Cost of living in Huancayo, Peru

Summary of cost of living in Huancayo

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: S/. 6,137
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: S/. 2,176
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List of prices in Huancayo, Peru. Current as of Oct 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district S/. 12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) S/. 13
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast S/. 5.17
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk S/. 3.37
12 eggs, large S/. 6
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes S/. 2.74
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese S/. 5.67
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples S/. 4.24
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes S/. 2.45
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket S/. 6
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality S/. 34
2 liters of coca-cola S/. 7
Bread for 2 people for 1 day S/. 2.02
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area S/. 970
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area S/. 693
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat S/. 121
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area S/. 500
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio S/. 180
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) S/. 126
40” flat screen tv S/. 1,129
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) S/. 273
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) S/. 26
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) S/. 78
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) S/. 103
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) S/. 278
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes S/. 234
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new S/. 49,991
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas S/. 4.24
Monthly ticket public transport S/. 89
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) S/. 18
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) S/. 13
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) S/. 40
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) S/. 75
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) S/. 14
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) S/. 14
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) S/. 16
4 rolls of toilet paper S/. 3.50
Tube of toothpaste S/. 5.07
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city S/. 15
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub S/. 34
2 tickets to the movies S/. 22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert S/. 66
1 cocktail drink in downtown club S/. 18
Cappuccino in expat area of the city S/. 7
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) S/. 4.75
Ipad wi-fi 128gb S/. 4,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) S/. 0.73
1 month of gym membership in business district S/. 129
1 package of marlboro cigarettes S/. 13
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 179 prices entered by 11 different people.
Latest price update: October 21, 2020

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