Castries vs Medellin - Cost of Living Comparison

Castries Medellin
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$648
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2620
$1545
🏠 One person rent
$388
$281
🏘️ Family rent
$786
$455
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$208
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.8
$97.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$376
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
3
70
😀 Quality of life
41
58
🏙️ Population
70K
2.53M

The cost of living in Castries is 59% more expensive than in Medellin. Cities ranked 4537th and 7151st ($1031 vs $648) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in Saint Lucia and Colombia, respectively. Check Saint Lucia vs Colombia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Castries compared to 0.6 months in Medellin. Castries ranked 1st best city to live in Saint Lucia vs Medellin ranked 2nd in Colombia, while ranked 6983rd and 5504th among best cities to live in the world.

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Castries Medellin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$4.88
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.3
$17.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$5.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$1.36
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$1.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$429
$290
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
$207
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$937
$521
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$586
$344
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$34.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
$52.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$23.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.29%
10.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$1156
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1017
$1105
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$0.58
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.3
$33.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$9.61
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$0.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.09
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
$1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.43
$1.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$4.66
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$4.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$5.96
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
$2.08
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$0.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$1.1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$0.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$1.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$9.26
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$0.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$1.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.14
$3.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$4.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.23
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$20.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$3.75
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45
$26.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$4.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.8
$41.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$63.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$170
$162
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1853
$4586

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Distance City Cost of living
32 km or 20 mi Vieux Fort
$1095
66 km or 41 mi Fort-de-France
$1181
83 km or 51 mi Georgetown
$845
98 km or 61 mi Kingstown
$866
149 km or 93 mi Roseau
$943
172 km or 107 mi Holetown
$1268
180 km or 112 mi Bridgetown
$1262
181 km or 112 mi Portsmouth
$1233
222 km or 138 mi Grenville
$1000
234 km or 146 mi St. George's
$1018
234 km or 146 mi Basse-Terre
$1203
249 km or 155 mi Sainte-Anne
$1210
250 km or 156 mi Petit-Bourg
$1207
257 km or 160 mi Les Abymes
$1210
259 km or 161 mi Baie-Mahault
$1211
260 km or 162 mi Le Moule
$1208
316 km or 196 mi Scarborough
$1100
348 km or 216 mi All Saints
$1548
357 km or 222 mi St. John's
$1546
377 km or 234 mi Port of Spain
$1002
378 km or 235 mi San Juan
$908
392 km or 244 mi Chaguanas
$973
410 km or 255 mi Basseterre
$1177
415 km or 258 mi Cayon
$1221
418 km or 260 mi San Fernando
$928
445 km or 277 mi Carupano
$691
456 km or 283 mi La Asuncion
$682
461 km or 286 mi Porlamar
$589
497 km or 309 mi Philipsburg
$1845
526 km or 327 mi Cumana
$707
532 km or 330 mi Maturin
$980
563 km or 350 mi Tucupita
$679
577 km or 358 mi Saint Croix
$2457
578 km or 359 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
586 km or 364 mi Lecheria
$688
590 km or 367 mi Barcelona
$701
626 km or 389 mi Road Town
$2248
635 km or 395 mi Anaco
$697
640 km or 398 mi Cantaura
$681
641 km or 399 mi Charlotte Amalie
$2366

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Distance City Cost of living
8.1 km or 5 mi Envigado
$500
9.9 km or 6.1 mi Bello
$402
131 km or 82 mi Manizales
$474
135 km or 84 mi Quibdo
$425
160 km or 99 mi Pereira
$414
171 km or 106 mi Cartago
$392
179 km or 111 mi Salento
$422
190 km or 118 mi Armenia
$421
205 km or 127 mi Ibague
$363
209 km or 130 mi Facatativa
$379
212 km or 131 mi Barrancabermeja
$376
221 km or 137 mi Zipaquira
$443
232 km or 144 mi Girardot
$360
239 km or 148 mi Soacha
$466
242 km or 150 mi Turbo
$430
246 km or 153 mi Bogota
$679
250 km or 155 mi Tulua
$393
257 km or 160 mi Tunja
$367
282 km or 175 mi Monteria
$486
285 km or 177 mi Duitama
$444
288 km or 179 mi Bucaramanga
$480
289 km or 179 mi Floridablanca
$404
298 km or 185 mi Sogamoso
$341
308 km or 192 mi Buenaventura
$433
312 km or 194 mi Palmira
$391
318 km or 198 mi Villavicencio
$411
329 km or 204 mi Cali
$555
331 km or 206 mi Ocana
$422
334 km or 208 mi Santa Cruz de Lorica
$423
340 km or 211 mi Sincelejo
$421
346 km or 215 mi Magangue
$423
367 km or 228 mi Yopal
$428
370 km or 230 mi Neiva
$390
386 km or 240 mi Cucuta
$384
387 km or 241 mi San Antonio del Tachira
$677
391 km or 243 mi Rubio
$680
406 km or 252 mi San Cristobal
$691
410 km or 255 mi Tariba
$681
438 km or 272 mi Popayan
$400
448 km or 279 mi La Grita
$676