Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Colombia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Colombia are 59.02% lower than in United States (without rent)
Rent Prices in Colombia are 76.73% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Colombia are 69.85% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Colombia are 64.73% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Colombia is 75.01% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States[ Edit ] Colombia[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(54,694.93 Col$)
3.29 $
(12,000.00 Col$)
     -78.06 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $
(200,548.06 Col$)
19.20 $
(70,000.00 Col$)
     -65.10 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(29,170.63 Col$)
4.66 $
(17,000.00 Col$)
     -41.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(18,231.64 Col$)
0.98 $
(3,573.16 Col$)
     -80.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(21,877.97 Col$)
1.92 $
(7,000.00 Col$)
     -68.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.26 $
(15,518.61 Col$)
1.14 $
(4,166.50 Col$)
     -73.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $
(6,891.57 Col$)
0.68 $
(2,488.33 Col$)
     -63.89 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(5,607.13 Col$)
0.56 $
(2,043.58 Col$)
     -63.55 %
Markets
United States[ Edit ] Colombia[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.22 $
(11,748.55 Col$)
2.77 $
(10,091.02 Col$)
     -14.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.47 $
(8,989.91 Col$)
0.76 $
(2,773.95 Col$)
     -69.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.82 $
(6,631.61 Col$)
0.40 $
(1,473.71 Col$)
     -77.78 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.33 $
(8,503.10 Col$)
1.43 $
(5,211.90 Col$)
     -38.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.02 $
(18,297.54 Col$)
1.44 $
(5,238.61 Col$)
     -71.37 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.12 $
(15,007.87 Col$)
1.48 $
(5,399.50 Col$)
     -64.02 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.65 $
(20,588.85 Col$)
2.04 $
(7,447.30 Col$)
     -63.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.07 $
(7,565.09 Col$)
0.87 $
(3,173.33 Col$)
     -58.05 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(2,586.36 Col$)
0.34 $
(1,223.58 Col$)
     -52.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.83 $
(6,677.04 Col$)
0.44 $
(1,611.83 Col$)
     -75.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(7,086.37 Col$)
0.44 $
(1,602.96 Col$)
     -77.38 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 $
(4,388.94 Col$)
0.31 $
(1,115.01 Col$)
     -74.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 $
(4,375.44 Col$)
0.36 $
(1,296.32 Col$)
     -70.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $
(5,932.24 Col$)
0.67 $
(2,440.73 Col$)
     -58.86 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(6,606.61 Col$)
0.74 $
(2,689.56 Col$)
     -59.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(43,755.94 Col$)
8.23 $
(30,000.00 Col$)
     -31.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.42 $
(8,830.01 Col$)
0.83 $
(3,034.60 Col$)
     -65.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $
(10,803.87 Col$)
1.55 $
(5,640.56 Col$)
     -47.79 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(29,170.63 Col$)
2.14 $
(7,800.00 Col$)
     -73.26 %
Transportation
United States[ Edit ] Colombia[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(8,204.24 Col$)
0.66 $
(2,400.00 Col$)
     -70.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(255,242.98 Col$)
32.91 $
(120,000.00 Col$)
     -52.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(11,850.57 Col$)
1.37 $
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -57.81 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(9,845.11 Col$)
2.43 $
(8,851.39 Col$)
     -10.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(109,389.85 Col$)
6.44 $
(23,500.00 Col$)
     -78.52 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.59 $
(9,427.13 Col$)
2.59 $
(9,452.55 Col$)
     +0.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(83,865,551.80 Col$)
18,100.40 $
(66,000,000.00 Col$)
     -21.30 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,449.27 $
(78,211,079.87 Col$)
20,036.85 $
(73,060,949.00 Col$)
     -6.58 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States[ Edit ] Colombia[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.22 $
(591,512.46 Col$)
70.77 $
(258,044.71 Col$)
     -56.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(497.60 Col$)
0.05 $
(181.05 Col$)
     -63.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.29 $
(238,072.34 Col$)
28.79 $
(104,989.35 Col$)
     -55.90 %
Sports And Leisure
United States[ Edit ] Colombia[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.37 $
(136,257.11 Col$)
21.98 $
(80,152.19 Col$)
     -41.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.86 $
(57,821.15 Col$)
9.03 $
(32,941.18 Col$)
     -43.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(43,755.94 Col$)
3.57 $
(13,000.00 Col$)
     -70.29 %
Childcare
United States[ Edit ] Colombia[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 942.15 $
(3,435,399.89 Col$)
175.91 $
(641,427.56 Col$)
     -81.33 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,206.22 $
(59,093,192.27 Col$)
4,818.92 $
(17,571,374.43 Col$)
     -70.26 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States[ Edit ] Colombia[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.05 $
(160,613.22 Col$)
47.79 $
(174,243.19 Col$)
     +8.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.56 $
(129,651.70 Col$)
30.09 $
(109,711.75 Col$)
     -15.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.92 $
(276,816.34 Col$)
66.25 $
(241,570.58 Col$)
     -12.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.18 $
(350,689.04 Col$)
60.34 $
(220,011.12 Col$)
     -37.26 %
Rent Per Month
United States[ Edit ] Colombia[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,350.18 $
(4,923,205.40 Col$)
307.33 $
(1,120,633.54 Col$)
     -77.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,082.74 $
(3,948,040.71 Col$)
226.88 $
(827,283.19 Col$)
     -79.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,163.23 $
(7,887,853.10 Col$)
524.16 $
(1,911,241.23 Col$)
     -75.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,718.34 $
(6,265,627.05 Col$)
410.75 $
(1,497,733.76 Col$)
     -76.10 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States[ Edit ] Colombia[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 292.19 $
(1,065,422.14 Col$)
123.14 $
(448,999.07 Col$)
     -57.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 194.02 $
(707,478.82 Col$)
100.11 $
(365,049.49 Col$)
     -48.40 %
Salaries And Financing
United States[ Edit ] Colombia[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,558.41 $
(12,975,114.82 Col$)
310.47 $
(1,132,062.31 Col$)
     -91.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.18 11.45      +174.16 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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