Cost of living in Tunja, Colombia

Summary of cost of living in Tunja

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: COL$5,067,743
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: COL$1,995,817
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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List of prices in Tunja, Colombia. Current as of Dec 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$9,927
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) COL$15,019
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$6,862
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,608
12 eggs, large COL$4,448
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,871
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$8,489
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$3,784
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,396
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,705
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$32,400
2 liters of coca-cola COL$3,482
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,055
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area COL$1,158,110
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area COL$858,670
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$200,589
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area COL$815,225
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area COL$549,134
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio COL$135,121
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) COL$73,258
40” flat screen tv COL$1,320,600
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$198,959
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$10,531
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$12,479
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) COL$142,852
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) COL$107,393
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$193,879
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$181,437
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$50,931,100
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$4,351
Monthly ticket public transport COL$69,767
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$14,898
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$13,864
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$31,951
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) COL$54,862
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) COL$20,351
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$10,772
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$12,566
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$5,836
Tube of toothpaste COL$3,872
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$11,321
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$31,364
2 tickets to the movies COL$18,878
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$130,952
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$69,342
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$11,026
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$3,822
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$3,401
Ipad wi-fi 128gb COL$1,204,970
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$218
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$74,853
1 package of marlboro cigarettes COL$3,969
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 74 prices entered by 9 different people.
Latest price update: December 04, 2020

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