Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Colombia Reverse

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Cost of Living in Colombia is 59.0% lower than in United States (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Colombia is 66.2% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Colombia are 79.4% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Colombia are 69.3% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Colombia are 59.5% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Colombia is 76.5% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Colombia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(83,266.22 Col$)
4.32 $
(18,000.00 Col$)
     -78.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(312,248.33 Col$)
26.42 $
(110,000.00 Col$)
     -64.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 $
(45,796.42 Col$)
6.73 $
(28,000.00 Col$)
     -38.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(24,979.87 Col$)
1.20 $
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -80.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(29,143.18 Col$)
2.40 $
(10,000.00 Col$)
     -65.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.11 $
(21,283.95 Col$)
1.48 $
(6,149.28 Col$)
     -71.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(10,373.57 Col$)
0.81 $
(3,379.57 Col$)
     -67.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 $
(8,533.45 Col$)
0.61 $
(2,518.81 Col$)
     -70.5 %
Markets
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.99 $
(16,600.04 Col$)
4.31 $
(17,946.27 Col$)
     +8.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.23 $
(13,463.88 Col$)
1.23 $
(5,104.86 Col$)
     -62.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.05 $
(8,542.46 Col$)
0.53 $
(2,225.10 Col$)
     -74.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.66 $
(15,256.93 Col$)
2.09 $
(8,719.72 Col$)
     -42.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.82 $
(24,219.14 Col$)
2.13 $
(8,866.41 Col$)
     -63.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.46 $
(22,725.26 Col$)
2.32 $
(9,673.02 Col$)
     -57.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.26 $
(30,211.56 Col$)
3.67 $
(15,298.32 Col$)
     -49.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.40 $
(9,995.92 Col$)
1.10 $
(4,571.01 Col$)
     -54.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(3,169.92 Col$)
0.47 $
(1,954.93 Col$)
     -38.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.03 $
(8,467.17 Col$)
0.57 $
(2,393.47 Col$)
     -71.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 $
(9,249.20 Col$)
0.54 $
(2,235.46 Col$)
     -75.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.35 $
(5,609.20 Col$)
0.48 $
(1,980.80 Col$)
     -64.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(5,745.05 Col$)
0.50 $
(2,078.59 Col$)
     -63.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 $
(8,998.21 Col$)
0.78 $
(3,228.14 Col$)
     -64.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(9,108.12 Col$)
0.74 $
(3,092.21 Col$)
     -66.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(62,449.67 Col$)
8.41 $
(35,000.00 Col$)
     -44.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $
(7,464.46 Col$)
0.99 $
(4,142.12 Col$)
     -44.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.51 $
(14,602.00 Col$)
1.70 $
(7,061.89 Col$)
     -51.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(41,633.11 Col$)
2.40 $
(10,000.00 Col$)
     -76.0 %
Transportation
United States Edit Colombia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(10,408.28 Col$)
0.70 $
(2,900.00 Col$)
     -72.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(291,431.78 Col$)
36.03 $
(150,000.00 Col$)
     -48.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(14,571.59 Col$)
1.44 $
(6,000.00 Col$)
     -58.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.76 $
(11,490.74 Col$)
2.71 $
(11,265.41 Col$)
     -2.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(124,899.33 Col$)
6.00 $
(25,000.00 Col$)
     -80.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.64 $
(15,173.93 Col$)
3.36 $
(13,982.26 Col$)
     -7.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,150.00 $
(138,013,762.96 Col$)
16,813.54 $
(70,000,000.00 Col$)
     -49.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,103.22 $
(108,675,828.85 Col$)
25,290.63 $
(105,292,775.97 Col$)
     -3.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 204.11 $
(849,780.72 Col$)
80.22 $
(333,992.90 Col$)
     -60.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 53.00 $
(220,665.20 Col$)
8.83 $
(36,750.50 Col$)
     -83.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.55 $
(293,707.68 Col$)
23.16 $
(96,432.03 Col$)
     -67.2 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.52 $
(193,657.30 Col$)
21.95 $
(91,404.42 Col$)
     -52.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.57 $
(89,812.90 Col$)
8.81 $
(36,685.08 Col$)
     -59.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(58,286.36 Col$)
4.32 $
(18,000.00 Col$)
     -69.1 %
Childcare
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,381.90 $
(5,753,294.57 Col$)
207.14 $
(862,373.91 Col$)
     -85.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,409.90 $
(93,299,374.27 Col$)
5,376.27 $
(22,383,096.15 Col$)
     -76.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Colombia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.05 $
(216,679.58 Col$)
51.77 $
(215,532.34 Col$)
     -0.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.58 $
(177,263.54 Col$)
38.33 $
(159,562.86 Col$)
     -10.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.46 $
(368,267.69 Col$)
83.63 $
(348,181.48 Col$)
     -5.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.71 $
(473,414.46 Col$)
73.33 $
(305,294.22 Col$)
     -35.5 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,754.62 $
(7,305,048.59 Col$)
347.50 $
(1,446,732.96 Col$)
     -80.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,443.40 $
(6,009,329.35 Col$)
291.28 $
(1,212,680.63 Col$)
     -79.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,940.81 $
(12,243,492.98 Col$)
620.99 $
(2,585,359.88 Col$)
     -78.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,384.43 $
(9,927,139.86 Col$)
496.75 $
(2,068,129.84 Col$)
     -79.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 307.82 $
(1,281,537.99 Col$)
136.56 $
(568,561.15 Col$)
     -55.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 250.73 $
(1,043,881.79 Col$)
112.92 $
(470,123.01 Col$)
     -55.0 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,526.48 $
(18,845,141.99 Col$)
360.05 $
(1,498,982.90 Col$)
     -92.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 13.94      +112.3 %
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