Chalatenango travel budget

Chalatenango: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Chalatenango

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Chalatenango for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 8.6 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 243*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 5.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1156*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 51 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 2468*

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Chalatenango compared to El Salvador in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Chalatenango in 2020 is 29% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Chalatenango in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Chalatenango by expense type

Restaurant budget in Chalatenango

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Chalatenango is 50% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5/person
($ 3.2 to $ 6.6)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 17/person
($ 11 to $ 18)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.6/person
($ 3.2 to $ 6.6)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.3 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.7 for 330ml
($ 1.7 to $ 1.7)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 3.2)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Supermarket food budget in Chalatenango

On average, the price of supermarket food in Chalatenango is 31% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.8)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.7/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.2/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 2.2)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.2/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 8.4)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.7/kg
($ 3 to $ 7.2)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 3/kg
($ 3 to $ 3)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 2.2)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.2/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10/kg
($ 10 to $ 10)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Chalatenango

On average, the price of transport in Chalatenango is 38% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.2/km
($ 3.2 to $ 5.5)

75% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.1)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.4
($ 4.4 to $ 5.5)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Budget for living and housing in Chalatenango

On average, the cost of housing in Chalatenango is 62% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 71/month
($ 35 to $ 77)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 28/month
($ 28 to $ 47)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 76/month
($ 55 to $ 328)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 995
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 3002/yr
($ 1375 to $ 7631)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17403

Leisure activity budget in Chalatenango

On average, budget for leisure activities in Chalatenango is 58% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.5/ticket
($ 5.5 to $ 5.5)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Chalatenango

On average, shopping budget in Chalatenango is 10% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.6/pack
($ 2.7 to $ 4.4)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 53
($ 28 to $ 88)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 17 to $ 66)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 85
($ 66 to $ 132)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 91
($ 55 to $ 138)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → San Salvador
Los Angeles  → San Salvador
Los Angeles  → San Salvador
$ 560
(fair price: $ 446)
New York City → San Salvador
New York City → San Salvador
New York City → San Salvador
$ 640
(fair price: $ 480)
Montreal → San Salvador
Montreal → San Salvador
Montreal → San Salvador
$ 562
(fair price: $ 452)
Toronto (Ontario) → San Salvador
Toronto (Ontario) → San Salvador
Toronto (Ontario) → San Salvador
$ 539
(fair price: $ 457)
London → San Salvador
London → San Salvador
London → San Salvador
$ 960
(fair price: $ 830)

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About this information on the cost of living in Chalatenango

The information about the cost of living in Chalatenango shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including: Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Chalatenango was updated on 09-02-2020.

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