Caracas vs Freetown - Cost of Living Comparison

Caracas Freetown
🚶 Cost of living one person
$916
$739
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2170
$1609
🏠 One person rent
$358
$396
🏘️ Family rent
$557
$633
🍽️ Food expenses
$340
$238
🚐 Transport expenses
$130
$57.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$215
$1540
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
55
20
😀 Quality of life
42
41
🏙️ Population
1.94M
951K

The cost of living in Caracas is 24% more expensive than in Freetown. Cities ranked 5665th and 6297th ($916 vs $739) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 3rd in Venezuela and Sierra Leone, respectively. Check Venezuela vs Sierra Leone comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Caracas compared to 2.1 months in Freetown. Caracas ranked 1st best city to live in Venezuela vs Freetown ranked 1st in Sierra Leone, while ranked 6863rd and 7052nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Caracas Freetown
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.9
$4.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$20.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$5.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
$0.89
 Cappuccino
$2.59
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$327
$463
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$290
$161
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$667
$636
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$443
$351
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$16.3
$93.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.1
$143
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.3
$82.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
21.92%
12.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$865
$1082
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$987
$1066
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.38
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.6
$14
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.1
$9.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.5
$0.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2
$1.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.83
$0.56
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$0.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.41
$1.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.34
$9.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.5
$5.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.7
$5.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.59
$2.63
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.04
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$2.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$1.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.86
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.71
$4.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$1.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.68
$2.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.22
$1.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.79
$1.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.23
$1.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41
$53.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.21
$4.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.2
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.1
$2.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.8
$27.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$25.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$63.3
$88.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6329
$2866

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$771
30 km or 18 mi Charallave
$681
37 km or 23 mi Cua
$702
40 km or 25 mi Santa Lucia
$679
43 km or 27 mi Santa Teresa del Tuy
$756
43 km or 27 mi Guatire
$760
43 km or 27 mi Guarenas
$762
46 km or 29 mi Ocumare del Tuy
$751
53 km or 33 mi La Victoria
$702
67 km or 41 mi Turmero
$614
67 km or 41 mi Cagua
$682
75 km or 47 mi Santa Rita
$690
78 km or 48 mi Maracay
$557
78 km or 49 mi Palo Negro
$636
80 km or 50 mi El Limon
$681
82 km or 51 mi San Juan de los Morros
$680
93 km or 58 mi Altagracia de Orituco
$708
108 km or 67 mi Guacara
$672
115 km or 71 mi Los Guayos
$680
119 km or 74 mi Puerto Cabello
$670
122 km or 76 mi Valencia
$869
135 km or 84 mi Tocuyito
$698
163 km or 101 mi Tinaquillo
$680
176 km or 109 mi Valle de la Pascua
$731
184 km or 114 mi Calabozo
$697
199 km or 124 mi San Felipe
$704
204 km or 127 mi San Carlos
$679
219 km or 136 mi Zaraza
$683
235 km or 146 mi Kralendijk
$1524
245 km or 152 mi Yaritagua
$685
247 km or 154 mi Lecheria
$688
249 km or 155 mi Barcelona
$701
255 km or 159 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
260 km or 162 mi Cabudare
$628
268 km or 167 mi Barquisimeto
$798
270 km or 167 mi Acarigua
$703
271 km or 168 mi Araure
$696

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Distance City Cost of living
126 km or 78 mi Conakry
$983
137 km or 85 mi Forecariah
$834
174 km or 108 mi Bo
$770
207 km or 128 mi Boffa
$833
235 km or 146 mi Kenema
$763
246 km or 153 mi Mamou
$856
341 km or 212 mi Gueckedou
$862
361 km or 224 mi Monrovia
$525
385 km or 239 mi Kakata
$483
439 km or 273 mi Bafata
$557
456 km or 283 mi Bissau
$631
480 km or 298 mi Kankan
$860
493 km or 306 mi Nzerekore
$867
514 km or 319 mi Sanniquellie
$483
525 km or 326 mi Kolda
$903
527 km or 327 mi Yekepa
$483
564 km or 350 mi Ziguinchor
$916
603 km or 375 mi Greenville
$483
650 km or 404 mi Brikama
$437
660 km or 410 mi Lamin
$358
662 km or 412 mi Banjul
$450
701 km or 436 mi Kaolack
$930
709 km or 441 mi Bougouni
$487
736 km or 457 mi Fatick
$921
736 km or 458 mi Bamako
$549
788 km or 490 mi Koulikoro
$485
807 km or 502 mi Thies
$871
821 km or 510 mi Rufisque
$921
833 km or 518 mi Dakar
$1047
842 km or 523 mi Korhogo
$778
846 km or 526 mi Banamba
$486
846 km or 526 mi Gagnoa
$775
857 km or 532 mi Louga
$921
887 km or 551 mi Sikasso
$495
896 km or 557 mi Yamoussoukro
$975
907 km or 564 mi Bouake
$805
911 km or 566 mi Saint-Louis
$853
917 km or 570 mi Divo
$772
935 km or 581 mi Rosso
$691
940 km or 584 mi Segou
$487