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Cost of Living in Colombia

Cost of living in Colombia is 57.92% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Colombia is 74.70% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9,000.00 Col$ 7,000.00-12,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55,000.00 Col$ 40,000.00-75,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14,000.00 Col$ 12,000.00-16,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,500.00 Col$ 2,000.00-3,300.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5,000.00 Col$ 4,000.00-8,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3,557.36 Col$ 2,500.00-4,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,905.42 Col$ 1,500.00-2,500.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,772.30 Col$ 1,500.00-2,000.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,764.58 Col$ 7,570.83-10,599.16
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,336.75 Col$ 1,814.37-3,175.15
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,320.14 Col$ 907.19-1,814.37
Eggs (12) 3,858.73 Col$ 3,200.00-5,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4,026.06 Col$ 2,449.40-5,443.11
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4,484.09 Col$ 3,175.15-6,000.01
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6,330.87 Col$ 4,535.93-8,618.27
Apples (1 lb) 2,139.18 Col$ 1,360.78-3,175.15
Banana (1 lb) 1,040.28 Col$ 680.39-1,360.78
Oranges (1 lb) 1,170.71 Col$ 680.39-1,814.37
Tomato (1 lb) 1,085.83 Col$ 725.75-1,814.37
Potato (1 lb) 909.39 Col$ 544.31-1,360.78
Onion (1 lb) 971.13 Col$ 544.31-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1,822.05 Col$ 1,000.00-3,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,757.12 Col$ 2,000.00-4,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25,000.00 Col$ 18,000.00-35,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,305.66 Col$ 2,000.00-3,000.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,894.87 Col$ 4,000.00-7,000.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4,000.00 Col$ 3,000.00-5,000.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,800.00 Col$ 1,700.00-2,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72,000.00 Col$ 60,000.00-90,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,000.00 Col$ 3,000.00-5,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6,437.38 Col$ 1,810.51-9,656.07
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18,000.00 Col$ 12,000.00-25,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,118.57 Col$ 7,700.00-9,000.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 45,000,000.00 Col$ 33,000,000.00-50,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 222,292.58 Col$ 148,750.00-309,090.91
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 200.79 Col$ 150.00-250.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78,558.91 Col$ 50,000.00-105,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 102,801.43 Col$ 70,000.00-150,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26,030.30 Col$ 15,000.00-40,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11,000.00 Col$ 8,000.00-15,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 164,588.25 Col$ 120,000.00-200,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 121,044.12 Col$ 80,000.00-180,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 208,452.10 Col$ 155,000.00-250,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 186,187.29 Col$ 130,000.00-250,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 836,767.44 Col$ 500,000.00-1,300,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 741,025.64 Col$ 450,000.00-1,000,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,451,024.46 Col$ 900,000.00-2,500,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,288,184.32 Col$ 800,000.00-2,000,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 350,882.60 Col$ 185,804.53-557,413.60
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 294,730.92 Col$ 185,804.53-418,060.20
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 995,471.44 Col$ 685,000.00-1,500,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 12.90 11.50-18.00

Prices in Colombia

These data are based on 6922 entries in the past 18 months from 552 different contributors.
Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Colombia

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City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Bogota 33.87 13.79 24.33 28.18 24.75 39.90
Medellin 31.12 7.66 19.98 27.65 21.26 44.92
Cali 27.44 6.99 17.73 23.16 21.09 42.52
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Cost of Living in this country for some cities: Barranquilla

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