Cost of living in La Paz, Bolivia, Bolivia

Summary of cost of living in La Paz, Bolivia

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $b13,415
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $b5,671
  • La Paz, Bolivia is the cheapest city in Latin America (30 out of 30)
  • Cost of living in La Paz, Bolivia is cheaper than in 95% of cities in the World (172 out of 181)
What salary will you need in La Paz, Bolivia?
Find out with your own Salary Calculation.

List of prices in La Paz, Bolivia
Current as of Apr 2024.

Change the currency:
Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $b59
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $b42
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $b16
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $b7
12 eggs, large $b11
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $b5.77
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $b24
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $b9
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $b9
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $b12
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $b61
2 liters of coca-cola $b11
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $b3.24
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $b3,874
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $b2,445
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $b235
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $b2,189
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $b1,670
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $b177
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $b181
40” flat screen tv $b2,511
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $b956
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $b68
Hourly rate for cleaning help $b21
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $b282
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $b231
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $b559
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $b484
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $b110,588
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $b3.76
Monthly ticket public transport $b206
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $b76
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $b27
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $b76
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $b195
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $b47
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $b27
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $b29
4 rolls of toilet paper $b10
Tube of toothpaste $b13
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $b70
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $b117
2 tickets to the movies $b79
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $b177
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $b156
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $b45
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $b27
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $b20
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $b3,557
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $b1.52
1 month of gym membership in business district $b362
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $b16
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 303 prices entered by 34 different people.
Latest price update: April 18, 2024

La Paz, BOL position in our World Ranking

the world
172nd
out of 181
latin america
30th
out of 30

Cheapest and most expensive products in La Paz, BOL compared to other cities:

the world
2nd
the world
2nd
the world
2nd
the world
2nd
the world
3rd
the world
4th

Do you live in La Paz, Bolivia? We need your help!

What is the price of

Furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area

in La Paz, Bolivia?

$b

Are you moving to La Paz, Bolivia? Do you know how much money you will need there to maintain your current standard of living?

Find out what is the real equivalent in La Paz, Bolivia of your current salary and improve your chances of a happy relocation.

Get a Salary Calculation for La Paz, Bolivia

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Prices recently added

  • 1 liter of whole fat milk in São José dos Campos costs R$ 4.85 (29 minutes ago)
  • 1 month of gym membership in business district in Bucharest costs 198 lei (29 minutes ago)
  • Weekly rent - 85m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Itajuba costs R$ 6,450 (about 1 hour ago)
  • 1 liter of gasoline in Vancouver costs C$2.03 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Monthly rent - 45 m2 furnished studio in expensive area in Jundiai costs R$ 3,500 (about 2 hours ago)
  • 1 month of gym membership in business district in La Paz, Bolivia costs $b298 (about 2 hours ago)

Make a different comparison:

Compare cost of living between cities:
vs