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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Puerto Vallarta 

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Consumer Prices in Puerto Vallarta are 12.33% higher than in Medellin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Puerto Vallarta are 27.37% higher than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Puerto Vallarta are 82.60% higher than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Puerto Vallarta are 22.15% higher than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Puerto Vallarta are 34.57% higher than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Puerto Vallarta is 14.47% lower than in Medellin
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  MedellinPuerto VallartaDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12,000.00 Col$
(74.31 MXN)
11,303.25 Col$
(70.00 MXN)
     -5.81 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60,000.00 Col$
(371.57 MXN)
84,774.39 Col$
(525.00 MXN)
     +41.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 Col$
(92.89 MXN)
15,751.93 Col$
(97.55 MXN)
     +5.01 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,000.00 Col$
(18.58 MXN)
4,682.78 Col$
(29.00 MXN)
     +56.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 Col$
(37.16 MXN)
6,459.00 Col$
(40.00 MXN)
     +7.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,395.86 Col$
(21.03 MXN)
5,873.65 Col$
(36.38 MXN)
     +72.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,204.17 Col$
(13.65 MXN)
2,893.36 Col$
(17.92 MXN)
     +31.27 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2,050.00 Col$
(12.70 MXN)
1,826.89 Col$
(11.31 MXN)
     -10.88 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,421.55 Col$
(52.15 MXN)
10,024.49 Col$
(62.08 MXN)
     +19.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,557.59 Col$
(15.84 MXN)
4,248.15 Col$
(26.31 MXN)
     +66.10 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,453.77 Col$
(9.00 MXN)
1,281.77 Col$
(7.94 MXN)
     -11.83 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5,002.13 Col$
(30.98 MXN)
4,628.95 Col$
(28.67 MXN)
     -7.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,720.11 Col$
(23.04 MXN)
6,958.17 Col$
(43.09 MXN)
     +87.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,710.73 Col$
(35.37 MXN)
8,520.71 Col$
(52.77 MXN)
     +49.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6,221.15 Col$
(38.53 MXN)
11,230.74 Col$
(69.55 MXN)
     +80.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,474.06 Col$
(15.32 MXN)
3,222.73 Col$
(19.96 MXN)
     +30.26 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,026.96 Col$
(6.36 MXN)
1,208.52 Col$
(7.48 MXN)
     +17.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,569.43 Col$
(9.72 MXN)
1,538.12 Col$
(9.53 MXN)
     -1.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,221.87 Col$
(7.57 MXN)
1,171.90 Col$
(7.26 MXN)
     -4.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,190.68 Col$
(7.37 MXN)
2,014.21 Col$
(12.47 MXN)
     +69.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,146.46 Col$
(7.10 MXN)
1,416.05 Col$
(8.77 MXN)
     +23.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,428.57 Col$
(15.04 MXN)
2,099.18 Col$
(13.00 MXN)
     -13.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,562.50 Col$
(15.87 MXN)
2,381.76 Col$
(14.75 MXN)
     -7.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30,000.00 Col$
(185.79 MXN)
34,717.13 Col$
(215.00 MXN)
     +15.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,534.09 Col$
(15.69 MXN)
2,551.31 Col$
(15.80 MXN)
     +0.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,611.11 Col$
(34.75 MXN)
4,133.76 Col$
(25.60 MXN)
     -26.33 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5,000.00 Col$
(30.96 MXN)
7,750.80 Col$
(48.00 MXN)
     +55.02 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2,200.00 Col$
(13.62 MXN)
1,614.75 Col$
(10.00 MXN)
     -26.60 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95,652.17 Col$
(592.37 MXN)
47,255.79 Col$
(292.65 MXN)
     -50.60 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,819.25 Col$
(29.85 MXN)
8,073.75 Col$
(50.00 MXN)
     +67.53 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,084.10 Col$
(12.91 MXN)
2,598.69 Col$
(16.09 MXN)
     +24.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22,233.92 Col$
(137.69 MXN)
32,295.01 Col$
(200.00 MXN)
     +45.25 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,227.46 Col$
(57.14 MXN)
11,580.63 Col$
(71.72 MXN)
     +25.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 51,000,000.00 Col$
(315,838.29 MXN)
35,524,508.09 Col$
(220,000.00 MXN)
     -30.34 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 67,233,333.33 Col$
(416,369.83 MXN)
48,442,511.03 Col$
(300,000.00 MXN)
     -27.95 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178,742.22 Col$
(1,106.93 MXN)
125,143.15 Col$
(775.00 MXN)
     -29.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 148.25 Col$
(0.92 MXN)
292.59 Col$
(1.81 MXN)
     +97.36 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 116,238.56 Col$
(719.85 MXN)
72,756.04 Col$
(450.57 MXN)
     -37.41 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77,049.67 Col$
(477.16 MXN)
94,820.66 Col$
(587.22 MXN)
     +23.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26,454.55 Col$
(163.83 MXN)
28,258.13 Col$
(175.00 MXN)
     +6.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,500.00 Col$
(77.41 MXN)
8,073.75 Col$
(50.00 MXN)
     -35.41 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 452,380.95 Col$
(2,801.55 MXN)
481,842.05 Col$
(2,984.00 MXN)
     +6.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,244,401.12 Col$
(75,828.45 MXN)
17,310,123.94 Col$
(107,200.00 MXN)
     +41.37 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 166,849.50 Col$
(1,033.28 MXN)
101,729.27 Col$
(630.00 MXN)
     -39.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 112,862.23 Col$
(698.95 MXN)
67,819.52 Col$
(420.00 MXN)
     -39.91 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 249,943.74 Col$
(1,547.88 MXN)
186,705.51 Col$
(1,156.25 MXN)
     -25.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 227,466.67 Col$
(1,408.68 MXN)
183,850.86 Col$
(1,138.57 MXN)
     -19.17 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 824,774.76 Col$
(5,107.75 MXN)
1,665,080.52 Col$
(10,311.69 MXN)
     +101.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 718,811.41 Col$
(4,451.53 MXN)
976,601.78 Col$
(6,048.00 MXN)
     +35.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,360,159.84 Col$
(8,423.34 MXN)
3,276,392.15 Col$
(20,290.39 MXN)
     +140.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,351,111.11 Col$
(8,367.31 MXN)
1,798,244.73 Col$
(11,136.36 MXN)
     +33.09 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 350,951.97 Col$
(2,173.41 MXN)
438,768.36 Col$
(2,717.25 MXN)
     +25.02 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 312,588.80 Col$
(1,935.83 MXN)
327,285.48 Col$
(2,026.85 MXN)
     +4.70 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,024,454.86 Col$
(6,344.35 MXN)
1,116,084.61 Col$
(6,911.81 MXN)
     +8.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.89 11.00      -7.51 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:19173
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: COP