Armenia vs Costa Rica - Cost of Living Comparison

ArmeniaCosta Rica
🚶 Cost of living One person
$592
$852
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1443
$2064
🏠 One person rent
$287
$373
🏘️ Family rent
$523
$589
🍽️ Food Expenses
$210
$329
🚐 Transport Expenses
$27.5
$46.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$372
$773
💸 GDP per capita
$4267
$12077
😃 Human freedom index
7.44
7.88
❤️ Life expectancy
75.1
80.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
49
57
🏙️ Population
2.93M
4.91M

The average cost of living in Armenia ($592) is 30% less expensive than in Costa Rica ($852). Armenia ranked 149th vs 93rd for Costa Rica in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Armenia compared to 0.9 months in Costa Rica. Ranked 75th and 52nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Armenia vs Costa Rica

ArmeniaCosta Rica
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.12
$6.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.7
$31
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.7
$6.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$2.27
☕ Cappuccino
$1.83
$2.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.62
$1.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$341
$380
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$197
$261
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$704
$656
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$372
$433
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.7
$44.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67.5
$68
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.3
$43.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.96%
9.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1581
$1409
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$835
$1071
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
$0.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$41.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.76
$9.71
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.81
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.32
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
$1.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$2.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$6.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.35
$5.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.85
$8.34
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$3.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$1.81
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
$1.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$2.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.7
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.51
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.99
$4.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.69
$4.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.18
$2.27
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.54
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.1
$46.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.48
$5.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.3
$58.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.8
$8.45
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.1
$56.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.7
$96.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$123
$312
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3982
$7761

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In Armenia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Yerevan
$617
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Abovyan
$556
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Kapan
$513
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$511
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Masis
$564
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Goris
$512
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$512
15K

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CityCost of livingPopulation
San Jose
$930
288K
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$856
222K
Limon
$685
61.1K
Alajuela
$755
43K
Liberia
$754
53.4K
Puntarenas
$753
41.5K
Heredia
$747
18.7K
Tamarindo
$1258
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Santa Teresa
$830
3K