Austria vs El Salvador - Cost of Living Comparison

Austria El Salvador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1467
$853
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3623
$1917
🏠 One person rent
$755
$408
🏘️ Family rent
$1430
$614
🍽️ Food expenses
$437
$285
🚐 Transport expenses
$122
$80.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2255
$386
💸 GDP per capita
$48589
$3799
😃 Human freedom index
8.67
7.39
❤️ Life expectancy
81.2
73.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
34
🌐 English speaking %
73.1%
1%
🎓 Higher education
93
41
😀 Quality of life
85
31
🏙️ Population
8.98M
6.42M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1467) is 72% more expensive than in El Salvador ($853). Austria ranked 25th vs 89th for El Salvador in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Austria compared to 0.5 months in El Salvador. Ranked 5th and 154th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs El Salvador

We calculate prices for Austria and El Salvador as a population-weighted mean of 26 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Austria El Salvador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.6
$4.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.4
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.62
$5.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.96
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$3.39
$2.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.69
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$709
$466
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$552
$290
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$644
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1112
$475
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$41.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$213
$63.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33
$41.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.01%
11.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7152
$1117
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4966
$875
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.45
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$46.5
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$25.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.88
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.89
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$7.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$5.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.3
$8.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$2.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$2.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.62
$9.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.81
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.2
$6.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.86
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
$2.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.01
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$26.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.3
$4.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$103
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.3
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.6
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.3
$82.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$323
$86
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9588
$3858

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Cities Comparison in Austria vs El Salvador

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

City Cost of living Population
Vienna
$1582
1.91M
Graz
$1217
289K
Linz
$1387
205K
Salzburg
$1359
155K
Innsbruck
$1395
132K
Klagenfurt
$1369
101K
Sankt Polten
$1321
55.5K
Dornbirn
$1435
48.1K
Wels
$1182
61.2K
Villach
$1438
61.9K
Wiener Neustadt
$1301
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1261
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1594
26.3K
Bregenz
$1446
29.8K
Steyr
$1345
38.3K
Modling
$1280
20.6K
Leoben
$1115
24.6K
Leonding
$1292
28.7K
Klosterneuburg
$1345
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1336
25K
Krems an der Donau
$1319
24.6K
Traun
$1270
24.5K
Amstetten
$1269
23.7K
Lustenau
$1327
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1288
22.8K
Hallein
$1217
21.2K

In El Salvador

City Cost of living Population
San Salvador
$965
568K
Usulutan
$836
379K
Soyapango
$816
241K
San Miguel
$645
218K
Santa Ana
$909
270K
Mejicanos
$750
141K
Santa Tecla
$865
135K
Apopa
$830
131K
Ahuachapan
$870
111K
Sonsonate
$794
71.5K