Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 12,225 prices entered by 969 different people.
Latest price update: July 24, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district COL$14,388
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$13,139
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,041
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,444
12 eggs, large COL$4,643
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,390
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$6,838
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$4,328
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,674
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,363
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$39,672
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,970
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,243
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$3,151,160
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$264,648
Internet 8MB (1 month) COL$81,138
40” flat screen TV COL$1,385,650
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt COL$218,239
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$15,962
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$7,745
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$187,832
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) COL$129,624
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) COL$217,443
1 pair of leather business shoes COL$177,086
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$44,986,200
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,784
Monthly ticket public transport COL$92,886
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) COL$12,757
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) COL$11,052
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$15,518
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$9,481
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$11,607
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,128
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,657
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$15,125
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$51,973
2 tickets to the movies COL$23,029
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$170,514
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert COL$136,337
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$18,769
Capuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,883
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$6,465
iPod nano 16GB COL$342,680
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$299
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$167,567
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes COL$4,345

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