Caracas vs Santo Domingo - Cost of Living Comparison

Caracas Santo Domingo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$916
$953
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2170
$2327
🏠 One person rent
$358
$370
🏘️ Family rent
$557
$609
🍽️ Food expenses
$340
$328
🚐 Transport expenses
$130
$169
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$215
$433
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
55
46
😀 Quality of life
42
59
🏙️ Population
1.94M
2.58M

The cost of living in Caracas is 4% less expensive than in Santo Domingo. Cities ranked 5665th and 5507th ($916 vs $953) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, respectively. Check Venezuela vs the Dominican Republic comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Caracas compared to 0.5 months in Santo Domingo. Caracas ranked 1st best city to live in Venezuela vs Santo Domingo ranked 1st in the Dominican Republic, while ranked 6863rd and 5310th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Caracas vs Santo Domingo

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Caracas Santo Domingo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.9
$8.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$25.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$7.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$2.59
$2.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$0.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$327
$456
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$290
$225
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$667
$860
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$443
$382
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$16.3
$60.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.1
$91.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.3
$38.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
21.92%
12.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$865
$1447
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$987
$957
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.38
$0.64
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.6
$38.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.1
$20.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.5
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.83
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.41
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.34
$8.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.5
$6.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.7
$8.65
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.59
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$0.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$1.18
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
$1.51
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.71
$14.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$4.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.68
$8.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.22
$4.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.79
$2.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.23
$2.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41
$31.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.21
$5.25
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.2
$35.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.1
$9.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.8
$55.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$83.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$63.3
$191
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6329
$6337

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$700
12 km or 7.3 mi Maiquetia
$678
16 km or 9.7 mi Catia La Mar
$774
21 km or 13 mi Los Teques
$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
26 km or 16 mi San Cristobal
$721
30 km or 19 mi Boca Chica
$678
51 km or 31 mi Bani
$692
62 km or 39 mi San Pedro de Macoris
$738
70 km or 44 mi Cotui
$723
74 km or 46 mi Bonao
$553
89 km or 55 mi Azua
$788
96 km or 59 mi El Seibo
$801
98 km or 61 mi La Romana
$610
99 km or 61 mi San Francisco de Macoris
$727
100 km or 62 mi Samana
$839
101 km or 62 mi Nagua
$721
106 km or 66 mi Jarabacoa
$634
107 km or 66 mi La Vega
$538
126 km or 78 mi Higuey
$809
131 km or 81 mi Barahona
$722
138 km or 85 mi Santiago de los Caballeros
$673
146 km or 90 mi San Juan de la Maguana
$761
152 km or 94 mi Cabarete
$928
156 km or 97 mi Sosua
$871
161 km or 100 mi Punta Cana
$918
169 km or 105 mi Puerto Plata
$697
174 km or 108 mi Mao
$658
190 km or 118 mi Sabaneta
$723
213 km or 132 mi Cerca-la-Source
$493
252 km or 157 mi Petion-Ville
$512
254 km or 158 mi Delmas
$505
258 km or 160 mi Port-au-Prince
$531
264 km or 164 mi Carrefour
$517
281 km or 174 mi Cap-Haitien
$499
286 km or 177 mi Aguada
$1992
289 km or 180 mi Aguadilla
$1175
292 km or 182 mi Mayaguez
$1205
293 km or 182 mi Cabo Rojo
$1023
298 km or 185 mi Isabela
$1148
304 km or 189 mi Saint-Marc
$495
304 km or 189 mi San German
$1668
307 km or 191 mi San Sebastian
$1657
312 km or 194 mi Quebradillas
$1832
313 km or 194 mi Gonaives
$507