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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Loja 

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Rent Prices in Loja are 9.84% lower than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Loja are 3.52% lower than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Loja are 17.25% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10,000.00 Col$
(3.17 $)
9,473.33 Col$
(3.00 $)
     -5.27 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60,000.00 Col$
(19.00 $)
56,839.96 Col$
(18.00 $)
     -5.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,853.39 Col$
(5.02 $)
11,052.22 Col$
(3.50 $)
     -30.28 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,000.00 Col$
(0.95 $)
3,947.22 Col$
(1.25 $)
     +31.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 Col$
(1.90 $)
6,315.55 Col$
(2.00 $)
     +5.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,343.53 Col$
(1.06 $)
4,999.81 Col$
(1.58 $)
     +49.54 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,195.24 Col$
(0.70 $)
2,178.87 Col$
(0.69 $)
     -0.75 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1,966.67 Col$
(0.62 $)
1,026.28 Col$
(0.32 $)
     -47.82 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,740.32 Col$
(2.77 $)
12,312.09 Col$
(3.90 $)
     +40.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,934.77 Col$
(0.93 $)
5,299.68 Col$
(1.68 $)
     +80.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,439.63 Col$
(0.46 $)
1,432.34 Col$
(0.45 $)
     -0.51 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5,006.88 Col$
(1.59 $)
5,091.91 Col$
(1.61 $)
     +1.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,825.20 Col$
(1.21 $)
8,116.62 Col$
(2.57 $)
     +112.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,809.13 Col$
(1.84 $)
6,206.83 Col$
(1.97 $)
     +6.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6,895.84 Col$
(2.18 $)
5,729.38 Col$
(1.81 $)
     -16.92 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,554.83 Col$
(0.81 $)
1,551.71 Col$
(0.49 $)
     -39.26 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,200.88 Col$
(0.38 $)
1,074.26 Col$
(0.34 $)
     -10.54 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,476.70 Col$
(0.47 $)
1,432.34 Col$
(0.45 $)
     -3.00 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,229.74 Col$
(0.39 $)
1,461.65 Col$
(0.46 $)
     +18.86 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,290.22 Col$
(0.41 $)
1,302.25 Col$
(0.41 $)
     +0.93 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,184.38 Col$
(0.38 $)
1,211.05 Col$
(0.38 $)
     +2.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,672.22 Col$
(0.85 $)
1,578.89 Col$
(0.50 $)
     -40.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,983.33 Col$
(0.94 $)
2,170.97 Col$
(0.69 $)
     -27.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30,000.00 Col$
(9.50 $)
31,577.76 Col$
(10.00 $)
     +5.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,518.18 Col$
(0.80 $)
3,289.35 Col$
(1.04 $)
     +30.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,590.91 Col$
(1.77 $)
6,315.55 Col$
(2.00 $)
     +12.96 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5,000.00 Col$
(1.58 $)
17,367.77 Col$
(5.50 $)
     +247.36 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2,150.00 Col$
(0.68 $)
947.33 Col$
(0.30 $)
     -55.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95,652.17 Col$
(30.29 $)
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Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 Col$
(1.58 $)
3,710.39 Col$
(1.18 $)
     -25.79 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,076.05 Col$
(0.66 $)
6,352.44 Col$
(2.01 $)
     +205.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20,000.00 Col$
(6.33 $)
29,998.87 Col$
(9.50 $)
     +49.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,128.63 Col$
(2.89 $)
4,667.68 Col$
(1.48 $)
     -48.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000,000.00 Col$
(15,833.93 $)
85,259,945.17 Col$
(27,000.00 $)
     +70.52 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,838,095.24 Col$
(21,166.19 $)
92,838,606.96 Col$
(29,400.00 $)
     +38.90 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178,934.95 Col$
(56.66 $)
95,555.61 Col$
(30.26 $)
     -46.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 158.02 Col$
(0.05 $)
477.18 Col$
(0.15 $)
     +201.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 117,944.44 Col$
(37.35 $)
127,968.86 Col$
(40.52 $)
     +8.50 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 79,135.78 Col$
(25.06 $)
94,733.27 Col$
(30.00 $)
     +19.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36,750.00 Col$
(11.64 $)
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Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13,000.00 Col$
(4.12 $)
18,946.65 Col$
(6.00 $)
     +45.74 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 465,263.16 Col$
(147.34 $)
821,021.69 Col$
(260.00 $)
     +76.46 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,400,875.08 Col$
(3,927.09 $)
6,505,018.04 Col$
(2,060.00 $)
     -47.54 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 168,849.02 Col$
(53.47 $)
147,099.72 Col$
(46.58 $)
     -12.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 105,808.41 Col$
(33.51 $)
128,566.58 Col$
(40.71 $)
     +21.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 237,392.59 Col$
(75.18 $)
298,409.81 Col$
(94.50 $)
     +25.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 221,419.35 Col$
(70.12 $)
188,150.80 Col$
(59.58 $)
     -15.03 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 916,691.73 Col$
(290.30 $)
789,443.94 Col$
(250.00 $)
     -13.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 811,111.11 Col$
(256.86 $)
763,129.14 Col$
(241.67 $)
     -5.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,463,074.06 Col$
(463.32 $)
1,499,943.48 Col$
(475.00 $)
     +2.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,527,500.00 Col$
(483.73 $)
1,184,165.91 Col$
(375.00 $)
     -22.48 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 335,650.43 Col$
(106.29 $)
126,309.98 Col$
(40.00 $)
     -62.37 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 307,123.96 Col$
(97.26 $)
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Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 953,228.71 Col$
(301.87 $)
1,420,999.09 Col$
(450.00 $)
     +49.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.41 10.28      -17.14 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:19714
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: COP