Cost of Living in Colombia

Cost of living in Colombia is 59.02% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Colombia is, on average, 76.73% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12,000.00 Col$ 7,000.00-20,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70,000.00 Col$ 50,000.00-127,621.49
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 17,000.00 Col$ 14,000.00-20,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,573.16 Col$ 2,200.00-7,292.66
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7,000.00 Col$ 4,500.00-12,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4,166.50 Col$ 2,000.00-7,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,488.33 Col$ 2,000.00-4,000.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2,043.58 Col$ 1,500.00-3,000.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10,091.02 Col$ 7,381.55-13,248.94
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,773.95 Col$ 1,814.37-4,535.93
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,473.71 Col$ 771.11-2,267.96
Eggs (regular) (12) 5,211.90 Col$ 3,200.00-9,800.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5,238.61 Col$ 2,267.96-10,886.23
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5,399.50 Col$ 2,721.56-9,071.86
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7,447.30 Col$ 3,646.33-11,339.82
Apples (1 lb) 3,173.33 Col$ 1,133.98-4,535.93
Banana (1 lb) 1,223.58 Col$ 635.03-2,721.56
Oranges (1 lb) 1,611.83 Col$ 544.31-4,535.93
Tomato (1 lb) 1,602.96 Col$ 680.39-3,307.90
Potato (1 lb) 1,115.01 Col$ 453.59-2,480.92
Onion (1 lb) 1,296.32 Col$ 680.39-2,041.17
Lettuce (1 head) 2,440.73 Col$ 1,000.00-3,700.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,689.56 Col$ 1,500.00-4,010.96
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30,000.00 Col$ 15,000.00-45,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3,034.60 Col$ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,640.56 Col$ 3,500.00-9,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7,800.00 Col$ 5,500.00-10,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2,400.00 Col$ 2,050.00-2,600.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120,000.00 Col$ 60,000.00-168,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 Col$ 4,000.00-7,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8,851.39 Col$ 4,023.36-12,874.76
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23,500.00 Col$ 12,300.00-35,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,452.55 Col$ 8,138.64-11,004.19
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,000,000.00 Col$ 40,000,000.00-83,490,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 73,060,949.00 Col$ 67,600,000.00-76,400,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 258,044.71 Col$ 150,000.00-500,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 181.05 Col$ 100.00-300.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 104,989.35 Col$ 70,000.00-180,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80,152.19 Col$ 50,000.00-125,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32,941.18 Col$ 20,000.00-50,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13,000.00 Col$ 9,000.00-20,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 641,427.56 Col$ 300,000.00-1,500,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,571,374.43 Col$ 8,400,000.00-36,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 174,243.19 Col$ 80,000.00-250,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 109,711.75 Col$ 60,000.00-190,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 241,570.58 Col$ 150,000.00-350,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 220,011.12 Col$ 120,000.00-350,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,120,633.54 Col$ 600,000.00-2,122,877.01
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 827,283.19 Col$ 492,254.33-1,500,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,911,241.23 Col$ 1,050,000.00-4,000,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,497,733.76 Col$ 900,000.00-3,000,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 448,999.07 Col$ 260,126.35-836,120.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 365,049.49 Col$ 232,255.67-557,413.60
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,132,062.31 Col$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.45 8.00-17.00

Prices in Colombia

This country had 8946 entries in the past 12 months by 695 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
Sources and References
  

By City in Colombia

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Bogota 31.54 12.66 22.42 26.06 21.99 24.03
Barranquilla 30.20 7.93 19.44 25.67 18.44 27.89
Medellin 29.88 9.50 20.03 26.64 22.44 27.68
Cali 27.61 6.74 17.52 22.97 19.22 32.90
Bucaramanga 27.05 6.55 17.15 19.91 17.58 29.61
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