Cost of living in Montevideo, Uruguay

List of prices in Montevideo, Uruguay. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $U346
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $U278
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $U173
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $U28
12 eggs, large $U94
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $U83
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $U174
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $U72
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $U54
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $U75
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $U236
2 liters of Coca-Cola $U90
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $U54
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $U32,370
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $U23,616
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $U5,055
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $U25,744
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $U17,228
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $U3,561
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $U934
40” flat screen TV $U13,295
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $U4,231
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $U292
Hourly rate for cleaning help $U213
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $U2,938
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) $U1,787
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $U3,298
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $U3,743
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $U875,325
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $U53
Monthly ticket public transport $U1,641
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $U443
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) $U185
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $U364
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $U1,088
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $U273
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $U157
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $U208
4 rolls of toilet paper $U75
Tube of toothpaste $U98
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $U309
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $U846
2 tickets to the movies $U572
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $U1,156
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $U1,883
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $U187
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $U125
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $U137
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB $U20,975
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $U7
1 month of gym membership in business district $U1,573
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $U139
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,153 prices entered by 119 different people.
Latest price update: January 17, 2019.

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