Costa Rica. Cost of living and prices in Costa Rica, prices of food, rent, shopping, etc

Costa Rica is country located in Central America. Bordered by Nicaragua, Panama. Costa Rica covers an area of 51,100 square kilometres. Costa Rica has a population of 4,516,220 and a population density of 88 people per square kilometre. Costa Rican language is Spanish. Costa Rica gross domestic product (GDP) is $48,510,000,000, GDP per capita is $ 10,741. Costa Rican currency is Costa Rican colón. Costa Rican top level domains: .cr

Current average prices of 55 goods and services in 10 categories in Costa Rica. Prices of food, restaurants, transportation, utilities, clothing and apartment rent & buying costs in Costa Rica. Average salaries also included.


Markets prices

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Water (0.33 liter bottle)
Water, 0.33 liter Bottle
Costa Rica
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$1.29
$1.06
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
Milk, Regular,1 liter
Costa Rica
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$1.32
$1.13
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg
Costa Rica
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$1.85
$1.54
Rice (white), (1kg)
White Rice, 1 kg
Costa Rica
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$2.10
$2.18
Eggs (regular) (12)
Eggs, 12 pack
Costa Rica
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$2.74
$2.23
Local Cheese (1kg)
Local Cheese, 1 kg
Costa Rica
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$6.44
$9.10
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg
Costa Rica
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$7.61
$7.01
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg
Costa Rica
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$9.23
$10.93
Apples (1kg)
Apples, 1 kg
Costa Rica
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$4.12
$2.71
Banana (1kg)
Banana, 1 kg
Costa Rica
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$1.13
$1.57
Oranges (1kg)
Oranges, 1 kg
Costa Rica
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$2.02
$2.37
Tomato (1kg)
Tomato, 1 kg
Costa Rica
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$2.40
$2.41
Potato (1kg)
Potato, 1 kg
Costa Rica
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$1.89
$1.53
Onion (1kg)
Onion, 1 kg
Costa Rica
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$1.83
$1.49
Lettuce (1 head)
Lettuce, 1 head
Costa Rica
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$0.81
$1.19
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
Water, 1.5 liter Bottle
Costa Rica
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$1.96
$1.06
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price
Costa Rica
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$10.75
$9.41
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle
Costa Rica
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$1.69
$1.67
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)
Pack of Cigarettes
Costa Rica
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$3.49
$5.79

Buy Apartment prices

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Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
Price per m2 to Buy Apartment in City Center
Costa Rica
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$1544.06
$2093.09
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
Price per m2 to Buy Apartment Outside of City Center
Costa Rica
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$1118.00
$1456.99

Childcare prices

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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child
Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child
Costa Rica
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$394.70
$468.99
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
Costa Rica
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$7007.41
$10838.32

Clothing And Shoes prices

Costa Rica
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
Costa Rica
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$66.28
$57.66
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
Costa Rica
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$50.70
$36.98
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price
Costa Rica
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$101.94
$78.61
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
Pair of Leather Business Shoes
Costa Rica
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$95.29
$87.28

Rent Per Month prices

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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
Apartment, 1 bedroom, Outside in City Centre
Costa Rica
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$541.38
$616.74
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
Apartment, 1 bedroom, Outside of City Centre
Costa Rica
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$379.65
$483.24
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
Apartment, 3 bedrooms, Outside in City Centre
Costa Rica
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$922.56
$1110.73
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
Apartment, 3 bedrooms, Outside of City Centre
Costa Rica
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$718.98
$859.10

Restaurants prices

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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant
Costa Rica
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$7.17
$9.73
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
Costa Rica
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$32.25
$40.14
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal
Costa Rica
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$7.08
$6.52
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught
Costa Rica
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$2.15
$3.25
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
Costa Rica
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$3.40
$3.06
Cappuccino (regular)
Cappuccino
Costa Rica
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$2.46
$2.73
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle
Costa Rica
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$1.50
$1.44
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
Costa Rica
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$2.51
$3.06

Salaries And Financing prices

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Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
Cinema ticket, 1 Seat
Costa Rica
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$6.27
$8.40
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax
Costa Rica
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$856.58
$1600.86
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages, Yearly, Fixed-Rate
Costa Rica
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10.33%
5.85%

Sports And Leisure prices

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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Costa Rica
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$51.44
$38.62
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend
Costa Rica
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$18.86
$11.49

Transportation prices

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One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
One-way Ticket, Local Transport
Costa Rica
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$0.72
$1.41
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
Monthly Pass, Regular Price
Costa Rica
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$43.00
$36.12
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
Taxi Start, Normal Tariff
Costa Rica
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$1.15
$2.91
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff
Costa Rica
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$1.16
$1.40
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff
Costa Rica
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$10.75
$17.53
Gasoline (1 liter)
Gasoline, 1 liter
Costa Rica
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$1.10
$1.05
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
Costa Rica
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$22395.07
$20886.67
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
Honda Civic 1.6 Or Alternative New Car
Costa Rica
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$26110.75
$20631.62

Utilities Per Month prices

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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage
Costa Rica
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$77.60
$126.22
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans
Costa Rica
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$0.07
$0.14
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL
Costa Rica
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$52.93
$42.26