Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district COL$14,059
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$13,660
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$6,087
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,646
12 eggs, large COL$4,704
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,528
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$8,120
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$6,239
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,731
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,523
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$29,065
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,584
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,167
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$3,088,340
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$227,493
Internet 8MB (1 month) COL$66,973
40” flat screen TV COL$1,088,430
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt COL$175,921
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$13,830
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,067
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$173,163
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) COL$131,583
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) COL$191,446
1 pair of leather business shoes COL$175,249
Transportation
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$2,182
Monthly ticket public transport COL$91,161
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) COL$14,125
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) COL$12,845
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$12,429
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$9,487
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$10,502
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$4,305
Tube of toothpaste COL$3,053
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$12,286
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$46,491
2 tickets to the movies COL$20,888
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$176,960
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert COL$103,668
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$15,817
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,543
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$5,766
iPod nano 16GB COL$410,325
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$203
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$127,014
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$5,039
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 15,087 prices entered by 1,156 different people.
Latest price update: July 02, 2015.

Bogotá position in our World Ranking

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159th
out of 202
latin america
22nd
out of 26

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