Cost of living in Caracas, Venezuela

List of prices in Caracas, Venezuela. Current as of Dec 2018.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,107 Bs.S.
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 760 Bs.S.
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 452 Bs.S.
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 145 Bs.S.
12 eggs, large 232 Bs.S.
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 758 Bs.S.
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 309 Bs.S.
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 450 Bs.S.
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 215 Bs.S.
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 252 Bs.S.
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 150 Bs.S.
2 liters of Coca-Cola 369 Bs.S.
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 121 Bs.S.
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 547,666 Bs.S.
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 280,956 Bs.S.
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 50,309 Bs.S.
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 55,564 Bs.S.
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 232,185 Bs.S.
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 48,829 Bs.S.
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 7,645 Bs.S.
40” flat screen TV -
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) -
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 6,000 Bs.S.
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7,511 Bs.S.
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) -
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) -
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) -
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 25,000 Bs.S.
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,701,590 Bs.S.
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 49 Bs.S.
Monthly ticket public transport 4,421 Bs.S.
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 4,000 Bs.S.
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 25,801 Bs.S.
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 250 Bs.S.
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 500 Bs.S.
4 rolls of toilet paper 157 Bs.S.
Tube of toothpaste 450 Bs.S.
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 5,987 Bs.S.
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,500 Bs.S.
2 tickets to the movies 2,712 Bs.S.
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 17,418 Bs.S.
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert -
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city -
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 476 Bs.S.
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 159,273 Bs.S.
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 7 Bs.S.
1 month of gym membership in business district 16,202 Bs.S.
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes -
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 1,430 prices entered by 146 different people.
Latest price update: December 07, 2018.

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