Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district COL$14,153
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$13,279
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$6,190
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,641
12 eggs, large COL$4,607
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,507
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$8,193
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$6,194
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,725
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,509
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$29,293
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,585
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,325
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$3,018,240
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$228,044
Internet 8MB (1 month) COL$68,997
40” flat screen TV COL$1,072,490
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt COL$179,602
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$14,333
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,211
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$172,122
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) COL$122,777
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) COL$192,256
1 pair of leather business shoes COL$172,592
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$49,362,700
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,172
Monthly ticket public transport COL$89,688
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) COL$13,664
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) COL$12,740
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$12,429
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$9,535
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$10,614
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$4,296
Tube of toothpaste COL$3,239
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$12,429
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$48,904
2 tickets to the movies COL$21,239
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$180,336
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert COL$103,778
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$15,564
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,577
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$5,654
iPod nano 16GB COL$412,189
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$201
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$128,515
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$5,054
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 15,385 prices entered by 1,191 different people.
Latest price update: August 29, 2015.

Bogotá position in our World Ranking

the world
178th
out of 193
latin america
24th
out of 25

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2nd
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5th
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5th
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