Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$14,489
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$15,759
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$8,259
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,712
12 eggs, large COL$4,914
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$4,352
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,395
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,414
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,873
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,667
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$37,752
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,838
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,004
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,912,030
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,562,870
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$481,965
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,063,740
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$1,137,620
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$246,920
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$73,834
40” flat screen TV COL$1,464,410
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$272,805
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$21,582
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,790
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$184,543
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$161,638
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$234,523
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$203,639
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$58,255,500
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,469
Monthly ticket public transport COL$102,561
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$19,649
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$12,292
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$11,655
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$64,404
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$18,611
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$10,435
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$13,208
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,100
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,035
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$10,875
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$46,865
2 tickets to the movies COL$21,438
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$72,674
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$98,464
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$17,508
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,349
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$5,398
iPod nano 16GB COL$616,702
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$230
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$157,429
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$3,992
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,847 prices entered by 362 different people.
Latest price update: April 30, 2017.

Bogotá position in our World Ranking

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27th
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