El Salvador vs Ireland - Cost of Living Comparison

El Salvador Ireland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$853
$1974
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1917
$4326
🏠 One person rent
$408
$1258
🏘️ Family rent
$614
$2052
🍽️ Food expenses
$285
$462
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.5
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$386
$2875
💸 GDP per capita
$3799
$85423
😃 Human freedom index
7.39
8.9
❤️ Life expectancy
73.5
82.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
34
74
🌐 English speaking %
1%
98.4%
🎓 Higher education
41
88
😀 Quality of life
31
85
🏙️ Population
6.42M
4.76M

The average cost of living in El Salvador ($853) is 57% less expensive than in Ireland ($1974). El Salvador ranked 89th vs 9th for Ireland 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 El Salvador compared to 1.5 months in Ireland. Ranked 154th and 4th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in El Salvador vs Ireland

We calculate prices for El Salvador and Ireland as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 12 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 Ireland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.81
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.6
$62.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.67
$8.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$6.02
 Cappuccino
$2.69
$3.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.66
$1.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$466
$1362
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$290
$1035
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$644
$2196
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$475
$1744
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.1
$111
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.3
$170
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.4
$47.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.12%
3.36%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1117
$5239
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$875
$3568
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.29
$2.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.3
$101
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.4
$21
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.63
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.04
$3.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$9.97
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.57
$9.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.8
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$2.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
$2.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
$2.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$1.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
$0.9
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.92
$2.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.8
$11.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.19
$2.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.05
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.97
$4.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.73
$2.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.21
$2.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.1
$40.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.8
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$59.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$14.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$47.3
$74.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.8
$79.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$86
$1040
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3858
$8323

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In El Salvador

City Cost of living Population
San Salvador
$965
568K
Usulutan
$836
379K
Soyapango
$816
241K
San Miguel
$645
218K
Santa Ana
$909
270K
Mejicanos
$750
141K
Santa Tecla
$865
135K
Apopa
$830
131K
Ahuachapan
$870
111K
Sonsonate
$794
71.5K

In Ireland

City Cost of living Population
Dublin
$2278
553K
Cork
$1729
209K
Limerick
$1260
58.3K
Galway
$1828
79.5K
Waterford
$1681
48.4K
Swords
$1715
36.9K
Dundalk
$1694
39K
Drogheda
$1683
41K
Naas
$1754
21.4K
Kilkenny
$1753
22.2K
Wexford
$1754
20.2K
Tralee
$1431
4.89K