Cost of Living in Nicaragua

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.21 $ 2.75-7.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 29.59 $ 20.00-40.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 5.00-6.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.40 $ 0.98-2.46
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 $ 1.82-3.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.09 $ 1.00-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.81 $ 0.56-1.10
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.71 $ 0.55-1.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.84 $ 3.04-4.80
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.18 $ 0.64-1.64
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.30-0.55
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.85 $ 1.20-2.10
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.83 $ 0.91-2.27
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.25 $ 1.00-2.60
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.05 $ 1.86-3.76
Apples (1 lb) 2.06 $ 1.23-2.87
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.23-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 $ 0.42-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.40-0.83
Potato (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.41-1.05
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 $ 0.47-0.90
Lettuce (1 head) 0.89 $ 0.70-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 $ 0.62-1.36
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 6.00-11.28
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.28 $ 0.86-1.70
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $ 1.20-2.44
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.00 $ 2.52-3.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.17 $ 0.08-2.15
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9.57 $ 4.48-56.10
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.96 $ 0.60-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.02 $ 0.90-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.00 $ 5.00-10.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.74 $ 3.97-5.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $ 14,337.44-20,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,197.59 $ 20,000.00-29,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 62.99 $ 45.00-125.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 $ 0.25-0.46
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.99 $ 38.91-110.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.73 $ 15.35-35.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 $ 0.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.07 $ 4.00-10.25
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 129.40 $ 100.00-150.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,049.83 $ 1,800.00-6,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.32 $ 15.00-70.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.82 $ 20.00-58.60
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.24 $ 31.97-117.20
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 67.10 $ 30.00-100.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 268.38 $ 149.27-500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 206.18 $ 150.00-450.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 503.68 $ 250.00-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 407.68 $ 250.00-900.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 87.23 $ 55.74-120.77
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 71.57 $ 37.16-92.90
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 294.87 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.96 10.00-18.00

Prices in Nicaragua

This country had 257 entries in the past 12 months by 20 different contributors.
Last update: January 2023
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