Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 13,532 prices entered by 1,050 different people.
Latest price update: January 28, 2015.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district COL$13,747
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$12,709
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$5,618
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,558
12 eggs, large COL$4,658
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,312
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,459
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,769
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,398
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,313
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$31,757
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,489
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,168
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$3,197,730
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$217,232
Internet 8MB (1 month) COL$71,446
40” flat screen TV COL$1,095,890
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt COL$177,732
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$10,954
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$4,845
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$172,364
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) COL$124,974
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) COL$192,416
1 pair of leather business shoes COL$171,671
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$48,892,800
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,214
Monthly ticket public transport COL$92,340
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) COL$12,991
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) COL$11,863
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$12,603
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$8,701
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$9,464
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$4,273
Tube of toothpaste COL$2,750
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$11,215
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$42,659
2 tickets to the movies COL$18,923
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$174,421
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert COL$96,161
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$13,190
Capuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,385
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$4,679
iPod nano 16GB COL$393,488
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$200
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$123,296
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes COL$5,930

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