El Salvador vs United Kingdom - Cost of Living Comparison

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El Salvador United Kingdom
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1020
$2189
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2317
$5140
🏠 One person rent
$528
$1383
🏘️ Family rent
$864
$2363
🍽️ Food expenses
$331
$500
🚐 Transport expenses
$73.7
$151
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$409
$3093
💸 GDP per capita
$5127
$46125
😃 Human freedom index
6.85
8.39
❤️ Life expectancy
70.7
80.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
31
71
🌐 English speaking %
1%
98.3%
🎓 Higher education
41
100
😀 Quality of life
25
90
🏙️ Population
5.74M
67.3M

The average cost of living in El Salvador ($1020) is 53% less expensive than in the United Kingdom ($2189). El Salvador ranked 78th vs 12th for the United Kingdom 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 1.4 months in the United Kingdom. Ranked 159th and 16th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in El Salvador vs the United Kingdom

We calculate prices for El Salvador and the United Kingdom as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 277 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 United Kingdom
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.65
$17.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.2
$75.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.73
$9.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.96
$6.05
 Cappuccino
$2.91
$4.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.07
$2.26
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$581
$1475
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$398
$1119
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$914
$2574
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$699
$1950
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$53.6
$175
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.6
$270
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$39.2
$37.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.87%
5.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1576
$8228
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1026
$5250
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.35
$3.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$25.1
$84.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$28.7
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.9
$1.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$1.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$2.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.56
$3.97
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.5
$9.31
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.61
$8.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.85
$2.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.19
$3.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$1.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.91
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$2.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$9.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.64
$2.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.84
$16.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.29
$6.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.02
$5.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.95
$2.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.46
$2.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29.8
$45.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.11
$13.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$32.1
$99.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.25
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.4
$85.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.2
$95.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$147
$1592
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4560
$18025

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In El Salvador

City Cost of living Population
San Salvador
$1143
316K
Soyapango
$1113
241K
San Miguel
$1015
218K
Santa Ana
$704
245K
Mejicanos
$1111
141K
Apopa
$1100
131K
Santa Tecla
$1154
122K
Ahuachapan
$914
111K
Usulutan
$1035
73.1K
Sonsonate
$865
71.5K

In the United Kingdom

City Cost of living Population
London
$3339
8.91M
Birmingham
$1999
1.14M
Leeds
$1842
789K
Glasgow
$1877
626K
Edinburgh
$2043
488K
Manchester
$1982
548K
Bristol
$2112
472K
Sheffield
$1775
518K
Coventry
$2332
363K
Liverpool
$1713
513K
Leicester
$1784
464K
Cardiff
$1767
361K
Solihull
$1848
207K
Westminster
$3017
255K
Belfast
$1726
334K
Nottingham
$2011
289K
Brighton and Hove
$1998
277K
Newcastle upon Tyne
$1900
300K
Southampton
$1819
271K
Milton Keynes
$2717
207K
Derby
$1534
255K
York
$1771
208K
Portsmouth
$1913
248K
Bradford
$1543
293K
Ipswich
$1803
290K
Plymouth
$1755
268K
Bolton
$1714
285K
Wolverhampton
$1677
251K
Kingston upon Hull
$1427
260K
Swindon
$1951
222K