Cost of Living in Potosi | Bolivia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$659
$1325
🛋️ Without rent
$352
$1030
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$307
$295
🍽️ Food
$255
$663
🚐 Transport
$31.9
$90.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
🏙️ Population
190k

The average cost of living in Potosi is $659, which is in the top 30% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6451st out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 10 in Bolivia.

The median after-tax salary is $403, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 7881st (TOP 85%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in Bolivia. With an estimated population of 190k, Potosi is the 7th largest city in Bolivia.

✈️ Closest airport5 kmCapitan Nicolas Rojas Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate12.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank11633Autonomous University Tomas Frias
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Prices in Potosi

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.4
☕ Cappuccino
$2.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$265
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$234
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$175
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$71.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$707
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$648

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.55

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.75
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.83
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.79
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.61
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.75

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$65.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$158
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2643