Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$12,615
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$15,418
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$6,873
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,546
12 eggs, large COL$4,660
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,941
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,415
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$4,924
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,986
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,511
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$32,822
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,672
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,239
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,872,170
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,512,130
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$349,637
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,921,800
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$1,041,900
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$207,602
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$68,206
40” flat screen TV COL$1,392,010
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$289,160
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$18,171
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$16,015
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$181,488
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$147,317
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$269,732
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$233,610
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$63,702,600
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,394
Monthly ticket public transport COL$118,001
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$16,162
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$14,493
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$36,087
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$137,850
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$17,738
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$12,905
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$15,849
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,394
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,416
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$17,420
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$67,089
2 tickets to the movies COL$25,523
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$146,659
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$123,504
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$20,732
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,857
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$8,399
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB COL$1,550,120
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$256
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$129,801
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$5,088
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,566 prices entered by 330 different people.
Latest price update: September 22, 2018.

Bogotá position in our World Ranking

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263rd
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latin america
30th
out of 49

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