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Cost of Living in Uruguay

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Feb 07, 2024

Summary: The cost of living in Uruguay is generally considered to be quite affordable. A nice one bedroom apartment in Uruguay can cost anywhere from $400 to $800 per month in US Dollars, while a nice two bedroom apartment can cost anywhere from $600 to $1,200 per month in US Dollars. The cost of dinner at a moderately priced restaurant in Uruguay is usually around $15 to $20 per person in US Dollars.

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Is the cost of living in Uruguay high?

We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Uruguay, they wrote:

"The cost of living in Uruguay is generally considered to be quite affordable. Prices for basic necessities such as food, transportation, and housing are generally lower than in many other countries. Eating out at restaurants is also relatively inexpensive, and the cost of entertainment is also quite reasonable. Overall, Uruguay is a great place to live if you are looking for an affordable lifestyle," wrote a person living in Uruguay.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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