Burundi vs Colombia - Cost of Living Comparison

Burundi Colombia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$508
$548
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1419
$1340
🏠 One person rent
$181
$239
🏘️ Family rent
$512
$409
🍽️ Food expenses
$236
$177
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.2
$78
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$308
$312
💸 GDP per capita
$239
$5335
😃 Human freedom index
5.02
7.01
❤️ Life expectancy
61.9
77.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
39
🌐 English speaking %
2%
4.2%
🎓 Higher education
24
78
😀 Quality of life
16
50
🏙️ Population
11.5M
49.1M

The average cost of living in Burundi ($508) is 7% less expensive than in Colombia ($548). Burundi ranked 174th vs 158th 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 Burundi compared to 0.6 months in Colombia. Ranked 189th and 91st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burundi vs Colombia

We calculate prices for Burundi and Colombia as a population-weighted mean of 8 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.

Burundi Colombia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$3.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.8
$14.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.37
$4.78
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$1.05
 Cappuccino
$2.04
$1.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$242
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.2
$167
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$725
$441
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$385
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.6
$37.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$57.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.8
$20.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.99%
11.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$936
$1510
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7131
$896
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.4
$27.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.76
$10.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.72
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.71
$3.68
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.24
$3.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$4.85
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$1.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$0.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$0.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$0.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.35
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.4
$8.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.27
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.43
$4.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$12
$3.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.75
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.24
$1.19
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$19.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.87
$3.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$20.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.92
$4.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.3
$40.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$35
$60.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$51.6
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$922
$3736

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Burundi

City Cost of living Population
Bujumbura
$513
659K
Gitega
$473
41.9K
Ngozi
$481
39.9K
Bubanza
$482
20K
Muyinga
$481
9.61K
Makamba
$481
9.4K
Ruyigi
$481
7.14K
Rutana
$482
5.87K

In Colombia

City Cost of living Population
Bogota
$679
7.74M
Medellin
$648
2.53M
Cali
$555
2.47M
Barranquilla
$577
1.27M
Cartagena
$799
1.04M
Valledupar
$471
544K
Villavicencio
$411
664K
Soacha
$466
660K
Cucuta
$384
750K
Pereira
$414
591K
Monteria
$486
505K
Bucaramanga
$480
581K
Soledad
$440
456K
Buenaventura
$433
424K
Santa Marta
$537
516K
Ibague
$363
541K
Manizales
$474
434K
Palmira
$391
349K
Armenia
$421
301K
Neiva
$390
353K
Pasto
$405
393K
Popayan
$400
301K
Envigado
$500
229K
Floridablanca
$404
267K
Bello
$402
372K
Sincelejo
$421
287K
Tulua
$393
219K
Duitama
$444
127K
Cartago
$392
211K
Tumaco
$432
213K