Cost of Living Comparison Between Bogota and Cali 

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Cost of Living in Cali is 1.7% higher than in Bogota (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Cali is 5.8% lower than in Bogota
Rent Prices in Cali are 30.5% lower than in Bogota
Restaurant Prices in Cali are 6.2% lower than in Bogota
Groceries Prices in Cali are 7.1% higher than in Bogota
Local Purchasing Power in Cali is 28.0% higher than in Bogota
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Restaurants
Bogota Edit Cali Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20,000.00 Col$ 15,000.00 Col$      -25.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110,000.00 Col$ 120,000.00 Col$      +9.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30,000.00 Col$ 25,500.00 Col$      -15.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4,500.00 Col$ 4,500.00 Col$      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10,000.00 Col$ 10,000.00 Col$      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6,238.64 Col$ 6,363.64 Col$      +2.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3,350.36 Col$ 3,636.36 Col$      +8.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2,510.65 Col$ 2,750.00 Col$      +9.5 %
Markets
Bogota Edit Cali Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 20,103.61 Col$ 18,820.20 Col$      -6.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5,039.51 Col$ 6,164.90 Col$      +22.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2,396.40 Col$ 2,518.57 Col$      +5.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 9,223.91 Col$ 8,969.23 Col$      -2.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8,095.63 Col$ 8,902.74 Col$      +10.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9,594.47 Col$ 10,460.63 Col$      +9.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 14,174.67 Col$ 16,468.48 Col$      +16.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 4,595.71 Col$ 4,832.32 Col$      +5.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 2,155.89 Col$ 1,640.51 Col$      -23.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2,304.96 Col$ 2,414.77 Col$      +4.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2,521.64 Col$ 2,347.97 Col$      -6.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,850.19 Col$ 2,128.08 Col$      +15.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,936.02 Col$ 2,357.15 Col$      +21.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3,240.91 Col$ 3,680.00 Col$      +13.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3,093.33 Col$ 3,423.75 Col$      +10.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 35,000.00 Col$ 37,500.00 Col$      +7.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4,216.45 Col$ 4,438.91 Col$      +5.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7,903.85 Col$ 7,961.38 Col$      +0.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9,000.00 Col$ 9,850.00 Col$      +9.4 %
Transportation
Bogota Edit Cali Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3,000.00 Col$ 2,700.00 Col$      -10.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150,000.00 Col$ 41,850.00 Col$      -72.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,500.00 Col$ 6,250.00 Col$      +13.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9,849.19 Col$ 12,874.76 Col$      +30.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21,500.00 Col$ 35,000.00 Col$      +62.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 14,590.25 Col$ 13,398.27 Col$      -8.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,000,000.00 Col$ 82,495,000.00 Col$      +26.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 93,323,529.41 Col$ 125,680,000.00 Col$      +34.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bogota Edit Cali Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 404,805.25 Col$ 276,466.69 Col$      -31.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 39,933.33 Col$ 38,444.44 Col$      -3.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 106,728.68 Col$ 91,655.56 Col$      -14.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Bogota Edit Cali Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 90,013.33 Col$ 89,400.00 Col$      -0.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36,944.44 Col$ 30,000.00 Col$      -18.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20,000.00 Col$ 21,500.00 Col$      +7.5 %
Childcare
Bogota Edit Cali Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 889,192.31 Col$ 1,150,000.00 Col$      +29.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,562,500.00 Col$ 25,333,333.33 Col$      -11.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bogota Edit Cali Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 216,544.87 Col$ 206,666.67 Col$      -4.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 168,848.29 Col$ 229,000.00 Col$      +35.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 342,963.76 Col$ 403,333.33 Col$      +17.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 295,117.28 Col$ 471,500.00 Col$      +59.8 %
Rent Per Month
Bogota Edit Cali Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,768,930.41 Col$ 1,157,142.86 Col$      -34.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,217,007.09 Col$ 883,333.33 Col$      -27.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,818,708.46 Col$ 2,100,000.00 Col$      -25.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,373,751.01 Col$ 1,540,000.00 Col$      -35.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bogota Edit Cali Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 700,367.89 Col$ 423,338.74 Col$      -39.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 509,025.81 Col$ 401,760.08 Col$      -21.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Bogota Edit Cali Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,448,432.28 Col$ 1,746,891.50 Col$      +20.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.78 11.65      -15.5 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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