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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Loja 

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Restaurant Prices in Loja are 8.89% lower than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Loja are 22.39% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12,000.00 Col$
(3.79 $)
8,697.10 Col$
(2.75 $)
     -27.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60,000.00 Col$
(18.97 $)
56,926.47 Col$
(18.00 $)
     -5.12 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 Col$
(4.74 $)
11,069.04 Col$
(3.50 $)
     -26.21 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,000.00 Col$
(0.95 $)
3,953.23 Col$
(1.25 $)
     +31.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 Col$
(1.90 $)
6,325.16 Col$
(2.00 $)
     +5.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,411.15 Col$
(1.08 $)
5,534.52 Col$
(1.75 $)
     +62.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,183.33 Col$
(0.69 $)
2,060.20 Col$
(0.65 $)
     -5.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2,062.50 Col$
(0.65 $)
1,106.90 Col$
(0.35 $)
     -46.33 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,421.55 Col$
(2.66 $)
11,971.68 Col$
(3.79 $)
     +42.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,557.59 Col$
(0.81 $)
4,733.93 Col$
(1.50 $)
     +85.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,453.77 Col$
(0.46 $)
1,434.52 Col$
(0.45 $)
     -1.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5,002.13 Col$
(1.58 $)
4,882.24 Col$
(1.54 $)
     -2.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,720.11 Col$
(1.18 $)
8,128.97 Col$
(2.57 $)
     +118.51 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,710.73 Col$
(1.81 $)
6,216.27 Col$
(1.97 $)
     +8.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6,221.15 Col$
(1.97 $)
6,096.73 Col$
(1.93 $)
     -2.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,474.06 Col$
(0.78 $)
1,554.07 Col$
(0.49 $)
     -37.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,026.96 Col$
(0.32 $)
1,434.52 Col$
(0.45 $)
     +39.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,569.43 Col$
(0.50 $)
1,434.52 Col$
(0.45 $)
     -8.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,221.87 Col$
(0.39 $)
1,463.88 Col$
(0.46 $)
     +19.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,190.68 Col$
(0.38 $)
1,304.23 Col$
(0.41 $)
     +9.54 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,146.46 Col$
(0.36 $)
1,075.89 Col$
(0.34 $)
     -6.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,428.57 Col$
(0.77 $)
1,581.29 Col$
(0.50 $)
     -34.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,562.50 Col$
(0.81 $)
2,174.27 Col$
(0.69 $)
     -15.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30,000.00 Col$
(9.49 $)
28,463.23 Col$
(9.00 $)
     -5.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,534.09 Col$
(0.80 $)
3,162.58 Col$
(1.00 $)
     +24.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,611.11 Col$
(1.77 $)
6,522.82 Col$
(2.06 $)
     +16.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5,000.00 Col$
(1.58 $)
17,868.59 Col$
(5.65 $)
     +257.37 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2,200.00 Col$
(0.70 $)
948.77 Col$
(0.30 $)
     -56.87 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95,652.17 Col$
(30.24 $)
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Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,875.65 Col$
(1.54 $)
3,716.03 Col$
(1.18 $)
     -23.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,076.05 Col$
(0.66 $)
6,362.10 Col$
(2.01 $)
     +206.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23,887.27 Col$
(7.55 $)
31,625.81 Col$
(10.00 $)
     +32.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,267.86 Col$
(2.93 $)
4,674.79 Col$
(1.48 $)
     -49.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000,000.00 Col$
(15,809.87 $)
75,901,955.90 Col$
(24,000.00 $)
     +51.80 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 67,982,608.70 Col$
(21,495.92 $)
97,407,510.08 Col$
(30,800.00 $)
     +43.28 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 177,158.64 Col$
(56.02 $)
97,496.46 Col$
(30.83 $)
     -44.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 142.63 Col$
(0.05 $)
506.01 Col$
(0.16 $)
     +254.77 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 115,367.00 Col$
(36.48 $)
124,605.71 Col$
(39.40 $)
     +8.01 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76,079.66 Col$
(24.06 $)
94,877.44 Col$
(30.00 $)
     +24.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26,454.55 Col$
(8.36 $)
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Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,000.00 Col$
(3.79 $)
18,975.49 Col$
(6.00 $)
     +58.13 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 460,000.00 Col$
(145.45 $)
753,748.59 Col$
(238.33 $)
     +63.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,046,313.23 Col$
(3,809.01 $)
7,916,995.68 Col$
(2,503.33 $)
     -34.28 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 163,021.97 Col$
(51.55 $)
142,316.17 Col$
(45.00 $)
     -12.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 111,813.10 Col$
(35.36 $)
136,386.33 Col$
(43.12 $)
     +21.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 253,259.21 Col$
(80.08 $)
310,987.18 Col$
(98.33 $)
     +22.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 229,961.54 Col$
(72.71 $)
219,943.17 Col$
(69.55 $)
     -4.36 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 816,673.31 Col$
(258.23 $)
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Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 715,482.36 Col$
(226.23 $)
1,027,838.99 Col$
(325.00 $)
     +43.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,388,472.39 Col$
(439.03 $)
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Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,333,846.15 Col$
(421.76 $)
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Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 349,660.91 Col$
(110.56 $)
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 313,287.09 Col$
(99.06 $)
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Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,025,507.52 Col$
(324.26 $)
1,265,032.60 Col$
(400.00 $)
     +23.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.89 10.40      -12.57 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:18711
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: COP