El Salvador vs Haiti - Cost of Living Comparison

El Salvador Haiti
🚶 Cost of living one person
$931
$527
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2061
$1287
🏠 One person rent
$467
$231
🏘️ Family rent
$695
$406
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$205
🚐 Transport expenses
$73.4
$38.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$385
$397
💸 GDP per capita
$5127
$1748
😃 Human freedom index
6.65
6.78
❤️ Life expectancy
70.7
63.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
17
🌐 English speaking %
1%
1%
🎓 Higher education
41
13
😀 Quality of life
26
29
🏙️ Population
5.74M
11M

The average cost of living in El Salvador ($931) is 76% more expensive than in Haiti ($527). El Salvador ranked 86th vs 176th for Haiti in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in El Salvador compared to 0.8 months in Haiti. Ranked 160th and 155th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in El Salvador vs Haiti

We calculate prices for El Salvador and Haiti as a population-weighted mean of 10 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.

El Salvador Haiti
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.51
$3.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.1
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.54
$4.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.52
$1.72
 Cappuccino
$2.36
$1.78
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$560
$220
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$348
$146
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$776
$445
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$555
$284
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$37.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.3
$57.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$39
$32.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.7%
11.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1229
$1373
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$974
$750
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.35
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$25
$15.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$28.3
$6.33
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.14
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.91
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.07
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.28
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.31
$6.83
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.52
$6.21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$1.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
$1.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.12
$1.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10
$7.64
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$1.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.65
$2.58
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.83
$3.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.95
$2.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.33
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.25
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$23.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$4.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36
$16.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.61
$3.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.4
$30
👟 Brand Sneakers
$95.5
$62.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$108
$114
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4248
$3992

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Cities Comparison in El Salvador vs Haiti

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In El Salvador

City Cost of living Population
San Salvador
$1062
316K
Soyapango
$917
241K
San Miguel
$954
218K
Santa Ana
$784
245K
Mejicanos
$946
141K
Apopa
$943
131K
Santa Tecla
$966
122K
Ahuachapan
$865
111K
Usulutan
$903
73.1K
Sonsonate
$844
71.5K

In Haiti

City Cost of living Population
Port-au-Prince
$540
987K
Carrefour
$530
511K
Petion-Ville
$525
377K
Gonaives
$523
324K
Delmas
$520
284K
Cap-Haitien
$513
190K
Saint-Marc
$511
160K
Miragoane
$510
56.9K
Anse-a-Veau
$507
55.1K
Cerca-la-Source
$507
51.4K