Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 12,494 prices entered by 992 different people.
Latest price update: September 30, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district COL$14,915
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$13,259
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,287
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,432
12 eggs, large COL$4,577
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,416
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,618
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$4,220
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,508
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,370
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$38,722
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$4,037
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,108
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$3,312,390
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$245,297
Internet 8MB (1 month) COL$81,598
40” flat screen TV COL$1,537,820
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt COL$199,596
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$16,026
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$7,243
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$181,629
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) COL$132,692
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) COL$224,912
1 pair of leather business shoes COL$177,521
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$44,366,400
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,959
Monthly ticket public transport COL$96,092
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) COL$11,891
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) COL$11,873
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$14,898
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$10,488
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$11,481
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,145
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,623
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$15,505
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$53,288
2 tickets to the movies COL$21,797
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$197,826
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert COL$135,912
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$18,062
Capuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,299
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$6,682
iPod nano 16GB COL$310,660
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$290
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$183,314
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes COL$4,328

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