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Cost of Living Comparison Between Buenos Aires and Medellin 

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Consumer Prices in Medellin are 12.28% lower than in Buenos Aires
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Medellin are 12.56% lower than in Buenos Aires
Rent Prices in Medellin are 13.55% lower than in Buenos Aires
Restaurant Prices in Medellin are 31.25% lower than in Buenos Aires
Groceries Prices in Medellin are 5.75% lower than in Buenos Aires
Local Purchasing Power in Medellin is 31.35% lower than in Buenos Aires
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 260.00 ARS
(21,179.71 Col$)
135.03 ARS
(11,000.00 Col$)
     -48.06 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 ARS
(73,314.38 Col$)
736.55 ARS
(60,000.00 Col$)
     -18.16 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ARS
(16,292.08 Col$)
184.14 ARS
(15,000.00 Col$)
     -7.93 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 75.00 ARS
(6,109.53 Col$)
36.83 ARS
(3,000.00 Col$)
     -50.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 ARS
(6,516.83 Col$)
73.66 ARS
(6,000.00 Col$)
     -7.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 60.65 ARS
(4,940.75 Col$)
40.93 ARS
(3,333.78 Col$)
     -32.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 41.45 ARS
(3,376.90 Col$)
26.79 ARS
(2,182.61 Col$)
     -35.37 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 33.52 ARS
(2,730.78 Col$)
24.70 ARS
(2,012.00 Col$)
     -26.32 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 117.23 ARS
(9,549.76 Col$)
104.49 ARS
(8,511.77 Col$)
     -10.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 50.80 ARS
(4,138.39 Col$)
31.48 ARS
(2,564.33 Col$)
     -38.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.11 ARS
(1,475.15 Col$)
17.85 ARS
(1,453.77 Col$)
     -1.45 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 60.11 ARS
(4,896.24 Col$)
60.79 ARS
(4,952.00 Col$)
     +1.14 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 92.39 ARS
(7,526.53 Col$)
49.11 ARS
(4,000.45 Col$)
     -46.85 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 67.75 ARS
(5,519.14 Col$)
70.10 ARS
(5,710.73 Col$)
     +3.47 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 89.75 ARS
(7,310.80 Col$)
79.19 ARS
(6,450.81 Col$)
     -11.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 26.40 ARS
(2,150.30 Col$)
31.45 ARS
(2,561.67 Col$)
     +19.13 %
Banana (1 lb) 20.20 ARS
(1,645.68 Col$)
14.65 ARS
(1,193.12 Col$)
     -27.50 %
Oranges (1 lb) 15.03 ARS
(1,224.62 Col$)
19.82 ARS
(1,614.79 Col$)
     +31.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.32 ARS
(1,574.05 Col$)
15.24 ARS
(1,241.71 Col$)
     -21.11 %
Potato (1 lb) 11.28 ARS
(918.47 Col$)
15.66 ARS
(1,275.73 Col$)
     +38.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 14.12 ARS
(1,150.37 Col$)
13.86 ARS
(1,128.94 Col$)
     -1.86 %
Lettuce (1 head) 34.39 ARS
(2,801.33 Col$)
31.23 ARS
(2,543.75 Col$)
     -9.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 33.48 ARS
(2,727.15 Col$)
31.10 ARS
(2,533.33 Col$)
     -7.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 ARS
(12,219.06 Col$)
368.28 ARS
(30,000.00 Col$)
     +145.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 36.51 ARS
(2,974.44 Col$)
29.55 ARS
(2,407.27 Col$)
     -19.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 72.00 ARS
(5,865.15 Col$)
64.45 ARS
(5,250.00 Col$)
     -10.49 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 70.00 ARS
(5,702.23 Col$)
61.38 ARS
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -12.31 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 14.00 ARS
(1,140.45 Col$)
26.39 ARS
(2,150.00 Col$)
     +88.52 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 ARS
(48,876.25 Col$)
1,174.22 ARS
(95,652.17 Col$)
     +95.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ARS
(2,851.11 Col$)
61.38 ARS
(5,000.00 Col$)
     +75.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 30.98 ARS
(2,523.63 Col$)
25.68 ARS
(2,092.15 Col$)
     -17.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 ARS
(16,292.08 Col$)
277.55 ARS
(22,609.21 Col$)
     +38.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 135.39 ARS
(11,029.09 Col$)
112.87 ARS
(9,194.22 Col$)
     -16.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 550,000.00 ARS
(44,803,229.38 Col$)
613,795.04 ARS
(50,000,000.00 Col$)
     +11.60 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 602,476.32 ARS
(49,077,971.95 Col$)
825,052.13 ARS
(67,209,090.91 Col$)
     +36.94 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,365.07 ARS
(274,120.18 Col$)
2,191.53 ARS
(178,522.60 Col$)
     -34.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.35 ARS
(436.18 Col$)
1.87 ARS
(152.12 Col$)
     -65.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,269.16 ARS
(103,385.96 Col$)
1,420.80 ARS
(115,738.56 Col$)
     +11.95 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,218.78 ARS
(99,282.64 Col$)
943.07 ARS
(76,822.51 Col$)
     -22.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 405.24 ARS
(33,010.86 Col$)
359.07 ARS
(29,250.00 Col$)
     -11.39 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 240.00 ARS
(19,550.50 Col$)
153.45 ARS
(12,500.00 Col$)
     -36.06 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 7,676.98 ARS
(625,370.33 Col$)
5,547.54 ARS
(451,904.76 Col$)
     -27.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 135,004.17 ARS
(10,997,495.72 Col$)
154,629.78 ARS
(12,596,206.00 Col$)
     +14.54 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,068.03 ARS
(168,462.29 Col$)
2,014.14 ARS
(164,072.83 Col$)
     -2.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,504.46 ARS
(122,554.29 Col$)
1,331.83 ARS
(108,491.59 Col$)
     -11.47 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,628.92 ARS
(214,152.57 Col$)
3,081.92 ARS
(251,054.40 Col$)
     +17.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,148.39 ARS
(256,468.93 Col$)
2,825.09 ARS
(230,133.33 Col$)
     -10.27 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,145.47 ARS
(989,374.85 Col$)
10,425.88 ARS
(849,296.90 Col$)
     -14.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,460.56 ARS
(770,661.44 Col$)
8,912.13 ARS
(725,985.47 Col$)
     -5.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 21,723.85 ARS
(1,769,634.28 Col$)
16,573.33 ARS
(1,350,070.09 Col$)
     -23.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,645.16 ARS
(1,437,382.20 Col$)
16,799.10 ARS
(1,368,461.54 Col$)
     -4.79 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,253.79 ARS
(835,278.16 Col$)
4,380.08 ARS
(356,802.77 Col$)
     -57.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,123.22 ARS
(661,720.75 Col$)
3,931.23 ARS
(320,239.58 Col$)
     -51.61 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 21,250.00 ARS
(1,731,033.86 Col$)
12,755.74 ARS
(1,039,088.04 Col$)
     -39.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 35.17 11.83      -66.35 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:397201
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: ARS