Cost of Living in Barranquilla

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$600
$1486
🛋️ Without rent
$338
$1046
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$262
$440
🍽️ Food
$188
$504
🚐 Transport
$91.4
$249
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$326
😀 Quality of life
52
🏙️ Population
1.27M

The average cost of living in Barranquilla is $600, which is in the top 22% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7289th out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 50 in Colombia.

The median after-tax salary is $326, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 5890th (TOP 63%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in Colombia. With an estimated population of 1.27M, Barranquilla is the 4th largest city in Colombia.

✈️ Closest airport8 kmErnesto Cortissoz International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate18.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank1808Northern University
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Prices in Barranquilla

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
 Cappuccino
$1.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$212
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$425
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$309
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$85.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$723
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$964
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.62
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.39
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.12
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$276
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3914

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