Canberra vs Lima - Cost of Living Comparison

Canberra Lima
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1792
$802
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4156
$1927
🏠 One person rent
$1082
$370
🏘️ Family rent
$1794
$627
🍽️ Food expenses
$481
$228
🚐 Transport expenses
$101
$137
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4970
$457
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
30
80
😀 Quality of life
86
67
🏙️ Population
381K
9.67M

The cost of living in Canberra is 123% more expensive than in Lima. Cities ranked 2028th and 6060th ($1792 vs $802) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 1st in Australia and Peru, respectively. Check Australia vs Peru comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.8 months in Canberra compared to 0.6 months in Lima. Canberra ranked 8th best city to live in Australia vs Lima ranked 1st in Peru, while ranked 188th and 3399th among best cities to live in the world.

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Canberra Lima
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$4.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.4
$17.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.52
$5.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.33
$2.15
 Cappuccino
$3.31
$3.08
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.28
$0.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1116
$453
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$893
$275
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2083
$763
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$497
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.3
$34.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$154
$52.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$24.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.79%
8.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4443
$1846
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3083
$1371
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.16
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.3
$23.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.9
$12.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
$1.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.61
$6.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.48
$4.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
$7.69
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
$0.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
$9.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.66
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$4.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$5.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.26
$4.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.38
$1.33
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.9
$39
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$4.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$59.7
$21.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.6
$40
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$63.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1362
$193
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12552
$5923

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81 km or 50 mi Goulburn
$1700
161 km or 100 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
187 km or 116 mi Wollongong
$1554
212 km or 132 mi Bathurst
$1558
223 km or 139 mi Orange
$1661
235 km or 146 mi Blacktown
$1581
238 km or 148 mi Parramatta
$1896
243 km or 151 mi Kellyville
$1656
247 km or 154 mi Sydney
$2294
261 km or 162 mi Dee Why
$1970
303 km or 188 mi Griffith
$1629
341 km or 212 mi Dubbo
$1445
357 km or 222 mi Shepparton
$1442
358 km or 222 mi Newcastle
$1798
397 km or 246 mi Traralgon
$1626
448 km or 278 mi Pakenham
$1631
454 km or 282 mi Berwick
$1562
459 km or 285 mi Dandenong
$1498
464 km or 288 mi Cranbourne
$1587
466 km or 289 mi South Yarra
$1589
466 km or 290 mi Bendigo
$1610
466 km or 290 mi Melbourne
$1968
470 km or 292 mi Sunbury
$1625
477 km or 297 mi Frankston
$1957
485 km or 302 mi Melton
$1633
488 km or 303 mi Tarneit
$1570
489 km or 304 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
531 km or 330 mi Geelong
$1708
535 km or 332 mi Ballarat
$1740
554 km or 344 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
583 km or 362 mi Armidale
$1677
649 km or 403 mi Mildura
$1622
669 km or 415 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
684 km or 425 mi Warrnambool
$1573
698 km or 434 mi Devonport
$1641
706 km or 438 mi Launceston
$1477
796 km or 495 mi Mount Gambier
$1181
852 km or 529 mi Byron Bay
$2199
858 km or 533 mi Hobart
$1648
902 km or 560 mi Toowoomba
$1462

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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