Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district COL$13,613
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$13,486
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$5,933
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,654
12 eggs, large COL$5,018
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,489
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,777
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$6,272
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,628
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,514
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$28,087
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,646
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,142
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$3,056,650
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$217,807
Internet 8MB (1 month) COL$70,907
40” flat screen TV COL$1,088,690
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt COL$175,473
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$12,774
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,050
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$174,076
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) COL$133,873
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) COL$184,562
1 pair of leather business shoes COL$171,150
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$49,152,600
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,190
Monthly ticket public transport COL$91,837
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) COL$16,585
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) COL$12,009
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$12,447
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$9,176
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$9,970
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$4,147
Tube of toothpaste COL$2,870
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$11,430
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$43,597
2 tickets to the movies COL$20,105
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$182,600
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert COL$99,759
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$14,697
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,517
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$4,869
iPod nano 16GB COL$408,767
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$202
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$127,734
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$5,300
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 14,459 prices entered by 1,107 different people.
Latest price update: April 21, 2015.

Bogotá position in our World Ranking

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20th
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