Israel vs Nicaragua - Cost of Living Comparison

Israel Nicaragua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1748
$625
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4126
$1543
🏠 One person rent
$942
$264
🏘️ Family rent
$1609
$472
🍽️ Food expenses
$555
$248
🚐 Transport expenses
$83.3
$48.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2609
$391
💸 GDP per capita
$44178
$1905
😃 Human freedom index
7.66
6.24
❤️ Life expectancy
82.7
74.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
59
20
🌐 English speaking %
85%
1%
🎓 Higher education
92
32
😀 Quality of life
72
37
🏙️ Population
9.19M
5.14M

The average cost of living in Israel ($1748) is 180% more expensive than in Nicaragua ($625). Israel ranked 17th vs 137th for Nicaragua in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Israel compared to 0.6 months in Nicaragua. Ranked 32nd and 133rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Israel vs Nicaragua

We calculate prices for Israel and Nicaragua as a population-weighted mean of 67 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.

Israel Nicaragua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.2
$4.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$72.9
$26.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$15.4
$5.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.28
$1.19
 Cappuccino
$3.74
$2.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.6
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$915
$203
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$751
$163
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1621
$436
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1321
$340
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$131
$35.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$201
$54.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27.3
$57.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.62%
13.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7706
$1012
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6086
$616
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.66
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.4
$16.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.7
$9.48
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.02
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.74
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.19
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$3.12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$4.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.8
$7.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.05
$3.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$1.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.56
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.2
$9.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.65
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.3
$2.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.6
$3.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.5
$3.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.28
$2.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.33
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$66.2
$25.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
$4.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$112
$22.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.3
$6.33
👖 Brand Jeans
$86.5
$43.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$116
$65.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$844
$137
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8647
$4476

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Israel

City Cost of living Population
Jerusalem
$1871
919K
Tel Aviv
$2256
452K
Haifa
$1568
281K
Rishon LeZion
$1760
250K
Petah Tikva
$1861
236K
Netanya
$1764
217K
Beersheba
$1541
209K
Bnei Brak
$1671
194K
Ramat Gan
$2080
153K
Holon
$1770
189K
Ashkelon
$1599
134K
Rehovot
$1739
133K
Herzliya
$1712
94K
Beit Shemesh
$1585
114K
Bat Yam
$1873
129K
Kfar Saba
$1648
101K
Nazareth
$1372
83.4K
Hadera
$1548
91.7K
Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut
$1649
90K
Givatayim
$2015
59.5K
Ra'anana
$1646
74K
Ramat HaSharon
$1848
46.7K
Rahat
$1653
64.5K
Lod
$1500
75.7K
Nahariya
$1643
60K
Hod HaSharon
$2055
56.7K
Rosh HaAyin
$1641
56.3K
Kiryat Ata
$1341
55.5K
Umm al-Fahm
$1641
55.3K
Kiryat Gat
$1611
55K

In Nicaragua

City Cost of living Population
Managua
$691
937K
Chinandega
$539
122K
Masaya
$619
140K
Matagalpa
$514
133K
Jinotega
$453
99.4K
Granada
$668
105K
Leon
$556
174K
Esteli
$509
112K
Juigalpa
$598
51.8K
San Juan del Sur
$839
14.7K