Cape Verde vs El Salvador - Cost of Living Comparison

Cape Verde El Salvador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$695
$853
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1533
$1917
🏠 One person rent
$336
$408
🏘️ Family rent
$499
$614
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$285
🚐 Transport expenses
$38.3
$80.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$320
$386
💸 GDP per capita
$3064
$3799
😃 Human freedom index
8.26
7.39
❤️ Life expectancy
73.2
73.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
58
34
🌐 English speaking %
8%
1%
🎓 Higher education
31
41
😀 Quality of life
38
31
🏙️ Population
556K
6.42M

The average cost of living in Cape Verde ($695) is 18% less expensive than in El Salvador ($853). Cape Verde ranked 121st 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 0.5 months in Cape Verde compared to 0.5 months in El Salvador. Ranked 130th and 154th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Verde vs El Salvador

We calculate prices for Cape Verde and El Salvador as a population-weighted mean of 3 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.

Cape Verde El Salvador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.66
$4.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.2
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.04
$5.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$1.35
$2.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.05
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$285
$466
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$197
$290
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$644
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$475
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$75.2
$41.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$116
$63.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.3
$41.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
19.95%
11.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$967
$1117
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$707
$875
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.67
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.7
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.5
$25.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.41
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.89
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.22
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$7.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.2
$5.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.73
$8.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$2.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.95
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.87
$9.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.6
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.8
$6.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.1
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.56
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.3
$26.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.06
$4.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.9
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.44
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$36.3
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.7
$82.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$74.1
$86
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3304
$3858

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Praia
$683
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City Cost of living Population
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$645
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$794
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