Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

Lunchtime menu in the business district COL$14,102
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$13,561
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$6,477
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,648
12 eggs, large COL$4,681
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,487
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$8,397
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$6,557
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,674
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,563
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$30,642
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,572
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,276
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,959,990
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$302,500
Internet 8MB (1 month) COL$71,878
40” flat screen TV COL$1,087,480
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt COL$192,302
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$13,919
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,136
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$170,860
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) COL$112,852
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) COL$192,967
1 pair of leather business shoes COL$169,097
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$50,117,900
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,163
Monthly ticket public transport COL$91,870
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) COL$17,024
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) COL$12,151
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$12,666
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$9,692
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$10,920
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$4,595
Tube of toothpaste COL$3,366
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$12,579
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$46,304
2 tickets to the movies COL$21,473
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$171,355
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert COL$102,548
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$15,836
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,373
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$5,448
iPod nano 16GB COL$417,748
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$202
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$130,172
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$4,965
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 16,085 prices entered by 1,243 different people.
Latest price update: December 01, 2015.

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