What is the average income in Uruguay?

Uruguay pesosAs prices in general are pretty expensive in Uruguay, I often get asked this.

Today the National Statistics Institute published their monthly figures for May 2014. They were as follows:

Montevideo

The interior

Average household income

47,569 pesos
2,072 USD*

37,133 pesos
1,618 USD

Average per capita income

17,840 pesos
777 USD

12,905 pesos
562 USD

If you’d like to find out more about the cost of living in Uruguay, the figures on this site looked rather accurate to me.

The US Embassy in Uruguay has produced a nice one-page summary of the Uruguayan economic situation (2013)

* I used xe.com to convert from Uruguayan pesos to US dollars.

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