Cost of living in Cartagena, Colombia

Summary of cost of living in Cartagena

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: COL$6,176,292
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: COL$2,937,416
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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List of prices in Cartagena, Colombia. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$25,354
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) COL$21,730
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,116
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,937
12 eggs, large COL$5,860
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$3,099
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$8,419
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$6,293
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,949
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$3,014
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$44,645
2 liters of coca-cola COL$3,749
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,883
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area COL$2,482,480
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area COL$1,155,610
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$289,309
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area COL$1,761,120
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area COL$682,609
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio COL$262,788
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) COL$65,293
40” flat screen tv COL$1,019,220
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$199,184
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$13,212
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$9,521
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) COL$178,438
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) COL$103,491
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$226,567
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$143,549
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$45,651,400
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,396
Monthly ticket public transport COL$90,062
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$37,952
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$12,251
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$11,865
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) COL$58,176
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) COL$13,004
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$8,486
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$10,261
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$5,198
Tube of toothpaste COL$2,999
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$14,202
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$41,931
2 tickets to the movies COL$22,476
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$124,941
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$94,273
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$13,312
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,435
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$4,699
Ipad wi-fi 128gb COL$1,599,730
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$209
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$102,886
1 package of marlboro cigarettes COL$4,962
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 155 prices entered by 24 different people.
Latest price update: January 28, 2021

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