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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Bucaramanga Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Bucaramanga are 2.48% lower than in Medellin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucaramanga are 5.80% lower than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Bucaramanga are 19.49% lower than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Bucaramanga are 2.78% lower than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Bucaramanga are 9.19% lower than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Bucaramanga is 67.10% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10,000.00 Col$ 7,500.00 Col$      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50,000.00 Col$ 62,500.00 Col$      +25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 Col$ 10,000.00 Col$      -33.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,500.00 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 Col$ 5,000.00 Col$      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,721.74 Col$ 4,240.00 Col$      +13.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2,059.15 Col$ 2,166.67 Col$      +5.22 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,783.06 Col$ 2,000.00 Col$      +12.17 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,117.61 Col$ 9,463.53 Col$      +16.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,739.00 Col$ 1,738.77 Col$      -36.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,374.98 Col$ 1,516.12 Col$      +10.26 %
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) 5,229.28 Col$ 4,173.05 Col$      -20.20 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7,333.09 Col$ 5,745.51 Col$      -21.65 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,566.20 Col$ 2,202.55 Col$      -14.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,028.14 Col$ 1,202.02 Col$      +16.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,373.44 Col$ 1,360.78 Col$      -0.92 %
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) 3,133.33 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      -4.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30,000.00 Col$ 25,000.00 Col$      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,453.85 Col$ 3,066.67 Col$      +24.97 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,966.67 Col$ 4,833.33 Col$      -2.68 %
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) 4,000.00 Col$ 5,000.00 Col$      +25.00 %
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) 8,142.95 Col$ 8,595.00 Col$      +5.55 %
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) 67,833,333.33 Col$ 60,000,000.00 Col$      -11.55 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 167,467.42 Col$ 196,666.67 Col$      +17.44 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 211.25 Col$ 233.00 Col$      +10.30 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 81,761.90 Col$ 75,000.00 Col$      -8.27 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 89,540.91 Col$ 86,000.00 Col$      -3.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 44,285.71 Col$ 32,500.00 Col$      -26.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11,000.00 Col$ 9,500.00 Col$      -13.64 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 246,666.67 Col$ 900,000.00 Col$      +264.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500,000.00 Col$ ?     
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 155,277.78 Col$ 143,333.33 Col$      -7.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 103,928.57 Col$ 117,449.00 Col$      +13.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 222,727.27 Col$ 237,500.00 Col$      +6.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 233,214.29 Col$ 166,462.60 Col$      -28.62 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 675,000.00 Col$ 550,000.00 Col$      -18.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 683,214.29 Col$ 475,000.00 Col$      -30.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,123,333.33 Col$ 975,000.00 Col$      -13.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,167,647.06 Col$ 916,666.67 Col$      -21.49 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 283,351.91 Col$ 335,030.93 Col$      +18.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 294,190.51 Col$ 237,908.89 Col$      -19.13 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 944,285.71 Col$ 1,486,394.67 Col$      +57.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 12.86 14.00      +8.88 %
Last update: March, 2017March, 2017
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