Bolivia vs Venezuela - Cost of Living Comparison

Bolivia Venezuela
🚶 Cost of living one person
$703
$762
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1661
$1943
🏠 One person rent
$285
$251
🏘️ Family rent
$416
$403
🍽️ Food expenses
$234
$324
🚐 Transport expenses
$99.2
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$472
$189
💸 GDP per capita
$3133
$16056
😃 Human freedom index
6.94
4.03
❤️ Life expectancy
71.8
72.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
14
🌐 English speaking %
4%
1%
🎓 Higher education
46
66
😀 Quality of life
45
19
🏙️ Population
11.1M
28.5M

The average cost of living in Bolivia ($703) is 8% less expensive than in Venezuela ($762). Bolivia ranked 120th vs 107th for Venezuela in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Bolivia compared to 0.2 months in Venezuela. Ranked 110th and 186th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bolivia vs Venezuela

We calculate prices for Bolivia and Venezuela as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 77 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Bolivia Venezuela
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.77
$10.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$33.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.46
$9.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.46
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$3.22
$2.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$302
$210
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$205
$187
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$482
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$309
$297
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.3
$17.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.1
$26.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.5
$42.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.82%
27.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1104
$759
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$872
$587
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$0.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.4
$36.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13
$24.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$0.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$1.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.78
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.54
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.71
$4.26
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
$4.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
$4.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$4.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.68
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
$0.72
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.59
$2.36
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.18
$8.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$1.42
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$3.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.12
$4.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.05
$5.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$2.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.4
$35.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.6
$5.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.1
$38.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.69
$10.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$44.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.2
$70.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$209
$62.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3672
$11486

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Cities Comparison in Bolivia vs Venezuela

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bolivia

City Cost of living Population
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
$748
3.15M
La Paz
$728
2.87M
Cochabamba
$582
632K
El Alto
$709
842K
Oruro
$656
265K
Potosi
$588
190K
Sacaba
$590
172K
Tarija
$536
180K
Sucre
$547
300K
Trinidad
$555
101K

In Venezuela

City Cost of living Population
Caracas
$916
1.94M
Valencia
$869
1.48M
Barquisimeto
$798
1.06M
Barinas
$791
874K
Maracaibo
$758
1.55M
Ciudad Guayana
$846
751K
Maturin
$980
514K
Catia La Mar
$774
662K
Ciudad Bolivar
$865
568K
Maracay
$557
407K
Santa Teresa del Tuy
$756
525K
Barcelona
$701
448K
Cumana
$707
375K
Cabimas
$942
352K
Puerto la Cruz
$749
306K
Punto Fijo
$612
288K
Coro
$699
284K
San Cristobal
$691
286K
Turmero
$614
255K
Los Teques
$771
251K
Valera
$709
250K
San Felipe
$704
221K
La Victoria
$702
214K
Cua
$702
215K
El Tigre
$702
214K
Puerto Cabello
$670
209K
Guarenas
$762
209K
La Guaira
$700
204K
Merida
$551
200K
Tocuyito
$698
197K