Cost of living in Cochabamba, Bolivia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $b19
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $b32
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $b17
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $b5.53
12 eggs, large $b10
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $b6
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $b20
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $b14
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $b8
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $b10
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $b40
2 liters of Coca-Cola $b10
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $b3.41
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $b3,182
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $b2,397
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $b987
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $b2,397
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $b1,511
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $b565
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $b392
40” flat screen TV $b3,696
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $b1,391
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $b28
Hourly rate for cleaning help $b23
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $b393
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) $b253
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $b505
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $b431
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $b133,846
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $b3.83
Monthly ticket public transport $b108
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $b61
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) $b44
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $b47
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $b142
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $b21
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $b18
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $b24
4 rolls of toilet paper $b12
Tube of toothpaste $b13
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $b26
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $b63
2 tickets to the movies $b74
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $b102
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $b176
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $b26
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $b15
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $b17
iPad Air 2, 64GB $b4,596
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $b1.44
1 month of gym membership in business district $b240
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $b14
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 246 prices entered by 15 different people.
Latest price update: September 20, 2017.

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