Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

Lunchtime menu in the business district COL$13,815
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$13,611
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$6,032
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,639
12 eggs, large COL$4,736
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,537
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,873
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$6,262
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,716
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,509
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$28,352
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,587
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,132
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$3,067,800
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$224,274
Internet 8MB (1 month) COL$66,885
40” flat screen TV COL$1,080,380
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt COL$174,661
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$13,201
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,059
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$173,163
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) COL$133,058
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) COL$191,446
1 pair of leather business shoes COL$175,249
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$49,187,400
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,196
Monthly ticket public transport COL$91,873
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) COL$14,255
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) COL$12,459
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$12,429
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$9,409
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$10,414
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$4,312
Tube of toothpaste COL$2,987
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$11,862
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$45,269
2 tickets to the movies COL$20,876
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$180,308
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert COL$102,418
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$15,550
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,487
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$5,465
iPod nano 16GB COL$410,325
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$202
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$127,071
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$5,162
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 14,926 prices entered by 1,135 different people.
Latest price update: May 30, 2015.

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