Cost of living in Barranquilla, Colombia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$9,099
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$16,104
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$3,184
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$37,563
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,334
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$1,760,840
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,232,840
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$465,884
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,227,410
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$796,371
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$248,869
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$70,371
40” flat screen TV COL$1,214,560
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$286,169
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$13,188
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$66,604
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$136,031
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$158,797
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$261,046
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$167,562
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$48,555,800
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,277
Monthly ticket public transport COL$109,286
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$46,320
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$45,524
2 tickets to the movies COL$22,073
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$83,279
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$17,546
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,501
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$7,722
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB COL$1,614,300
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$207
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$93,055
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$4,533
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 326 prices entered by 23 different people.
Latest price update: November 21, 2018.

Barranquilla position in our World Ranking

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292nd
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41st
out of 49
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3rd
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