Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

List of prices in Bogotá, Colombia. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$13,289
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$15,852
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$8,006
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,567
12 eggs, large COL$5,039
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,995
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,559
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$4,830
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,125
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,669
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$38,666
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,736
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,115
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,956,890
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,547,420
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$384,279
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,927,770
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$1,040,830
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$249,468
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$76,615
40” flat screen TV COL$1,381,920
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$318,021
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$23,786
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$14,901
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$182,200
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$127,626
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$257,239
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$220,886
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$60,005,700
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$3,157
Monthly ticket public transport COL$123,732
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$28,270
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$17,034
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$25,409
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$111,011
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$22,280
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$12,508
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$16,332
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$5,916
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,151
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$15,536
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$55,293
2 tickets to the movies COL$25,864
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$168,992
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$134,063
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$19,363
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,936
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$6,244
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB COL$1,770,110
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$337
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$128,550
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$5,530
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,404 prices entered by 302 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2019.

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