Cost of Living Comparison Between Caracas and Montevideo 

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Consumer Prices in Montevideo are 33.38% higher than in Caracas (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montevideo are 39.90% higher than in Caracas
Rent Prices in Montevideo are 68.27% higher than in Caracas
Restaurant Prices in Montevideo are 25.68% higher than in Caracas
Groceries Prices in Montevideo are 29.72% higher than in Caracas
Local Purchasing Power in Montevideo is 129.23% higher than in Caracas
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Restaurants
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.50 $
(385.92 $U)
13.54 $
(550.00 $U)
     +42.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(2,031.17 $U)
49.23 $
(2,000.00 $U)
     -1.53 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(406.23 $U)
9.85 $
(400.00 $U)
     -1.53 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.10 $
(44.69 $U)
3.45 $
(140.00 $U)
     +213.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $
(81.25 $U)
3.57 $
(145.00 $U)
     +78.47 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.59 $
(64.74 $U)
3.53 $
(143.36 $U)
     +121.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.09 $
(44.26 $U)
1.72 $
(69.83 $U)
     +57.76 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.78 $
(31.54 $U)
1.28 $
(51.95 $U)
     +64.70 %
Markets
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.63 $
(269.19 $U)
3.98 $
(161.78 $U)
     -39.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.15 $
(87.34 $U)
1.95 $
(79.31 $U)
     -9.19 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.49 $
(20.08 $U)
0.62 $
(25.26 $U)
     +25.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.93 $
(78.54 $U)
3.22 $
(130.69 $U)
     +66.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.29 $
(92.93 $U)
4.80 $
(194.86 $U)
     +109.68 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.34 $
(94.93 $U)
4.39 $
(178.19 $U)
     +87.71 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.57 $
(104.47 $U)
4.70 $
(190.79 $U)
     +82.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.78 $
(72.45 $U)
0.85 $
(34.34 $U)
     -52.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 $
(18.74 $U)
0.98 $
(39.88 $U)
     +112.83 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.59 $
(24.16 $U)
0.53 $
(21.39 $U)
     -11.47 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.57 $
(23.18 $U)
1.24 $
(50.38 $U)
     +117.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 $
(25.43 $U)
0.69 $
(28.16 $U)
     +10.73 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.69 $
(27.84 $U)
0.65 $
(26.42 $U)
     -5.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.03 $
(41.73 $U)
1.09 $
(44.33 $U)
     +6.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.21 $
(49.09 $U)
1.47 $
(59.83 $U)
     +21.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.50 $
(264.05 $U)
7.38 $
(300.00 $U)
     +13.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 $
(50.88 $U)
1.92 $
(78.16 $U)
     +53.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 $
(79.40 $U)
2.38 $
(96.75 $U)
     +21.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.00 $
(121.87 $U)
4.43 $
(180.00 $U)
     +47.70 %
Transportation
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.38 $
(15.44 $U)
1.08 $
(44.00 $U)
     +185.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $
(1,218.70 $U)
44.31 $
(1,800.00 $U)
     +47.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $
(162.49 $U)
1.48 $
(60.00 $U)
     -63.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $
(130.75 $U)
2.58 $
(104.61 $U)
     -20.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.25 $
(497.64 $U)
9.79 $
(397.78 $U)
     -20.07 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.89 $
(76.89 $U)
6.92 $
(281.19 $U)
     +265.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 44,500.00 $
(1,807,742.01 $U)
34,462.88 $
(1,400,000.00 $U)
     -22.56 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,000.00 $
(1,259,325.90 $U)
37,110.15 $
(1,507,540.91 $U)
     +19.71 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 14.19 $
(576.33 $U)
139.10 $
(5,650.84 $U)
     +880.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $
(2.38 $U)
0.24 $
(9.78 $U)
     +310.94 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.31 $
(1,921.80 $U)
39.39 $
(1,600.00 $U)
     -16.74 %
Sports And Leisure
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.09 $
(1,750.50 $U)
50.37 $
(2,046.15 $U)
     +16.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.43 $
(586.14 $U)
24.88 $
(1,010.71 $U)
     +72.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.00 $
(243.74 $U)
8.62 $
(350.00 $U)
     +43.60 %
Childcare
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 63.10 $
(2,563.14 $U)
333.69 $
(13,555.56 $U)
     +428.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,350.00 $
(257,958.69 $U)
5,914.08 $
(240,250.00 $U)
     -6.86 %
Clothing And Shoes
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.83 $
(1,455.67 $U)
99.80 $
(4,054.17 $U)
     +178.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.38 $
(1,193.31 $U)
51.12 $
(2,076.67 $U)
     +74.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.31 $
(2,734.27 $U)
115.33 $
(4,685.27 $U)
     +71.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 65.25 $
(2,650.68 $U)
105.18 $
(4,272.73 $U)
     +61.19 %
Rent Per Month
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 325.46 $
(13,221.12 $U)
567.94 $
(23,071.64 $U)
     +74.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 362.50 $
(14,725.99 $U)
529.44 $
(21,507.66 $U)
     +46.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 684.88 $
(27,821.96 $U)
994.94 $
(40,417.91 $U)
     +45.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 471.43 $
(19,151.04 $U)
1,033.89 $
(42,000.00 $U)
     +119.31 %
Buy Apartment Price
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 75.85 $
(3,081.17 $U)
261.54 $
(10,624.74 $U)
     +244.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 86.06 $
(3,495.88 $U)
211.74 $
(8,601.63 $U)
     +146.05 %
Salaries And Financing
Caracas Edit Montevideo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 214.72 $
(8,722.86 $U)
688.59 $
(27,972.73 $U)
     +220.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 26.25 11.14      -57.55 %
Last update: August 2022July 2022
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