Cost of living in Santiago de Cali, Colombia

Summary of cost of living in Santiago de Cali

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: COL$5,649,478
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: COL$2,361,067
  • Santiago de Cali is the cheapest city in Colombia (4 out of 4)
  • Santiago de Cali is the cheapest city in Latin America (35 out of 35)
  • Cost of living in Santiago de Cali is cheaper than in 98% of cities in the World (194 out of 198)

List of prices in Santiago de Cali, Colombia. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district COL$15,579
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) COL$17,487
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast COL$7,690
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk COL$2,717
12 eggs, large COL$5,590
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes COL$2,825
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese COL$8,684
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples COL$5,676
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes COL$1,568
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket COL$2,767
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality COL$31,642
2 liters of coca-cola COL$3,601
Bread for 2 people for 1 day COL$2,098
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area COL$1,744,130
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area COL$819,823
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat COL$187,839
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area COL$1,120,490
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area COL$550,902
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio COL$155,579
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) COL$71,885
40” flat screen tv COL$1,142,340
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) COL$313,091
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) COL$16,820
Hourly rate for cleaning help COL$8,731
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) COL$121,409
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) COL$97,184
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) COL$205,567
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes COL$167,532
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new COL$55,133,300
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas COL$2,307
Monthly ticket public transport COL$130,351
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) COL$19,760
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) COL$15,005
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) COL$10,255
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) COL$97,107
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) COL$19,757
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) COL$14,841
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) COL$16,783
4 rolls of toilet paper COL$6,401
Tube of toothpaste COL$3,291
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city COL$18,685
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub COL$24,179
2 tickets to the movies COL$20,124
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) COL$115,198
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert COL$94,766
1 cocktail drink in downtown club COL$24,498
Cappuccino in expat area of the city COL$6,935
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) COL$4,194
Ipad wi-fi 128gb COL$1,765,530
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) COL$182
1 month of gym membership in business district COL$101,665
1 package of marlboro cigarettes COL$5,260
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 477 prices entered by 63 different people.
Latest price update: March 06, 2021

Santiago de Cali position in our World Ranking

the world
194th
out of 198
latin america
35th
out of 35
colombia
4th
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Santiago de Cali compared to other cities:

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