Cost of living in Cúcuta, Colombia

Summary of cost of living in Cúcuta

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: COL$4,544,190
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: COL$1,916,987
  • 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 Cúcuta, Colombia. Current as of Jul 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$12,609
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) COL$13,801
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$4,647
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,403
12 eggs, large COL$4,746
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,447
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$6,532
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,882
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$2,801
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,122
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$32,629
2 liters of coca-cola COL$3,324
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$1,662
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area COL$1,261,450
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area COL$878,168
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$163,001
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area COL$759,407
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area COL$538,410
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio COL$101,615
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) COL$63,890
40” flat screen tv COL$1,072,390
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$237,180
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$12,541
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$17,525
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) COL$81,801
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) COL$72,221
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$161,241
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$148,502
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$35,497,600
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,601
Monthly ticket public transport COL$77,013
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$16,465
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$8,494
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$7,411
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) COL$47,014
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) COL$13,124
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$6,749
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$11,016
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$4,834
Tube of toothpaste COL$2,968
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$9,630
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$29,726
2 tickets to the movies COL$16,316
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$80,000
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$58,248
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$9,027
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$5,140
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$2,972
Ipad wi-fi 128gb COL$2,042,700
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$192
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$69,023
1 package of marlboro cigarettes COL$4,286
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 250 prices entered by 43 different people.
Latest price update: July 02, 2020

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