Cost of living in Managua, Nicaragua

Summary of cost of living in Managua

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 63,616 C$
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 25,991 C$
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Managua
Current as of Feb 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 257 C$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 241 C$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 67 C$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 39 C$
12 eggs, large 76 C$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 79 C$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 84 C$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 110 C$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 83 C$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 47 C$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 566 C$
2 liters of coca-cola 47 C$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 29 C$
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 16,110 C$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 10,173 C$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,477 C$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 15,555 C$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 8,689 C$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 2,055 C$
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 875 C$
40” flat screen tv 13,785 C$
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 4,320 C$
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 212 C$
Hourly rate for cleaning help 126 C$
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,275 C$
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 770 C$
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,023 C$
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,495 C$
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 538,644 C$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 44 C$
Monthly ticket public transport 283 C$
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 323 C$
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 150 C$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 139 C$
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 885 C$
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 179 C$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 78 C$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 128 C$
4 rolls of toilet paper 68 C$
Tube of toothpaste 47 C$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 323 C$
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 324 C$
2 tickets to the movies 313 C$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 715 C$
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,778 C$
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 202 C$
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 138 C$
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 45 C$
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 23,688 C$
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 2.67 C$
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,178 C$
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 113 C$
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 382 prices entered by 40 different people.
Latest price update: February 01, 2023

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