Cost of living in Caracas, Venezuela

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Bs 578
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Bs 318
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Bs 101
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Bs 5.49
12 eggs, large Bs 19
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Bs 94
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Bs 291
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Bs 96
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Bs 40
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Bs 31
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Bs 238
2 liters of Coca-Cola Bs 6
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Bs 34
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Bs 31,996
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Bs 34,235
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Bs 4,224
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Bs 26,376
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Bs 19,896
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Bs 3,717
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Bs 877
40” flat screen TV Bs 33,750
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Bs 5,136
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Bs 196
Hourly rate for cleaning help Bs 528
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Bs 3,063
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Bs 734
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Bs 2,481
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Bs 3,018
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Bs 797,116
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Bs 8
Monthly ticket public transport Bs 286
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Bs 149
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Bs 182
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Bs 289
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Bs 1,766
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Bs 125
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Bs 84
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Bs 111
4 rolls of toilet paper Bs 42
Tube of toothpaste Bs 61
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Bs 541
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Bs 1,337
2 tickets to the movies Bs 727
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Bs 1,858
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Bs 2,805
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Bs 308
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Bs 77
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Bs 123
iPod nano 16GB Bs 4,627
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Bs 4.33
1 month of gym membership in business district Bs 1,653
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Bs 208
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 4,871 prices entered by 412 different people.
Latest price update: August 21, 2017.

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