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Cost of Living in Tarija | Bolivia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$525
$1165
🛋️ Without rent
$287
$855
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$238
$310
🍽️ Food
$198
$521
🚐 Transport
$22.8
$62.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
🏙️ Population
180k

The average cost of living in Tarija is $525, which is in the top 19% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7493rd out of 9294 in our global list and 9th out of 10 in Bolivia.

The median after-tax salary is $403, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 7869th (TOP 85%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 6th best city to live in Bolivia. With an estimated population of 180k, Tarija is the 8th largest city in Bolivia.

✈️ Closest airport4 kmCapitan Oriel Lea Plaza Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate13.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank8948Juan Misael Saracho Autonomous University
Cost of living in Tarija infographic

Prices in Tarija

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$9.51
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.71
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.56
☕ Cappuccino
$1.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.8

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.89
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.52
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.61
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.34

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.54
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.55

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$235
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$313
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$215
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$39.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$707
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$650

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$36
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$158
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2636