Cost of living in Barranquilla, Colombia

Summary of cost of living in Barranquilla

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: COL$6,250,179
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: COL$2,692,268
  • Barranquilla is the 2nd cheapest city in Colombia (3 out of 4)
  • Barranquilla is the 3rd cheapest city in Latin America (31 out of 33)
  • Cost of living in Barranquilla is cheaper than in 94% of cities in the World (189 out of 201)

List of prices in Barranquilla, Colombia. Current as of Apr 2021.

Change the currency:
Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$19,795
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) COL$17,767
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,068
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,600
12 eggs, large COL$5,078
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$3,099
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$9,062
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,089
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,417
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$3,448
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$40,452
2 liters of coca-cola COL$4,398
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,070
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area COL$2,010,630
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area COL$1,037,440
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$322,532
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area COL$1,235,390
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area COL$784,076
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio COL$224,489
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) COL$78,440
40” flat screen tv COL$1,137,930
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$350,398
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$14,063
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$9,111
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) COL$162,843
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) COL$108,684
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$232,402
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$171,940
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$72,459,200
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,502
Monthly ticket public transport COL$111,722
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$39,612
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$17,789
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$16,004
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) COL$69,186
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) COL$15,876
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$11,155
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$12,897
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,574
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,732
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$19,587
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$27,072
2 tickets to the movies COL$21,911
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$84,740
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$78,425
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$22,401
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$6,803
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$3,450
Ipad wi-fi 128gb COL$1,589,790
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$173
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$110,929
1 package of marlboro cigarettes COL$4,892
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 469 prices entered by 46 different people.
Latest price update: April 16, 2021

Barranquilla position in our World Ranking

the world
out of 201
latin america
out of 33
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Barranquilla compared to other cities:

the world
the world
the world
the world
the world
the world

Do you live in Barranquilla? We need your help!

What is the price of

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new

in Barranquilla?


International Cost of Living Index


Prices recently added

  • Public transport in Thessaloniki costs €25 (2 minutes ago)
  • Internet 8 mbps, 1 month in Addis Ababa costs 1,700 Birr (14 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Campinas costs R$ 2,500 (20 minutes ago)
  • 1 liter of gasoline in Posadas costs ARS $100 (about 1 hour ago)
  • 1 pack of marlboro cigarettes in Nagpur costs ₨183 (about 2 hours ago)
  • Ipad wi-fi 128gb in Santander costs €479 (about 2 hours ago)