Calgary vs Caracas - Cost of Living Comparison

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Calgary Caracas
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2111
$982
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4842
$2335
🏠 One person rent
$1206
$367
🏘️ Family rent
$1949
$592
🍽️ Food expenses
$582
$391
🚐 Transport expenses
$188
$128
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3521
$195
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
53
54
😀 Quality of life
91
41
🏙️ Population
1.31M
2.25M

The cost of living in Calgary is 115% more expensive than in Caracas. Cities ranked 1562nd and 5507th ($2111 vs $982) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 33rd and 2nd in Canada and Venezuela, respectively. Check Canada vs Venezuela comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Calgary compared to 0.2 months in Caracas. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Caracas ranked 1st in Venezuela, while ranked 64th and 7023rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Calgary Caracas
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.2
$12.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.7
$46.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.5
$10.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.58
$1.51
 Cappuccino
$3.88
$3.02
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.09
$1.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1166
$347
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$932
$308
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1999
$638
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1544
$508
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$161
$14.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$248
$21.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$36.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.4%
28.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3924
$837
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3245
$1222
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.71
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.3
$29.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.4
$18.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.16
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.46
$1.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
$1.25
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.8
$2.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$6.74
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$6.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$7.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$4.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
$1.73
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$1.81
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$0.91
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.43
$2.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
$9.38
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
$1.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.5
$3.25
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.56
$4.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$4.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.22
$2.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.5
$2.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$58.7
$59.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$5.29
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.1
$36.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$20
$13.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$63
$46.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$93.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$945
$83
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22009
$3553

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Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1872
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1693
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1695
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1707
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1520
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1715
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1741
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$2808
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1690
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$2320
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$2313
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1728
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$2060
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1872
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$2493
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$2028
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1793
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$2031
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1864
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1556
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1566
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1868
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1771
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1585
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1908
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1795
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1275
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$2365
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1599
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1987
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2389
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$2060
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$2278
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$2236
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$2063
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$2114
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2584
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2271
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1891
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1740

Cities near Caracas

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi La Guaira
$860
12 km or 7.3 mi Maiquetia
$846
16 km or 9.7 mi Catia La Mar
$887
21 km or 13 mi Los Teques
$844
30 km or 18 mi Charallave
$814
37 km or 23 mi Cua
$814
40 km or 25 mi Santa Lucia
$806
43 km or 27 mi Santa Teresa del Tuy
$843
43 km or 27 mi Guatire
$817
43 km or 27 mi Guarenas
$824
46 km or 29 mi Ocumare del Tuy
$799
53 km or 33 mi La Victoria
$719
67 km or 41 mi Turmero
$717
67 km or 41 mi Cagua
$691
75 km or 47 mi Santa Rita
$637
78 km or 48 mi Maracay
$580
78 km or 49 mi Palo Negro
$645
80 km or 50 mi El Limon
$611
82 km or 51 mi San Juan de los Morros
$707
93 km or 58 mi Altagracia de Orituco
$763
108 km or 67 mi Guacara
$735
115 km or 71 mi Los Guayos
$708
119 km or 74 mi Puerto Cabello
$720
122 km or 76 mi Valencia
$794
135 km or 84 mi Tocuyito
$717
163 km or 101 mi Tinaquillo
$700
176 km or 109 mi Valle de la Pascua
$749
184 km or 114 mi Calabozo
$716
199 km or 124 mi San Felipe
$703
204 km or 127 mi San Carlos
$689
219 km or 136 mi Zaraza
$704
235 km or 146 mi Kralendijk
$1786
245 km or 152 mi Yaritagua
$666
247 km or 154 mi Lecheria
$760
249 km or 155 mi Barcelona
$718
255 km or 159 mi Puerto la Cruz
$724
260 km or 162 mi Cabudare
$655
268 km or 167 mi Barquisimeto
$711
270 km or 167 mi Acarigua
$684
271 km or 168 mi Araure
$687