Cost of Living in Colombia

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12,000.00 Col$ 7,000.00-25,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70,000.00 Col$ 50,000.00-150,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 18,000.00 Col$ 15,000.00-21,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,772.87 Col$ 2,400.00-8,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7,000.00 Col$ 4,500.00-12,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4,302.51 Col$ 2,000.00-8,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,628.64 Col$ 2,000.00-4,050.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2,112.77 Col$ 1,500.00-3,000.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10,047.59 Col$ 7,570.83-13,248.94
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,835.30 Col$ 1,814.37-5,443.11
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,562.47 Col$ 816.47-2,404.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 5,301.37 Col$ 3,300.00-9,054.88
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5,114.99 Col$ 2,267.96-9,616.17
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5,542.82 Col$ 2,267.96-9,071.86
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7,943.68 Col$ 3,772.87-12,000.01
Apples (1 lb) 3,274.81 Col$ 1,360.78-4,989.52
Banana (1 lb) 1,361.04 Col$ 680.39-2,721.56
Oranges (1 lb) 1,669.78 Col$ 544.31-4,535.93
Tomato (1 lb) 1,586.70 Col$ 680.39-2,721.56
Potato (1 lb) 1,187.75 Col$ 453.59-2,676.20
Onion (1 lb) 1,344.99 Col$ 635.03-2,267.96
Lettuce (1 head) 2,435.49 Col$ 1,000.00-4,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,625.42 Col$ 1,500.00-4,150.15
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 27,900.00 Col$ 15,000.00-50,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3,047.33 Col$ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,393.00 Col$ 3,000.00-9,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8,000.00 Col$ 6,000.00-10,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2,450.00 Col$ 2,000.00-2,700.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120,000.00 Col$ 72,000.00-160,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 Col$ 4,000.00-7,300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9,012.33 Col$ 6,437.38-12,874.76
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21,500.00 Col$ 12,000.00-33,955.80
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,224.29 Col$ 8,000.00-11,318.60
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 70,000,000.00 Col$ 45,000,000.00-83,490,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 74,159,711.05 Col$ 69,609,683.29-80,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 253,722.53 Col$ 150,000.00-500,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 179.15 Col$ 100.00-300.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 103,459.94 Col$ 70,000.00-180,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77,366.76 Col$ 50,000.00-120,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34,569.44 Col$ 16,000.00-60,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,000.00 Col$ 9,000.00-20,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 612,970.76 Col$ 300,000.00-1,500,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,575,567.63 Col$ 9,420,000.00-36,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 166,415.36 Col$ 80,000.00-250,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 108,436.28 Col$ 60,000.00-200,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 251,783.61 Col$ 150,000.00-350,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 204,005.71 Col$ 100,000.00-320,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 988,458.28 Col$ 600,000.00-2,019,325.85
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 762,469.14 Col$ 400,000.00-1,500,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,753,325.51 Col$ 1,000,000.00-3,500,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,390,438.10 Col$ 800,000.00-2,500,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 393,846.29 Col$ 232,255.67-743,218.13
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 355,721.99 Col$ 232,255.67-557,413.60
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,218,601.65 Col$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.42 8.00-15.72

Prices in Colombia

This country had 6947 entries in the past 12 months by 581 different contributors.
Last update: October 2021
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By City in Colombia

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Barranquilla 30.26 8.38 20.14 26.93 19.03 26.58
Medellin 30.01 10.27 20.87 26.55 24.29 32.29
Bogota 29.16 12.24 21.33 24.91 23.17 25.43
Cali 26.75 7.18 17.69 23.06 18.13 30.68
Bucaramanga 25.01 6.47 16.43 19.03 17.62 29.27
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