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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Bogota 

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Consumer Prices in Bogota are 8.53% higher than in Medellin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bogota are 12.93% higher than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Bogota are 28.45% higher than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Bogota are 7.07% higher than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Bogota are 0.28% lower than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Bogota is 9.31% lower than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12,000.00 Col$ 12,000.00 Col$      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60,000.00 Col$ 65,000.00 Col$      +8.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 Col$ 15,900.00 Col$      +6.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,000.00 Col$ 3,500.00 Col$      +16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 Col$ 7,000.00 Col$      +16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,248.32 Col$ 4,007.02 Col$      +23.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,139.36 Col$ 2,487.50 Col$      +16.27 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2,110.79 Col$ 2,005.26 Col$      -5.00 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,521.16 Col$ 10,350.74 Col$      +21.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,619.52 Col$ 2,630.42 Col$      +0.42 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,397.07 Col$ 1,371.27 Col$      -1.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5,467.63 Col$ 4,911.54 Col$      -10.17 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,847.11 Col$ 4,910.41 Col$      +27.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,971.80 Col$ 5,079.27 Col$      -14.95 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6,431.80 Col$ 6,809.31 Col$      +5.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,686.84 Col$ 2,791.77 Col$      +3.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,087.29 Col$ 1,184.68 Col$      +8.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,648.93 Col$ 1,259.03 Col$      -23.65 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,237.30 Col$ 1,420.04 Col$      +14.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,133.98 Col$ 1,024.78 Col$      -9.63 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,190.43 Col$ 1,240.24 Col$      +4.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,500.00 Col$ 2,561.64 Col$      +2.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,375.00 Col$ 2,844.47 Col$      +19.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 36,000.00 Col$ 30,000.00 Col$      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3,617.27 Col$ 2,728.65 Col$      -24.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,666.67 Col$ 5,415.00 Col$      -4.44 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5,450.00 Col$ 6,000.00 Col$      +10.09 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2,200.00 Col$ 2,400.00 Col$      +9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 93,826.09 Col$ 124,800.00 Col$      +33.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,100.00 Col$ 4,500.00 Col$      +9.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,076.05 Col$ 8,046.72 Col$      +287.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24,961.81 Col$ 20,000.00 Col$      -19.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,290.50 Col$ 9,418.72 Col$      +1.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000,000.00 Col$ 55,000,000.00 Col$      +10.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 67,810,000.00 Col$ 66,763,636.36 Col$      -1.54 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168,194.23 Col$ 257,544.11 Col$      +53.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 141.28 Col$ 160.20 Col$      +13.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 117,515.22 Col$ 107,357.14 Col$      -8.64 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73,551.74 Col$ 90,868.62 Col$      +23.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24,100.00 Col$ 25,240.00 Col$      +4.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,000.00 Col$ 13,000.00 Col$      +8.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 488,170.45 Col$ 691,640.00 Col$      +41.68 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,909,952.60 Col$ 17,326,190.48 Col$      +45.48 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 164,281.06 Col$ 174,252.00 Col$      +6.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 112,448.35 Col$ 108,728.57 Col$      -3.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 251,752.99 Col$ 258,536.24 Col$      +2.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 230,730.77 Col$ 235,623.61 Col$      +2.12 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 855,217.88 Col$ 1,202,307.69 Col$      +40.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 744,581.85 Col$ 875,737.70 Col$      +17.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,488,072.82 Col$ 2,145,162.90 Col$      +44.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,389,615.38 Col$ 1,528,185.71 Col$      +9.97 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 345,760.38 Col$ 552,088.61 Col$      +59.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 323,609.56 Col$ 418,547.49 Col$      +29.34 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,031,611.54 Col$ 1,056,568.28 Col$      +2.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.47 11.82      +3.00 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
Contributors:199412
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: COP