Cost of Living Comparison Between Caracas and Montevideo 

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Consumer Prices in Montevideo are 5.04% higher than in Caracas (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montevideo are 8.87% higher than in Caracas
Rent Prices in Montevideo are 26.85% higher than in Caracas
Restaurant Prices in Montevideo are 9.42% lower than in Caracas
Groceries Prices in Montevideo are 7.20% higher than in Caracas
Local Purchasing Power in Montevideo is 83.21% higher than in Caracas
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Restaurants
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(442.05 $U)
9.84 $
(435.00 $U)
     -1.59 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.50 $
(2,320.74 $U)
34.42 $
(1,521.67 $U)
     -34.43 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 $
(375.74 $U)
7.92 $
(350.00 $U)
     -6.85 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 $
(66.31 $U)
3.17 $
(140.00 $U)
     +111.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $
(132.61 $U)
3.39 $
(150.00 $U)
     +13.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.75 $
(77.56 $U)
2.61 $
(115.37 $U)
     +48.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.44 $
(63.68 $U)
1.48 $
(65.28 $U)
     +2.52 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.86 $
(37.98 $U)
1.17 $
(51.71 $U)
     +36.17 %
Markets
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.42 $
(283.94 $U)
3.02 $
(133.62 $U)
     -52.94 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.76 $
(78.01 $U)
1.78 $
(78.62 $U)
     +0.78 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.57 $
(25.00 $U)
0.49 $
(21.74 $U)
     -13.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.64 $
(72.69 $U)
2.42 $
(107.04 $U)
     +47.25 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.20 $
(97.23 $U)
3.81 $
(168.52 $U)
     +73.31 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.05 $
(90.63 $U)
3.21 $
(141.80 $U)
     +56.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.05 $
(90.65 $U)
3.69 $
(163.01 $U)
     +79.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.28 $
(100.63 $U)
0.85 $
(37.75 $U)
     -62.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 $
(21.25 $U)
0.91 $
(40.02 $U)
     +88.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.52 $
(22.79 $U)
0.49 $
(21.50 $U)
     -5.65 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.53 $
(23.24 $U)
0.82 $
(36.20 $U)
     +55.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 $
(26.87 $U)
0.60 $
(26.56 $U)
     -1.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 $
(27.69 $U)
0.63 $
(27.95 $U)
     +0.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.09 $
(48.07 $U)
0.84 $
(37.08 $U)
     -22.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.38 $
(60.78 $U)
1.13 $
(49.83 $U)
     -18.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 $
(331.53 $U)
5.66 $
(250.00 $U)
     -24.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.14 $
(50.57 $U)
1.60 $
(70.89 $U)
     +40.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.55 $
(112.55 $U)
1.86 $
(82.33 $U)
     -26.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.00 $
(132.61 $U)
3.73 $
(165.00 $U)
     +24.42 %
Transportation
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.10 $
(48.62 $U)
0.90 $
(40.00 $U)
     -17.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $
(1,326.14 $U)
38.46 $
(1,700.00 $U)
     +28.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $
(198.92 $U)
1.07 $
(47.30 $U)
     -76.22 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $
(142.28 $U)
1.02 $
(45.06 $U)
     -68.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.50 $
(552.56 $U)
8.77 $
(387.60 $U)
     -29.85 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.13 $
(94.12 $U)
4.78 $
(211.09 $U)
     +124.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000.00 $
(2,210,225.50 $U)
27,930.98 $
(1,234,675.34 $U)
     -44.14 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,750.00 $
(1,447,697.70 $U)
30,875.25 $
(1,364,825.21 $U)
     -5.72 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 16.94 $
(748.72 $U)
125.05 $
(5,527.96 $U)
     +638.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $
(2.71 $U)
0.22 $
(9.89 $U)
     +265.38 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.91 $
(1,189.47 $U)
31.43 $
(1,389.20 $U)
     +16.79 %
Sports And Leisure
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.00 $
(1,326.14 $U)
40.04 $
(1,769.77 $U)
     +33.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.67 $
(648.33 $U)
18.52 $
(818.57 $U)
     +26.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 $
(221.02 $U)
7.69 $
(340.00 $U)
     +53.83 %
Childcare
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 85.24 $
(3,767.91 $U)
249.57 $
(11,032.05 $U)
     +192.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,350.00 $
(280,698.64 $U)
5,510.87 $
(243,605.30 $U)
     -13.21 %
Clothing And Shoes
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.33 $
(1,915.53 $U)
73.84 $
(3,264.01 $U)
     +70.40 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.00 $
(1,326.14 $U)
37.66 $
(1,664.58 $U)
     +25.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.44 $
(3,069.76 $U)
84.81 $
(3,748.98 $U)
     +22.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.89 $
(4,724.97 $U)
84.90 $
(3,753.10 $U)
     -20.57 %
Rent Per Month
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 356.67 $
(15,766.28 $U)
440.93 $
(19,490.99 $U)
     +23.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 282.73 $
(12,497.82 $U)
344.39 $
(15,223.62 $U)
     +21.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 612.50 $
(27,075.26 $U)
767.34 $
(33,919.99 $U)
     +25.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 490.91 $
(21,700.40 $U)
652.64 $
(28,849.55 $U)
     +32.94 %
Buy Apartment Price
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 100.32 $
(4,434.67 $U)
215.47 $
(9,524.96 $U)
     +114.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 74.32 $
(3,285.36 $U)
192.39 $
(8,504.52 $U)
     +158.86 %
Salaries And Financing
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 322.22 $
(14,243.68 $U)
642.72 $
(28,411.24 $U)
     +99.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 22.83 7.56      -66.88 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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