Cost of Living in San Miguel

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$867
$1935
🛋️ Without rent
$440
$1273
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$427
$662
🍽️ Food
$291
$766
🚐 Transport
$72.2
$207
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$371
😀 Quality of life
20
🏙️ Population
218K

The average cost of living in San Miguel is $867, which is in the top 35% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5996th out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 10 in El Salvador.

The median after-tax salary is $371, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 8992nd (TOP 97%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 10th best city to live in El Salvador. With an estimated population of 218K, San Miguel is the 4th largest city in El Salvador.

✈️ Closest airport 94 km Monsenor Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 14.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 9588 Captain General Gerardo Barrios University
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Prices in San Miguel

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.53
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
 Cappuccino
$3.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$514
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$313
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$757
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$522
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$37.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
20.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1154
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$976
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.01
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.8
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.25
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.49
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.58
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$60.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3553

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