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Cost of Living in Bolivia

Cost of living in Bolivia is 51.28% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Bolivia is 72.64% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 24.00 Bs. 14.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 138.55 Bs. 80.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 Bs. 30.00-45.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 14.50 Bs. 10.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 Bs. 13.85-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 15.33 Bs. 10.00-20.78
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.74 Bs. 4.85-9.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.81 Bs. 3.50-10.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 23.77 Bs. 22.71-30.28
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.79 Bs. 4.54-13.61
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.65 Bs. 2.27-5.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.58 Bs. 7.62-12.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.30 Bs. 9.43-18.14
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 9.42 Bs. 6.80-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.02 Bs. 11.34-21.77
Apples (1 lb) 5.48 Bs. 3.14-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 2.16 Bs. 1.36-2.72
Oranges (1 lb) 2.85 Bs. 1.36-6.93
Tomato (1 lb) 3.18 Bs. 2.27-5.00
Potato (1 lb) 2.82 Bs. 2.27-4.08
Onion (1 lb) 3.40 Bs. 1.81-5.20
Lettuce (1 head) 4.14 Bs. 2.00-6.93
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.44 Bs. 5.00-8.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 Bs. 24.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.11 Bs. 8.00-19.79
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.79 Bs. 13.00-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 Bs. 10.00-15.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 Bs. 2.00-2.60
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 210.00 Bs. 160.00-250.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 Bs. 5.00-12.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 Bs. 8.05-24.14
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 Bs. 25.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 14.43 Bs. 13.25-15.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 111,000.00 Bs. 103,912.40-125,280.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 147,711.74 Bs. 117,000.00-175,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 263.22 Bs. 150.00-450.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.14 Bs. 0.90-1.90
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 411.35 Bs. 200.00-850.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 295.13 Bs. 200.00-450.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 73.93 Bs. 50.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 Bs. 36.00-50.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 982.14 Bs. 470.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,276.83 Bs. 6,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 340.00 Bs. 150.00-500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 300.40 Bs. 200.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 514.25 Bs. 350.00-800.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 457.10 Bs. 300.00-700.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,182.18 Bs. 1,400.00-3,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,555.50 Bs. 800.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,097.43 Bs. 2,500.00-5,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,359.86 Bs. 2,100.00-4,800.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 696.24 Bs. 520.25-929.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 483.84 Bs. 353.97-641.03
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,149.67 Bs.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.09 6.00-11.00

Prices in Bolivia

These data are based on 1826 entries in the past 18 months from 138 different contributors.
Last update: January 2019
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