Cost of living in Caracas, Venezuela

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,842 prices entered by 245 different people.
Latest price update: April 24, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district Bs 178
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Bs 149
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Bs 77
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Bs 19
12 eggs, large Bs 57
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Bs 39
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Bs 100
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Bs 123
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes Bs 50
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Bs 20
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Bs 313
2 liters of Coca-Cola Bs 35
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Bs 12
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Bs 27,807
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Bs 406
Internet 8MB (1 month) Bs 422
40” flat screen TV Bs 27,714
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt Bs 3,820
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Bs 65
Hourly rate for cleaning help Bs 120
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Bs 2,015
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) Bs 1,354
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) Bs 3,157
1 pair of leather business shoes Bs 2,465
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new Bs 480,105
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Bs 1.51
Monthly ticket public transport Bs 237
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) Bs 194
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) Bs 75
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Bs 72
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Bs 26
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Bs 39
4 rolls of toilet paper Bs 24
Tube of toothpaste Bs 21
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Bs 166
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Bs 681
2 tickets to the movies Bs 171
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Bs 412
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert Bs 1,210
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Bs 138
Capuccino in expat area of the city Bs 36
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Bs 30
iPod nano 16GB Bs 4,198
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Bs 2.68
1 month of gym membership in business district Bs 935
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes Bs 43

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