Cost of living in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Summary of cost of living in Cochabamba

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $b12,587
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $b5,075
  • Cost of living in Cochabamba is cheaper than in 87% of cities in Latin America (33 out of 38)
  • Cost of living in Cochabamba is cheaper than in 91% of cities in the World (195 out of 214)
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List of prices in Cochabamba
Current as of Jun 2021.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $b43
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $b39
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $b11
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $b6
12 eggs, large $b10
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $b7
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $b18
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $b13
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $b8
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $b11
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $b43
2 liters of coca-cola $b11
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $b4.05
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $b3,198
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $b2,043
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $b233
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $b2,483
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $b1,508
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $b188
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $b173
40” flat screen tv $b2,218
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $b1,005
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $b45
Hourly rate for cleaning help $b37
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $b414
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $b416
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $b484
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $b439
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $b112,367
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $b4.43
Monthly ticket public transport $b184
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $b58
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $b28
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $b46
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $b180
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $b31
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $b24
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $b24
4 rolls of toilet paper $b11
Tube of toothpaste $b11
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $b40
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $b67
2 tickets to the movies $b79
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $b161
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $b163
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $b33
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $b21
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $b17
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $b3,359
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $b1.47
1 month of gym membership in business district $b296
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $b14
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 505 prices entered by 33 different people.
Latest price update: June 12, 2021

Cochabamba position in our World Ranking

the world
195th
out of 214
latin america
33rd
out of 38

Cheapest and most expensive products in Cochabamba compared to other cities:

the world
4th
the world
4th
the world
5th
latin america
2nd
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2nd
latin america
3rd

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