Cost of Living Comparison Between Washington, DC and Montevideo 

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Consumer Prices in Montevideo are 35.6% lower than in Washington, DC (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montevideo are 54.3% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Montevideo are 78.9% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Montevideo are 45.1% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Montevideo are 39.4% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Montevideo is 59.4% lower than in Washington, DC
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Restaurants
Washington, DC Edit Montevideo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(976.72 $U)
12.80 $
(500.00 $U)
     -48.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(3,906.90 $U)
51.19 $
(2,000.00 $U)
     -48.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(468.83 $U)
10.24 $
(400.00 $U)
     -14.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(312.55 $U)
3.07 $
(120.00 $U)
     -61.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(390.69 $U)
3.84 $
(150.00 $U)
     -61.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.48 $
(214.22 $U)
3.96 $
(154.87 $U)
     -27.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 $
(96.00 $U)
2.06 $
(80.30 $U)
     -16.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 $
(86.95 $U)
1.63 $
(63.55 $U)
     -26.9 %
Markets
Washington, DC Edit Montevideo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.19 $
(163.59 $U)
4.25 $
(165.85 $U)
     +1.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.73 $
(145.92 $U)
2.61 $
(101.89 $U)
     -30.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.24 $
(87.50 $U)
0.69 $
(26.99 $U)
     -69.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.32 $
(168.84 $U)
4.51 $
(176.15 $U)
     +4.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.45 $
(251.83 $U)
5.46 $
(213.38 $U)
     -15.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.68 $
(221.85 $U)
4.48 $
(174.92 $U)
     -21.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.97 $
(311.44 $U)
4.87 $
(190.30 $U)
     -38.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.38 $
(92.93 $U)
1.04 $
(40.58 $U)
     -56.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.04 $
(40.69 $U)
1.11 $
(43.23 $U)
     +6.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.32 $
(90.58 $U)
0.67 $
(26.12 $U)
     -71.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.77 $
(108.16 $U)
1.35 $
(52.58 $U)
     -51.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.65 $
(64.46 $U)
0.82 $
(32.08 $U)
     -50.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.60 $
(62.51 $U)
0.81 $
(31.47 $U)
     -49.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.80 $
(109.24 $U)
1.25 $
(48.67 $U)
     -55.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 $
(99.79 $U)
1.62 $
(63.33 $U)
     -36.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 $
(625.10 $U)
7.68 $
(300.00 $U)
     -52.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $
(89.84 $U)
2.25 $
(87.88 $U)
     -2.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.63 $
(180.99 $U)
3.07 $
(120.12 $U)
     -33.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.71 $
(457.50 $U)
5.12 $
(200.00 $U)
     -56.3 %
Transportation
Washington, DC Edit Montevideo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(97.67 $U)
1.33 $
(52.00 $U)
     -46.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(3,125.52 $U)
46.07 $
(1,800.00 $U)
     -42.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(136.74 $U)
1.66 $
(65.00 $U)
     -52.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.51 $
(137.24 $U)
3.60 $
(140.82 $U)
     +2.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,172.07 $U)
11.52 $
(450.00 $U)
     -61.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.66 $
(143.03 $U)
7.38 $
(288.48 $U)
     +101.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,699.74 $
(1,394,752.86 $U)
39,655.69 $
(1,549,308.00 $U)
     +11.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,275.78 $
(1,026,568.24 $U)
38,239.13 $
(1,493,964.43 $U)
     +45.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Washington, DC Edit Montevideo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.50 $
(6,700.24 $U)
137.64 $
(5,377.36 $U)
     -19.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 59.12 $
(2,309.95 $U)
15.31 $
(598.00 $U)
     -74.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.14 $
(2,467.00 $U)
39.84 $
(1,556.38 $U)
     -36.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Washington, DC Edit Montevideo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 104.29 $
(4,074.34 $U)
57.38 $
(2,241.77 $U)
     -45.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.22 $
(1,219.60 $U)
22.76 $
(889.28 $U)
     -27.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(586.03 $U)
10.49 $
(410.00 $U)
     -30.0 %
Childcare
Washington, DC Edit Montevideo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,326.57 $
(90,896.80 $U)
386.26 $
(15,090.91 $U)
     -83.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 51,000.00 $
(1,992,518.59 $U)
7,361.98 $
(287,625.00 $U)
     -85.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Washington, DC Edit Montevideo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.34 $
(2,787.14 $U)
96.55 $
(3,772.22 $U)
     +35.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.96 $
(1,990.86 $U)
45.30 $
(1,769.96 $U)
     -11.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 113.89 $
(4,449.64 $U)
115.87 $
(4,526.99 $U)
     +1.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 169.14 $
(6,608.16 $U)
113.70 $
(4,442.19 $U)
     -32.8 %
Rent Per Month
Washington, DC Edit Montevideo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,573.91 $
(100,560.19 $U)
622.19 $
(24,308.21 $U)
     -75.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,073.47 $
(81,008.41 $U)
452.79 $
(17,689.90 $U)
     -78.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,436.11 $
(212,383.38 $U)
991.84 $
(38,750.00 $U)
     -81.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,754.41 $
(146,681.08 $U)
848.27 $
(33,141.14 $U)
     -77.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Washington, DC Edit Montevideo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 841.88 $
(32,891.47 $U)
271.85 $
(10,620.73 $U)
     -67.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 582.34 $
(22,751.34 $U)
214.47 $
(8,379.09 $U)
     -63.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Washington, DC Edit Montevideo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,782.41 $
(264,982.08 $U)
1,259.62 $
(49,212.09 $U)
     -81.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.58 7.83      +18.9 %
Last update: March 2024February 2024
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