Cost of living in Montevideo, Uruguay

Lunchtime menu in the business district $U287
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $U229
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $U122
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $U23
12 eggs, large $U77
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $U59
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $U200
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $U51
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $U41
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $U48
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $U185
2 liters of Coca-Cola $U71
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $U37
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $U29,292
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $U3,493
Internet 8MB (1 month) $U703
40” flat screen TV $U15,126
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt $U4,165
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $U205
Hourly rate for cleaning help $U172
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $U2,652
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) $U1,486
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) $U2,989
1 pair of leather business shoes $U3,246
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new $U682,027
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $U44
Monthly ticket public transport $U1,154
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) $U314
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) $U193
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $U182
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $U103
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $U151
4 rolls of toilet paper $U63
Tube of toothpaste $U78
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $U171
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $U953
2 tickets to the movies $U423
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $U805
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert $U1,609
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $U165
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $U91
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $U98
iPod nano 16GB $U7,883
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $U6
1 month of gym membership in business district $U1,424
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $U92
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,632 prices entered by 367 different people.
Latest price update: November 26, 2015.

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