Cost of living in Medellín, Colombia

Lunchtime menu in the business district COL$11,563
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$12,671
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$5,637
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,030
12 eggs, large COL$4,322
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,034
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$6,083
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$4,084
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,120
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$5,077
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$31,465
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,662
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,080
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,930,400
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$173,365
Internet 8MB (1 month) COL$72,803
40” flat screen TV COL$993,164
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt COL$184,113
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$13,732
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$5,098
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$149,242
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) COL$97,710
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) COL$182,184
1 pair of leather business shoes COL$179,241
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$48,175,100
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$4,614
Monthly ticket public transport COL$91,701
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) COL$26,162
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) COL$10,882
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$10,315
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$9,313
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$10,395
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$5,766
Tube of toothpaste COL$3,421
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$11,616
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$43,350
2 tickets to the movies COL$19,022
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$90,345
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert COL$83,532
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$12,176
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,266
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$4,544
iPod nano 16GB COL$462,468
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$207
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$131,804
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$4,179
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,242 prices entered by 296 different people.
Latest price update: December 01, 2015.

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