Cost of living in Montevideo, Uruguay

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Latest price update: October 23, 2014.
Daily menu in the business district $U284
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $U223
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $U105
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $U24
12 eggs, large $U67
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $U64
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $U149
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $U52
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes $U42
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $U47
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $U202
2 liters of Coca-Cola $U67
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $U30
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $U28,635
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $U2,863
Internet 8MB (1 month) $U697
40” flat screen TV $U19,442
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt $U2,544
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $U258
Hourly rate for cleaning help $U140
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $U2,453
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) $U1,540
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) $U2,859
1 pair of leather business shoes $U2,324
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new $U696,229
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $U40
Monthly ticket public transport $U1,087
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) $U280
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) $U175
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $U213
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $U100
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $U142
4 rolls of toilet paper $U79
Tube of toothpaste $U85
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $U229
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $U762
2 tickets to the movies $U370
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $U2,306
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert $U1,463
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $U161
Capuccino in expat area of the city $U73
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $U95
iPod nano 16GB $U5,581
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $U7
1 month of gym membership in business district $U1,368
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes $U226

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