Cost of Living in Sonsonate

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$791
$1845
🛋️ Without rent
$420
$1216
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$372
$630
🍽️ Food
$303
$803
🚐 Transport
$44.9
$126
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$368
😀 Quality of life
20
🏙️ Population
71.5K

The average cost of living in Sonsonate is $791, which is in the top 35% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6055th out of 9294 in our global list and 8th out of 10 in El Salvador.

The median after-tax salary is $368, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 8879th (TOP 96%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in El Salvador. With an estimated population of 71.5K, Sonsonate is the 10th largest city in El Salvador.

✈️ Closest airport64 kmIlopango International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate18.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank11911University of Sonsonate
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Prices in Sonsonate

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.53
 Cappuccino
$3.28
🥤 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
$310
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$264
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$521
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
20.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$998
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$948
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$60
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3732

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