Cost of Living Comparison Between Caracas and Montevideo 

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Consumer Prices in Montevideo are 11.11% higher than in Caracas (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montevideo are 13.74% higher than in Caracas
Rent Prices in Montevideo are 25.57% higher than in Caracas
Restaurant Prices in Montevideo are 4.79% lower than in Caracas
Groceries Prices in Montevideo are 13.13% higher than in Caracas
Local Purchasing Power in Montevideo is 107.08% higher than in Caracas
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Restaurants
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(438.08 $U)
9.82 $
(430.00 $U)
     -1.84 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(2,190.38 $U)
38.81 $
(1,700.00 $U)
     -22.39 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 $
(372.37 $U)
7.76 $
(340.00 $U)
     -8.69 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 $
(65.71 $U)
2.74 $
(120.00 $U)
     +82.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $
(131.42 $U)
3.31 $
(145.00 $U)
     +10.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.73 $
(75.93 $U)
2.72 $
(118.96 $U)
     +56.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.41 $
(61.62 $U)
1.43 $
(62.77 $U)
     +1.86 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.83 $
(36.32 $U)
1.16 $
(50.93 $U)
     +40.21 %
Markets
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.34 $
(277.73 $U)
3.13 $
(137.16 $U)
     -50.61 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.77 $
(77.47 $U)
1.83 $
(79.98 $U)
     +3.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.54 $
(23.49 $U)
0.49 $
(21.52 $U)
     -8.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.54 $
(67.44 $U)
2.51 $
(110.03 $U)
     +63.15 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.06 $
(90.09 $U)
3.93 $
(172.28 $U)
     +91.22 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.02 $
(88.60 $U)
3.37 $
(147.60 $U)
     +66.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.04 $
(89.24 $U)
3.81 $
(166.99 $U)
     +87.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.21 $
(96.67 $U)
0.83 $
(36.29 $U)
     -62.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 $
(19.60 $U)
0.89 $
(38.94 $U)
     +98.71 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.48 $
(21.19 $U)
0.49 $
(21.63 $U)
     +2.07 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.51 $
(22.30 $U)
0.85 $
(37.25 $U)
     +67.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 $
(24.94 $U)
0.62 $
(27.25 $U)
     +9.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 $
(25.69 $U)
0.66 $
(28.87 $U)
     +12.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.02 $
(44.78 $U)
0.87 $
(37.95 $U)
     -15.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.42 $
(62.06 $U)
1.15 $
(50.31 $U)
     -18.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 $
(306.65 $U)
5.71 $
(250.00 $U)
     -18.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.20 $
(52.69 $U)
1.66 $
(72.82 $U)
     +38.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.51 $
(109.88 $U)
1.97 $
(86.14 $U)
     -21.61 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.00 $
(131.42 $U)
3.88 $
(170.00 $U)
     +29.35 %
Transportation
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.10 $
(48.19 $U)
0.91 $
(40.00 $U)
     -16.99 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $
(1,314.23 $U)
38.81 $
(1,700.00 $U)
     +29.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $
(175.23 $U)
1.10 $
(48.00 $U)
     -72.61 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $
(141.00 $U)
1.84 $
(80.47 $U)
     -42.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.50 $
(547.60 $U)
8.67 $
(380.00 $U)
     -30.61 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.12 $
(92.67 $U)
4.91 $
(215.23 $U)
     +132.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000.00 $
(2,190,384.85 $U)
31,957.85 $
(1,400,000.00 $U)
     -36.08 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,750.00 $
(1,434,702.08 $U)
31,961.18 $
(1,400,145.66 $U)
     -2.41 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 16.31 $
(714.37 $U)
126.45 $
(5,539.56 $U)
     +675.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $
(2.68 $U)
0.21 $
(9.38 $U)
     +249.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.06 $
(1,229.17 $U)
32.74 $
(1,434.35 $U)
     +16.69 %
Sports And Leisure
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.23 $
(1,280.53 $U)
41.43 $
(1,814.92 $U)
     +41.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.67 $
(642.51 $U)
22.50 $
(985.71 $U)
     +53.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.00 $
(262.85 $U)
7.53 $
(330.00 $U)
     +25.55 %
Childcare
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 79.58 $
(3,486.36 $U)
245.89 $
(10,772.00 $U)
     +208.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,350.00 $
(278,178.88 $U)
5,489.94 $
(240,501.53 $U)
     -13.54 %
Clothing And Shoes
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.18 $
(1,891.70 $U)
73.35 $
(3,213.31 $U)
     +69.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.44 $
(1,289.89 $U)
36.28 $
(1,589.13 $U)
     +23.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 66.82 $
(2,927.15 $U)
88.39 $
(3,872.36 $U)
     +32.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.18 $
(4,388.73 $U)
86.79 $
(3,802.23 $U)
     -13.36 %
Rent Per Month
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 364.55 $
(15,969.90 $U)
441.72 $
(19,350.77 $U)
     +21.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 300.83 $
(13,178.82 $U)
349.99 $
(15,332.31 $U)
     +16.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 600.00 $
(26,284.62 $U)
784.11 $
(34,349.93 $U)
     +30.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 516.67 $
(22,633.98 $U)
659.51 $
(28,891.67 $U)
     +27.65 %
Buy Apartment Price
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 94.49 $
(4,139.54 $U)
224.06 $
(9,815.44 $U)
     +137.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 78.45 $
(3,436.75 $U)
212.31 $
(9,300.89 $U)
     +170.63 %
Salaries And Financing
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 280.00 $
(12,266.16 $U)
659.50 $
(28,891.36 $U)
     +135.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 23.55 8.44      -64.17 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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