Cost of living in Pasto, Colombia

Summary of cost of living in Pasto

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: COL$4,689,840
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: COL$1,816,160
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Pasto, Colombia. Current as of Jul 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$8,536
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) COL$11,154
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$5,338
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$1,843
12 eggs, large COL$3,725
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,805
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$5,710
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$4,166
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$3,311
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,739
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$30,031
2 liters of coca-cola COL$3,341
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$1,696
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area COL$1,021,130
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area COL$792,606
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$252,138
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area COL$777,238
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area COL$501,203
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio COL$129,162
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) COL$96,469
40” flat screen tv COL$1,080,200
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$262,609
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$10,849
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$12,500
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) COL$169,592
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) COL$132,075
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$221,907
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$118,000
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$52,500,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,528
Monthly ticket public transport COL$79,586
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$18,945
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$12,499
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) COL$65,000
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) COL$7,500
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$8,956
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$11,919
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$7,107
Tube of toothpaste COL$3,925
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$10,713
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$38,477
2 tickets to the movies COL$17,096
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$17,000
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$80,000
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$12,844
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$4,562
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$3,700
Ipad wi-fi 128gb -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$176
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$55,833
1 package of marlboro cigarettes COL$3,773
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 48 prices entered by 10 different people.
Latest price update: July 03, 2020

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