Colombia vs France - Cost of Living Comparison

Colombia France
🚶 Cost of living one person
$548
$1363
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1340
$3344
🏠 One person rent
$239
$708
🏘️ Family rent
$409
$1318
🍽️ Food expenses
$177
$456
🚐 Transport expenses
$78
$90.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$312
$2346
💸 GDP per capita
$5335
$39037
😃 Human freedom index
7.01
8.34
❤️ Life expectancy
77.5
82.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
39
71
🌐 English speaking %
4.2%
35.2%
🎓 Higher education
78
87
😀 Quality of life
50
74
🏙️ Population
49.1M
67.1M

The average cost of living in Colombia ($548) is 60% less expensive than in France ($1363). Colombia ranked 158th vs 29th for France 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 Colombia compared to 1.7 months in France. Ranked 91st and 26th best countries to live in the world.

Salary adjustment calculator
the estimated difference in money purchasing power

Cost of living in Colombia vs France infographic

Share this infographic!

Prices in Colombia vs France

We calculate prices for Colombia and France as a population-weighted mean of 50 and 151 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.

Colombia France
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.41
$13.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.1
$52.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.78
$9.27
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.05
$5.58
 Cappuccino
$1.45
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61
$2.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$242
$699
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$167
$557
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$441
$1385
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$304
$1086
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.2
$92.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.3
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.2
$30.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.56%
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1510
$5659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$896
$4292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.57
$1.72
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.9
$51.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.1
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.6
$1.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.74
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.65
$3.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.68
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.49
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.85
$17.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$2.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$2.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.13
$2.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.2
$7.56
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.73
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.21
$7.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.47
$3.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.51
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.19
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.6
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.11
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.1
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.26
$17.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$40.9
$81.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$60.1
$88.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$155
$653
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3736
$9101

Hotels map

Cities Comparison in Colombia vs France

More countries to compare

Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In France

City Cost of living Population
Paris
$2095
2.17M
Marseille
$1329
871K
Lyon
$1379
523K
Toulouse
$1327
493K
Montpellier
$1252
296K
Nice
$1419
343K
Nantes
$1214
319K
Strasbourg
$1131
287K
Lille
$1229
234K
Bordeaux
$1315
261K
Boulogne-Billancourt
$1308
122K
Rennes
$1153
220K
Reims
$1326
181K
Toulon
$1259
179K
Angers
$1161
156K
Le Havre
$1124
168K
Aix-en-Provence
$1402
145K
Grenoble
$1211
158K
Clermont-Ferrand
$1225
148K
Saint-Etienne
$952
174K
Le Mans
$1239
144K
Nimes
$1051
149K
Tours
$1142
137K
Villeurbanne
$1329
152K
Dijon
$1100
158K
Annecy
$1567
131K
Limoges
$1105
131K
Brest
$1052
140K
Versailles
$1406
84.8K
Amiens
$1150
135K