Cost of Living Comparison Between Miami, FL and Cartagena 

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Cost of Living in Cartagena is 51.3% lower than in Miami, FL (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Cartagena is 64.0% lower than in Miami, FL
Rent Prices in Cartagena are 79.4% lower than in Miami, FL
Restaurant Prices in Cartagena are 64.6% lower than in Miami, FL
Groceries Prices in Cartagena are 48.5% lower than in Miami, FL
Local Purchasing Power in Cartagena is 67.2% lower than in Miami, FL
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Restaurants
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(96,618.60 Col$)
5.82 $
(22,500.00 Col$)
     -76.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(386,474.41 Col$)
42.69 $
(165,000.00 Col$)
     -57.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(46,376.93 Col$)
9.06 $
(35,000.00 Col$)
     -24.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(27,053.21 Col$)
1.81 $
(7,000.00 Col$)
     -74.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(30,917.95 Col$)
2.39 $
(9,250.00 Col$)
     -70.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.89 $
(18,895.24 Col$)
1.76 $
(6,816.25 Col$)
     -63.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.79 $
(10,801.12 Col$)
0.71 $
(2,752.01 Col$)
     -74.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 $
(8,635.18 Col$)
0.84 $
(3,252.01 Col$)
     -62.3 %
Markets
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.33 $
(16,720.43 Col$)
4.03 $
(15,583.28 Col$)
     -6.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.26 $
(12,609.89 Col$)
1.56 $
(6,035.58 Col$)
     -52.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.09 $
(8,077.99 Col$)
0.65 $
(2,528.78 Col$)
     -68.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.09 $
(15,797.14 Col$)
2.22 $
(8,573.33 Col$)
     -45.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.07 $
(23,476.86 Col$)
3.20 $
(12,360.41 Col$)
     -47.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.30 $
(20,492.09 Col$)
2.68 $
(10,353.26 Col$)
     -49.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.25 $
(28,003.97 Col$)
3.84 $
(14,849.12 Col$)
     -47.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.88 $
(11,136.13 Col$)
1.83 $
(7,062.44 Col$)
     -36.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.83 $
(3,191.37 Col$)
0.60 $
(2,300.39 Col$)
     -27.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.98 $
(7,668.92 Col$)
0.82 $
(3,175.15 Col$)
     -58.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 $
(8,618.39 Col$)
0.66 $
(2,540.12 Col$)
     -70.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 $
(4,402.30 Col$)
0.88 $
(3,401.95 Col$)
     -22.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.47 $
(5,669.29 Col$)
0.62 $
(2,381.36 Col$)
     -58.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.74 $
(10,574.53 Col$)
1.06 $
(4,100.00 Col$)
     -61.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 $
(8,640.92 Col$)
0.91 $
(3,500.00 Col$)
     -59.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $
(50,241.67 Col$)
16.92 $
(65,400.00 Col$)
     +30.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.03 $
(7,863.37 Col$)
0.99 $
(3,840.35 Col$)
     -51.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.53 $
(9,786.39 Col$)
1.07 $
(4,133.33 Col$)
     -57.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.45 $
(36,521.83 Col$)
2.59 $
(10,000.00 Col$)
     -72.6 %
Transportation
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(8,695.67 Col$)
0.78 $
(3,000.00 Col$)
     -65.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 113.75 $
(439,614.64 Col$)
23.62 $
(91,304.35 Col$)
     -79.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.98 $
(11,497.61 Col$)
2.33 $
(9,000.00 Col$)
     -21.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.10 $
(8,115.97 Col$)
4.16 $
(16,093.44 Col$)
     +98.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(92,753.86 Col$)
5.17 $
(20,000.00 Col$)
     -78.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.49 $
(13,505.65 Col$)
3.14 $
(12,151.43 Col$)
     -10.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $
(135,266,043.50 Col$)
19,406.20 $
(75,000,000.00 Col$)
     -44.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,955.19 $
(96,445,442.04 Col$)
27,168.68 $
(105,000,000.00 Col$)
     +8.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 169.20 $
(653,907.36 Col$)
146.10 $
(564,642.86 Col$)
     -13.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 61.74 $
(238,597.10 Col$)
8.49 $
(32,800.00 Col$)
     -86.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.46 $
(241,397.86 Col$)
35.33 $
(136,534.62 Col$)
     -43.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75.53 $
(291,917.00 Col$)
32.60 $
(126,000.00 Col$)
     -56.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.38 $
(90,338.39 Col$)
9.31 $
(36,000.00 Col$)
     -60.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(57,971.16 Col$)
4.53 $
(17,500.00 Col$)
     -69.8 %
Childcare
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,162.50 $
(4,492,765.02 Col$)
139.72 $
(540,000.00 Col$)
     -88.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,333.33 $
(109,501,082.83 Col$)
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(? Col$)
    
Clothing And Shoes
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.29 $
(186,644.41 Col$)
65.12 $
(251,666.67 Col$)
     +34.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.00 $
(197,101.95 Col$)
45.71 $
(176,666.67 Col$)
     -10.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.75 $
(312,078.09 Col$)
116.44 $
(450,000.00 Col$)
     +44.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.33 $
(380,033.17 Col$)
94.87 $
(366,666.67 Col$)
     -3.5 %
Rent Per Month
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,773.75 $
(10,719,833.95 Col$)
776.25 $
(3,000,000.00 Col$)
     -72.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,113.76 $
(8,169,155.80 Col$)
267.37 $
(1,033,333.33 Col$)
     -87.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,358.34 $
(20,708,631.51 Col$)
1,380.00 $
(5,333,333.33 Col$)
     -74.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,765.09 $
(14,551,120.64 Col$)
465.75 $
(1,800,000.00 Col$)
     -87.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 591.38 $
(2,285,530.58 Col$)
?
(? Col$)
    
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 363.60 $
(1,405,206.65 Col$)
241.19 $
(932,135.76 Col$)
     -33.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,318.32 $
(16,689,196.62 Col$)
508.87 $
(1,966,666.67 Col$)
     -88.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.58 15.00      +128.1 %
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