Cost of Living in Cusco

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$525
$1302
🛋️ Without rent
$293
$968
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$232
$334
🍽️ Food
$206
$548
🚐 Transport
$34.4
$96.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$366
🏙️ Population
428K

The average cost of living in Cusco is $525, which is in the top 15% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7840th out of 9294 in our global list and 9th out of 32 in Peru.

The median after-tax salary is $366, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months. Ranked 6159th (TOP 67%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in Peru. With an estimated population of 428K, Cusco is the 8th largest city in Peru.

✈️ Closest airport5 kmAlejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate17.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank3347National University of Saint Anthony the Abbot in Cuzco
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Prices in Cusco

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$10.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.53
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.12
☕ Cappuccino
$2.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$305
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$376
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$240
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3749
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2307

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.01
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.79

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.63
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.53
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.66
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.72
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.81
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.46
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.17

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$60
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$177
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10697