Cost of living in Santiago de Cali, Colombia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$9,980
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) COL$14,598
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$5,877
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,490
12 eggs, large COL$4,933
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,254
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$6,810
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$3,574
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,620
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,547
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$27,424
2 liters of Coca-Cola COL$4,057
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,000
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area COL$1,308,330
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area COL$810,465
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$189,371
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area COL$805,335
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area COL$520,772
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio COL$98,684
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) COL$67,475
40” flat screen TV COL$1,508,520
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$225,296
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$16,998
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$6,707
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) COL$156,282
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) COL$130,612
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$221,010
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$181,782
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$57,686,200
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$4,008
Monthly ticket public transport COL$114,868
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$27,599
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$13,636
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$23,876
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) COL$66,176
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) COL$18,926
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$10,576
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$10,906
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$4,967
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,805
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$12,006
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$37,078
2 tickets to the movies COL$19,387
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$111,027
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$93,977
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$16,062
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,858
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$3,452
iPod nano 16GB COL$475,711
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$230
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$97,854
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes COL$3,755
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 376 prices entered by 45 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2017.

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33rd
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