Caracas vs Manaus - Cost of Living Comparison

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Caracas Manaus
🚶 Cost of living one person
$982
$857
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2335
$2057
🏠 One person rent
$367
$405
🏘️ Family rent
$592
$681
🍽️ Food expenses
$391
$276
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$530
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
54
23
😀 Quality of life
41
55
🏙️ Population
2.25M
2.26M

The cost of living in Caracas is 15% more expensive than in Manaus. Cities ranked 5507th and 6194th ($982 vs $857) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 9th in Venezuela and Brazil, respectively. Check Venezuela vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Caracas compared to 0.6 months in Manaus. Caracas ranked 1st best city to live in Venezuela vs Manaus ranked 14th in Brazil, while ranked 7023rd and 5950th among best cities to live in the world.

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Caracas Manaus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$5.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$46.4
$26.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.4
$7.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$2.39
 Cappuccino
$3.02
$2.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.32
$1.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$347
$471
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$308
$257
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$638
$689
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$508
$493
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$14.1
$83.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.5
$127
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.6
$21.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
28.68%
9.91%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$837
$1601
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1222
$956
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.91
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.5
$40.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.2
$6.81
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.5
$1.22
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.98
$1.43
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.9
$1.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.63
$2.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.74
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.34
$4.04
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$7.58
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.71
$2.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$1.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.33
$1.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.38
$8.98
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$1.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.25
$2.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$4.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.72
$3.24
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.3
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.61
$0.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$59.4
$22
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.29
$6.69
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.7
$34.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.6
$8.03
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.4
$44.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.9
$60.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$83
$384
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3553
$5186

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$860
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$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

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Distance City Cost of living
71 km or 44 mi Manacapuru
$753
175 km or 109 mi Itacoatiara
$755
257 km or 160 mi Maues
$761
364 km or 226 mi Coari
$756
368 km or 229 mi Parintins
$766
466 km or 290 mi Itaituba
$770
484 km or 301 mi Oriximina
$770
522 km or 324 mi Tefe
$634
594 km or 369 mi Santarem
$626
662 km or 412 mi Boa Vista
$686
762 km or 474 mi Porto Velho
$667
828 km or 515 mi Ariquemes
$630
867 km or 539 mi Altamira
$620
892 km or 554 mi Ji-Parana
$630
979 km or 608 mi Rolim de Moura
$632
1030 km or 640 mi Linden
$910
1040 km or 646 mi Santana
$561
1054 km or 655 mi Macapa
$574
1059 km or 658 mi Nieuw Nickerie
$868
1071 km or 666 mi Breves
$604
1072 km or 666 mi Vilhena
$630
1076 km or 669 mi New Amsterdam
$897
1094 km or 680 mi Sinop
$742
1108 km or 689 mi Tabatinga
$632
1118 km or 695 mi Georgetown
$900
1133 km or 704 mi Paramaribo
$895
1151 km or 715 mi Tucurui
$636
1151 km or 715 mi Rio Branco
$760
1165 km or 724 mi Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
$1243
1172 km or 729 mi Cameta
$618
1231 km or 765 mi Kourou
$1487
1235 km or 767 mi Maraba
$694
1236 km or 768 mi Cayenne
$1522
1246 km or 774 mi Abaetetuba
$578
1264 km or 785 mi Upata
$756
1290 km or 801 mi Puerto Ayacucho
$693
1292 km or 803 mi Belem
$862
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Guayana
$862
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Bolivar
$813
1308 km or 813 mi Ananindeua
$557