Cost of living in Montería, Colombia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$7,375
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$13,348
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$6,612
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,448
12 eggs, large COL$3,833
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$3,123
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$7,290
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$7,397
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$4,950
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,332
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$24,850
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$3,683
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$3,250
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,412,500
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$1,000,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$250,000
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$913,826
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$800,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$200,000
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$60,000
40” flat screen TV COL$900,000
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$174,528
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) -
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$230,625
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$120,000
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$200,000
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes -
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new -
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,627
Monthly ticket public transport COL$83,200
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$40,000
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$60,000
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$70,000
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) -
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) -
4 rolls of toilet paper -
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,500
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$15,000
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$90,000
2 tickets to the movies COL$25,000
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$180,000
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city -
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district -
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$5,000
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 14 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: June 24, 2018.

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