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Cost of Living Comparison Between Buenos Aires and Medellin 

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Consumer Prices in Medellin are 12.89% lower than in Buenos Aires
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Medellin are 11.62% lower than in Buenos Aires
Rent Prices in Medellin are 7.07% lower than in Buenos Aires
Restaurant Prices in Medellin are 35.52% lower than in Buenos Aires
Groceries Prices in Medellin are 5.03% lower than in Buenos Aires
Local Purchasing Power in Medellin is 39.38% lower than in Buenos Aires
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 275.00 ARS
(22,874.50 Col$)
120.22 ARS
(10,000.00 Col$)
     -56.28 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 ARS
(74,862.01 Col$)
721.33 ARS
(60,000.00 Col$)
     -19.85 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 187.50 ARS
(15,596.25 Col$)
192.35 ARS
(16,000.00 Col$)
     +2.59 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 65.00 ARS
(5,406.70 Col$)
36.07 ARS
(3,000.00 Col$)
     -44.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 ARS
(6,654.40 Col$)
72.13 ARS
(6,000.00 Col$)
     -9.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 58.86 ARS
(4,895.74 Col$)
40.22 ARS
(3,345.42 Col$)
     -31.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 39.97 ARS
(3,324.82 Col$)
26.39 ARS
(2,195.24 Col$)
     -33.97 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 31.47 ARS
(2,617.72 Col$)
23.64 ARS
(1,966.67 Col$)
     -24.87 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 113.12 ARS
(9,409.67 Col$)
105.08 ARS
(8,740.32 Col$)
     -7.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 47.97 ARS
(3,990.49 Col$)
35.28 ARS
(2,934.77 Col$)
     -26.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.59 ARS
(1,545.96 Col$)
17.31 ARS
(1,439.63 Col$)
     -6.88 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 59.24 ARS
(4,927.38 Col$)
60.19 ARS
(5,006.88 Col$)
     +1.61 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 90.84 ARS
(7,555.90 Col$)
45.99 ARS
(3,825.20 Col$)
     -49.37 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 65.80 ARS
(5,473.57 Col$)
69.84 ARS
(5,809.13 Col$)
     +6.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 85.92 ARS
(7,146.48 Col$)
82.90 ARS
(6,895.84 Col$)
     -3.51 %
Apples (1 lb) 25.37 ARS
(2,110.43 Col$)
30.71 ARS
(2,554.83 Col$)
     +21.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 19.31 ARS
(1,606.10 Col$)
14.44 ARS
(1,200.88 Col$)
     -25.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 16.06 ARS
(1,335.64 Col$)
17.75 ARS
(1,476.70 Col$)
     +10.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.58 ARS
(1,628.66 Col$)
14.78 ARS
(1,229.74 Col$)
     -24.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 11.01 ARS
(916.00 Col$)
15.51 ARS
(1,290.22 Col$)
     +40.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 14.15 ARS
(1,176.67 Col$)
14.24 ARS
(1,184.38 Col$)
     +0.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 34.27 ARS
(2,850.30 Col$)
32.13 ARS
(2,672.22 Col$)
     -6.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 30.78 ARS
(2,560.10 Col$)
35.87 ARS
(2,983.33 Col$)
     +16.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 ARS
(12,477.00 Col$)
360.66 ARS
(30,000.00 Col$)
     +140.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 33.82 ARS
(2,812.88 Col$)
30.27 ARS
(2,518.18 Col$)
     -10.48 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 66.67 ARS
(5,545.33 Col$)
67.21 ARS
(5,590.91 Col$)
     +0.82 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 70.00 ARS
(5,822.60 Col$)
60.11 ARS
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -14.13 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.00 ARS
(998.16 Col$)
25.85 ARS
(2,150.00 Col$)
     +115.40 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 575.00 ARS
(47,828.51 Col$)
1,149.94 ARS
(95,652.17 Col$)
     +99.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 33.00 ARS
(2,744.94 Col$)
60.11 ARS
(5,000.00 Col$)
     +82.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 30.58 ARS
(2,543.44 Col$)
24.96 ARS
(2,076.05 Col$)
     -18.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 195.60 ARS
(16,270.01 Col$)
240.44 ARS
(20,000.00 Col$)
     +22.93 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 127.72 ARS
(10,624.16 Col$)
109.78 ARS
(9,131.73 Col$)
     -14.05 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 550,000.00 ARS
(45,749,005.70 Col$)
601,105.96 ARS
(50,000,000.00 Col$)
     +9.29 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 585,646.88 ARS
(48,714,113.13 Col$)
803,535.55 ARS
(66,838,095.24 Col$)
     +37.20 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,098.81 ARS
(257,758.76 Col$)
2,151.88 ARS
(178,993.56 Col$)
     -30.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.68 ARS
(472.61 Col$)
1.90 ARS
(158.09 Col$)
     -66.55 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,242.12 ARS
(103,319.83 Col$)
1,417.94 ARS
(117,944.44 Col$)
     +14.15 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,232.17 ARS
(102,492.24 Col$)
951.38 ARS
(79,135.78 Col$)
     -22.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 411.67 ARS
(34,242.44 Col$)
441.81 ARS
(36,750.00 Col$)
     +7.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 220.00 ARS
(18,299.60 Col$)
156.29 ARS
(13,000.00 Col$)
     -28.96 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 7,543.43 ARS
(627,462.95 Col$)
5,593.45 ARS
(465,263.16 Col$)
     -25.85 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 129,561.11 ARS
(10,776,894.56 Col$)
148,773.78 ARS
(12,375,004.55 Col$)
     +14.83 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,957.35 ARS
(162,812.64 Col$)
2,031.30 ARS
(168,963.20 Col$)
     +3.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,401.11 ARS
(116,544.44 Col$)
1,272.71 ARS
(105,864.23 Col$)
     -9.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,536.11 ARS
(210,953.75 Col$)
2,856.23 ARS
(237,580.99 Col$)
     +12.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,017.92 ARS
(251,030.99 Col$)
2,661.93 ARS
(221,419.35 Col$)
     -11.80 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,625.01 ARS
(966,968.78 Col$)
11,023.41 ARS
(916,927.23 Col$)
     -5.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,046.88 ARS
(752,519.16 Col$)
9,751.27 ARS
(811,111.11 Col$)
     +7.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 21,804.89 ARS
(1,813,731.37 Col$)
17,594.19 ARS
(1,463,485.10 Col$)
     -19.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,358.49 ARS
(1,443,879.43 Col$)
18,363.79 ARS
(1,527,500.00 Col$)
     +5.79 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,997.11 ARS
(831,559.76 Col$)
4,035.23 ARS
(335,650.43 Col$)
     -59.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,096.43 ARS
(673,461.41 Col$)
3,692.28 ARS
(307,123.96 Col$)
     -54.40 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 21,400.00 ARS
(1,780,052.22 Col$)
11,465.59 ARS
(953,708.26 Col$)
     -46.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 30.06 12.41      -58.72 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:341198
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: ARS