Cali vs Rome - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cali Rome
🚶 Cost of living one person
$706
$1675
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1835
$4117
🏠 One person rent
$259
$887
🏘️ Family rent
$455
$1683
🍽️ Food expenses
$257
$471
🚐 Transport expenses
$116
$167
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$1780
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
45
89
😀 Quality of life
52
86
🏙️ Population
2.47M
2.87M

The cost of living in Cali is 58% less expensive than in Rome. Cities ranked 6788th and 2746th ($706 vs $1675) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 4th in Colombia and Italy, respectively. Check Colombia vs Italy comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Cali compared to 1.1 months in Rome. Cali ranked 3rd best city to live in Colombia vs Rome ranked 1st in Italy, while ranked 6105th and 229th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cali vs Rome

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Cali Rome
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.68
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.6
$59
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.64
$10.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$5.4
 Cappuccino
$1.95
$1.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85
$2.22
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$1038
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
$636
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$480
$2217
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$338
$1247
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43
$141
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66
$212
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.7
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.62%
4.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1156
$7680
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1105
$3569
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.69
$1.61
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26
$37.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.1
$16.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.41
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.45
$3.97
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$15.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.56
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$16.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$2.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$2.25
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$2.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$1.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$1.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.75
$1.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.51
$4.56
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.01
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$6.31
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.1
$9.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.04
$4.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
$2.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$3.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$57.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.46
$10.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.1
$106
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.46
$18.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.8
$67.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.1
$81.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$292
$505
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6411
$10380

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Cities near Cali

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 Rome

Distance City Cost of living
2.7 km or 1.7 mi Vatican City
$910
19 km or 12 mi Frascati
$1588
34 km or 21 mi Ladispoli
$1502
44 km or 27 mi Cisterna di Latina
$1338
47 km or 29 mi Colleferro
$1415
51 km or 32 mi Anzio
$1288
59 km or 37 mi Latina
$1046
61 km or 38 mi Civitavecchia
$1689
65 km or 40 mi Rieti
$1257
66 km or 41 mi Viterbo
$1452
76 km or 47 mi Terni
$1020
78 km or 48 mi Frosinone
$1009
80 km or 49 mi Avezzano
$1102
91 km or 56 mi L'Aquila
$963
93 km or 58 mi Terracina
$1323
120 km or 74 mi Foligno
$1088
132 km or 82 mi Teramo
$1169
136 km or 84 mi Perugia
$1060
140 km or 87 mi Ascoli Piceno
$1156
148 km or 92 mi Chieti
$1314
156 km or 97 mi Pescara
$1218
170 km or 106 mi Aversa
$1294
173 km or 107 mi Santa Maria Capua Vetere
$1294
174 km or 108 mi Fermo
$1224
175 km or 109 mi Macerata
$1161
178 km or 111 mi Giugliano in Campania
$1283
179 km or 112 mi Caserta
$1321
181 km or 113 mi Arezzo
$1342
183 km or 114 mi Frattamaggiore
$1273
184 km or 115 mi Siena
$1574
185 km or 115 mi Campobasso
$1157
187 km or 116 mi Civitanova Marche
$1230
189 km or 117 mi Naples
$1330
209 km or 130 mi Ancona
$1283
210 km or 130 mi Benevento
$1240
213 km or 133 mi Castellammare di Stabia
$1344
221 km or 137 mi Avellino
$1069
221 km or 137 mi Fano
$1076
226 km or 140 mi Amalfi
$1517
227 km or 141 mi San Marino City
$1222