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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Bucaramanga Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Bucaramanga are 3.17% lower than in Medellin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucaramanga are 8.29% lower than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Bucaramanga are 27.71% lower than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Bucaramanga are 9.96% lower than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Bucaramanga are 5.23% lower than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Bucaramanga is 100.07% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12,000.00 Col$ 9,000.00 Col$      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60,000.00 Col$ 60,000.00 Col$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16,000.00 Col$ 14,500.00 Col$      -9.37 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,000.00 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5,000.00 Col$ 5,500.00 Col$      +10.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,888.89 Col$ 3,625.00 Col$      -6.79 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2,235.29 Col$ 2,100.00 Col$      -6.05 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,833.78 Col$ 1,960.00 Col$      +6.88 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,548.72 Col$ 10,725.34 Col$      +25.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,692.40 Col$ 1,542.91 Col$      -42.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,417.00 Col$ 1,474.18 Col$      +4.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,414.71 Col$ 3,900.00 Col$      -11.66 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,688.04 Col$ 7,785.93 Col$      +111.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,302.00 Col$ 4,535.93 Col$      -14.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7,063.09 Col$ 5,896.71 Col$      -16.51 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,536.79 Col$ 2,041.17 Col$      -19.54 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,003.95 Col$ 1,542.22 Col$      +53.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,270.06 Col$ 1,133.98 Col$      -10.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,194.46 Col$ 952.55 Col$      -20.25 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,294.48 Col$ 1,043.26 Col$      -19.41 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,213.36 Col$ 1,338.10 Col$      +10.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,504.55 Col$ 1,900.00 Col$      -24.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3,166.67 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      -5.26 %
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) 5,083.33 Col$ 6,266.67 Col$      +23.28 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4,000.00 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      -25.00 %
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$ 74,000.00 Col$      +23.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,000.00 Col$ 5,000.00 Col$      +25.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,011.68 Col$ 6,867.06 Col$      +241.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22,000.00 Col$ 11,000.00 Col$      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,438.87 Col$ 8,542.50 Col$      +1.23 %
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) 64,916,666.67 Col$ 60,000,000.00 Col$      -7.57 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159,827.45 Col$ 170,000.00 Col$      +6.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 239.23 Col$ 233.00 Col$      -2.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 83,411.76 Col$ 85,000.00 Col$      +1.90 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 86,304.35 Col$ 90,000.00 Col$      +4.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 47,777.78 Col$ 32,500.00 Col$      -31.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,000.00 Col$ 9,101.97 Col$      -24.15 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 365,000.00 Col$ 900,000.00 Col$      +146.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,850,000.00 Col$ 18,000,000.00 Col$      +21.21 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 165,294.12 Col$ 175,000.00 Col$      +5.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 104,642.86 Col$ 140,566.50 Col$      +34.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 238,947.37 Col$ 250,000.00 Col$      +4.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 238,666.67 Col$ 173,434.72 Col$      -27.33 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 742,900.50 Col$ 535,032.83 Col$      -27.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 745,277.78 Col$ 446,076.35 Col$      -40.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,266,875.00 Col$ 975,000.00 Col$      -23.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,310,000.00 Col$ 1,000,000.00 Col$      -23.66 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 296,125.98 Col$ 339,243.43 Col$      +14.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 295,738.88 Col$ 241,068.26 Col$      -18.49 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 820,000.00 Col$ 1,504,532.00 Col$      +83.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 13.38 14.00      +4.67 %
Last update: November 2017September 2017
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Currency: COP