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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Bucaramanga Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Bucaramanga are 3.87% lower than in Medellin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucaramanga are 7.75% lower than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Bucaramanga are 23.25% lower than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Bucaramanga are 2.45% lower than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Bucaramanga are 9.66% lower than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Bucaramanga is 81.20% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10,000.00 Col$ 8,000.00 Col$      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50,000.00 Col$ 60,000.00 Col$      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 Col$ 12,000.00 Col$      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,500.00 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5,000.00 Col$ 5,000.00 Col$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,794.82 Col$ 4,083.33 Col$      +7.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2,087.65 Col$ 2,000.00 Col$      -4.20 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,793.39 Col$ 1,975.00 Col$      +10.13 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,201.73 Col$ 9,463.53 Col$      +15.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,739.00 Col$ 1,738.77 Col$      -36.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,406.36 Col$ 1,516.12 Col$      +7.80 %
Eggs (12) 4,389.29 Col$ 3,666.67 Col$      -16.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,744.73 Col$ 5,376.25 Col$      +43.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,243.53 Col$ 4,173.05 Col$      -20.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7,333.09 Col$ 5,745.51 Col$      -21.65 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,552.08 Col$ 2,202.55 Col$      -13.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,028.14 Col$ 1,202.02 Col$      +16.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,283.98 Col$ 1,360.78 Col$      +5.98 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,199.96 Col$ 952.55 Col$      -20.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,251.16 Col$ 861.83 Col$      -31.12 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,303.05 Col$ 1,111.30 Col$      -14.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,377.27 Col$ 2,000.00 Col$      -15.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3,157.14 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      -4.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 26,000.00 Col$ 25,000.00 Col$      -3.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,457.14 Col$ 3,066.67 Col$      +24.81 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,866.67 Col$ 4,833.33 Col$      -0.68 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4,000.00 Col$ 4,000.00 Col$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2,000.00 Col$ 2,100.00 Col$      +5.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60,000.00 Col$ 67,000.00 Col$      +11.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,400.00 Col$ 5,000.00 Col$      +13.64 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,011.68 Col$ 8,851.39 Col$      +340.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24,000.00 Col$ 11,000.00 Col$      -54.17 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,178.42 Col$ 8,595.00 Col$      +5.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 45,000,000.00 Col$ 45,000,000.00 Col$      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,285,714.29 Col$ 60,000,000.00 Col$      -9.48 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168,681.95 Col$ 196,666.67 Col$      +16.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 220.00 Col$ 233.00 Col$      +5.91 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 80,950.00 Col$ 75,000.00 Col$      -7.35 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 90,450.00 Col$ 86,000.00 Col$      -4.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 44,285.71 Col$ 32,500.00 Col$      -26.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,000.00 Col$ 9,500.00 Col$      -20.83 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 295,000.00 Col$ 900,000.00 Col$      +205.08 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,800,000.00 Col$ ?     
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 153,823.53 Col$ 143,333.33 Col$      -6.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 106,538.46 Col$ 116,848.00 Col$      +9.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 234,000.00 Col$ 237,500.00 Col$      +1.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 234,333.33 Col$ 166,021.87 Col$      -29.15 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 708,333.33 Col$ 550,000.00 Col$      -22.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 685,312.50 Col$ 475,000.00 Col$      -30.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,153,125.00 Col$ 975,000.00 Col$      -15.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,213,157.89 Col$ 916,666.67 Col$      -24.44 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 296,125.98 Col$ 334,286.47 Col$      +12.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 295,738.88 Col$ 237,350.55 Col$      -19.74 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 887,297.00 Col$ 1,483,189.33 Col$      +67.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 12.86 14.00      +8.88 %
Last update: April, 2017March, 2017
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