Cost of living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$13,909 ($4.65)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$16,264 ($5.43)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,426 ($2.48)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,709 ($0.91)
12 eggs, large COL$4,722 ($1.58)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,837 ($0.95)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,379 ($2.47)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,237 ($1.75)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,187 ($0.73)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,668 ($0.89)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$35,976 ($12)
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$4,042 ($1.35)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,199 ($0.73)
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$2,992,130 ($1,000)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,595,220 ($533)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$432,230 ($144)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,946,020 ($650)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$1,042,380 ($348)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$269,681 ($90)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$67,651 ($23)
40” flat screen TV COL$1,357,430 ($454)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$263,161 ($88)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$18,714 ($6)
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,851 ($1.96)
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$180,447 ($60)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$180,336 ($60)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$248,308 ($83)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$231,159 ($77)
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$58,879,300 ($19,672)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,561 ($0.86)
Monthly ticket public transport COL$111,660 ($37)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$13,340 ($4.46)
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$11,394 ($3.81)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$17,020 ($5.69)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$82,667 ($28)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$15,687 ($5.24)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$12,409 ($4.15)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$13,930 ($4.65)
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,523 ($2.18)
Tube of toothpaste COL$3,996 ($1.34)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$13,606 ($4.55)
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$55,500 ($19)
2 tickets to the movies COL$23,311 ($8)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$95,096 ($32)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$109,411 ($37)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$20,467 ($7)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,533 ($1.85)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$7,685 ($2.57)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB COL$1,749,690 ($585)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$237 ($0.08)
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$141,279 ($47)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$4,393 ($1.47)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,446 prices entered by 409 different people.
Latest price update: December 18, 2017.

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