Cost of living in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Summary of cost of living in Santa Cruz de la Sierra

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $b13,691
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $b6,066
  • Cost of living in Santa Cruz de la Sierra is cheaper than in 56% of cities in Latin America (20 out of 36)
  • Cost of living in Santa Cruz de la Sierra is cheaper than in 83% of cities in the World (164 out of 198)

List of prices in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Current as of Feb 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $b51
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $b44
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $b14
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $b7
12 eggs, large $b13
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $b5.78
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $b20
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $b13
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $b6
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $b10
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $b53
2 liters of coca-cola $b11
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $b4.08
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $b4,189
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $b2,867
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $b379
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $b3,078
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $b2,162
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $b263
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $b211
40” flat screen tv $b2,912
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $b1,098
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $b40
Hourly rate for cleaning help $b17
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $b347
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $b226
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $b725
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $b670
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $b110,576
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $b3.94
Monthly ticket public transport $b152
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $b84
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $b44
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $b43
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $b264
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $b28
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $b22
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $b26
4 rolls of toilet paper $b11
Tube of toothpaste $b11
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $b58
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $b106
2 tickets to the movies $b93
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $b197
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $b256
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $b37
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $b27
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $b19
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $b3,394
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $b1.13
1 month of gym membership in business district $b383
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $b18
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 351 prices entered by 34 different people.
Latest price update: February 27, 2021

Santa Cruz de la Sierra position in our World Ranking

the world
164th
out of 198
latin america
20th
out of 36

Cheapest and most expensive products in Santa Cruz de la Sierra compared to other cities:

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latin america
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