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Cost of Living Comparison Between Cuenca and Medellin 

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Consumer Prices in Medellin are 23.65% lower than in Cuenca
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Medellin are 22.74% lower than in Cuenca
Rent Prices in Medellin are 19.45% lower than in Cuenca
Restaurant Prices in Medellin are 14.02% lower than in Cuenca
Groceries Prices in Medellin are 23.44% lower than in Cuenca
Local Purchasing Power in Medellin is 14.79% lower than in Cuenca
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.50 $
(12,091.65 Col$)
3.76 $
(13,000.00 Col$)
     +7.51 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 19.00 $
(65,640.37 Col$)
17.37 $
(60,000.00 Col$)
     -8.59 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.50 $
(19,001.16 Col$)
4.34 $
(15,000.00 Col$)
     -21.06 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 $
(5,182.13 Col$)
0.87 $
(3,000.00 Col$)
     -42.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 $
(9,500.58 Col$)
1.74 $
(6,000.00 Col$)
     -36.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.00 $
(6,895.12 Col$)
0.98 $
(3,377.37 Col$)
     -51.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.72 $
(2,504.70 Col$)
0.63 $
(2,166.55 Col$)
     -13.50 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.45 $
(1,554.64 Col$)
0.61 $
(2,114.16 Col$)
     +35.99 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.78 $
(13,051.52 Col$)
2.46 $
(8,487.31 Col$)
     -34.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.13 $
(3,901.96 Col$)
0.77 $
(2,667.98 Col$)
     -31.62 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.50 $
(1,740.06 Col$)
0.40 $
(1,373.88 Col$)
     -21.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.79 $
(6,184.01 Col$)
1.58 $
(5,445.14 Col$)
     -11.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.19 $
(7,574.09 Col$)
1.10 $
(3,805.27 Col$)
     -49.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.19 $
(7,574.09 Col$)
1.73 $
(5,981.19 Col$)
     -21.03 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.41 $
(8,316.25 Col$)
1.83 $
(6,321.94 Col$)
     -23.98 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.54 $
(1,880.46 Col$)
0.81 $
(2,807.04 Col$)
     +49.27 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 $
(1,606.23 Col$)
0.31 $
(1,083.04 Col$)
     -32.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.45 $
(1,567.05 Col$)
0.48 $
(1,648.93 Col$)
     +5.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.40 $
(1,388.11 Col$)
0.37 $
(1,275.10 Col$)
     -8.14 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.45 $
(1,567.05 Col$)
0.34 $
(1,176.32 Col$)
     -24.93 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.39 $
(1,353.56 Col$)
0.35 $
(1,225.71 Col$)
     -9.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.58 $
(2,015.27 Col$)
0.73 $
(2,533.33 Col$)
     +25.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $
(3,454.76 Col$)
0.70 $
(2,416.67 Col$)
     -30.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $
(38,002.32 Col$)
10.42 $
(36,000.00 Col$)
     -5.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.18 $
(4,073.46 Col$)
1.07 $
(3,685.86 Col$)
     -9.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $
(6,847.33 Col$)
1.74 $
(6,000.00 Col$)
     -12.37 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 $
(19,001.16 Col$)
1.58 $
(5,450.00 Col$)
     -71.32 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 $
(1,036.43 Col$)
0.64 $
(2,200.00 Col$)
     +112.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00 $
(51,821.34 Col$)
27.16 $
(93,826.09 Col$)
     +81.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.25 $
(4,318.45 Col$)
1.04 $
(3,600.00 Col$)
     -16.64 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.01 $
(6,949.87 Col$)
0.60 $
(2,076.05 Col$)
     -70.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $
(34,547.56 Col$)
7.24 $
(25,000.00 Col$)
     -27.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.67 $
(5,752.17 Col$)
2.72 $
(9,380.65 Col$)
     +63.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 $
(103,642,682.25 Col$)
14,472.80 $
(50,000,000.00 Col$)
     -51.76 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,750.00 $
(102,778,993.23 Col$)
19,628.01 $
(67,810,000.00 Col$)
     -34.02 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 40.00 $
(138,190.24 Col$)
52.33 $
(180,799.31 Col$)
     +30.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(568.12 Col$)
0.04 $
(147.83 Col$)
     -73.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.50 $
(132,990.84 Col$)
36.91 $
(127,530.30 Col$)
     -4.11 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.25 $
(121,780.15 Col$)
20.75 $
(71,669.47 Col$)
     -41.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.33 $
(21,880.12 Col$)
6.54 $
(22,600.00 Col$)
     +3.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.00 $
(20,728.54 Col$)
3.47 $
(12,000.00 Col$)
     -42.11 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 323.64 $
(1,118,084.69 Col$)
153.69 $
(530,952.38 Col$)
     -52.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,912.00 $
(10,060,249.69 Col$)
3,153.28 $
(10,893,796.25 Col$)
     +8.29 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.00 $
(186,556.83 Col$)
46.48 $
(160,566.16 Col$)
     -13.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 57.14 $
(197,414.63 Col$)
31.22 $
(107,851.45 Col$)
     -45.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.00 $
(345,475.61 Col$)
70.20 $
(242,513.77 Col$)
     -29.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.00 $
(262,561.46 Col$)
66.89 $
(231,103.76 Col$)
     -11.98 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 360.00 $
(1,243,712.19 Col$)
255.22 $
(881,729.07 Col$)
     -29.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 270.67 $
(935,087.31 Col$)
222.06 $
(767,174.42 Col$)
     -17.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 592.94 $
(2,048,467.13 Col$)
456.63 $
(1,577,547.01 Col$)
     -22.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 456.50 $
(1,577,096.15 Col$)
407.62 $
(1,408,214.29 Col$)
     -10.71 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 112.26 $
(387,820.39 Col$)
101.25 $
(349,777.03 Col$)
     -9.81 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 95.95 $
(331,483.92 Col$)
95.11 $
(328,580.65 Col$)
     -0.88 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 433.75 $
(1,498,500.45 Col$)
285.54 $
(986,462.10 Col$)
     -34.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.95 11.33      +13.80 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:77200
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD