Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$13,732
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$16,147
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,051
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,699
12 eggs, large COL$4,596
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,976
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,690
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,179
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,176
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,738
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$31,417
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,901
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,265
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$3,087,800
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,571,250
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$466,404
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,019,370
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$1,042,980
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$301,683
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$66,021
40” flat screen TV COL$1,396,840
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$290,396
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$17,993
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$19,668
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$179,547
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$186,559
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$251,636
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$242,016
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$61,571,200
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,762
Monthly ticket public transport COL$111,882
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$25,368
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$11,394
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$17,020
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$82,667
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$14,031
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$13,124
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$14,823
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,523
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,027
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$13,848
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$55,556
2 tickets to the movies COL$23,617
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$122,090
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$114,191
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$21,658
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,575
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$8,463
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB COL$1,749,690
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$237
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$138,390
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$4,588
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,978 prices entered by 385 different people.
Latest price update: February 25, 2018.

Bogotá position in our World Ranking

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272nd
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38th
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