Cost of Living in Maracaibo

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$774
$2033
🛋️ Without rent
$621
$1794
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$152
$239
🍽️ Food
$325
$836
🚐 Transport
$235
$651
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$101
😀 Quality of life
17
🏙️ Population
1.55M

The average cost of living in Maracaibo is $774, which is in the top 34% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6156th out of 9294 in our global list and 9th out of 77 in Venezuela.

The median after-tax salary is $101, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months. Ranked 9064th (TOP 98%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 33rd best city to live in Venezuela. With an estimated population of 1.55M, Maracaibo is the 2nd largest city in Venezuela.

Why living in Maracaibo costs 7.7 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Maracaibo for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 13 km La Chinita International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 8.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 2622 University of Zulia
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Prices in Maracaibo

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.97
 Cappuccino
$2.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$89.8
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$338
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$151
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$10.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$16.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
43.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2155
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1084
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$64.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$37.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.19
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.96
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$66.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8945

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