Cost of living in Caracas, Venezuela

Summary of cost of living in Caracas

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 410,896,860 Bs.S.
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 282,218,928 Bs.S.
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Caracas
Current as of Jun 2021.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 918,336 Bs.S.
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 399,291 Bs.S.
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 280,570 Bs.S.
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 22,251 Bs.S.
12 eggs, large 231,813 Bs.S.
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 809,751 Bs.S.
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 618,014 Bs.S.
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 104,555 Bs.S.
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 75,943 Bs.S.
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 395,848 Bs.S.
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 1,136,710 Bs.S.
2 liters of coca-cola 90,878 Bs.S.
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 232,478 Bs.S.
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 304,129,000 Bs.S.
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 159,722,000 Bs.S.
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 10,905,800 Bs.S.
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 146,802,000 Bs.S.
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 86,286,600 Bs.S.
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 8,954,030 Bs.S.
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 3,564,780 Bs.S.
40” flat screen tv 17,066,400 Bs.S.
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 3,191,890 Bs.S.
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 779,079 Bs.S.
Hourly rate for cleaning help 898,443 Bs.S.
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 2,884,080 Bs.S.
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 2,937,840 Bs.S.
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 3,482,340 Bs.S.
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 4,198,920 Bs.S.
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,397,440,000 Bs.S.
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 17,342 Bs.S.
Monthly ticket public transport 6,468,220 Bs.S.
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 703,017 Bs.S.
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 255,938 Bs.S.
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 754,664 Bs.S.
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 12,224,900 Bs.S.
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 325,554 Bs.S.
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 151,905 Bs.S.
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 200,295 Bs.S.
4 rolls of toilet paper 158,183 Bs.S.
Tube of toothpaste 50,942 Bs.S.
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 1,576,990 Bs.S.
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 2,889,870 Bs.S.
2 tickets to the movies 1,540,520 Bs.S.
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 8,423,660 Bs.S.
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 5,367,910 Bs.S.
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 552,495 Bs.S.
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 173,057 Bs.S.
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 579,460 Bs.S.
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 13,773,900 Bs.S.
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 21,390 Bs.S.
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,381,140 Bs.S.
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 574,728 Bs.S.
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 1,659 prices entered by 131 different people.
Latest price update: June 21, 2021

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