Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$15,645
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$14,842
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$8,544
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,674
12 eggs, large COL$5,116
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$3,021
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$8,239
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,303
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,993
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,609
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$39,713
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,681
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$1,962
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$3,053,710
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,634,030
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$394,158
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,017,730
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$1,123,280
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$242,731
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$76,262
40” flat screen TV COL$1,322,880
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$244,432
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$19,856
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,854
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$170,712
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$121,441
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$238,591
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$219,143
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$59,838,700
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,529
Monthly ticket public transport COL$99,828
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$32,521
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$13,717
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$9,786
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$81,011
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$20,191
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$11,295
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$13,856
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$5,355
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,373
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$12,476
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$53,040
2 tickets to the movies COL$22,675
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$66,236
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$109,350
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$17,968
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,186
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$9,617
iPod nano 16GB COL$558,782
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$213
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$171,063
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$4,044
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,051 prices entered by 277 different people.
Latest price update: December 02, 2016.

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