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Seattle vs Caracas
Sea vs Car

Average net salary (After tax)

Caracas
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Car
Sea
Outside city centre
Car
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Car
Sea
Outside city centre
Car
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Car
Sea
Outside city centre
Car
Sea

Mortgage rates

Caracas
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Caracas
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Car
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Car
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Car
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Car
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Caracas
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Car
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Caracas
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Car
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Car
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Car
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Car
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Car
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Car
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Caracas
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Caracas are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Car
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Car
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Car
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Car
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Caracas
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Car
Sea

Summer dress

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

Car
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Caracas
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Car $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Car $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth