Peru vs United Kingdom - Cost of Living Comparison

Peru United Kingdom
🚶 Cost of living one person
$672
$1804
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1603
$4398
🏠 One person rent
$302
$1069
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$1906
🍽️ Food expenses
$209
$426
🚐 Transport expenses
$98
$164
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$401
$2896
💸 GDP per capita
$6127
$41059
😃 Human freedom index
7.93
8.75
❤️ Life expectancy
76.9
80.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
78
🌐 English speaking %
8%
98.3%
🎓 Higher education
70
100
😀 Quality of life
54
84
🏙️ Population
29.4M
66M

The average cost of living in Peru ($672) is 63% less expensive than in the United Kingdom ($1804). Peru ranked 125th vs 16th 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 0.6 months in Peru compared to 1.6 months in the United Kingdom. Ranked 75th and 6th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Peru vs the United Kingdom

We calculate prices for Peru and the United Kingdom as a population-weighted mean of 32 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.

Peru United Kingdom
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.72
$16.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.1
$61
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.63
$7.35
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.9
$5.22
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.7
$1.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$342
$1107
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$216
$843
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$570
$2116
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$373
$1547
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.6
$136
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$48.7
$209
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$29.8
$36.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.39%
3.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1617
$7237
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1157
$4450
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.43
$3.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.8
$92.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12
$17.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.18
$1.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.99
$1.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.64
$2.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$7.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.3
$7.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.53
$11.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$2.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
$2.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.29
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
$0.84
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.92
$2.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.27
$9.12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$2.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.98
$14.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.91
$5.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.11
$4.6
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.23
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.33
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.2
$40.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.33
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.1
$102
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.94
$14.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.8
$76.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.8
$81.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$161
$1266
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4673
$16823

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Cities Comparison in Peru vs the United Kingdom

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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 the United Kingdom

City Cost of living Population
London
$2759
8.91M
Birmingham
$1627
1.14M
Leeds
$1670
789K
Glasgow
$1533
626K
Bristol
$1799
567K
Manchester
$1764
548K
Leicester
$1421
464K
Solihull
$1464
207K
Edinburgh
$1695
488K
Sheffield
$1424
518K
Coventry
$1521
363K
Liverpool
$1498
513K
Westminster
$2602
255K
Portsmouth
$1387
248K
York
$1597
208K
Bolton
$1167
285K
Cardiff
$1551
361K
Swindon
$1524
222K
Brighton and Hove
$1747
285K
Belfast
$1545
334K
Sunderland
$1321
277K
Peterborough
$1239
194K
Southampton
$1569
271K
Milton Keynes
$1814
207K
Newcastle upon Tyne
$1340
300K
Nottingham
$1401
289K
Ipswich
$1409
290K
Northampton
$1529
212K
Derby
$1359
255K
Stoke-on-Trent
$1251
249K