Peru - General information
Region region
Capital Lima
Language Spanish, Quechua
Currency Nuevo Sol
Population 30,475,144
Phone code +51
Cost of living in Peru
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 145 221
Food 119 194
Transportation 20 98
Communications and utilities 63 59
Clothing 17 64
Sports and leisure 24 70
Total 388 706
Accommodation in Peru USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 147
Shared room in city centre 223
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 247
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 395
Coordinates of Peru
Time Zone America/Lima
GMT -5
DST -5
Latitude -10.000000000
Longitude -75.250000000
Elevation (STRM3) 306 m.

List of largest cities in Peru

 
Lima Lima
Lima Lima
7,737,002
Arequipa Arequipa
Arequipa Arequipa
841,130
Callao Callao
Callao Callao
813,264
Trujillo Trujillo
Trujillo La Libertad
747,450
Chiclayo Chiclayo
Chiclayo Lambayeque
577,375
Iquitos Iquitos
Iquitos Loreto
437,620

Cost of living and prices in Peru

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 3 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 18 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 7 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 25 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 14,842 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 48 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 9 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 40 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 35 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 76 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 64 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 494 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 309 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 838 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 550 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 50 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 41 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,926 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,289 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 465 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 10.82%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Peru

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 27 26 27 28 28 28 29 29 29 26 27 25 29
Average high °C 20 20 21 22 23 23 23 22 21 20 20 19 21
Average temperature °C 17 18 18 19 20 21 21 20 18 17 17 17 19
Average low °C 13 13 14 15 16 17 16 15 14 13 12 13 14
Record low °C 7 8 8 9 11 12 12 10 8 8 8 7 7
Fog Days 6 5 3 4 5 5 6 6 8 7 7 7 69
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average precipitation Mm. 26 34 38 46 55 56 55 39 29 21 18 19 436
Relative humidity % 72 72 71 73 75 75 76 74 72 71 71 71 73
Relative humidity morning % 75 74 74 76 77 78 78 77 75 75 74 75 76
Relative humidity evening % 57 57 56 57 58 58 59 58 57 57 57 57 57
Wind speed Km/h 16 16 16 16 16 15 15 14 15 14 15 15 15
Day Length Hours 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 13
Dew point °C 11 12 13 14 15 16 16 14 13 12 11 11 158
Growing degree-day °C 220 245 258 294 324 312 338 298 269 227 217 215 3214
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 21 21 22 21 20 19 20 19 18 17 18 19 20
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