Cost of living in Montevideo, Uruguay

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,046 prices entered by 309 different people.
Latest price update: January 30, 2015.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district $U268
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $U221
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $U102
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $U25
12 eggs, large $U67
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $U56
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $U152
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $U47
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes $U35
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $U47
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $U208
2 liters of Coca-Cola $U68
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $U30
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $U28,269
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $U2,878
Internet 8MB (1 month) $U660
40” flat screen TV $U21,201
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt $U2,472
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $U250
Hourly rate for cleaning help $U149
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $U2,430
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) $U1,517
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) $U2,772
1 pair of leather business shoes $U2,645
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new $U687,399
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $U42
Monthly ticket public transport $U1,091
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) $U265
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) $U159
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $U182
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $U100
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $U150
4 rolls of toilet paper $U72
Tube of toothpaste $U82
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $U202
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $U714
2 tickets to the movies $U371
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $U1,188
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert $U1,440
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $U191
Capuccino in expat area of the city $U77
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $U108
iPod nano 16GB $U5,672
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $U7
1 month of gym membership in business district $U1,286
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes $U241

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