Cost of living in Bucaramanga, Colombia

Summary of cost of living in Bucaramanga

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: COL$6,341,637
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: COL$2,578,062
  • 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.

List of prices in Bucaramanga
Current as of Oct 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$26,603
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) COL$17,239
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$8,319
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$3,871
12 eggs, large COL$7,161
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,966
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$9,866
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$4,916
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,057
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$3,550
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$55,216
2 liters of coca-cola COL$4,228
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,331
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area COL$1,754,910
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area COL$999,224
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$257,545
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area COL$897,390
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area COL$563,425
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio COL$175,127
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) COL$63,341
40” flat screen tv COL$1,366,520
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$494,507
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$19,264
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$16,258
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) COL$158,732
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) COL$121,021
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$268,522
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$198,842
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$56,952,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$3,131
Monthly ticket public transport COL$139,819
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$18,776
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$14,038
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$9,311
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) COL$59,489
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) COL$10,032
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$11,841
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$13,934
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,372
Tube of toothpaste COL$4,755
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$28,456
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$30,136
2 tickets to the movies COL$23,761
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$110,027
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$80,777
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$16,495
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$8,655
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$4,426
Ipad wi-fi 128gb COL$1,646,280
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$267
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$132,283
1 package of marlboro cigarettes COL$5,948
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 252 prices entered by 36 different people.
Latest price update: October 04, 2022

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