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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Bucaramanga Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Bucaramanga are 2.95% lower than in Medellin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucaramanga are 7.38% lower than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Bucaramanga are 24.66% lower than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Bucaramanga are 0.30% higher than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Bucaramanga are 8.90% lower than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Bucaramanga is 83.30% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11,500.00 Col$ 10,000.00 Col$      -13.04 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55,000.00 Col$ 62,500.00 Col$      +13.64 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,500.00 Col$ 15,000.00 Col$      -3.23 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,700.00 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      +11.11 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5,000.00 Col$ 5,000.00 Col$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,672.22 Col$ 4,100.00 Col$      +11.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2,084.34 Col$ 2,250.00 Col$      +7.95 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,755.10 Col$ 2,071.43 Col$      +18.02 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,252.20 Col$ 10,725.34 Col$      +29.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,672.96 Col$ 1,757.67 Col$      -34.24 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,448.68 Col$ 1,516.12 Col$      +4.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,363.33 Col$ 3,666.67 Col$      -15.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,631.13 Col$ 5,376.25 Col$      +48.06 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,132.08 Col$ 4,173.05 Col$      -18.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7,117.92 Col$ 5,745.51 Col$      -19.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,528.40 Col$ 2,202.55 Col$      -12.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,018.84 Col$ 1,202.02 Col$      +17.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,290.96 Col$ 1,360.78 Col$      +5.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,194.46 Col$ 952.55 Col$      -20.25 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,282.43 Col$ 861.83 Col$      -32.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,270.06 Col$ 1,111.30 Col$      -12.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,345.83 Col$ 2,000.00 Col$      -14.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3,146.67 Col$ 2,833.33 Col$      -9.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 28,500.00 Col$ 25,000.00 Col$      -12.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,530.77 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      +18.54 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5,000.00 Col$ 6,266.67 Col$      +25.33 %
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) 4,500.00 Col$ 5,000.00 Col$      +11.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,011.68 Col$ 8,851.39 Col$      +340.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23,500.00 Col$ 11,000.00 Col$      -53.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,244.92 Col$ 8,542.50 Col$      +3.61 %
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) 65,500,000.00 Col$ 60,000,000.00 Col$      -8.40 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161,380.28 Col$ 170,000.00 Col$      +5.34 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 216.15 Col$ 233.00 Col$      +7.79 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 80,352.94 Col$ 85,000.00 Col$      +5.78 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 88,809.52 Col$ 90,000.00 Col$      +1.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 47,500.00 Col$ 32,500.00 Col$      -31.58 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13,000.00 Col$ 9,139.11 Col$      -29.70 %
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) 158,437.50 Col$ 175,000.00 Col$      +10.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 102,083.33 Col$ 140,772.83 Col$      +37.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 238,235.29 Col$ 250,000.00 Col$      +4.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 233,214.29 Col$ 173,775.17 Col$      -25.49 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 697,288.56 Col$ 550,000.00 Col$      -21.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 707,187.50 Col$ 446,468.38 Col$      -36.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,196,666.67 Col$ 975,000.00 Col$      -18.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,288,235.29 Col$ 1,000,000.00 Col$      -22.37 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 296,125.98 Col$ 339,626.80 Col$      +14.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 295,738.88 Col$ 241,355.80 Col$      -18.39 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 887,142.86 Col$ 1,506,182.67 Col$      +69.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 13.40 14.00      +4.48 %
Last update: July 2017July 2017
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