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Caracas vs Vancouver
Car vs Van

Average net salary (After tax)

Vancouver
Caracas

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Car
Outside city centre
Van
Car

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Car
Outside city centre
Van
Car

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Van
Car
Outside city centre
Van
Car

Mortgage rates

Vancouver
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Vancouver
Caracas

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Van
Car

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Van
Car

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Van
Car

Monthly pass

Regular price

Van
Car

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Vancouver
Caracas

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Van
Car
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Van
Car
White bread 500g
Van
Car
Eggs 12
Van
Car
White rice 1kg
Van
Car

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Vancouver
Caracas

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Van
Car
Beef round 1kg
Van
Car
Local cheese 1kg
Van
Car

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Van
Car
Lettuce 1 head
Van
Car
Tomatoes 1kg
Van
Car

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Van
Car
Oranges 1 head
Van
Car
Bananas 1kg
Van
Car

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Van $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Van $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Vancouver
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 17.14% higher than in Caracas

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Van $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Van $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Van $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Van
Car
Market 0.5L bottle
Van
Car

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Van
Car
Market 0.33L bottle
Van
Car

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Vancouver
5
Caracas

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Van
Car

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Van
Car

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Van
Car
1 pair men's leather shoes
Van
Car

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Vancouver
$15.33
Caracas
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Van $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Van $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth