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Business Freedom

Business freedom 78.2
Business freedom [Teleport score] 0.7288
Freedom from corruption 37.0
Freedom from corruption [Teleport score] 0.266
Lack of labor restrictions 77.6
Lack of labor restrictions [Teleport score] 0.7582
Time to open a business 9.0
Time to open a business [Teleport score] 0.9098

City Size

Urban area population (millions) 8.5316
Population density in people/sq km in UA center. 4867.36328125
Population density in people/sq km over full UA as defined by bounding box. 972.8790660110897


Average day length (hours) 12.5
Average high temperature (Celsius) 18
Average low temperature (Celsius) 7
Average daily solar radiation (Mj/m²) 15.8
Weather type Marine West Coast Climate

Cost of Living

Inflation [Teleport score] 0.908
A kilogram of Apples $1.70
Bread $0.41
A Cappuccino $1.60
Movie ticket $4.20
Monthly fitness club membership $46.00
A beer $0.96
Monthly public transport $35.00
Lunch $4.60
5km taxi ride $5.60
Price of a meal at a restaurant $28.40

Leisure & Culture

Art galleries [Teleport score] 0.5357
Art galleries 70
Cinemas [Teleport score] 0.746
Cinemas 61
Comedy clubs [Teleport score] 0.9247
Comedy clubs 28
Concerts [Teleport score] 0.5755
Concert venues 44
Historical sites [Teleport score] 0.6238
Historical sites 71
Museums [Teleport score] 0.6192
Museums 57
Performing arts [Teleport score] 0.6891
Performing art venues 42
Sports [Teleport score] 0.7582
Sport venues 75
Zoos [Teleport score] 0.6602
Zoos 14


Currency for urban area COP
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area 2982.3453059485
GDP growth rate 4.6%
GDP growth rate [Teleport score] 0.6897
GDP per capita $13430.45
GDP per capita [Teleport score] 0.2292


Percent of happy students 80.1%
Percent of top performers in PISA math test 0.3%
Percent of low performers in PISA math test 73.8%
Country mean scores in PISA math test 375.1227269940493
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test 0.3%
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test 51.4%
Country mean scores in PISA reading test 403.40253410220674
Percent of top performers in PISA science test 0.1%
Percent of low performers in PISA science test 56.2%
Country mean scores in PISA science test 398.678631615804
PISA math ranking (high school) 49
PISA ranking 48
PISA ranking (high school) [Teleport score] 0.2061
PISA reading (high school) 40
PISA science (high school) 46
University quality [Teleport score] 0.1007
Best university in ranking University of the Andes
Best university ranking 550


Healthcare expenditure [Teleport score] 0.4472
Life expectancy (years) 74.7521
Life expectancy [Teleport score] 0.4852
Healthcare quality [Teleport score] 0.6093


Large apartment $710.00
Medium apartment $570.00
Small apartment $430.00
Rent index [Teleport score] 0.9178

Internal application use

Percent of elderly people (65+ years) in country 0.1%
Life expectancy at birth in country 75.7
Median age in country 29.6
Unemployment rate in country 0.1%

Job Market

Maximum amount paid by employer as social security taxes per employee $1371.00
Employer social taxes per employee 9.0%
Employer social security taxes per employee 25.5%
Startup jobs available 19.0
Startup job availability [Teleport score] 0.3792
Startup salary [Teleport score] 0.2599
Startup salary $23800.00


English skills 48.41
English skills [Teleport score] 0.4841
Spoken languages Spanish


LGBT adoption rights ✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent ✔ Equal
LGBT gender changing rights ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT conversion therapy regulations ✖ Not banned
LGBT discrimination legality ✔ Illegal
LGBT blood donation regulations ✔ Legal
LGBT employment discrimination legality Sexual orientation only
LGBT homosexuality rights ✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality Sexual orientation only
LGBT marriage rights ✔ Legal
LGBT Equality Index 89.16
LGBT Equality Index [Teleport score] 0.9133
Tolerance towards minorities [Teleport score] 0.7978

Internet Access

Download speed (Mbps) 10.45
Internet access (download) [Teleport score] 0.1911
Upload speed (Mbps) 8.9425
Internet access (upload) [Teleport score] 0.4041


Urban area elevation (meters) 2613.0
Presence of hills in city 1.0
Presence of mountains in city 1.0
Median peak in meters 3570.0
Elevation (hills or mountains) [Teleport score] 0.9938
Water access [Teleport score] 0.5016

Environmental Quality

Air quality [Teleport score] 0.2008
Cleanliness [Teleport score] 0.3319
Drinking water quality [Teleport score] 0.7197
Urban greenery [Teleport score] 0.4866


Crime rate [Teleport score] 0.2737
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year 25.94
Lack of gun related deaths [Teleport score] 0.2929
Guns per 100 residents 5.9
Lack of guns [Teleport score] 0.9707
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [Teleport score] 0.6318


Coworking spaces [Teleport score] 0.3965
Startup events 17.0
Number of startup events in the last 12 months 107
Startup events [Teleport score] 0.408
Total number of startups 121
Number of upcoming meetup events 36
Meetups groups 200
Meetups members 130733
Meetups [Teleport score] 0.7572
Number of investors 26
Average monthly increase in number of startups 6.0
Average monthly increase in number of startups [Teleport score] 0.4403
Startup climate scene [Teleport score] 0.4791
Startups [Teleport score] 0.7014
Coworking spaces on 33


Profit tax (%% of profit) 69.8%
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [Teleport score] 0.1
Income tax level [Teleport score] 0.2703
VAT (Sales Tax) 16.0%
Time overhead to file company taxes 239.0


Human city pageá
Traffic handling [Teleport score] 0.4477

Travel Connectivity

Airport hub 76
Airport hub [Teleport score] 0.3778

Venture Capital

Venture capital [Teleport score] 0.1929
Funding accelerator names Wayra CO
Number of funding accelerators 1
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