Cost of living in La Paz, Bolivia, Bolivia

Summary of cost of living in La Paz, Bolivia

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $b13,384
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $b5,664
  • La Paz, Bolivia is the cheapest city in Latin America (32 out of 32)
  • Cost of living in La Paz, Bolivia is cheaper than in 96% of cities in the World (164 out of 171)
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List of prices in La Paz, Bolivia
Current as of May 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $b51
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $b42
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $b16
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $b7
12 eggs, large $b12
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $b7
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $b24
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $b9
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $b9
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $b12
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $b61
2 liters of coca-cola $b11
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $b3.24
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $b3,874
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $b2,445
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $b235
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $b2,189
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $b1,670
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $b177
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $b181
40” flat screen tv $b2,511
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $b956
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $b68
Hourly rate for cleaning help $b21
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $b282
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $b231
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $b559
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $b484
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $b110,588
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $b3.74
Monthly ticket public transport $b206
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $b76
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $b27
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $b76
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $b209
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $b47
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $b27
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $b29
4 rolls of toilet paper $b12
Tube of toothpaste $b13
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $b70
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $b117
2 tickets to the movies $b79
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $b177
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $b156
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $b45
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $b26
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $b20
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $b3,557
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $b1.52
1 month of gym membership in business district $b349
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $b16
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 315 prices entered by 38 different people.
Latest price update: May 27, 2024

La Paz, BOL position in our World Ranking

the world
164th
out of 171
latin america
32nd
out of 32

Cheapest and most expensive products in La Paz, BOL compared to other cities:

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4th

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