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Cost of Living Comparison Between Buenos Aires and Medellin 

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Consumer Prices in Medellin are 17.51% lower than in Buenos Aires
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Medellin are 16.99% lower than in Buenos Aires
Rent Prices in Medellin are 15.04% lower than in Buenos Aires
Restaurant Prices in Medellin are 32.49% lower than in Buenos Aires
Groceries Prices in Medellin are 14.94% lower than in Buenos Aires
Local Purchasing Power in Medellin is 31.07% lower than in Buenos Aires
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 ARS
(22,827.21 Col$)
157.71 ARS
(12,000.00 Col$)
     -47.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ARS
(76,090.70 Col$)
788.53 ARS
(60,000.00 Col$)
     -21.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 230.00 ARS
(17,500.86 Col$)
197.13 ARS
(15,000.00 Col$)
     -14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ARS
(6,087.26 Col$)
39.43 ARS
(3,000.00 Col$)
     -50.72 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 100.00 ARS
(7,609.07 Col$)
78.85 ARS
(6,000.00 Col$)
     -21.15 %
Cappuccino (regular) 70.86 ARS
(5,392.00 Col$)
44.83 ARS
(3,411.15 Col$)
     -36.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 46.37 ARS
(3,528.21 Col$)
28.69 ARS
(2,183.33 Col$)
     -38.12 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 37.51 ARS
(2,854.38 Col$)
27.11 ARS
(2,062.50 Col$)
     -27.74 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 142.38 ARS
(10,833.82 Col$)
110.68 ARS
(8,421.55 Col$)
     -22.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 56.86 ARS
(4,326.83 Col$)
33.61 ARS
(2,557.59 Col$)
     -40.89 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 21.73 ARS
(1,653.23 Col$)
19.11 ARS
(1,453.77 Col$)
     -12.07 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 68.54 ARS
(5,215.38 Col$)
65.74 ARS
(5,002.13 Col$)
     -4.09 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 116.74 ARS
(8,882.87 Col$)
48.89 ARS
(3,720.11 Col$)
     -58.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 78.19 ARS
(5,949.16 Col$)
75.05 ARS
(5,710.73 Col$)
     -4.01 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 111.67 ARS
(8,497.07 Col$)
81.76 ARS
(6,221.15 Col$)
     -26.78 %
Apples (1 lb) 30.05 ARS
(2,286.57 Col$)
32.51 ARS
(2,474.06 Col$)
     +8.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 24.82 ARS
(1,888.61 Col$)
13.50 ARS
(1,026.96 Col$)
     -45.62 %
Oranges (1 lb) 15.22 ARS
(1,158.14 Col$)
20.63 ARS
(1,569.43 Col$)
     +35.51 %
Tomato (1 lb) 22.88 ARS
(1,741.23 Col$)
16.06 ARS
(1,221.87 Col$)
     -29.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 12.75 ARS
(970.23 Col$)
15.65 ARS
(1,190.68 Col$)
     +22.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.27 ARS
(1,161.98 Col$)
15.07 ARS
(1,146.46 Col$)
     -1.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 36.00 ARS
(2,739.27 Col$)
31.92 ARS
(2,428.57 Col$)
     -11.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 39.38 ARS
(2,996.52 Col$)
33.68 ARS
(2,562.50 Col$)
     -14.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 180.00 ARS
(13,696.33 Col$)
394.27 ARS
(30,000.00 Col$)
     +119.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 54.38 ARS
(4,137.87 Col$)
33.30 ARS
(2,534.09 Col$)
     -38.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 95.00 ARS
(7,228.62 Col$)
73.74 ARS
(5,611.11 Col$)
     -22.38 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 80.00 ARS
(6,087.26 Col$)
65.71 ARS
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -17.86 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 15.50 ARS
(1,179.41 Col$)
28.91 ARS
(2,200.00 Col$)
     +86.53 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 750.00 ARS
(57,068.03 Col$)
1,257.08 ARS
(95,652.17 Col$)
     +67.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 38.50 ARS
(2,929.49 Col$)
64.08 ARS
(4,875.65 Col$)
     +66.43 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 31.58 ARS
(2,403.20 Col$)
27.28 ARS
(2,076.05 Col$)
     -13.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 231.00 ARS
(17,576.95 Col$)
313.93 ARS
(23,887.27 Col$)
     +35.90 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 150.83 ARS
(11,476.97 Col$)
121.80 ARS
(9,267.86 Col$)
     -19.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 670,000.00 ARS
(50,980,770.95 Col$)
657,110.50 ARS
(50,000,000.00 Col$)
     -1.92 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 708,393.10 ARS
(53,902,129.18 Col$)
893,441.72 ARS
(67,982,608.70 Col$)
     +26.12 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,903.66 ARS
(297,032.28 Col$)
2,328.26 ARS
(177,158.64 Col$)
     -40.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.10 ARS
(388.06 Col$)
1.87 ARS
(142.63 Col$)
     -63.25 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,329.61 ARS
(101,170.91 Col$)
1,516.18 ARS
(115,367.00 Col$)
     +14.03 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,284.82 ARS
(97,762.97 Col$)
999.85 ARS
(76,079.66 Col$)
     -22.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 537.27 ARS
(40,881.46 Col$)
347.67 ARS
(26,454.55 Col$)
     -35.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ARS
(19,022.68 Col$)
157.71 ARS
(12,000.00 Col$)
     -36.92 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,025.75 ARS
(610,684.96 Col$)
6,045.42 ARS
(460,000.00 Col$)
     -24.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 165,588.24 ARS
(12,599,725.22 Col$)
158,315.18 ARS
(12,046,313.23 Col$)
     -4.39 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,310.93 ARS
(175,839.98 Col$)
2,142.47 ARS
(163,021.97 Col$)
     -7.29 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,702.78 ARS
(129,565.56 Col$)
1,469.47 ARS
(111,813.10 Col$)
     -13.70 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,836.07 ARS
(215,798.22 Col$)
3,328.39 ARS
(253,259.21 Col$)
     +17.36 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,295.45 ARS
(250,753.45 Col$)
3,022.20 ARS
(229,961.54 Col$)
     -8.29 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,441.09 ARS
(1,022,741.93 Col$)
10,732.89 ARS
(816,673.31 Col$)
     -20.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,240.00 ARS
(779,168.80 Col$)
9,403.02 ARS
(715,482.36 Col$)
     -8.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 23,639.98 ARS
(1,798,782.41 Col$)
18,247.60 ARS
(1,388,472.39 Col$)
     -22.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,594.59 ARS
(1,490,966.48 Col$)
17,529.69 ARS
(1,333,846.15 Col$)
     -10.54 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,451.30 ARS
(871,337.16 Col$)
4,595.32 ARS
(349,660.91 Col$)
     -59.87 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,880.85 ARS
(675,749.89 Col$)
4,117.28 ARS
(313,287.09 Col$)
     -53.64 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,552.63 ARS
(1,792,136.29 Col$)
13,477.44 ARS
(1,025,507.52 Col$)
     -42.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 40.17 11.89      -70.39 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:322187
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: ARS