Cali vs Managua - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cali Managua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$706
$744
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1835
$1787
🏠 One person rent
$259
$317
🏘️ Family rent
$455
$529
🍽️ Food expenses
$257
$287
🚐 Transport expenses
$116
$55.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$330
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
45
33
😀 Quality of life
52
32
🏙️ Population
2.47M
937K

The cost of living in Cali is 5% less expensive than in Managua. Cities ranked 6788th and 6620th ($706 vs $744) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th 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 0.4 months in Managua. Cali ranked 3rd best city to live in Colombia vs Managua ranked 1st in Nicaragua, while ranked 6105th and 8201st among best cities to live in the world.

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Cali Managua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.68
$5.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.6
$23.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.64
$6.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$1.47
 Cappuccino
$1.95
$2.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85
$0.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$323
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
$181
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$480
$694
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$338
$325
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43
$42.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66
$65.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.7
$64.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.62%
14.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1156
$729
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1105
$656
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.69
$0.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26
$14.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.1
$7.28
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.41
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.53
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.45
$1.99
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$4.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.56
$5.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$7.39
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$4.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$2.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$1.29
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
$0.62
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.75
$1.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.51
$10.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.01
$1.34
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$3.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.1
$5.58
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.04
$3.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
$2.58
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$1.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$48.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.46
$6.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.1
$25.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.46
$4.32
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.8
$51.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.1
$98.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$292
$189
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6411
$3832

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Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Palmira
$646
74 km or 46 mi Buenaventura
$555
80 km or 50 mi Tulua
$495
111 km or 69 mi Popayan
$453
148 km or 92 mi Neiva
$512
154 km or 96 mi Armenia
$551
160 km or 100 mi Cartago
$649
170 km or 105 mi Salento
$571
178 km or 111 mi Pereira
$666
184 km or 114 mi Ibague
$521
213 km or 132 mi Girardot
$420
214 km or 133 mi Manizales
$718
227 km or 141 mi Florencia
$419
251 km or 156 mi Quibdo
$651
262 km or 163 mi Pasto
$510
285 km or 177 mi Facatativa
$441
285 km or 177 mi Soacha
$719
301 km or 187 mi Bogota
$877
308 km or 192 mi Tumaco
$534
316 km or 196 mi Ipiales
$517
321 km or 200 mi Envigado
$815
329 km or 204 mi Medellin
$872
330 km or 205 mi Villavicencio
$532
330 km or 205 mi Zipaquira
$647
339 km or 210 mi Bello
$783
386 km or 240 mi Ibarra
$537
421 km or 261 mi Tunja
$511
446 km or 277 mi Esmeraldas
$613
463 km or 288 mi Quito
$843
469 km or 291 mi Duitama
$622
471 km or 293 mi Sogamoso
$606
500 km or 311 mi Barrancabermeja
$599
504 km or 313 mi Yopal
$597
506 km or 314 mi Santo Domingo
$775
518 km or 322 mi Turbo
$625
554 km or 344 mi Floridablanca
$615
556 km or 346 mi Bucaramanga
$653
571 km or 354 mi Ambato
$571
595 km or 369 mi Quevedo
$637
596 km or 370 mi Monteria
$627

Cities near Managua

Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Masaya
$724
42 km or 26 mi Granada
$737
74 km or 46 mi Leon
$609
93 km or 58 mi Matagalpa
$549
95 km or 59 mi Juigalpa
$654
104 km or 65 mi Esteli
$592
108 km or 67 mi Chinandega
$621
108 km or 67 mi Jinotega
$458
109 km or 68 mi San Juan del Sur
$800
192 km or 119 mi Liberia
$1218
211 km or 131 mi Tamarindo
$1463
239 km or 148 mi Tegucigalpa
$868
255 km or 159 mi San Miguel
$1015
272 km or 169 mi Usulutan
$1035
288 km or 179 mi Puntarenas
$1016
297 km or 185 mi Comayagua
$700
303 km or 188 mi Santa Teresa
$1104
326 km or 203 mi Alajuela
$1158
335 km or 208 mi Heredia
$1039
343 km or 213 mi San Jose
$1158
345 km or 214 mi Yoro
$742
361 km or 224 mi Soyapango
$1113
361 km or 224 mi San Salvador
$1143
361 km or 224 mi Cartago
$1003
365 km or 227 mi Mejicanos
$1111
365 km or 227 mi Apopa
$1100
369 km or 229 mi Santa Tecla
$1154
398 km or 247 mi El Progreso
$891
400 km or 248 mi Villanueva
$857
406 km or 252 mi La Lima
$863
408 km or 253 mi La Ceiba
$678
408 km or 254 mi Santa Ana
$704
412 km or 256 mi Sonsonate
$865
418 km or 260 mi San Pedro Sula
$988
427 km or 265 mi Limon
$1139
430 km or 267 mi Choloma
$596
435 km or 270 mi Ahuachapan
$914
453 km or 282 mi Puerto Cortes
$714
489 km or 304 mi Jalapa
$815
533 km or 331 mi San Miguel Petapa
$828