Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$15,358
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$13,658
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,135
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,669
12 eggs, large COL$5,513
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,397
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$8,404
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$6,455
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,074
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,851
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$38,912
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,834
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,268
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$3,048,850
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,696,640
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$355,442
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,021,310
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$1,077,060
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$220,136
Internet 8MB (1 month) COL$80,925
40” flat screen TV COL$1,224,720
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$225,197
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$17,115
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,254
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$168,456
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$132,538
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$233,839
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$209,551
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$56,587,600
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,133
Monthly ticket public transport COL$95,515
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$17,949
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$12,154
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$10,454
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$82,746
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$13,835
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$10,900
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$12,390
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$5,274
Tube of toothpaste COL$5,363
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$14,114
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$56,552
2 tickets to the movies COL$22,892
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$110,703
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$123,441
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$18,393
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,687
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$9,295
iPod nano 16GB COL$439,301
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$210
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$166,684
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$4,283
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,169 prices entered by 213 different people.
Latest price update: May 04, 2016.

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