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Cost of Living in Bolivia

Cost of living in Bolivia is 49.56% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Bolivia is 72.05% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Bs. 20.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 Bs. 80.00-180.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 Bs. 32.00-45.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 14.50 Bs. 10.00-20.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 21.00 Bs. 14.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 15.18 Bs. 8.00-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.57 Bs. 5.00-10.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.97 Bs. 3.40-8.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 23.33 Bs. 22.71-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.27 Bs. 4.54-10.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.92 Bs. 2.27-5.90
Eggs (12) 10.14 Bs. 8.50-12.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.82 Bs. 9.07-23.59
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 9.45 Bs. 6.35-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.93 Bs. 11.34-21.77
Apples (1 lb) 4.62 Bs. 2.72-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 2.27 Bs. 1.36-3.63
Oranges (1 lb) 2.38 Bs. 1.36-3.63
Tomato (1 lb) 2.86 Bs. 2.27-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 2.49 Bs. 1.81-4.54
Onion (1 lb) 2.04 Bs. 1.36-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 4.10 Bs. 2.00-7.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.35 Bs. 5.00-8.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 32.50 Bs. 25.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.79 Bs. 11.00-20.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 19.07 Bs. 14.00-25.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 15.00 Bs. 12.00-20.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 Bs. 2.00-2.40
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 Bs. 100.00-200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 9.00 Bs. 7.00-15.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 12.87 Bs. 8.05-16.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 Bs. 20.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 14.26 Bs. 13.25-15.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 138,600.00 Bs. 118,000.00-146,160.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 159,040.00 Bs. 139,200.00-230,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 295.30 Bs. 157.41-450.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.25 Bs. 0.90-2.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 533.41 Bs. 250.00-972.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 267.57 Bs. 180.00-450.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 66.67 Bs. 40.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 41.55 Bs. 35.00-50.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 525.00 Bs. 250.00-800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,600.00 Bs. 6,000.00-16,800.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 429.42 Bs. 300.00-600.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 332.19 Bs. 200.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 552.51 Bs. 350.00-800.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 450.35 Bs. 280.00-800.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,952.76 Bs. 1,400.00-3,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,464.17 Bs. 900.00-2,582.19
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,855.25 Bs. 2,500.00-6,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,275.74 Bs. 2,100.00-4,800.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 675.51 Bs. 514.69-929.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 492.19 Bs. 334.45-650.32
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,241.18 Bs.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 7.19 5.50-11.00

Prices in Bolivia

These data are based on 1512 entries in the past 18 months from 106 different contributors.
Last update: May 2017
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