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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bogota and Medellin 

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Consumer Prices in Medellin are 7.50% lower than in Bogota
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Medellin are 10.49% lower than in Bogota
Rent Prices in Medellin are 19.52% lower than in Bogota
Restaurant Prices in Medellin are 6.85% lower than in Bogota
Groceries Prices in Medellin are 0.44% lower than in Bogota
Local Purchasing Power in Medellin is 8.49% higher than in Bogota
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12,000.00 Col$ 13,000.00 Col$      +8.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 68,458.09 Col$ 60,000.00 Col$      -12.36 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16,000.00 Col$ 15,000.00 Col$      -6.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,500.00 Col$ 3,000.00 Col$      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7,000.00 Col$ 6,000.00 Col$      -14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4,082.69 Col$ 3,279.57 Col$      -19.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,508.89 Col$ 2,129.98 Col$      -15.10 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2,025.49 Col$ 2,077.98 Col$      +2.59 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10,416.41 Col$ 8,465.72 Col$      -18.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,610.30 Col$ 2,732.92 Col$      +4.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,369.25 Col$ 1,381.64 Col$      +0.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,940.00 Col$ 5,482.13 Col$      +10.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4,992.45 Col$ 3,805.27 Col$      -23.78 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,073.41 Col$ 6,072.60 Col$      +19.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6,799.83 Col$ 6,321.94 Col$      -7.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,738.42 Col$ 2,670.09 Col$      -2.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,182.40 Col$ 1,123.31 Col$      -5.00 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,259.03 Col$ 1,648.93 Col$      +30.97 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,417.55 Col$ 1,221.87 Col$      -13.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,039.26 Col$ 1,162.33 Col$      +11.84 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,254.16 Col$ 1,169.14 Col$      -6.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,523.41 Col$ 2,300.00 Col$      -8.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,833.98 Col$ 2,285.71 Col$      -19.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30,000.00 Col$ 36,000.00 Col$      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,754.36 Col$ 3,685.86 Col$      +33.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,490.48 Col$ 6,000.00 Col$      +9.28 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6,000.00 Col$ 5,450.00 Col$      -9.17 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2,400.00 Col$ 2,200.00 Col$      -8.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120,000.00 Col$ 93,826.09 Col$      -21.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Col$ 4,750.00 Col$      +5.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8,046.72 Col$ 2,076.05 Col$      -74.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20,000.00 Col$ 24,618.59 Col$      +23.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,439.77 Col$ 9,380.65 Col$      -0.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 52,000,000.00 Col$ 50,000,000.00 Col$      -3.85 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,715,000.00 Col$ 67,810,000.00 Col$      +1.64 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 258,507.98 Col$ 174,836.07 Col$      -32.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 162.70 Col$ 145.80 Col$      -10.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 107,279.41 Col$ 127,408.73 Col$      +18.76 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 89,603.53 Col$ 74,235.40 Col$      -17.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26,240.00 Col$ 22,600.00 Col$      -13.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13,000.00 Col$ 12,000.00 Col$      -7.69 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 690,255.32 Col$ 507,142.86 Col$      -26.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,517,500.00 Col$ 11,622,330.35 Col$      -33.65 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 174,201.45 Col$ 160,233.34 Col$      -8.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 108,133.90 Col$ 109,224.55 Col$      +1.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 256,090.79 Col$ 253,243.06 Col$      -1.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 237,043.94 Col$ 233,758.62 Col$      -1.39 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,185,593.22 Col$ 883,467.53 Col$      -25.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 867,500.00 Col$ 761,755.52 Col$      -12.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,138,463.08 Col$ 1,558,127.40 Col$      -27.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,477,703.12 Col$ 1,393,703.70 Col$      -5.68 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 538,899.84 Col$ 349,777.03 Col$      -35.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 420,082.50 Col$ 328,580.65 Col$      -21.78 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,069,516.45 Col$ 1,038,569.99 Col$      -2.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.62 11.47      -1.26 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
Contributors:397200
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Currency: COP