Manaus vs San Salvador - Cost of Living Comparison

Manaus San Salvador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$685
$970
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1846
$2203
🏠 One person rent
$282
$484
🏘️ Family rent
$613
$785
🍽️ Food expenses
$225
$316
🚐 Transport expenses
$94.3
$88.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$583
$447
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
23
52
😀 Quality of life
59
44
🏙️ Population
2.22M
316K

The cost of living in Manaus is 29% less expensive than in San Salvador. Cities ranked 6900th and 5680th ($685 vs $970) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 32nd and 1st in Brazil and El Salvador, respectively. Check Brazil vs El Salvador comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months in Manaus compared to 0.5 months in San Salvador. Manaus ranked 5th best city to live in Brazil vs San Salvador ranked 1st in El Salvador, while ranked 5507th and 6647th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Manaus vs San Salvador

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Manaus San Salvador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.69
$7.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.3
$25.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.86
$6.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$1.62
$3.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$0.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$304
$501
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$167
$378
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$502
$972
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$609
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67
$42.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$65.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.2
$38.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.03%
8.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1445
$1228
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$842
$965
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.74
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.9
$26.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.82
$26.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.28
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.35
$1.32
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.04
$2.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.1
$7.13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$4.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.66
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$3.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$2.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.44
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.73
$11.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.64
$1.43
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.35
$3.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.07
$5.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.03
$6.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.87
$2.17
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$1.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17.8
$28.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.26
$5.01
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$37.3
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.16
$9.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$49
$51.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.3
$89.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$359
$107
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3478
$4389

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Distance City Cost of living
71 km or 44 mi Manacapuru
$564
175 km or 109 mi Itacoatiara
$604
257 km or 160 mi Maues
$563
364 km or 226 mi Coari
$563
368 km or 229 mi Parintins
$564
466 km or 290 mi Itaituba
$563
484 km or 301 mi Oriximina
$562
522 km or 324 mi Tefe
$561
594 km or 369 mi Santarem
$621
662 km or 412 mi Boa Vista
$598
762 km or 474 mi Porto Velho
$659
828 km or 515 mi Ariquemes
$564
867 km or 539 mi Altamira
$563
892 km or 554 mi Ji-Parana
$564
979 km or 608 mi Rolim de Moura
$563
1030 km or 640 mi Linden
$864
1040 km or 646 mi Santana
$561
1054 km or 655 mi Macapa
$497
1059 km or 658 mi Nieuw Nickerie
$739
1071 km or 666 mi Breves
$562
1072 km or 666 mi Vilhena
$562
1076 km or 669 mi New Amsterdam
$844
1094 km or 680 mi Sinop
$691
1108 km or 689 mi Tabatinga
$562
1118 km or 695 mi Georgetown
$829
1133 km or 704 mi Paramaribo
$730
1151 km or 715 mi Tucurui
$563
1151 km or 715 mi Rio Branco
$707
1165 km or 724 mi Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
$1291
1172 km or 729 mi Cameta
$565
1231 km or 765 mi Kourou
$1304
1235 km or 767 mi Maraba
$629
1236 km or 768 mi Cayenne
$1573
1246 km or 774 mi Abaetetuba
$530
1264 km or 785 mi Upata
$701
1290 km or 801 mi Puerto Ayacucho
$703
1292 km or 803 mi Belem
$835
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Guayana
$930
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Bolivar
$854
1308 km or 813 mi Ananindeua
$526

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Distance City Cost of living
5.2 km or 3.2 mi Mejicanos
$856
6.1 km or 3.8 mi Soyapango
$864
11 km or 6.8 mi Santa Tecla
$963
11 km or 7 mi Apopa
$877
49 km or 30 mi Santa Ana
$748
57 km or 35 mi Sonsonate
$834
75 km or 46 mi Ahuachapan
$906
89 km or 55 mi Usulutan
$845
112 km or 69 mi San Miguel
$867
135 km or 84 mi Jalapa
$810
172 km or 107 mi San Miguel Petapa
$732
176 km or 109 mi Guatemala City
$942
185 km or 115 mi Mixco
$717
187 km or 116 mi Comayagua
$655
219 km or 136 mi Tegucigalpa
$870
220 km or 137 mi Villanueva
$602
235 km or 146 mi Coban
$780
236 km or 147 mi San Pedro Sula
$846
237 km or 147 mi La Lima
$616
241 km or 150 mi Panajachel
$768
241 km or 150 mi El Progreso
$869
250 km or 156 mi Choloma
$513
253 km or 157 mi Chinandega
$541
266 km or 165 mi Mazatenango
$698
273 km or 170 mi Yoro
$853
277 km or 172 mi Puerto Cortes
$693
281 km or 174 mi Quetzaltenango
$782
282 km or 175 mi Momostenango
$834
287 km or 178 mi Leon
$586
315 km or 196 mi Esteli
$548
347 km or 216 mi La Ceiba
$636
352 km or 219 mi Jinotega
$456
357 km or 222 mi Tapachula
$608
361 km or 224 mi Managua
$650
365 km or 227 mi Matagalpa
$543
367 km or 228 mi Flores
$769
385 km or 239 mi San Ignacio
$962
387 km or 240 mi Masaya
$617
397 km or 247 mi Belmopan
$807
402 km or 250 mi Granada
$703