Cost of living in Barranquilla, Colombia

Summary of cost of living in Barranquilla

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: COL$6,337,435
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: COL$2,716,897
  • Barranquilla is the 2nd cheapest city in Colombia (3 out of 4)
  • Cost of living in Barranquilla is cheaper than in 89% of cities in Latin America (31 out of 35)
  • Cost of living in Barranquilla is cheaper than in 92% of cities in the World (183 out of 200)

List of prices in Barranquilla, Colombia. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$19,795
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) COL$15,733
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,117
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,745
12 eggs, large COL$5,158
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$3,099
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$8,792
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,089
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,196
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$3,699
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$40,452
2 liters of coca-cola COL$4,040
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,070
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area COL$1,982,350
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area COL$1,078,740
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$300,263
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area COL$1,235,390
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area COL$739,966
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio COL$212,927
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) COL$76,560
40” flat screen tv COL$1,060,840
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$350,398
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$14,063
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$23,320
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) COL$162,843
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) COL$108,684
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$232,402
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$171,940
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$69,045,800
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$3,143
Monthly ticket public transport COL$109,230
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$44,845
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$17,789
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$16,004
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) COL$69,186
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) COL$15,876
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$11,248
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$12,897
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,574
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,476
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$19,587
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$27,072
2 tickets to the movies COL$21,347
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$84,740
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$78,425
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$22,401
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$6,803
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$3,584
Ipad wi-fi 128gb COL$1,589,790
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$173
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$110,929
1 package of marlboro cigarettes COL$4,892
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 491 prices entered by 47 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2021

Barranquilla position in our World Ranking

the world
183rd
out of 200
latin america
31st
out of 35
colombia
3rd
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Barranquilla compared to other cities:

the world
2nd
the world
2nd
the world
5th
the world
5th
latin america
1st
latin america
2nd

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