Cost of living in Barranquilla, Colombia

Summary of cost of living in Barranquilla

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: COL$7,723,528
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: COL$3,471,852
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Barranquilla
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$25,891
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) COL$20,688
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$12,004
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$3,978
12 eggs, large COL$10,511
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$3,744
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$9,706
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$6,384
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$4,274
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,918
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$38,870
2 liters of coca-cola COL$4,489
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$3,406
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area COL$2,516,830
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area COL$1,620,040
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$416,851
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area COL$1,632,250
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area COL$994,864
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio COL$280,741
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) COL$113,579
40” flat screen tv COL$1,263,050
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$319,056
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$21,640
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$11,447
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) COL$182,863
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) COL$115,402
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$305,199
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$216,885
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$76,743,100
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,717
Monthly ticket public transport COL$119,189
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$34,463
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$23,106
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$31,430
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) COL$127,667
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) COL$16,456
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$11,193
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$13,766
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$5,590
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,560
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$22,673
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$52,262
2 tickets to the movies COL$28,969
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$157,141
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$137,529
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$28,648
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$7,516
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$5,927
Ipad wi-fi 128gb COL$1,765,380
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$151
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$122,657
1 package of marlboro cigarettes COL$7,019
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 386 prices entered by 47 different people.
Latest price update: January 27, 2023

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