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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Bucaramanga Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Bucaramanga are 3.12% lower than in Medellin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucaramanga are 12.71% lower than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Bucaramanga are 42.24% lower than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Bucaramanga are 3.48% lower than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Bucaramanga are 5.63% lower than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Bucaramanga is 107.20% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11,634.92 Col$ 10,000.00 Col$      -14.05 %
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) 15,000.00 Col$ 15,000.00 Col$      0.00 %
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$ 6,000.00 Col$      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,805.88 Col$ 3,833.33 Col$      +0.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2,255.56 Col$ 2,125.00 Col$      -5.79 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,876.47 Col$ 1,933.33 Col$      +3.03 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,883.10 Col$ 11,356.24 Col$      +27.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,750.91 Col$ 1,542.91 Col$      -43.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,403.65 Col$ 1,474.18 Col$      +5.02 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,600.00 Col$ 3,900.00 Col$      -15.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,827.72 Col$ 7,785.93 Col$      +103.41 %
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) 7,106.29 Col$ 5,896.71 Col$      -17.02 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,627.51 Col$ 2,041.17 Col$      -22.32 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,040.43 Col$ 1,542.22 Col$      +48.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,278.31 Col$ 1,133.98 Col$      -11.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,202.02 Col$ 952.55 Col$      -20.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,282.16 Col$ 1,043.26 Col$      -18.63 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,189.81 Col$ 1,338.10 Col$      +12.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,712.50 Col$ 1,900.00 Col$      -29.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3,111.11 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      -3.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 28,500.00 Col$ 22,500.00 Col$      -21.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,492.86 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      +20.34 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5,250.00 Col$ 6,266.67 Col$      +19.37 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4,250.00 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      -29.41 %
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) 1,931.21 Col$ 6,692.83 Col$      +246.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22,500.00 Col$ 11,000.00 Col$      -51.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,656.28 Col$ 9,451.61 Col$      +9.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 45,000,000.00 Col$ 41,500,000.00 Col$      -7.78 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,692,307.69 Col$ 60,000,000.00 Col$      -10.03 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174,235.84 Col$ 186,957.67 Col$      +7.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 249.00 Col$ 233.00 Col$      -6.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 85,055.56 Col$ 82,500.00 Col$      -3.00 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 89,523.81 Col$ 87,500.00 Col$      -2.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 47,500.00 Col$ 32,500.00 Col$      -31.58 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,000.00 Col$ 8,452.38 Col$      -29.56 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 378,000.00 Col$ 900,000.00 Col$      +138.10 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,880,000.00 Col$ 18,000,000.00 Col$      +29.68 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 177,222.22 Col$ 175,000.00 Col$      -1.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 103,666.67 Col$ 115,436.51 Col$      +11.35 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 237,058.82 Col$ 250,000.00 Col$      +5.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 223,214.29 Col$ 170,000.00 Col$      -23.84 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 932,401.66 Col$ 524,206.35 Col$      -43.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 912,619.05 Col$ 439,219.58 Col$      -51.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,490,526.32 Col$ 1,050,000.00 Col$      -29.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,711,000.00 Col$ 901,455.03 Col$      -47.31 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 303,591.34 Col$ 332,538.06 Col$      +9.53 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 323,609.56 Col$ 236,039.24 Col$      -27.06 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 829,333.33 Col$ 1,500,000.00 Col$      +80.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.54 14.00      +11.63 %
Last update: January 2018December 2017
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