
$20.98 - $42.04
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $277.70
PEN1,046.58
$214.02 - $409.77
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $204.62
PEN771.16
$147.14 - $323.70

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Cost
Range
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $162.20
PEN611.31
$103.44 - $211.79
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $4,852.04
PEN18,286.18
$2,150.86 - $6,233.23

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Cost
Range
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.83
PEN6.91
$1.28 - $3.83
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.60
PEN9.79
$1.62 - $3.76
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.57
PEN17.23
$3.75 - $6.38

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Cost
Range
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$40.11
PEN151.15
$33.84 - $48.55
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$22.91
PEN86.35
$18.50 - $29.87
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$67.62
PEN254.83
$57.96 - $80.66

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