Cost of living in Barranquilla, Colombia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$9,100
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$15,316
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$9,779
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,576
12 eggs, large COL$4,926
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$3,041
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$6,650
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,621
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,828
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$3,223
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$34,761
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,448
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,616
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,842,230
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,150,190
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$408,962
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,280,330
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$869,315
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$228,679
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$68,043
40” flat screen TV COL$1,150,710
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$271,567
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$13,188
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$64,001
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$129,101
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$140,653
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$246,720
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$165,095
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$49,685,500
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,247
Monthly ticket public transport COL$109,286
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$51,208
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$13,056
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$18,407
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$103,768
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$17,711
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$9,645
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$11,015
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$4,916
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,382
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$13,586
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$44,710
2 tickets to the movies COL$22,170
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$80,035
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$80,214
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$16,464
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,879
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$7,029
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB COL$1,654,040
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$209
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$88,987
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$4,533
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 318 prices entered by 26 different people.
Latest price update: September 21, 2018.

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