Cost of living in Caracas, Venezuela

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Latest price update: December 19, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district Bs 197
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Bs 176
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Bs 94
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Bs 29
12 eggs, large Bs 61
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Bs 61
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Bs 117
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Bs 117
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes Bs 52
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Bs 28
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Bs 350
2 liters of Coca-Cola Bs 40
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Bs 16
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Bs 29,640
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Bs 486
Internet 8MB (1 month) Bs 555
40” flat screen TV Bs 37,398
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt Bs 5,067
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Bs 137
Hourly rate for cleaning help Bs 93
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Bs 2,489
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) Bs 1,555
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) Bs 3,664
1 pair of leather business shoes Bs 3,089
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new Bs 630,892
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Bs 1.42
Monthly ticket public transport Bs 264
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) Bs 198
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) Bs 79
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Bs 103
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Bs 33
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Bs 49
4 rolls of toilet paper Bs 27
Tube of toothpaste Bs 24
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Bs 160
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Bs 832
2 tickets to the movies Bs 184
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Bs 768
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert Bs 1,575
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Bs 156
Capuccino in expat area of the city Bs 38
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Bs 48
iPod nano 16GB Bs 5,172
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Bs 2.23
1 month of gym membership in business district Bs 1,326
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes Bs 52

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