Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$14,454
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$15,897
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,782
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,713
12 eggs, large COL$4,673
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$4,305
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,376
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,330
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,853
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,755
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$39,867
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,900
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,010
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,887,400
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,584,600
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$433,388
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,893,600
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$1,032,880
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$217,806
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$72,512
40” flat screen TV COL$1,457,230
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$254,296
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$22,118
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,808
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$186,045
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$157,859
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$233,549
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$206,932
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$55,980,800
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,435
Monthly ticket public transport COL$103,039
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$25,996
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$12,570
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$13,316
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$65,050
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$18,253
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$11,025
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$14,226
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,143
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,247
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$11,585
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$45,354
2 tickets to the movies COL$21,933
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$79,066
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$105,079
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$19,092
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,256
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$5,808
iPod nano 16GB COL$559,999
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$243
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$153,592
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$4,167
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,004 prices entered by 372 different people.
Latest price update: June 22, 2017.

Bogotá position in our World Ranking

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37th
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