Calgary vs Lima - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Lima
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$802
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$1927
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$370
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$627
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$228
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$137
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$457
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
54
80
😀 Quality of life
93
67
🏙️ Population
1.24M
9.67M

The cost of living in Calgary is 135% more expensive than in Lima. Cities ranked 1847th and 6060th ($1881 vs $802) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 1st in Canada and Peru, respectively. Check Canada vs Peru comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 0.6 months in Lima. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Lima ranked 1st in Peru, while ranked 48th and 3399th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Lima

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Calgary Lima
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$4.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$17.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$5.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$2.15
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$3.08
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$453
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$275
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$763
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$497
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$34.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$52.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$24.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
8.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$1846
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$1371
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$23.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$12.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$6.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$4.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$7.69
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$1.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$0.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$9.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$4.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$5.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$4.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$1.33
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$39
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$4.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$21.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$40
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$63.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$193
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$5923

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Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Lima

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.8 mi Callao
$687
64 km or 40 mi Huaral
$557
122 km or 76 mi Huacho
$509
198 km or 123 mi Huancayo
$431
205 km or 128 mi Pisco
$524
251 km or 156 mi Huanuco
$561
265 km or 165 mi Ica
$508
285 km or 177 mi Huaraz
$449
329 km or 204 mi Ayacucho
$480
372 km or 231 mi Chimbote
$430
483 km or 300 mi Abancay
$559
489 km or 304 mi Trujillo
$562
490 km or 304 mi Pucallpa
$503
567 km or 352 mi Cajamarca
$495
572 km or 355 mi Cusco
$541
623 km or 387 mi Tarapoto
$472
655 km or 407 mi Chachapoyas
$500
663 km or 412 mi Chiclayo
$482
685 km or 426 mi Cruzeiro do Sul
$553
732 km or 455 mi Jaen
$501
765 km or 475 mi Arequipa
$532
838 km or 521 mi Juliaca
$576
855 km or 531 mi Puerto Maldonado
$501
858 km or 533 mi Piura
$571
866 km or 538 mi Puno
$462
891 km or 554 mi Sullana
$500
896 km or 557 mi Paita
$505
927 km or 576 mi Loja
$567
952 km or 591 mi Talara
$471
987 km or 614 mi Mancora
$465
988 km or 614 mi Tacna
$421
1014 km or 630 mi Iquitos
$637
1014 km or 630 mi Arica
$633
1015 km or 631 mi Tumbes
$455
1029 km or 639 mi Machala
$686
1032 km or 642 mi Rio Branco
$693
1041 km or 647 mi Cuenca
$741
1073 km or 666 mi El Alto
$709
1077 km or 669 mi La Paz
$728
1138 km or 707 mi Milagro
$677