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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Bucaramanga Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Bucaramanga are 1.31% lower than in Medellin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucaramanga are 6.47% lower than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Bucaramanga are 25.91% lower than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Bucaramanga are 0.90% lower than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Bucaramanga are 6.87% lower than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Bucaramanga is 83.82% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10,500.00 Col$ 9,000.00 Col$      -14.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55,000.00 Col$ 60,000.00 Col$      +9.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16,000.00 Col$ 14,500.00 Col$      -9.38 %
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$ 5,500.00 Col$      +10.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,600.00 Col$ 3,625.00 Col$      +0.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2,091.61 Col$ 2,100.00 Col$      +0.40 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,762.88 Col$ 1,960.00 Col$      +11.18 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,444.38 Col$ 10,725.34 Col$      +27.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,633.86 Col$ 1,587.58 Col$      -39.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,448.86 Col$ 1,548.43 Col$      +6.87 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,440.63 Col$ 3,700.00 Col$      -16.68 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,676.52 Col$ 6,250.01 Col$      +70.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,213.65 Col$ 4,294.01 Col$      -17.64 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7,127.89 Col$ 5,745.51 Col$      -19.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,523.60 Col$ 2,194.11 Col$      -13.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,003.95 Col$ 1,361.48 Col$      +35.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,290.96 Col$ 1,209.58 Col$      -6.30 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,179.34 Col$ 816.47 Col$      -30.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,251.16 Col$ 1,028.14 Col$      -17.82 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,220.58 Col$ 1,254.94 Col$      +2.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,413.64 Col$ 1,933.33 Col$      -19.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3,088.24 Col$ 2,750.00 Col$      -10.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30,000.00 Col$ 22,500.00 Col$      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,564.29 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      +16.99 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,941.18 Col$ 6,266.67 Col$      +26.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4,000.00 Col$ 3,500.00 Col$      -12.50 %
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$ 74,000.00 Col$      +23.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,300.00 Col$ 5,000.00 Col$      +16.28 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,011.68 Col$ 8,851.39 Col$      +340.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22,000.00 Col$ 11,000.00 Col$      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,390.92 Col$ 8,542.50 Col$      +1.81 %
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 164,559.06 Col$ 170,000.00 Col$      +3.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 223.85 Col$ 233.00 Col$      +4.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79,222.22 Col$ 85,000.00 Col$      +7.29 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 86,956.52 Col$ 90,000.00 Col$      +3.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 50,000.00 Col$ 32,500.00 Col$      -35.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,500.00 Col$ 9,000.00 Col$      -28.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 297,500.00 Col$ 900,000.00 Col$      +202.52 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,200,000.00 Col$ ?     
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 165,555.56 Col$ 175,000.00 Col$      +5.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 106,785.71 Col$ 138,178.00 Col$      +29.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 232,222.22 Col$ 250,000.00 Col$      +7.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 233,666.67 Col$ 170,000.00 Col$      -27.25 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 705,375.00 Col$ 550,000.00 Col$      -22.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 761,944.44 Col$ 441,538.20 Col$      -42.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,252,941.18 Col$ 975,000.00 Col$      -22.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,317,647.06 Col$ 1,000,000.00 Col$      -24.11 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 296,125.98 Col$ 334,805.49 Col$      +13.06 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 295,738.88 Col$ 237,739.81 Col$      -19.61 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 864,000.00 Col$ 1,485,424.00 Col$      +71.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 13.50 14.00      +3.70 %
Last update: September 2017May 2017
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Currency: COP