Bangladesh vs Colombia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bangladesh Colombia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$421
$735
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1119
$1828
🏠 One person rent
$110
$306
🏘️ Family rent
$247
$531
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$253
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.4
$101
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$270
$378
💸 GDP per capita
$2688
$6624
😃 Human freedom index
5.51
6.54
❤️ Life expectancy
72.4
72.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
24
40
🌐 English speaking %
12%
4.2%
🎓 Higher education
64
77
😀 Quality of life
36
37
🏙️ Population
169M
49.1M

The average cost of living in Bangladesh ($421) is 43% less expensive than in Colombia ($735). Bangladesh ranked 194th vs 127th for Colombia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Bangladesh compared to 0.5 months in Colombia. Ranked 135th and 132nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bangladesh vs Colombia

We calculate prices for Bangladesh and Colombia as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 50 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Bangladesh Colombia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.1
$5.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$8.89
$22.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.17
$6.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.62
$1.24
 Cappuccino
$1.96
$1.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$0.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$95.9
$300
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$58.9
$210
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$301
$557
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$164
$391
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.5
$54.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.9
$83.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.1
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.37%
13.76%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$933
$1286
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$499
$1212
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.7
$33.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.61
$13.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12
$0.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.62
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.27
$2.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.94
$5.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$5.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.93
$7.78
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.44
$2.43
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.37
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$1.13
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.04
$1.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.61
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.81
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.9
$2.27
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.44
$5.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.02
$4.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.11
$1.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$23.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.53
$4.24
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.6
$27.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.17
$5.73
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.4
$51.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$47.2
$86.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$50.4
$211
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1327
$5612

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bangladesh

City Cost of living Population
Dhaka
$456
16.8M
Chittagong
$358
2.58M
Khulna
$339
1.4M
Narayanganj
$440
1.57M
Sylhet
$308
480K
Bogra
$313
401K
Rajshahi
$291
448K
Barisal
$321
328K
Narsingdi
$300
185K
Jessore
$307
202K
Rangpur
$324
294K
Cox's Bazar
$386
167K
Mymensingh
$286
258K
Brahmanbaria
$340
268K
Saidpur
$336
127K

In Colombia

City Cost of living Population
Bogota
$877
7.74M
Cali
$706
2.47M
Medellin
$872
2.53M
Cartagena
$866
1.04M
Barranquilla
$801
1.27M
Soacha
$719
660K
Villavicencio
$532
664K
Cucuta
$707
750K
Manizales
$718
434K
Pereira
$666
591K
Bucaramanga
$653
581K
Santa Marta
$703
516K
Monteria
$627
505K
Buenaventura
$555
424K
Bello
$783
372K
Envigado
$815
229K
Soledad
$870
456K
Tunja
$511
410K
Palmira
$646
349K
Ibague
$521
541K
Valledupar
$520
544K
Neiva
$512
353K
Pasto
$510
308K
Barrancabermeja
$599
300K
Armenia
$551
301K
Floridablanca
$615
267K
Popayan
$453
301K
Tulua
$495
219K
Sincelejo
$535
287K
Tumaco
$534
213K