Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$14,737
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$16,402
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,750
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,678
12 eggs, large COL$4,768
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$3,972
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,506
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,359
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,596
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,742
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$38,846
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,995
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,132
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,995,630
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,618,340
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$413,633
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,983,450
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$1,034,250
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$272,983
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$68,469
40” flat screen TV COL$1,443,770
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$252,965
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$20,311
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,839
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$176,609
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$172,594
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$238,208
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$222,161
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$58,473,100
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,624
Monthly ticket public transport COL$106,830
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$12,581
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$10,889
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$16,281
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$64,519
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$15,946
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$11,833
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$14,187
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,506
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,114
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$12,525
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$48,658
2 tickets to the movies COL$23,137
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$94,621
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$108,335
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$20,314
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,242
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$6,571
iPad Air 2, 64GB COL$1,838,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$240
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$147,179
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$4,382
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,304 prices entered by 399 different people.
Latest price update: October 21, 2017.

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