Cost of living in Managua, Nicaragua

Summary of cost of living in Managua

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 62,255 C$
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 25,175 C$
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
Expatistan is a collaborative effort. The data gets better with every new price that you enter.
We need your help! Tell us about prices in Managua.
Page-elements

List of prices in Managua, Nicaragua. Current as of Feb 2021.

Change the currency:
Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 300 C$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 239 C$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 72 C$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 34 C$
12 eggs, large 77 C$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 44 C$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 88 C$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 102 C$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 44 C$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 36 C$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 568 C$
2 liters of coca-cola 42 C$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 27 C$
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 13,411 C$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 12,236 C$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,984 C$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 11,241 C$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 6,119 C$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 2,999 C$
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 1,596 C$
40” flat screen tv 16,410 C$
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 6,447 C$
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 267 C$
Hourly rate for cleaning help 86 C$
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 2,037 C$
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 817 C$
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,666 C$
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,119 C$
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 483,664 C$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 32 C$
Monthly ticket public transport 443 C$
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 278 C$
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 80 C$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 104 C$
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 699 C$
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 80 C$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 63 C$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 100 C$
4 rolls of toilet paper 77 C$
Tube of toothpaste 46 C$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 113 C$
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 613 C$
2 tickets to the movies 370 C$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 921 C$
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 851 C$
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 114 C$
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 87 C$
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 34 C$
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 12,139 C$
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 5.79 C$
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,237 C$
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 56 C$
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 383 prices entered by 38 different people.
Latest price update: February 26, 2021

Do you live in Managua? We need your help!

What is the price of

Furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area

in Managua?

C$

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Prices recently added

  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Asheville, North Carolina costs $12 (13 minutes ago)
  • Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) in Berlin costs €10 (31 minutes ago)
  • 1 pack of marlboro cigarettes in Springfield, Missouri costs $10 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Internet connection 300 mbps, 1 month in Buenos Aires costs ARS $2,600 (about 3 hours ago)
  • One-way ticket in public transport in Moscow costs руб 42 (about 3 hours ago)
  • Jeans (levis 501 or similar) in Dublin costs €118 (about 4 hours ago)