Cost of living in Montevideo, Uruguay

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Latest price update: March 03, 2015.
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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district $U262
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $U222
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $U104
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $U24
12 eggs, large $U74
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $U60
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $U178
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $U47
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes $U31
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $U45
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $U224
2 liters of Coca-Cola $U70
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $U31
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $U27,748
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $U3,044
Internet 8MB (1 month) $U718
40” flat screen TV $U20,936
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt $U3,132
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $U250
Hourly rate for cleaning help $U146
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $U2,305
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) $U1,480
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) $U2,753
1 pair of leather business shoes $U2,367
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 $U1,192
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) $U267
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) $U166
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 $U78
Tube of toothpaste $U91
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $U202
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $U753
2 tickets to the movies $U401
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $U1,079
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert $U1,527
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $U188
Capuccino in expat area of the city $U84
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $U116
iPod nano 16GB $U5,672
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $U7
1 month of gym membership in business district $U1,279
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $U241

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