Cali vs Puebla - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cali Puebla
🚶 Cost of living one person
$706
$1071
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1835
$2622
🏠 One person rent
$259
$499
🏘️ Family rent
$455
$954
🍽️ Food expenses
$257
$369
🚐 Transport expenses
$116
$110
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$739
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
21 km
🎓 Higher education
45
35
😀 Quality of life
52
57
🏙️ Population
2.47M
1.43M

The cost of living in Cali is 34% less expensive than in Puebla. Cities ranked 6788th and 4879th ($706 vs $1071) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 17th in Colombia and Mexico, respectively. Check Colombia vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Cali compared to 0.7 months in Puebla. Cali ranked 3rd best city to live in Colombia vs Puebla ranked 7th in Mexico, while ranked 6105th and 5730th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cali Puebla
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.68
$8.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.6
$40.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.64
$8.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$2.61
 Cappuccino
$1.95
$3.09
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85
$1.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$630
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
$358
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$480
$1139
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$338
$768
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43
$45.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66
$70.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.7
$41.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.62%
11.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1156
$811
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1105
$444
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.69
$0.53
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26
$44.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.1
$10.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.41
$2.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.45
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$8.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.56
$9.51
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$2.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$1.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$2.14
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.75
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.51
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.01
$1.57
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$4.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.1
$6.71
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.04
$3.43
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$1.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$28.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.46
$4.71
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.1
$45.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.46
$9.59
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.8
$60.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.1
$92.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$292
$253
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6411
$3859

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Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Palmira
$646
74 km or 46 mi Buenaventura
$555
80 km or 50 mi Tulua
$495
111 km or 69 mi Popayan
$453
148 km or 92 mi Neiva
$512
154 km or 96 mi Armenia
$551
160 km or 100 mi Cartago
$649
170 km or 105 mi Salento
$571
178 km or 111 mi Pereira
$666
184 km or 114 mi Ibague
$521
213 km or 132 mi Girardot
$420
214 km or 133 mi Manizales
$718
227 km or 141 mi Florencia
$419
251 km or 156 mi Quibdo
$651
262 km or 163 mi Pasto
$510
285 km or 177 mi Facatativa
$441
285 km or 177 mi Soacha
$719
301 km or 187 mi Bogota
$877
308 km or 192 mi Tumaco
$534
316 km or 196 mi Ipiales
$517
321 km or 200 mi Envigado
$815
329 km or 204 mi Medellin
$872
330 km or 205 mi Villavicencio
$532
330 km or 205 mi Zipaquira
$647
339 km or 210 mi Bello
$783
386 km or 240 mi Ibarra
$537
421 km or 261 mi Tunja
$511
446 km or 277 mi Esmeraldas
$613
463 km or 288 mi Quito
$843
469 km or 291 mi Duitama
$622
471 km or 293 mi Sogamoso
$606
500 km or 311 mi Barrancabermeja
$599
504 km or 313 mi Yopal
$597
506 km or 314 mi Santo Domingo
$775
518 km or 322 mi Turbo
$625
554 km or 344 mi Floridablanca
$615
556 km or 346 mi Bucaramanga
$653
571 km or 354 mi Ambato
$571
595 km or 369 mi Quevedo
$637
596 km or 370 mi Monteria
$627

Cities near Puebla

Distance City Cost of living
30 km or 18 mi Atlixco
$909
75 km or 47 mi Chalco de Diaz Covarrubias
$904
82 km or 51 mi Cuautla
$918
82 km or 51 mi Chicoloapan de Juarez
$921
86 km or 53 mi Texcoco de Mora
$894
90 km or 56 mi Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$828
103 km or 64 mi Jiutepec
$796
106 km or 66 mi Mexico City
$1289
107 km or 66 mi Ecatepec de Morelos
$905
108 km or 67 mi Cuernavaca
$766
109 km or 68 mi Tehuacan
$594
116 km or 72 mi Tlalnepantla
$884
117 km or 73 mi Naucalpan
$901
119 km or 74 mi Tultepec
$857
120 km or 74 mi Orizaba
$829
120 km or 74 mi Tultitlan de Mariano Escobedo
$866
122 km or 76 mi Ciudad Lopez Mateos
$1007
124 km or 77 mi Cuautitlan Izcalli
$815
124 km or 77 mi Teziutlan
$799
124 km or 77 mi Zumpango
$869
131 km or 81 mi Pachuca
$666
136 km or 85 mi Cordoba
$850
140 km or 87 mi Coatepec
$784
147 km or 91 mi Xalapa
$668
153 km or 95 mi Toluca
$756
156 km or 97 mi Taxco
$841
160 km or 99 mi Iguala
$838
183 km or 114 mi Poza Rica
$765
206 km or 128 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$843
215 km or 134 mi Chilpancingo
$699
217 km or 135 mi Veracruz
$840
238 km or 148 mi San Juan del Rio
$892
260 km or 162 mi Alvarado
$807
268 km or 167 mi Oaxaca
$967
284 km or 177 mi Queretaro
$982
301 km or 187 mi Acapulco
$847
314 km or 195 mi Santiago Tuxtla
$789
318 km or 197 mi Celaya
$678
320 km or 199 mi Morelia
$752
323 km or 201 mi San Andres Tuxtla
$786