Cost of living in Cartagena, Colombia, Colombia

Summary of cost of living in Cartagena, Colombia

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: COL$9,381,457
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: COL$4,256,089
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Cartagena, Colombia
Current as of Feb 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$45,252
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) COL$64,345
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$9,824
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$5,145
12 eggs, large COL$10,188
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$5,643
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$14,713
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$10,494
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$4,027
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$8,764
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$60,370
2 liters of coca-cola COL$7,937
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$4,446
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area COL$3,497,780
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area COL$1,581,660
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$292,694
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area COL$2,260,220
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area COL$1,150,410
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio COL$233,280
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) COL$86,207
40” flat screen tv COL$1,360,150
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$513,169
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$17,939
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$11,788
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) COL$169,160
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) COL$134,921
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$305,953
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$262,939
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$53,408,200
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$3,822
Monthly ticket public transport COL$178,536
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$52,763
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$9,563
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$21,859
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) COL$181,236
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) COL$24,401
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$13,392
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$22,974
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$11,829
Tube of toothpaste COL$3,512
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$28,920
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$91,873
2 tickets to the movies COL$22,817
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$127,521
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$114,321
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$34,354
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$11,080
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$8,020
Ipad wi-fi 128gb COL$1,489,460
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$211
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$124,904
1 package of marlboro cigarettes COL$19,287
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 265 prices entered by 32 different people.
Latest price update: February 27, 2024

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