Peru vs Uganda - Cost of Living Comparison

Peru Uganda
🚶 Cost of living one person
$672
$574
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1603
$1484
🏠 One person rent
$302
$234
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$486
🍽️ Food expenses
$209
$221
🚐 Transport expenses
$98
$62.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$401
$138
💸 GDP per capita
$6127
$822
😃 Human freedom index
7.93
6.32
❤️ Life expectancy
76.9
63.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
27
🌐 English speaking %
8%
89.9%
🎓 Higher education
70
69
😀 Quality of life
54
38
🏙️ Population
29.4M
42.9M

The average cost of living in Peru ($672) is 17% more expensive than in Uganda ($574). Peru ranked 125th vs 152nd for Uganda in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Peru compared to 0.2 months in Uganda. Ranked 75th and 128th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Peru vs Uganda

We calculate prices for Peru and Uganda as a population-weighted mean of 32 and 9 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.

Peru Uganda
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.72
$2.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.1
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.63
$7.78
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.9
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.7
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$342
$259
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$216
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$570
$721
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$373
$293
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.6
$31.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$48.7
$49.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$29.8
$57.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.39%
21.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1617
$1062
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1157
$2803
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.43
$0.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.8
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12
$6.01
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.18
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.99
$0.81
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$0.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.64
$1.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$5.16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.3
$5.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.53
$3.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.92
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.27
$8.47
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.98
$2.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.91
$4.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.11
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.23
$1.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.33
$1.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.2
$57.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.33
$5.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.1
$13.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.94
$5.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$22.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.8
$52.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$161
$150
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4673
$4646

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Cities Comparison in Peru vs Uganda

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Peru

City Cost of living Population
Lima
$802
9.67M
Callao
$687
1.13M
Arequipa
$532
1.01M
Trujillo
$562
920K
Iquitos
$637
378K
Tacna
$421
286K
Cusco
$541
428K
Chimbote
$430
498K
Piura
$571
473K
Chiclayo
$482
553K
Pucallpa
$503
326K
Juliaca
$576
291K
Huancayo
$431
378K
Tarapoto
$472
240K
Ica
$508
282K
Huacho
$509
201K
Cajamarca
$495
201K
Huanuco
$561
197K
Paita
$505
179K
Sullana
$500
162K
Puno
$462
129K
Ayacucho
$480
181K
Pisco
$524
110K
Tumbes
$455
96.9K
Talara
$471
91.4K
Huaraz
$449
119K
Puerto Maldonado
$501
85K
Jaen
$501
81.6K
Huaral
$557
79K
Abancay
$559
72.3K

In Uganda

City Cost of living Population
Kampala
$637
1.66M
Kira Town
$486
317K
Gulu
$433
152K
Entebbe
$516
70K
Mbale
$469
96.2K
Jinja
$405
72.9K
Kasese
$410
115K
Arua
$470
62K
Tororo
$491
41.9K