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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Bucaramanga Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Bucaramanga are 2.57% lower than in Medellin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucaramanga are 7.09% lower than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Bucaramanga are 24.64% lower than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Bucaramanga are 2.62% lower than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Bucaramanga are 7.56% lower than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Bucaramanga is 77.69% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11,000.00 Col$ 8,000.00 Col$      -27.27 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52,407.00 Col$ 60,000.00 Col$      +14.49 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 Col$ 14,500.00 Col$      -3.33 %
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) 3,712.50 Col$ 4,166.67 Col$      +12.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2,093.78 Col$ 2,100.00 Col$      +0.30 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,832.91 Col$ 2,037.50 Col$      +11.16 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,216.57 Col$ 10,220.61 Col$      +24.39 %
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 (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) 25,000.00 Col$ 25,000.00 Col$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,530.77 Col$ 2,750.00 Col$      +8.66 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5,000.00 Col$ 5,000.00 Col$      0.00 %
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) 24,250.00 Col$ 11,000.00 Col$      -54.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,200.72 Col$ 8,595.00 Col$      +4.81 %
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) 66,285,714.29 Col$ 60,000,000.00 Col$      -9.48 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166,427.05 Col$ 196,666.67 Col$      +18.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 223.33 Col$ 233.00 Col$      +4.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or more, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 80,526.32 Col$ 75,000.00 Col$      -6.86 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 90,450.00 Col$ 86,000.00 Col$      -4.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 44,285.71 Col$ 32,500.00 Col$      -26.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,000.00 Col$ 9,250.00 Col$      -22.92 %
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) 158,055.56 Col$ 143,333.33 Col$      -9.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 107,500.00 Col$ 117,787.50 Col$      +9.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 237,142.86 Col$ 237,500.00 Col$      +0.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 232,500.00 Col$ 166,710.83 Col$      -28.30 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 721,967.65 Col$ 550,000.00 Col$      -23.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 703,823.53 Col$ 475,000.00 Col$      -32.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,197,058.82 Col$ 975,000.00 Col$      -18.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,247,500.00 Col$ 916,666.67 Col$      -26.52 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 296,125.98 Col$ 335,450.23 Col$      +13.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 295,738.88 Col$ 238,223.36 Col$      -19.45 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 901,428.57 Col$ 1,488,200.00 Col$      +65.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 12.86 14.00      +8.88 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
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