Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Colombia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Colombia are 58.0% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Colombia are 65.8% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Colombia are 80.0% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Colombia are 69.3% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Colombia are 58.7% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Colombia is 75.6% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Colombia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(78,503.21 Col$)
4.59 $
(18,000.00 Col$)
     -77.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(294,387.03 Col$)
25.48 $
(100,000.00 Col$)
     -66.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.50 $
(41,214.18 Col$)
6.37 $
(25,000.00 Col$)
     -39.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(23,550.96 Col$)
1.27 $
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -78.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(27,476.12 Col$)
2.29 $
(9,000.00 Col$)
     -67.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.08 $
(19,933.40 Col$)
1.51 $
(5,920.99 Col$)
     -70.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 $
(9,680.14 Col$)
0.83 $
(3,265.55 Col$)
     -66.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $
(7,998.84 Col$)
0.63 $
(2,476.17 Col$)
     -69.0 %
Markets
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(15,752.28 Col$)
4.45 $
(17,452.91 Col$)
     +10.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.23 $
(12,670.59 Col$)
1.21 $
(4,758.66 Col$)
     -62.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 $
(8,071.73 Col$)
0.55 $
(2,147.67 Col$)
     -73.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 $
(14,626.67 Col$)
2.17 $
(8,527.98 Col$)
     -41.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.83 $
(22,879.44 Col$)
2.24 $
(8,783.85 Col$)
     -61.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.51 $
(21,615.38 Col$)
2.40 $
(9,403.22 Col$)
     -56.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.23 $
(28,395.27 Col$)
3.69 $
(14,471.79 Col$)
     -49.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(9,459.69 Col$)
1.14 $
(4,463.79 Col$)
     -52.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(2,989.07 Col$)
0.46 $
(1,819.93 Col$)
     -39.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(7,994.80 Col$)
0.56 $
(2,188.62 Col$)
     -72.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 $
(8,731.86 Col$)
0.58 $
(2,276.59 Col$)
     -73.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(5,364.47 Col$)
0.51 $
(2,013.22 Col$)
     -62.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(5,398.02 Col$)
0.52 $
(2,036.81 Col$)
     -62.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $
(8,453.91 Col$)
0.79 $
(3,105.27 Col$)
     -63.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $
(8,526.84 Col$)
0.77 $
(3,040.89 Col$)
     -64.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(58,877.41 Col$)
8.92 $
(35,000.00 Col$)
     -40.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $
(6,852.02 Col$)
1.03 $
(4,033.79 Col$)
     -41.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.53 $
(13,857.53 Col$)
1.79 $
(7,016.56 Col$)
     -49.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(39,251.60 Col$)
2.31 $
(9,050.00 Col$)
     -76.9 %
Transportation
United States Edit Colombia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(9,812.90 Col$)
0.74 $
(2,900.00 Col$)
     -70.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(282,611.55 Col$)
36.88 $
(144,750.00 Col$)
     -48.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(14,719.35 Col$)
1.53 $
(6,000.00 Col$)
     -59.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(10,990.45 Col$)
2.67 $
(10,460.74 Col$)
     -4.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(117,754.81 Col$)
6.37 $
(25,000.00 Col$)
     -78.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.66 $
(14,347.11 Col$)
3.37 $
(13,230.72 Col$)
     -7.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(129,530,291.55 Col$)
17,833.67 $
(70,000,000.00 Col$)
     -46.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,030.17 $
(102,172,576.65 Col$)
26,266.76 $
(103,101,248.52 Col$)
     +0.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 205.57 $
(806,890.07 Col$)
83.71 $
(328,571.13 Col$)
     -59.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 50.99 $
(200,128.53 Col$)
9.35 $
(36,691.42 Col$)
     -81.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.82 $
(277,973.04 Col$)
25.18 $
(98,848.44 Col$)
     -64.4 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.92 $
(188,086.19 Col$)
22.83 $
(89,599.23 Col$)
     -52.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.60 $
(88,719.57 Col$)
9.56 $
(37,538.46 Col$)
     -57.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(54,952.24 Col$)
4.59 $
(18,000.00 Col$)
     -67.2 %
Childcare
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,380.35 $
(5,418,113.64 Col$)
203.96 $
(800,591.84 Col$)
     -85.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,267.32 $
(91,327,967.40 Col$)
5,663.73 $
(22,231,034.48 Col$)
     -75.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Colombia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.30 $
(205,301.26 Col$)
53.50 $
(209,986.08 Col$)
     +2.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.54 $
(170,886.36 Col$)
41.81 $
(164,098.00 Col$)
     -4.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.34 $
(346,751.49 Col$)
86.57 $
(339,796.34 Col$)
     -2.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.31 $
(448,666.46 Col$)
74.76 $
(293,437.95 Col$)
     -34.6 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,774.99 $
(6,967,116.32 Col$)
344.93 $
(1,353,921.45 Col$)
     -80.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,452.59 $
(5,701,634.87 Col$)
284.13 $
(1,115,239.28 Col$)
     -80.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,965.51 $
(11,640,106.23 Col$)
616.41 $
(2,419,508.44 Col$)
     -79.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,405.57 $
(9,442,264.32 Col$)
475.57 $
(1,866,691.25 Col$)
     -80.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 320.89 $
(1,259,525.44 Col$)
142.64 $
(559,890.55 Col$)
     -55.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 256.47 $
(1,006,680.74 Col$)
119.51 $
(469,084.74 Col$)
     -53.4 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Colombia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,536.64 $
(17,807,052.42 Col$)
378.28 $
(1,484,812.64 Col$)
     -91.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 13.66      +108.3 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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