Cali vs Managua - Cost of Living Comparison

Cali Managua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$555
$691
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1391
$1763
🏠 One person rent
$213
$281
🏘️ Family rent
$370
$540
🍽️ Food expenses
$190
$260
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$72.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$321
$361
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
45
34
😀 Quality of life
55
48
🏙️ Population
2.47M
937K

The cost of living in Cali is 20% less expensive than in Managua. Cities ranked 7750th and 6619th ($555 vs $691) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 2nd in Colombia and Nicaragua, respectively. Check Colombia vs Nicaragua comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Cali compared to 0.5 months in Managua. Cali ranked 4th best city to live in Colombia vs Managua ranked 1st in Nicaragua, while ranked 5807th and 6340th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cali vs Managua

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Cali Managua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.63
$5.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$28.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.83
$5.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.14
 Cappuccino
$1.73
$2.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$261
$211
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$133
$162
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$408
$519
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$268
$381
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$42
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.2
$64.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.7
$67.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.18%
12.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$778
$984
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$716
$517
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$0.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.6
$9.63
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.81
$13.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.95
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.86
$1.32
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
$2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.29
$3.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.75
$5.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.31
$8.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$3.51
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$1.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$1.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.2
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.3
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
$1.36
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.95
$3.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.22
$3.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.99
$3.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.71
$2.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.69
$1.48
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$30.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.85
$6.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
$23.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.45
$6.37
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.2
$54.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$70.7
$78.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$119
$167
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4295
$4526

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Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Palmira
$391
74 km or 46 mi Buenaventura
$433
80 km or 50 mi Tulua
$393
111 km or 69 mi Popayan
$400
148 km or 92 mi Neiva
$390
154 km or 96 mi Armenia
$421
160 km or 100 mi Cartago
$392
170 km or 105 mi Salento
$422
178 km or 111 mi Pereira
$414
184 km or 114 mi Ibague
$363
213 km or 132 mi Girardot
$360
214 km or 133 mi Manizales
$474
227 km or 141 mi Florencia
$389
251 km or 156 mi Quibdo
$425
262 km or 163 mi Pasto
$405
285 km or 177 mi Facatativa
$379
285 km or 177 mi Soacha
$466
301 km or 187 mi Bogota
$679
308 km or 192 mi Tumaco
$432
316 km or 196 mi Ipiales
$422
321 km or 200 mi Envigado
$500
329 km or 204 mi Medellin
$648
330 km or 205 mi Villavicencio
$411
330 km or 205 mi Zipaquira
$443
339 km or 210 mi Bello
$402
386 km or 240 mi Ibarra
$556
421 km or 261 mi Tunja
$367
446 km or 277 mi Esmeraldas
$655
463 km or 288 mi Quito
$806
469 km or 291 mi Duitama
$444
471 km or 293 mi Sogamoso
$341
500 km or 311 mi Barrancabermeja
$376
504 km or 313 mi Yopal
$428
506 km or 314 mi Santo Domingo
$590
518 km or 322 mi Turbo
$430
554 km or 344 mi Floridablanca
$404
556 km or 346 mi Bucaramanga
$480
571 km or 354 mi Ambato
$577
595 km or 369 mi Quevedo
$621
596 km or 370 mi Monteria
$486

Cities near Managua

Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Masaya
$619
42 km or 26 mi Granada
$668
74 km or 46 mi Leon
$556
93 km or 58 mi Matagalpa
$514
95 km or 59 mi Juigalpa
$598
104 km or 65 mi Esteli
$509
108 km or 67 mi Chinandega
$539
108 km or 67 mi Jinotega
$453
109 km or 68 mi San Juan del Sur
$839
192 km or 119 mi Liberia
$661
211 km or 131 mi Tamarindo
$1132
239 km or 148 mi Tegucigalpa
$856
255 km or 159 mi San Miguel
$645
272 km or 169 mi Usulutan
$836
288 km or 179 mi Puntarenas
$735
297 km or 185 mi Comayagua
$678
303 km or 188 mi Santa Teresa
$837
326 km or 203 mi Alajuela
$834
335 km or 208 mi Heredia
$723
343 km or 213 mi San Jose
$1001
345 km or 214 mi Yoro
$823
361 km or 224 mi Soyapango
$816
361 km or 224 mi San Salvador
$965
361 km or 224 mi Cartago
$823
365 km or 227 mi Mejicanos
$750
365 km or 227 mi Apopa
$830
369 km or 229 mi Santa Tecla
$865
398 km or 247 mi El Progreso
$863
400 km or 248 mi Villanueva
$590
406 km or 252 mi La Lima
$621
408 km or 253 mi La Ceiba
$641
408 km or 254 mi Santa Ana
$909
412 km or 256 mi Sonsonate
$794
418 km or 260 mi San Pedro Sula
$811
427 km or 265 mi Limon
$846
430 km or 267 mi Choloma
$520
435 km or 270 mi Ahuachapan
$870
453 km or 282 mi Puerto Cortes
$691
489 km or 304 mi Jalapa
$801
533 km or 331 mi San Miguel Petapa
$731