Cost of Living Comparison Between Miami, FL and Cartagena 

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Consumer Prices in Cartagena are 50.4% lower than in Miami, FL (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cartagena are 63.4% lower than in Miami, FL
Rent Prices in Cartagena are 78.9% lower than in Miami, FL
Restaurant Prices in Cartagena are 63.8% lower than in Miami, FL
Groceries Prices in Cartagena are 46.0% lower than in Miami, FL
Local Purchasing Power in Cartagena is 67.7% lower than in Miami, FL
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Restaurants
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(95,527.22 Col$)
5.89 $
(22,500.00 Col$)
     -76.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110.00 $
(420,319.77 Col$)
47.11 $
(180,000.00 Col$)
     -57.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(45,853.07 Col$)
9.16 $
(35,000.00 Col$)
     -23.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(26,747.62 Col$)
1.90 $
(7,250.00 Col$)
     -72.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(30,568.71 Col$)
2.62 $
(10,000.00 Col$)
     -67.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.85 $
(18,550.48 Col$)
1.85 $
(7,066.25 Col$)
     -61.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 $
(10,558.94 Col$)
0.73 $
(2,795.93 Col$)
     -73.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.21 $
(8,440.97 Col$)
0.85 $
(3,246.61 Col$)
     -61.5 %
Markets
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.38 $
(16,725.45 Col$)
4.16 $
(15,898.73 Col$)
     -4.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.40 $
(12,985.18 Col$)
1.58 $
(6,035.58 Col$)
     -53.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.78 $
(6,789.61 Col$)
0.60 $
(2,295.18 Col$)
     -66.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.79 $
(14,488.30 Col$)
2.49 $
(9,516.67 Col$)
     -34.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.97 $
(22,823.68 Col$)
2.64 $
(10,073.96 Col$)
     -55.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.87 $
(18,618.28 Col$)
2.63 $
(10,032.91 Col$)
     -46.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.30 $
(24,087.58 Col$)
3.66 $
(13,971.80 Col$)
     -42.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.63 $
(10,047.68 Col$)
1.61 $
(6,155.26 Col$)
     -38.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 $
(3,249.73 Col$)
0.60 $
(2,296.80 Col$)
     -29.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.66 $
(6,341.58 Col$)
0.83 $
(3,175.15 Col$)
     -49.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.03 $
(7,746.63 Col$)
0.66 $
(2,540.12 Col$)
     -67.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 $
(4,097.06 Col$)
0.89 $
(3,401.95 Col$)
     -17.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.42 $
(5,429.14 Col$)
0.62 $
(2,381.36 Col$)
     -56.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.51 $
(9,590.93 Col$)
1.07 $
(4,100.00 Col$)
     -57.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.07 $
(7,906.47 Col$)
0.92 $
(3,500.00 Col$)
     -55.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $
(49,635.94 Col$)
17.12 $
(65,400.00 Col$)
     +31.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $
(7,626.71 Col$)
0.95 $
(3,612.45 Col$)
     -52.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 $
(9,051.20 Col$)
1.61 $
(6,133.33 Col$)
     -32.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(34,389.80 Col$)
2.62 $
(10,000.00 Col$)
     -70.9 %
Transportation
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(8,597.45 Col$)
0.79 $
(3,000.00 Col$)
     -65.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 $
(458,530.66 Col$)
23.89 $
(91,304.35 Col$)
     -80.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.98 $
(11,367.74 Col$)
2.36 $
(9,000.00 Col$)
     -20.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.10 $
(8,024.29 Col$)
4.21 $
(16,093.44 Col$)
     +100.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(91,706.13 Col$)
5.23 $
(20,000.00 Col$)
     -78.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.45 $
(13,179.67 Col$)
3.18 $
(12,151.43 Col$)
     -7.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $
(133,738,108.73 Col$)
19,627.91 $
(75,000,000.00 Col$)
     -43.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,955.19 $
(95,356,016.05 Col$)
27,479.08 $
(105,000,000.00 Col$)
     +10.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.11 $
(650,014.19 Col$)
149.62 $
(571,714.29 Col$)
     -12.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 61.12 $
(233,564.05 Col$)
8.58 $
(32,800.00 Col$)
     -86.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.73 $
(228,223.21 Col$)
34.49 $
(131,780.69 Col$)
     -42.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.08 $
(309,826.62 Col$)
30.97 $
(118,333.33 Col$)
     -61.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.86 $
(91,160.26 Col$)
9.42 $
(36,000.00 Col$)
     -60.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(57,316.33 Col$)
3.93 $
(15,000.00 Col$)
     -73.8 %
Childcare
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,147.22 $
(4,383,638.01 Col$)
141.32 $
(540,000.00 Col$)
     -87.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,333.33 $
(108,264,183.26 Col$)
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(? Col$)
    
Clothing And Shoes
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.50 $
(177,680.63 Col$)
65.86 $
(251,666.67 Col$)
     +41.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.12 $
(164,784.46 Col$)
46.23 $
(176,666.67 Col$)
     +7.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.28 $
(306,748.52 Col$)
117.77 $
(450,000.00 Col$)
     +46.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.67 $
(369,371.92 Col$)
95.96 $
(366,666.67 Col$)
     -0.7 %
Rent Per Month
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,840.07 $
(10,852,151.42 Col$)
785.12 $
(3,000,000.00 Col$)
     -72.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,054.86 $
(7,851,820.92 Col$)
270.43 $
(1,033,333.33 Col$)
     -86.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,364.43 $
(20,497,982.61 Col$)
1,395.76 $
(5,333,333.33 Col$)
     -74.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,635.93 $
(13,893,197.15 Col$)
471.07 $
(1,800,000.00 Col$)
     -87.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 583.91 $
(2,231,169.99 Col$)
?
(? Col$)
    
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 354.00 $
(1,352,651.32 Col$)
233.71 $
(893,021.64 Col$)
     -34.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Miami, FL Edit Cartagena Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,348.99 $
(16,617,859.27 Col$)
514.69 $
(1,966,666.67 Col$)
     -88.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 15.00      +128.2 %
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